News: Tri-County

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

State unemployment rate climbs slightly

The N.C. Department of Commerce released reports Monday showing a slight increase in the North Carolina unemployment rate from a seasonally adjusted 6.4 percent to 6.5 percent.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Effort made to support school children

A back-to-school giveaway event helped prepare Vance County students with book bags, notebooks and pens in anticipation for the new school year, which starts next week.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Oxford accepting applications for relief fund board seat

Applications are being accepted for by the City of Oxford for a seat on the board for the Fireman’s Relief Fund.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:16 PM

Arrests, citations in Henderson

Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 08:12 PM

Meet Me in the Street final outing for 2014

Tony Nunn dips his wife Shannon as people dance to the music of The Konnection Band during this year's final Meet Me in the Street on Friday night.

The popular series included three evenings with bands this year. Despite one having weather troubles, the events were well-attended and are promising for next year.

Friday's event marked the second time in as many years the traditional Thursday evening was not used in favor of giving Fridays a try. The chamber has not yet said if Fridays will be in the 2015 plans.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 06:07 PM

Concert series strong 30 years later

The Henderson Community Concert Association is celebrating 30 years of live entertainment, generous contribution and service to local students.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Water lawsuit remains in mediation

Lawyers representing Oxford, Henderson and Granville County have been granted an extension in mediation to resolve a water lawsuit.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Petition signatures lift Booth into county race

Kittrell native Arnold Booth Jr. is running for Vance County register of deeds this fall against incumbent Carolyn Pecora.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Suspect jailed, to be transferred to marshals

Sieel Omari Allen was arrested Friday and charged with violation of supervised release from a prior federal conviction.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 09:19 AM

Arrests, citations in Warren, Granville counties

Arrests, citation reports from the Warren County Sheriff's Office, Granville County Sheriff's Office and Oxford Police Department.