News: Local

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 05:18 PM

‘She was what a human being could be’

Wilhelmina Johnson Hamlin was an ordinary person. She was just 26 years old when she died in 1930, remembered only by her family and friends.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015


Laura E. Hopper, 75


Margaret D. Boone, 90

Isabelle L. Hawkins, 86

Lisa L. Manning, 49


Jane Harding, 80

Hassie B. Harris, 86


Paul J. Shotwell


Willie J. Reed, 57

Clara D. Shearin, 69

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

Shalag to create 40 jobs with expansion

Shalag US announced Friday it will invest $16 million for the second major expansion of its Oxford plant.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

Texas man arrested in Henderson gets 13 years in federal prison

An out-of-state offender who was arrested in Henderson for felony heroin charges was sentenced in federal court Wednesday.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 09:21 PM

Crime log: Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Feb. 19, 2015 @ 08:13 PM

Winter holding on

Arctic temperatures are keeping local schools closed for the fourth day this week.

Feb. 19, 2015 @ 07:36 PM

Crime log: Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.



Feb. 19, 2015 @ 06:10 PM

Frigid winter scene

Wednesday evening's snow covered the sleet and snow from earlier in the week leaving behind a picturesque scene at the Williamsboro Wayside at Kerr Lake on Thursday. Frigid temperatures are expected to continue today with highs reaching the low 20s.

Feb. 19, 2015 @ 06:32 PM

Bracing for the cold

While Gov. Pat McCrory lifted the state of emergency late Tuesday, Tri-County residents should be prepared for slippery roads and dangerously low temperatures this morning.

Feb. 18, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

School makeup day Saturday

Snow days mean makeup days for Vance County Schools.