News: Local

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 01:42 PM

Crime log: Thursday, March 19, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 06:04 PM

Play date

Tru'Lee Lundsford and Levi Miller hold hands after sliding and heading back to the ladder to slide again at Satterwhite Point on Tuesday afternoon. The impromptu play date happened when the 3-year-olds' grandmothers decided to take their grandchild to the lake to enjoy the warm weather. The children did not know each other before the chance meeting on the playground.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

Autopsy released in officer-involved shooting case

An autopsy was released Monday for the Henderson man who allegedly shot himself during a police chase on Jan. 2.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

NC MedAssist to give away free medicine

Tri-County residents will have access to free over-the-counter medicine Thursday thanks to NC MedAssist.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 02:35 PM

Granville Schools get $25K STEM grant

A STEM grant will help some Granville County students create something that will make the world awesome this summer.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 02:06 PM

Crime log: March 18, 2015

The following reports were collected from the Henderson Police Department and Vance County Sheriff’s Office. Arrests include arrest reports and citations. Individuals charged are innocent until proven guilty.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 05:51 PM

Study finds most VCS buildings below capacity

A facility study done by the state Department of Public Instruction shows that most of the Vance County’s public school buildings are below full capacity.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 05:37 PM

Granville homicide under investigation

Granville County authorities are investigating a homicide that was initially believed to be a fatal vehicle accident, said Sheriff Brindell Wilkins on Monday.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Rags to Riches brings dragon, Common Core to life

“The Disenchanted Dragon” visited Tar River Elementary School on Monday morning.

Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences brought the re-imagined fairy tale to life for students while supporting the Common Core curriculum.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

Plea deal rejected in murder trial

One of two men charged in the murder of a 51-year-old Yemeni man rejected a plea deal and attempted to fire one of his attorneys in Superior Court on Monday.