Dec. 06, 2014 @ 07:04 PM

'It's a tradition'

Low temperatures didn't keep hundreds — young and old — from Oxford’s 9th annual lighting of the greens and Christmas parade, complete with dozens of floats and trucks on Williamsboro Street on Friday night.

For many on the streets of downtown Oxford, the event marks the start of the Christmas season and is part of a long-standing family tradition.


Dec. 06, 2014 @ 07:04 PM

National Bank building to be sold

Henderson is on track to sell its former First National Bank building.

At its meeting Monday night, the city council will likely approve a request for proposal to hire a real estate broker responsible for selling the property.


Dec. 06, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

Arrests and incidents in Granville and Warren counties

Arrests and incidents in Granville and Warren counties.

Dec. 06, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

A legacy of compassion

District Court Judge Randolph Baskerville of District 9B has announced his retirement, to take effect Jan. 1.

Dec. 06, 2014 @ 02:23 PM

District seeks funding for Carver

The Vance County Board of Education is taking another look at possible funding sources to build a multipurpose room at Carver Elementary School.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 04:41 PM

Norlina church rebuilds after fire

More than six months after a fire destroyed parts of his Norlina church, Pastor James Durham said reconstruction is nearly finished.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Christmas parade set for Sunday

An array of 84 Christmas floats will participate in Henderson’s annual parade this Sunday afternoon.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

Granville board seeks to put division behind it

Members of the Granville County Board of Education expressed their desire to put recent controversies behind them and work together. But on several votes taken during their meeting on Thursday evening, the board was split.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

‘Bit of joy we can share’

The Bessie King Circle at Tabernacle United Methodist Church set up six tables in a classroom trailer of New Hope Elementary School this week for students to find holiday gifts for family and friends.