News

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Library delves into banned books

Somebody, somewhere doesn’t want you to read a certain book.

That book may be pornographic or racist or sacrilegious or offensive in some other way.

But do you have a right to read it?


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

‘Our goal is to keep children safe’

Church leaders met at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church on Thursday to learn about child abuse, what to do to prevent it and what to do if it occurs.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Charlie Parker’s influence lives on

Friday, Aug. 29, is Charlie Parker’s birthday. He would have been 94, but his life ended far short of that mark — even less than the biblically allotted three score and 10.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 07:43 PM

Officials urge caution over holiday

As residents get ready for travel over the Labor Day weekend, North Carolina transportation and law enforcement personnel have been preparing to keep them safe.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 07:28 PM

Henderson 17-year-old facing first degree murder charge

Kyshaun Norrell, a 17-year-old from Henderson, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the Sunday shooting death of Quincey Gregory.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Playing ball

Darren Gordon tries to catch his cousin, Jonathan Wilson Jr., as he makes his way down West Fairview Drive in Oxford on Wednesday afternoon. The pair snuck in a little football between shots while Gordon was playing basketball with a friend.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

Reavis faces civil suit

The woman accused of embezzling nearly $400,000 from Vance County is facing simultaneous civil and criminal cases.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

Outdoor space planned for Breckenridge Commons

After meeting in closed session for more than an hour, the Henderson City Council decided to donate a city-owned parking lot to the Embassy Cultural Center Foundation Inc., which helped raise $20 million for the construction of the new library and performing arts center on Breckenridge Street.