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Apr. 10, 2014 @ 08:53 PM

Pitching ringers

Senior Games competition continued on Thursday morning at Oxford Recreation Complex. Participants were pitching horseshoes and will be competing in bowling, track and field, and golf later in the month.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 08:50 PM

Infinite Possibilities offering domestic violence assistance

Infinite Possibilities Inc. is now contracted with the state to offer confidential domestic violence services. Already the organization has helped more than two dozen victims.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 09:00 PM

Kindle shines light through Flint Hill

Members of the Kindle Outreach ministry were tired of hearing people criticize their community without attempting to make it better. Mike Breedlove of the Clearview Baptist Church and members of his congregation helped spearhead a volunteer effort to reduce blight in Henderson.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

Holiday fun, a little early at Carver Elementary

Carver Elementary School’s lawn was stocked with more than 1,000 eggs and 141 students racing to collect them all Thursday.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff's Office.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

Bowman named to EDC post

Kenneth Bowman has been appointed economic development director for Warren County. Bowman, of Dry Fork, Va., was named at the Monday meeting of the Warren County commissioners. He begins Wednesday.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

Priceless assistance to children

Phillip and Pam Grissom were shocked to tears by family, friends and colleagues Tuesday night at the Vance County Schools Volunteer/Business Partner Recognition Reception.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

Coal ash suspected in lake

Water sample tests done by the Kerr Lake Regional Water System have not indicated the presence of coal ash, but one Vance County resident says he spotted the grayish substance while fishing in Kerr Lake last week.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 09:24 PM

EDC offers help in battle against blight

The Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission has offered to support the county and city in an effort to sell vacant commercial properties.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 09:17 PM

Tri-County labor force decreasing

In figures released Wednesday by the N.C. Department of Commerce’s Labor and Economic Analysis Division, Vance County lost 115 people from the work force between January and February. The unemployment rate fell from 9.7 percent to 9.3 percent, ranking 87th of 100 counties.