News: Local

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

Curriculum night meant in encourage parental involvement

Principal Michael Putney opened Dabney Elementary School’s curriculum night by encouraging families to be active in their students’ education.

“We need to be a family,” he said.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

Residents to have chance for input in old Thorndale club

Members of the public will have a chance to voice their opinions on the future direction of the former Thorndale Country Club.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

Few details in Warren homicide

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the homicide of a 31-year-old man who was found dead Oct. 11 in a Warrenton residence.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

A pledge against bullying

E.O. Young Elementary School counselor Nicole Anderson said she takes bullying very seriously.

She said she was a victim of it when she was young, so it is important for her students to understand what it means.

Anderson launched a campaign at the elementary school for National Bullying Prevention Month, during which students learned about bullying and signed a banner located in the hallway pledging to be bully-free.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

SVHS alum dies in Sunday wreck

Friends and family are mourning the death of 20-year-old Taylor Nicole Stanton, who died Sunday in a single-car wreck.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Ritchie focuses on economic development

George Ritchie, Republican, is challenging Democrat David Smith in the November general election. At stake is the District 2 seat on the Granville County Board of Commissioners. Smith has held the seat since 2010.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Smith touts experience in reelection bid

David Smith is seeking re-election to the District 2 seat on the Granville County Board of Commissioners, a position he has held since 2010.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Vance, United Way continue partnership for literacy

Vance County Schools is focused on students’ reading skills.