News: Tri-County

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 05:41 PM

Increased police presence on Old Epsom Road

With the construction of a new charter school underway, some Old Epsom Road residents already have noticed a greater police presence in their community.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

Granville Health cuts prompt pay discount

Patients at Granville Health System will no longer receive a monetary incentive to pay bills early.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

Back to school

In the midst of back-to-school giveaways and clearance sales, local youth got free haircuts Tuesday.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Community groups help students get ready

Local organizations will partner this week to help students get ready for school.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 02:09 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 06:24 PM

Vacation is almost over for Vance County students, families

Steadily, the school year is beginning in Vance County. Some private and charter schools are already back, and by next Monday, all school children will be in class.

Families gathered at Vance Charter School late Monday afternoon for an open house. They roamed the halls to meet new teachers and see which students made up the classes, and to get information for the coming semester.

Vance Charter students return for their first day of classes on Aug. 20.

Henderson Collegiate started classes Monday.

Victory Christian School also started classes Monday. Crossroads Christian School’s students started last Wednesday.

Kerr-Vance Academy begins classes Wednesday. Vance County Public Schools begin start the year next Monday.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

State unemployment rate climbs slightly

The N.C. Department of Commerce released reports Monday showing a slight increase in the North Carolina unemployment rate from a seasonally adjusted 6.4 percent to 6.5 percent.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Effort made to support school children

A back-to-school giveaway event helped prepare Vance County students with book bags, notebooks and pens in anticipation for the new school year, which starts next week.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Oxford accepting applications for relief fund board seat

Applications are being accepted for by the City of Oxford for a seat on the board for the Fireman’s Relief Fund.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:16 PM

Arrests, citations in Henderson

Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department.