News: Tri-County

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:53 PM

Early voting

Cameron Moore, who will be 2 years old in a couple of weeks, accompanied his grandparents as they voted.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Death by vehicle case moved to Superior Court

The case of the 41-year-old Henderson woman charged in the death of an 18-year-old man moved to Vance County Superior Court on Oct. 21.

Her next court date has not yet been scheduled.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:41 PM

Tri-County sees dip in jobless rate

Unemployment in the Tri-County decreased in September.

Vance, Warren and Granville counties’ rates dropped about 1 percentage point from August, according to data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce on Wednesday.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

2 arrested on meth charges

Two Vance County residents were arrested Oct. 24 for allegedly operating a methamphetamine lab.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Farmers get a boost in business skills

About 15 local farmers and small business owners attended a new Vance-Granville Community College course designed to help local farmers and budding entrepreneurs — the first class offered by the college at the county farmers market, which opened earlier this year.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 01:25 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

DOT planning some ramp closures

The state’s construction project on Interstate 85 will move ahead on schedule after the Henderson City Council and representatives from the Department of Transportation met during the council’s work session Monday night.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Wild, Wild West week

L.B. Yancey Elementary School students spent Tuesday morning in the Wild West.

About a dozen community members entered the school dressed as cowboys and cowgirls, armed with books for Texas Tuesday.

They invaded classrooms for about 30 minutes, reading childhood favorites and books about life in the west to students.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

Psychiatric evaluation required for Kittrell murder suspect

A judge ruled Tuesday the 49-year-old accused of helping his 11-year-old son commit murder would undergo a psychological evaluation.

Peyton Woodlief, of 74 Tucker Lane, Franklinton, is jailed in Vance County Jail on charges of felony aiding and abetting second-degree murder, misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor and misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon in the presence of a minor.