HENDERSON — Three more people have died in Granville and Vance counties this month because of COVID-19, the local health department says.
OXFORD — A satellite office for Granville County’s Department of Social Service is at least one step closer to reality, thanks to a recent decision by the County Commissioners.
HENDERSON — The Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Board and the NCWorks Career Center have organized a virtual hiring event for Hollander Sleep Products that will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m.
HENDERSON — Following an adjustment of the state’s vaccination plan, the Tri-County’s two hospital systems say they’ve moved to add anyone who’s age 65 and above to the list of older adults eligible to receive COVID-19 immunizations at their clinics.
OXFORD — In what was a bad year for all in at least some way, Granville County had some good news in the form of a low animal euthanasia rate in 2020.
HENDERSON — The first community vaccinations against COVID-19 in Vance County have started taking place at Maria Parham Health, which moved into Phase 1b of North Carolina’s inoculation plan on Tuesday.
WARRENTON — The Warren County Health Department will begin vaccinating anyone who’s age 75 and above the week of Jan. 19, and is taking reservations from those who want the first of the two-shot series to protect themselves from COVID-19.
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OXFORD — Granville-Vance Public Health officials say they’ll begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to people age 75 and up on Thursday, Jan. 14.
HENDERSON — Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments offers a number of services for older adults in a five-county region that includes Vance, Granville, Warren, Franklin and Person counties.
HENDERSON — The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Carolina did not deter the efforts of the staff at The Help Center NC as they fought to end poverty and hunger in Henderson and the surrounding cities.
The longhorns of Vance Academy Road had plenty of company Friday in wondering if they’d have to take shelter from a winter snowfall. By mid-afternoon, the National Weather Service’s forecasts were calling for “little to no” accumulation.
OXFORD — Granville Health System officials say one of their clinics will begin vaccinating adults 75 and older against COVID-19 next week.
HENDERSON — A former Vance County Sheriff’s Office deputy who twice body-slammed an 11-year-old middle-school student to the floor will serve 55 days in jail for assaulting the child and 18 months’ probation for failing to do his duty.
HENDERSON — Sara Lilley of Clarke Elementary School is bringing her passion to the state level as she is one of the teachers being named as the 2020 North Carolina finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
OXFORD — More than 10 months have passed since the first COVID-19 case was reported in North Carolina, and nearly every county continues to deal with its own struggles in containing the spread while simultaneously preparing for vaccine rollouts.
OXFORD — In an effort to give more residents Internet access, the Granville County approved the use of Wi-Fi hotspot services from Open Broadband LLC at the Granville Athletic Park, which were installed last week.
OXFORD — Granville County employees have an answer on what their paychecks might look like, after the County Commissioners approved a new pay and position-classification plan.
HENDERSON — McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center is using the hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to make some long-awaited renovations to the auditorium.
HENDERSON — Gang Free Inc. concluded a busy 2020 by continuing their partnership with AdVance Academy, Curamericas and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, distributing meals primarily to Vance County’s elderly population.
HENDERSON — In the midst of a global pandemic, area farmers market experienced challenges and had to come up with some creative ways to continue to help area growers, bakers and crafters continue to do business at the markets.
HENDERSON — Kittrell College provided an education for African American students for more than a century after the Civil War. In the mid 1970s, it closed.
HENDERSON — A new $900 billion COVID-19 relief and stimulus package recently signed into law by President Donald Trump will include an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program that aided small businesses and self-employed workers during the early days of the pandemic.
HENDERSON — Authorities have charged a man accused of leading sheriff’s deputies and police on a car chase through southwest Henderson on Dec. 23 with two counts of second-degree kidnapping and a host of other crimes.
HENDERSON — The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has impacted another local service as a staff member of the Vance County Animal Shelter, now closed until further notice, tested positive for COVID-19.
WARRENTON — The Warren County Schools district has been awarded a sizable grant to implement a program that is poised to benefit district students and teachers soon.
Janus is the Roman god of beginnings, endings, doorways, and transitions. He is also the god of duality, and as such he’s pictured as having two faces, so that he can look forward and backward at the same time. January is named for him.
HENDERSON — A wanted man led police and Vance County sheriff’s deputies on a car and foot chase through neighborhoods in southwest Henderson on Wednesday before deputies finally were able to take him into custody.
Luke McCullough gives a pat to one of two wolves under the care of the Newell Farms Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. The wolves are temporarily quartered at a house in Warrenton, where they were moved to be close to the center’s founder, Frank Newell, in the late stages of a long-term illness…