News: Tri-County

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

Mock drill to be held at Kerr Lake

On Aug. 8, Kerr Lake will become the site of a large commercial passenger plane crash.

Fortunately, the whole thing will be staged.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Hester to talk water lines

The Henderson City Council is working to find ways for residents in the extra-territorial jurisdiction to receive public water.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

Many murders on Vance docket

There are 20 defendants facing first-degree murder charges in the deaths of 12 individuals since 2011 in Vance County Superior Court.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Getting them ready

Spring Street Missionary Baptist Church and its volunteers prepared students for the real world this summer.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Group cleans up graffiti

A vacant building on Old Norlina Road covered in gang graffiti was finally cleaned with the help of volunteers from a Vance County Sheriff’s Office initiative called Project Clean Slate.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

Congregation of burned-down church finds a temporary place to worship

The Rev. Glendora Hargrove said all are welcome to attend Woods Worth Baptist Church’s service at New Hope Elementary School, where services will be held until the church decides its next move.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

Making Henderson a better place

Irvin Robinson will tell you he has two families: the one he was born into and his fellow law enforcement officers.

“This is a tight-knit family,” he said. “And we all try to help each other.”

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 06:29 PM

One more MGM arrested

A 24-year-old Henderson resident was arrested after he was indicted by a federal grand jury on heroin distribution charges.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 06:21 PM

Hospitals pinched by state decision

Maria Parham Medical Center and Granville Health System are feeling the effects of the state’s decision to reject the expansion of Medicaid.