News: Tri-County

May. 06, 2015 @ 02:49 PM

Crime log: Thursday, May 7, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.

May. 06, 2015 @ 02:48 PM

Money Gang Mob member sentenced in federal court

A 25-year-old Henderson man was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for drug-related crimes he committed while a member of the Money Gang Mob, a local gang known for trafficking heroin and selling stolen firearms.

May. 05, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

Board approves Carver multipurpose room

Carver Elementary School will no longer be the only school in the district without a multipurpose room, after the Vance County Board of Commissioners voted Monday night to use lottery funds to build one.

May. 05, 2015 @ 05:37 PM

Carver reading club celebrates another year

Some students at Carver Elementary took time out to celebrate the power of reading with an annual luncheon Thursday.

One Step Above Reading Club at Carver has encouraged students to read for fun for 13 years, thanks to its founder Marion Perry. This year’s theme was “Reading: Your Passport to Success.”

“It’s a group of students that would come together for 30 minutes to enjoy reading,” Perry said. “They realized that reading could be absolutely fun.”

May. 05, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

Warren proposed budget contains no property tax increase

County Manager Linda Worth presented a recommended general fund budget of more than $31.6 million to the Warren County Board of Commissioners on Monday evening.

May. 05, 2015 @ 03:27 PM

A step in the right direction

Robert Burwell patches up small cracks and chips in the front steps of First Baptist Church in Oxford on Tuesday afternoon as part of routine maintenance. Burwell, a retired brickmason, occasionally does odd jobs to keep busy in his spare time.

May. 05, 2015 @ 02:23 PM

Crime log: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.

May. 04, 2015 @ 06:14 PM

Planning board recommends regulations for solar farms

Henderson’s Planning Board unanimously passed an ordinance at Tuesday’s public hearing setting forth guidelines and design regulations for solar farms within the city limits and the extra-territorial jurisdiction.

May. 04, 2015 @ 05:56 PM

Crime log: Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.

May. 04, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

One of the best

Jodi Pulley is one of the hardest-working secretaries in the nation.
Scholastic, the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, recognized 100 secretaries from across the country through its Reading Club’s Secretary Appreciation Sweepstakes for Administrative Professionals’ Day on April 22.

Pulley was one of 100 chosen to get a bouquet of flowers to mark the occasion.

“I just love E.O. Young,” she said. “I love the faculty. I love the children. I know just about every child in the building.”