Allie Stokes, 2, takes a big bite out of a freshly picked strawberry at Christmas Place Farm near Bullock.
Five down, one to go in Granville County for the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments. Albeit with provisional conditions.
Henderson’s city council on Monday approved an update to the city’s sewer use ordinance, keeping it in compliance with new state and federal standards.
Three of the five largest amounts for a one-time assessment from the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments have been approved.
Recently, Durham Public Schools gave Oxford resident Cynthia Watkins a new title: Teacher of the Year for 2013. An Oxford resident who taught in Granville County schools for 15 years, Watkins has been a Durham teacher at Spring Valley for three years.
Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff's Office.
Henderson and Vance County officials celebrated construction starting for the $18 million project to overhaul the city’s sewer system with a ground-breaking at the Nutbush facility on West Andrews Avenue Tuesday.
The Henderson City Council approved on Monday a foundation’s plan to return ownership of Perry Memorial Library to Henderson and begin construction on a performing arts center next door.
The Kerr-Tar Council of Governments apologized to the Henderson City Council and leaders for poor accounting practices that left it in need of a $311,367 boost from member governments as the fiscal year comes to a close. City council members did not squabble about paying their $21,362 share requested by Kerr-Tar, and they did not stipulate any added conditions before payment is made.
Concern about security at its schools has bumped the cost of the Vance County school district’s capital outlay projects next year to more than $2 million. The board of education’s request for the funds from the county, along with requests for $7.8 million in operating money and nearly $1.6 million for teacher pay supplements, make up the nearly $11.6 million 2013-14 school budget approved Monday by the board at its monthly meeting.