News

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 12:57 AM

Committed to service

Two people who have given nearly 50 years to Granville County got something in return.

Dr. Richard “Dick” and Julia Ann Taylor received the John Penn Citizen Award from the Granville County Chamber of Commerce at the group’s annual banquet Monday.


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Autopsy: Gunshot killed Warrenton man

An autopsy of the 40-year-old Warren County man found dead last week shows he suffered from a fatal gunshot wound, according to a press release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:18 PM

Father, son indicted for murder in Granville slayings

A Granville County grand jury on Monday returned indictments for the father and son accused of murdering Jerome and Dora Faulkner.


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Subdivision on track for affordable homes

The second phase of the Carey Chapel Crossing subdivision could bring as many as 55 affordable, new homes to Vance County


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

Crime log: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Arrests, citations and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Rainy day trim

Rafe Parker uses a pole saw to trim back branches of the tree at a home on Main Street in Kittrell on Friday afternoon. Parker's Professional Tree Service was pruning the 200-year-old oak tree and removing dead or dying branches.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

Kittrell’s Springs: from hotel to Confederate hospital

In Vance County’s heyday, people from across the country would vacation at the Kittrell Springs Hotel — the site of the state’s first winter resort.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Working on foundations

Keith A. Tunstall, a student in the carpentry program at Vance-Granville Community College, clears mud and water away from the foundation of a house on Linden Avenue in Oxford. The VGCC program is partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build the house in the coming months.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

Police seek grant for vehicle cameras

A grant application for in-car video cameras from the Henderson Police Department will go before the Henderson City Council on Monday night for approval.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:10 PM

SBI seeks help in Warren murder

The State Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help in identifying two men seen on surveillance video walking near the scene of a murder in Warrenton on Thursday.