Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:36 PM

Ready, set, go!

Ja'Nya Hunt (from left), Mikah Shaffner and Ezra Satterwhite race down the street near their Griffin Street home in Oxford on Wednesday afternoon. The trio enjoys playing outside. Mikah says, "You can do more stuff outside like run, play ball, ride bikes, play hide-n-seek and just a lot more stuff."

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Up on the rooftop

Gabriel Gonzalez lifts a piece of metal roofing into place at the Dabney West shopping center Wednesday afternoon. The crew, with J.C. Carrillo Roofing, was trying to get the roof into place before the expected overnight snow.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 02:35 PM

VGCC closing early

Vance-Granville Community College will close at 6 p.m. today, according to college officials.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

3 charged in counterfeit currency ring

Three Henderson residents were arrested Feb. 19 on charges of making counterfeit money.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 01:33 PM

Crime log: Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

School districts issue delays, closures

Vance County and Granville County Schools will be closed Wednesday.

All campuses of Vance-Granville Community College will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 04:55 PM

Car hits school bus on slick road; minor injuries

Several Vance County High School students were taken to an area hospital for minor injuries after their school bus was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon.

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

More winter weather to come

Snow blanketed much of the state Tuesday including Vance County.

The weather system swept through the area early Tuesday, bringing with it freezing temperatures and snow accumulations up to a few inches — and another storm is right behind it.

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 03:58 PM

Greenhouses coming to Henderson

The Henderson City Council paved the way Monday night for greenhouses in the city.

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

Officials: Fine should not be ‘the end of the coal ash saga’

Duke Energy is facing criminal charges for violating the Clean Water Act that stem from the coal ash spill at the Dan River Steam Station last year.

As a result of last year’s spill, about 39,000 tons of coal ash entered the Dan River in Eden, about 80 miles from Kerr Lake.