News: Local

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Sep. 22, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

Henderson city manager to retire in November

After six years as Henderson city manager, Ray Griffin will retire in November.

 

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

‘It's a way of beautifying our surroundings’

Charlie and Debbie Lou Powell are blazing trails in the Tri-County — quilt trails, that is.

The idea of creating a quilt trail around the Tar River basin was floated to the Franklin County Arts Council in 2009, but it didn’t get off the ground until the Powells took control of the project in 2011.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Voting changes in effect this year

The Vance County Board of Elections won’t host a drive for National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, but chairman Kevin Kilgore said voters should be aware of some changes leading up to this year’s general election.


Sep. 22, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

New manager has lots in store for fair

The forecast projects drizzle during the opening day of the Vance County Fair on Wednesday, but manager Mike Stephens said the show would go on unless there is tremendous downpour.


Sep. 22, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Clifton a staple at the farmers market for years

Ada Clifton, at the age of 87, is still going strong.

She is a regular at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market, selling her baked goods and jellies.


Sep. 22, 2014 @ 03:34 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

Black culture alive in Warrenton

Nana Vee Terry commenced Warren County’s first African American Festival with libations to recognize those who came before them.

 

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Ducky Derby makes a splash downtown

Marlene Peterkin had never been to the Ducky Derby before Saturday.

“I’ve always read about it and heard about it, and I wanted to come see what it was about,” she said.

Along with her niece and grandson, Peterkin took in the music and sunshine on Breckenridge Street.

 

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 02:22 PM

Council mulls additional water main upgrades

The Henderson City Council will vote at its meeting Monday on whether to approve water main upgrades for additional areas in the city.