News: Tri-County

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

Warrants: Crossbow, arrows at Granville murder scene

Authorities from Granville County seized 75 items, including bloodstained sheets and a police scanner, from the Oxford home and pick-up truck of Jerome and Dora Faulkner — who were murdered Jan. 1.


Jan. 22, 2015 @ 02:40 PM

Third suspect in Henderson murder case pleads to lesser charge

The last suspect charged in the murder of Alfred Henderson pleaded guilty in Vance County Superior Court on Monday.

Rasheed T. Kearney, 29, received a prison sentence of about two to four years ­— or 33 to 52 months ­— by District Judge Alma Hinton after he accepted a plea arrangement dismissing the murder charge.


Jan. 22, 2015 @ 02:02 PM

Crime log: Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 05:49 PM

Granville superintendent: District test results ‘not at the level we desire’

In a presentation to the Granville County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday evening, Granville County Schools Superintendent Dorwin Howard alerted commissioners to a change in the way test results will be reported this year.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Service above self

As someone of mixed race, William Douglas has intimate reasons for recognizing the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The 19-year-old Vance-Granville Community College student participated in the college’s event Wednesday celebrating King.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 01:54 PM

Crime log: Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 05:34 PM

Commissioners debate funding Carver multi-purpose room

The Vance County commissioners are considering a request from the school board to allocate more than $800,000 for a multi-purpose room at Carver Elementary, which is the only elementary school in the county without one.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 08:15 PM

‘She was a Dabney family member’

The staff at Dabney Elementary School wore red last Friday, and the flag flew at half staff.

The school was paying tribute to Ruth Katherine “Kathy” McCann, who had passed away the day before.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 08:15 PM

Wyche played crucial part in NC nursing

Many people have heard of Florence Nightingale as the founder of modern nursing.

But few know Mary Wyche, a Williamboro native who brought nursing to North Carolina.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

Crime log: Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.