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Nov. 20, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

Doctor encourages new approach for students with ADHD

A local pediatrician is helping parents and teachers educate children with behavioral issues.

Cornelius Cathcart told about 20 parents and teachers at New Hope Elementary School on Wednesday to know the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a condition that affects focus and brain activity; to acquire patience for young, overactive minds; and to not be afraid to consider medication.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

City supports new recreation director

The new Recreation and Parks director Kendrick Vann started his first day on the job Thursday.

Councilwoman Brenda Peace-Jenkins, who has known Vann for more than a decade, said she thinks he is a perfect fit for the post.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

A Thanksgiving tradition

E.O. Young Elementary School received a boost of holiday spirit Thursday.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 06:31 PM

Resources available for insurance marketplace

It’s time for residents to get insured for 2015.

The enrollment window for the Health Insurance Marketplace, an online portal to help uninsured individuals find coverage and compare plans, opened Nov. 15 and ends Feb. 15.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Donating blood especially important around the holidays

The American Red Cross has expanded blood collection efforts for the holiday season.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Understanding and honoring agriculture

Agriculture is a major contributor to the economy of the area.

That was the theme of celebrations of National Farm-City Week in Vance and Warren counties this week.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Warrenton improves fire insurance rating

The Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department’s improved fire insurance rating from the state fire marshal will lower insurance rates for homeowners in Warrenton and the central Warren fire district.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:30 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Vance Quilts R' Us blocks installed on library

Cory Lawrence installs the last of four panels on the side of Perry Memorial Library on Tuesday afternoon. The four panels combine to create an 8 square-foot quilt block representing the logo for local quilting guild Vance Quilts R' Us. The quilt block is one of several in Vance County that are featured as part of the Quilt Trails of the Tar River.