News: Tri-County

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

Warren County Board of Education adopts local budget

The Warren County Board of Education on Tuesday adopted a $5.5 million local budget for 2015-2016.

Implementation of the local budget is contingent upon approval by the Warren County Board of Commissioners.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 04:31 PM

Death by vehicle case not ready for trial

The 41-year-old Henderson woman charged in the death of an 18-year-old man has one more chance to resolve her case before trial.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Crime log: Thursday, April 2, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 05:13 PM

2 murder suspects may face death penalty

Two defendants in separate first-degree murder cases are slated to have hearings later this month to determine whether they will face the death penalty.

Steven L. Battle, 43, and Dennis H. Keith, 18, appeared in Vance County Superior Court on Tuesday.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

STEM magnet program will open in the fall

Beginning next fall, the hands-on learning program at Granville Central High School will be a magnet program available to students county wide.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 02:13 PM

Crime log: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 11:32 AM

In the spotlight

   After 10 weeks on the road and 37 concerts, evangelist Tony Nolan continues to share the gospel with great enthusiasm.
   Nolan is the speaker each night for the Winter Jam concert tour. The 47-city tour ends today with a show in Peoria, Illinois. North Carolina shows this year were in Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh.
   He is taxed with the responsibility of sharing God’s word each night.

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 07:17 PM


Grace Brooks waits patiently for the cake walk to start during the carnival events held in Hix Gymnasium after the egg hunt Saturday afternoon as part of the Spring Eggstravaganza in Oxford. Children had the opportunity to play several different games and decorate cupcakes. More than a hundred children ages 2 to 9 collected 3,000 eggs as part of the afternoon activities.The day's events ended with a showing of the movie "Hop."

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 04:51 PM

Fire destroys home in Dabney township

On Sunday night, Andrew Travis was preparing to go to sleep when he got a call telling him to look outside the window of his Dabney Road home.

“I saw the house in flames, so I ran down there to check it out,” said Travis, who lives nearby the 3754 Dabney Road residence that was destroyed by a fire March 22.

A propane tank explosion in the back of the house likely started the fire, according to the fire incident report by the Vance County Fire Department.

Though the family was home at the time of the explosion, there were no fatalities.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Campbell death penalty hearing delayed until April

The hearing to determine whether Eric Campbell will face the death penalty has been postponed.
Amos Tyndall, who is representing Campbell, filed a motion to continue the rule 24 hearing in Granville County Superior Court.