News: Tri-County

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

‘Bit of joy we can share’

The Bessie King Circle at Tabernacle United Methodist Church set up six tables in a classroom trailer of New Hope Elementary School this week for students to find holiday gifts for family and friends.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Couple seeks stronger animal control ordinance

A local couple wants Vance County to strengthen record keeping for dog attacks.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 03:41 PM

2 arrested on drug charges

Two Henderson men were arrested Wednesday on charges of selling and producing marijuana.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Health insurance enrollment now open

Open enrollment for health insurance coverage through the health insurance marketplace is here.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

Program helps pay heating bills

The Vance County Department of Social Services has received more than 100 applications since Dec. 1 for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program — a federally funded program administered by the state that helps eligible households pay their heating bills during the cold-weather months.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 01:39 PM

Railroad roars into Oxford with exhibit

The railroad is running again in Oxford.

It may not be the Atchison, Topeka & the Santa Fe. Probably it’s more like the Oxford & Henderson Railroad Company.

Whatever the name, it can be heard whistling down the line in Harris Exhibit Hall of the Granville County History Museum.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Dec. 03, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

'A life of purpose'

When Jason Brown left a career with the NFL in 2012, he wasn't certain of his next move.

"I knew I wanted to come back home and do something meaningful and that would have an impact but I had no idea it would be through farming," he said.

The Henderson native and Northern Vance High alum bought a 1,000-acre farm in Louisburg after his departure from the league — a move that even he couldn't have predicted.

Dec. 03, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Commissioners elect new leaders

The Vance County Board of Commissioners has new leaders.

During its meeting Monday, the board elected commissioner Archie Taylor as chairman and commissioner Gordon Wilder as vice chairman.