News: Tri-County

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

N.C. 56 corridor study in early stages

Planning officials from Butner, Creedmoor, Granville County and the state Department of Transportation are collaborating to conduct a study of N.C. 56 that seeks to address long backups and left-turn difficulties on the state highway.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

A challenge to stay and understand

The members of Freedom Life Church on Fire choir lifted their hands to the sky when they sang about God’s ability to answer prayer and remove the shackles of oppression.

The message of faith and perseverance in the face of adversity was fitting for the Vance County Senior Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Thursday evening.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

One suspect in Granville murder case transferred to NC

One of the men charged in the New Year’s Day murder of a Granville County couple will be brought to North Carolina from a jail in West Virginia.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 12:42 PM

Crime log: Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

A passion for design

Tommy Matthews has been working for Betty B’s for less than a year, but his experience with floral design traces back to 1998 and Mayor Pete O’Geary’s flower shop.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 04:51 PM

Betty B’s expansion nearly complete

By spring, Betty B’s Friendly Florist expects to finish an expansion that will eventually house the store’s florist business.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Tri-County avoids car fatalities from weather

An usually high number of traffic accidents were reported during the past few days of winter weather that left roads covered with a thin layer of ice.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

Vance schools to make up missed day

Vance County Schools will make up the student day missed Wednesday, Jan. 14, because of inclement weather.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 01:36 PM

Crime log: Friday, Jan. 15, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

Police arrest four on drug charges

The Henderson Police Department seized heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana, pills and three firearms Tuesday, Jan. 13, following the search of a home at 305 Main St.