News: Tri-County

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 02:29 PM

Animal shelter fundraiser postponed

The fundraiser for the Vance County Animal Control has been postponed due to snowy and icy conditions.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 01:47 PM

Crime log: Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 06:35 PM

Winter weather closes schools again

Vance County Schools and Granville County Schools closed Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

All campuses of Vance-Granville Community College also closed.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:37 PM

Snow 'God’s way of slowing things down'

The latest winter storm forced many businesses and schools in the Tri-County to stay closed Thursday.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Winter wonderland

Tracy Greenway gets smacked in the face with a snowball by his son Grayson at their Woodland Road home Thursday afternoon. For more photos see

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

Storm knocks out power, brings down trees

Winter storm Remus made its presence felt in the Tri-County area, bringing almost a foot of snow to some areas and knocking out power in others.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

City delays solar farm decision

The Henderson City Council delayed a vote to rezone a land tract where property owners intend to build new solar farms.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 11:36 AM

Snow leaves behind new hazards

Residents across the state are being asked to remain indoors until this afternoon to avoid the danger of falling trees.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 08:27 AM

Snow impacts Dispatch delivery

The heavy snowfall overnight has made it difficult for carriers to get out today's newspaper.

Dispatch employees are working to get everyone their paper, but delivery has been delayed on some routes.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 10:57 PM

Local schools closed Thursday

Vance County Schools and Granville County Schools will be closed Thursday, Feb. 26, for all students and employees.

All campuses of Vance-Granville Community College will also be closed.