News: Tri-County

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Hobgood promises change

Brian Hobgood is running for sheriff because he wants to bring change to Vance County.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 02:22 PM

White running on record

Vance County Sheriff Peter White wants to be reelected so he can continue to serve the public in a professional manner.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 11:35 AM

Arrests and incidents in Granville and Warren counties

Arrests and incidents in Granville and Warren counties.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 05:24 PM

Cops need public’s help to solve crimes

An armed robbery, an assault with a deadly weapon and three larcenies are the Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers Crimes of the Month — and your help is needed to solve them.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Permit process made simpler

The Tri-County’s representatives in Raleigh have accelerated the process for increasing water capacity in Kerr Lake.

Local legislators added a provision to the regulatory reform law in August that establishes an expedited permit process for the expansion of the Kerr Lake regional water system.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Semprius closer to grant extension

Semprius could have brighter days ahead.

The Vance County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a request Oct. 6 to extend its land-use grant. Deputy county manager and planning director Jordan McMillen said he sent it to the state and is waiting for a response.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

Vance deputy saves a life

Sheriff deputies in Vance County must wear many hats.

A couple months ago, Deputy Darlene Satterwhite was supervising the courthouse X -ray machine when a woman standing at the clerk’s counter suddenly dropped to the ground.

“I had just been talking to her and next thing I knew, she hit the floor,” Satterwhite said.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

Gay couples marry in Granville

Beth Matthews thought she would never see the day when gay couples could marry in her home state of North Carolina.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

Show time for drag racers

Drag racers are revving up their engines for the 14th annual Show, Shine, Shag & Dine this weekend in Henderson.

As the largest event in Vance County, the car show brought in about 35,000 to 40,000 people last year, said Nancy Wilson, the executive director of the Vance County Tourism Development Authority. “I do think we will have a larger crowd this year due to the nice weather we are supposed to get.”