Mar. 24, 2015 @ 05:03 PM

Henderson City Council tables sale of foreclosed properties

On Monday night, the Henderson City Council tabled a vote on the sale of three foreclosed properties until members gather more information.

Specifically, members of the City Council wanted to know more about the city’s legal authority to require renovations or demolition with the sale of a jointly owned city-county property.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Crime log: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 07:17 PM

Vance, Granville suspension rates down; Warren’s up

It was a mixed bag for Tri-County school districts on suspension and expulsion rates, as well as reported incidents of violence, according to a recent report from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 06:27 PM

A helping hand

Hope House is the house that hope and faith built.

Today marks the official open of Hope House, a transitional home for homeless men that will give them the time and connect them with resources to get their lives back on track.

“Our men’s shelter has transformed and grown,” said Joel Rice, housing specialist with Cardinal Innovative Behavioral Healthcare Solutions. “Now we’re moving to the next phase, to skills and resources, so they can transition back to the community.”

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 05:18 PM

Crime log: Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

Local mom earns Parent Leadership Award

Good parenting doesn’t come easy. Being a leader is even harder.

Mar. 22, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

Crime log: Sunday, March 22, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Granville and Warren counties.

Mar. 21, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

'The animals deserve better'

Lilly West combed the baby pit bull’s fur as the puppy napped soundly.

She was waiting for the dog to wake up and return to its post at the smooching booth — one of the many attractions at Saturday’s animal shelter fundraiser.

The event to raise money for a new shelter building in Vance County featured food, pie throwing, hayrides and a bounce house.

Mar. 21, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Variety Wholesalers honors long-term employees

Ruth Bartholomew and Pete Pegram each have spent nearly six decades as employees of Variety Wholesalers in Henderson.

Mar. 21, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

Council prepares resolution of support for public hearing

The Henderson City Council will likely to approve a resolution of support in favor of the Kerr Lake Regional Water System’s request for a permit to increase the system’s capacity by 10 million gallons per day.