News

May. 19, 2015 @ 04:06 PM

Granville OKs extra $80K for health department

Local residents had their say at the public hearing on the proposed Granville County budget on Monday evening.

During the meeting, the Granville County commissioners heard speakers urge them to support funding for Granville County Schools and the Granville Vance Public Health.


May. 19, 2015 @ 03:41 PM

Mother, daughter killed in Monday wreck

A mother and daughter died in a fatal collision Monday morning at the intersection of U.S. 158 at N.C. 96 in Granville County, according to the State Highway Patrol.

The driver, 70-year-old Bobbie Wilson, and passenger, 94-year-old Lou Hedspeth Rawls, were killed, according to Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Jeff Gordon.

Both victims are from Oxford.


May. 19, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Vance-Granville to end three programs in 2016

Vance-Granville Community College will be ending three of its certificate programs next fall.


May. 19, 2015 @ 01:42 PM

Crime log: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.


May. 18, 2015 @ 09:34 PM

Man charged in wreck that killed 2

The State Highway Patrol investigated a double fatal collision Monday morning at the intersection of U.S. 158 at N.C. 96 in Granville County.


May. 18, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Resident’s experience shows importance of reporting food issues

Sara Coffey was at home preparing her dinner recently when she discovered a sizable insect inside her unopened bag of Dole spinach.

“No one needs to eat that,” she said.


May. 18, 2015 @ 06:15 PM

State, local programs address summer learning loss

Summer fun doesn’t have to mean losing ground on academics.

Summer learning loss describes what happens when students forget material taught during the previous school year over summer vacation.


May. 18, 2015 @ 05:30 PM

A community service

The Henderson Fire Department has kicked off its annual door-to-door campaign that offers free home safety inspections to city residents.

Jon Juntunen, fire and life safety educator, said Henderson firefighters will visit each home within city limits over the coming weeks.

“We ask them if they would like a home inspection, which includes looking for fire hazards,” he said. “We ask them to test their smoke alarms and make sure their batteries work.”


May. 18, 2015 @ 03:36 PM

Crime log: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Arrests, incidents and citations in Henderson and Vance County.


May. 16, 2015 @ 07:39 PM

Tri-County senators oppose environmental reform bill

An environmental reform bill that passed in the state House of Representatives and moved to the Senate is opposed by both Tri-County state Senators.