News: Tri-County

May. 22, 2015 @ 07:40 PM

Wolves enjoy the moment

Valedictorian Brittany Williams said she was with her graduating class for a short time but has learned what it truly means to have great friends.

Thirty-five seniors graduated from Vance County Early College High School Friday night in the Civic Center at Vance-Granville Community College.


May. 21, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

JCPC recommends $160K budget

The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council voted to recommend a $160,352 budget, which is funded through the state Department of Public Safety, at its meeting Thursday morning.

May. 21, 2015 @ 05:41 PM

Henderson man jailed on heroin, marijuana charges

Henderson police arrested a 31-year-old Henderson man for heroin manufacturing Tuesday.

May. 21, 2015 @ 05:24 PM

Crime log: Friday, May 22, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.

May. 21, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

'In Search of Our Mothers' honors local women

Jane Ball-Groom said her presentation Thursday morning was for the women of Warren County.
Ball-Groom presented "In Search of Our Mothers: From Buckboard to Boardroom — An Ancestral Journey" at the Warren County Memorial Library as a way to celebrate the legacy of women in the county and encourage others to trace their lineage.

" 'In Search of Our Mothers' is about identifying your strength," she said. "I'm looking at the qualities they all gave us."

May. 20, 2015 @ 05:40 PM

‘Help them live the best life’

A trip to Vance County Regional Farmers Market on Wednesday was just the beginning of a much larger project for a group of area residents.

Twelve individuals receiving services through Community Workforce Solutions visited the farmers market to learn where food comes from and about the process of growing produce.

Community Pathways coordinator Maxine Sheftal said the trip was a way to integrate the individuals Community Workforce Solutions serves with the larger community.

“We work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and help them live the best life,” she said. “They were excited to come out here today. They couldn’t wait to leave.”

May. 20, 2015 @ 05:27 PM

General describes logistics of equipping the troops

Trust is the foundation of any organization, Gen. Dennis L. Via told the Henderson Rotary Club on Tuesday.

May. 20, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Proposed budget increases water, sewer fees

On Monday night, Interim City Manager Ed Wyatt unveiled a $38 million proposed budget for the fiscal year 2015-’16 that does not increase property taxes or sanitation fees.

The proposed budget does raise the water rate by 4 percent and the sewer rate by 9 percent.

May. 20, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Murder case gets closer to trial

The state’s case against one of the four co-defendants charged in the murder of 28-year-old Montrell Alston on Wednesday moved closer to trial.

Travis Kingsberry’s case moved to a third session in Vance County Superior Court case management, which provides defendants with three chances to resolve their

May. 20, 2015 @ 02:41 PM

Crime log: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.