News: Tri-County

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

DMV closes local agency

One after another, residents arrived at Henderson’s License Plate Agency on Wednesday to find the site dark with doors locked.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 06:06 PM

Vance unemployment rate back above 10 percent

The jobless rate increased slightly in the Tri-County in August, according to figures released by the state Department of Commerce on Wednesday.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:54 PM

Murder suspect arrested

Henderson Police Chief Marcus Barrow said police in Fayetteville apprehended Gregory Lamant Baskett — who is charged with killing his girlfriend, Tisha Hargrove.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

Drive with safety in mind

Arthaniel Marrow is still rolling.

He reached the 2 million trucking milestone without an accident or a ticket about eight years ago, and he’s almost two-thirds of the way to the 3 million mark.

Actually, he’s clocked 2,650,301 accident-free miles, according to the logs he has kept since he began his own trucking business in 1985.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 02:43 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

DOT closes Henderson's license plate agency

Violations of state criminal laws has caused the Henderson License Plate Agency to be closed by the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Mountains to the coast

Travis Cobb, of Rocky Mount, studies today's route for the annual Cycle N.C. Mountains to Coast bike ride while resting in his tent at the Oxford Recreation Complex on Tuesday evening.

More than 1,300 riders stayed overnight in the area after their fourth day of riding, which started in Sparta and will end Saturday at Hatteras Village.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

Attention turns to domestic violence

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which begins today, is starting amidst a surge of celebrity incidents.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

Change returns familiar set up for city

A new Henderson department has a director as of Tuesday. And the department and director have familiarity.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:31 PM

Signs getting second look by council

The Henderson City Council plans to re-examine its new city ordinance that limits signs placed within a street right of way.