Apr. 15, 2014 @ 09:36 PM

Suggestion of school board committee on locks not accepted

The Vance County school board’s appeal of legislation requiring teacher bonuses and contracts and its $19 million budget plan were approved without discussion at Monday night’s meeting, but bids for school security locks remained a heated debate.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 09:28 PM

White’s teacher assistant role spurs her efforts for change

Gloria White has dedicated more than 10 years to providing children with the proper education as a teacher and board member for Vance County Schools.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

Faines believes better place to learn is possible in system

The political side of the school system is new territory for school board candidate Carolyn Faines.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 06:39 PM

National award honors Tucker

Dr. Bev Tucker has been honored by Duke LifePoint among its 61 facilities across the nation.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Murder case continued to April 28

The 18-year-old accused of fatally shooting a Henderson convenient store clerk last month will appear in Vance County District Court later this month.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 06:14 PM

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff's Office.

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 10:10 PM

City takes first step to increase senior housing

The first steps were taken Monday night for a proposed senior housing development to get off the ground in Henderson.

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 06:47 PM

Tree trimming

Tony Thaxton uses a chainsaw as he trims branches on an oak tree along Williamsboro Street in Oxford. Asplundh crews, who are contracted by Duke Energy Progress, will be in the Oxford area for the next couple of months clearing tree limbs that overhang utility lines.

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Results on coal ash still pending

It could be several weeks before Kerr Lake residents and visitors know whether coal ash has spread downstream to from Danville, Va., to Vance County.


Apr. 14, 2014 @ 06:37 PM

Seekins tapped for top Granville Habitat post

Rick Seekins has been appointed executive director of the Granville County affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.

“He is very organized and has great contacts,” said Cheryl Hart, vice president of the Habitat for Humanity Granville County Board of Directors. “He will be the glue of the organization.”