News: Tri-County

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

VGCC celebrates 45 years

On Sept. 4, Vance-Granville Community College celebrated 45 years of existence, impact and success.

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 01:13 PM

USDA grants $2.1M loan for a solar project in Warren County

With the help of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Warren County could see more solar farms in its future.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Progress Solar in Bunn last week to announce $55.3 million in new loan guarantees and grants for 22 solar energy projects in North Carolina, including a $2.1 million loan guarantee for a project in Warren County.

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 12:51 PM

Arrests and incidents in Oxford and Granville and Warren counties

Arrests and incidents in Oxford and Granville and Warren counties.

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 06:41 PM

‘Community comes together’

WARRENTON — Community members gathered under the cover of the carriage house pavilion at Magnolia Manor Plantation Bed and Breakfast on Thursday to celebrate the people and organizations that helped make Warren County — and its Chamber of Commerce — a better place.

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

Student sees what life is like in office

Raven Dunston believes sharing a weekend with county commissioners is an experience every young person should have.

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

State officials confirm enterovirus in NC

An uncommon virus causing a potentially severe respiratory illness seen around the country has made its way to North Carolina.

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Residents encouraged to recycle at weekend event

One Henderson or Vance County resident could win a $250 prize this weekend — and all they have to do is recycle.

The Vance County and Henderson community appearance commissions will host a second recycling day event Saturday.

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 07:37 PM

County fair boasts food and fun

The previous day’s rain didn’t seem to dampen people’s excitement for the fair.

If anything, it had the opposite effect.

The Vance County Regional Fair kicked off Thursday with more than 50 visitors circling the grounds before 5 p.m.


Sep. 25, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Search to begin for interim manager

In selecting a new city manager, Henderson will follow a similar process to the one used in 2008.

At a special called meeting Thursday, council members agreed to immediately move ahead with choosing an interim city manager to fill in after Ray Griffin retires Nov.