Two young women brought a little bit of sparkle to reading Tuesday afternoon.
Miss North Carolina Beth Stovall and Miss Raleigh’s Outstanding Teen Evan O’Geary spent some time Tuesday reading to third-graders at Aycock Elementary School as part of Read Across America.
The two pageant winners donned their crowns and sashes as they read to more than 50 third-graders in the school auditorium.
“You really do read all day,” Stovall said to the children. “Reading is so important because you’re going to continue to read for the rest of your life. I have always loved reading, and I want to share my love with you.”
The Vance County Board of Commissioners approved the rezoning request of 7996 N.C. 39 South in Epsom from residential medium density to highway commercial through unanimous vote and adopted the written rationale for the rezoning provided by the planning board.
A divided Granville County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved a policy that could lead to residents assuming part of the burden for improving public streets under certain conditions.
Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.
Two area animal groups are offering a reward to catch two men seen dumping three dead dogs in Granville County.
More wintry weather my be lurking this week.
According to National Weather Service forecast, there is potential for freezing rain Tuesday morning near the Virginia border and a wintry mix Thursday afternoon.
Vance County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay Monday, March 2, 2015, for all students and staff.
Two weeks of winter weather left businesses feeling the cold shoulder.
Back to back weeks of ice and snow closed many area businesses and left their tills coming up short.
The staff of The Daily Dispatch won 12 North Carolina Press Association awards in their editorial and advertising contests.