Vance County residents may have to depend on neighboring counties for driver's education if the state discontinues funding for the program.
While the proposed House budget includes funding to the driver's education program, the Senate's tentative budget does not and shifts the program to community colleges and the cost to parents.
Warren County Memorial Library wrapped up its summer reading program Thursday evening with lots of prizes.
As the summer winds to a close, area libraries are concluding their reading programs by passing out awards and fun.
The theme for this year's program was "Every Hero has a Story.” Libraries across the state invited patrons to learn about heroes — from historical and local to super — and discover the heroes within.
The Warren library celebrated its participants in the summer reading program with gifts and refreshments.
"This is a 5 1/2 week program," Cheryl Reddish, library director, said. "We're starting now for next year. Ms. (Mary) Bullock brings the best people she can to Warren County. We want to give you the best that we have."
The Vance County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a male suspect involved in a shooting Thursday evening that happened on Sombrero Lane near the Vance-Franklin county line.
Philips plans to permanently close its Vance County plant at the start of 2016.
Fifty Philips Optimum employees currently working at the Facet Road facility will be laid off as a result of the closure, according to notice filed with the state Department of Commerce on Monday.
Henderson Collegiate celebrated the opening of its new middle school with an open house Friday morning.
Supporters of the school, along with students and faculty, gathered to commemorate yet another milestone on the charter school's journey.
"Everything in our school is earned," Eric Sanchez, Henderson Collegiate co-founder, said. "This facility is earned. As we look at this amazing facility here today, we see that the real treasure is the journey."
Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.
Young people from across Vance County met at the Aycock Recreation Center last week for a day of physical activity and games.
Vance County Cooperative Extension, Henderson Family YMCA, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks, Boys and Girls Clubs and the Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education in Raleigh collaborated to organize a county-wide event called Vance County—Let's Move!
Members of the Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe visited the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford on Thursday to help them celebrate American Indian culture for the sixth annual Diversity Day.
The event allows residents and staff to celebrate and learn about cultures from around the world through arts and crafts, special guests and presentations — this year, with the help of Haliwa-Saponi dancers and drummers.
"Just here at the Masonic Home, we have a lot of diversity," Linda Frederickson, education coordinator at the Masonic Home, said during the welcome. "It takes all of us working together for everything to come out right. You're part of a global society. You're going to need to know and understand different cultures."
Vance County's properties committee is recommending commissioners appropriate funds to demolish dilapidated structures on property jointly owned with the city of Henderson.
When President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed Medicare into law July 30, 1965, he elected to do it in the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri, with former President Harry S. Truman seated beside him.