Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

District receives positive feedback from state

The Vance County Board of Education received positive feedback from the state Wednesday about a building it’s had trouble finding funding to renovate.

Talk of refitting the two-story building on Eaton-Johnson Middle School’s campus heightened three years ago with the start of the STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — program for middle school students.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Crime Stoppers nab awards

The Henderson/Vance Crime Stoppers Association brought home three awards from the Oct. 7 regional conference in Dillsboro.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Car show a mixed bag, say local businesses

For some downtown businesses, the car show brings much-needed customers and revenue.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Supporting the library

A former store in Vance Square is filled front to back with tables loaded with books.

As they prepared for this weekend’s book sale, volunteers for Friends of the Library were busy accepting books from donors and organizing them.

“The children’s area is in back. Best sellers up front,” said Pat Newman, who is managing the book sale that benefits Perry Memorial Library.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 05:50 PM

Granville public schools adopts tight budget

Granville County Public Schools faces cuts this year.

The Board of Education adopted a $78.2 million budget Monday — a more than $3 million less than last year’s.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

Free breast cancer, Halloween events

Tri-County residents can take advantage of two free events today: a breast cancer screening and Halloween fair.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

Charges filed in Tuesday wreck

Two people have misdemeanor charges following the wrecks that happened on Interstate 85 on Tuesday morning.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 04:47 PM

2 dead in Creedmoor house fire

A mother and daughter died in a Creedmoor house fire Wednesday.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 04:34 PM

Early voting begins

For those who like to vote early, it’s time to cast a ballot.

Early voting starts Thursday, Oct. 23, and runs through Saturday, Nov. 1. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4.