News: Local

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

PreddyFest organizer hurt in shooting

Oxford police are looking for suspects involved in a shooting Sunday night on Orange Street that injured a driver passing through the neighborhood.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

Board calls meeting to deal with personnel

The Vance County Board of Education has scheduled a meeting for Thursday to discuss personnel recommendations.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Striving for excellence

After 15 years of planning and saving, Vance Charter School has taken the next step to secure a home.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 04:20 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 11:19 AM

Granville school board releases prepared statement

The Granville County school board released a statement at its meeting on Monday evening. The Dispatch is publishing the statement in full online, and reporting on it in its Wednesday print edition and elsewhere online.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

‘We are growing and growing’

Construction for the new Henderson Collegiate facility is only in the clearing stages, but staff said it is time to move forward.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

Henderson to seek grant

Henderson will be in the running for an improvement grant to add restrooms at Fox Pond Park.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Granville County program helps teens learn about civics

Granville County students got a lesson in how local government works this summer.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 09:12 PM

E-Verify law can't close curtain on Rec Players

The federal program — called E-Verify — is an Internet-based system that confirms an employee’s eligibility by comparing government records with information provided to employers. A state law passed in 2013 requires county and municipal contracts comply with E-Verify. And it nearly shut down the recreation department's four decades of theater.