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.
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 — 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.
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 — 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 — 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.
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…
HENDERSON — Another Vance County resident has died of COVID-19, even as more doses of the two vaccines that could slow the spread of the viral infection trickle into the area.
OXFORD — COVID-19 vaccinations in the Tri-County have begun following the arrival of small batches of both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines late last week and early this week.
CREEDMOOR — Police are looking for a man they say tried to break into a coin-operated machine at the Autobrite Carwash at 2177 E. Wilton Ave. early Monday morning.
HENDERSON — Two more residents of Vance County have died because of COVID-19, and the emergence of some COVID-19 cases among the county EMS staff has prompted officials to ask the state to send a “strike team” to help staff county ambulances.
Henderson Fire Chief Steve Cordell (left) and Mayor Eddie Ellington (center) took turns ringing the Salvation Army bell outside Walmart on Friday, seeing which of them could raise the most money. Salvation Army Capt. Derrick Smith (right) looked on.
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College continues to forge alliances with universities in the UNC system to create opportunities for students.
HENDERSON — The N.C. Department of Transportation has landed a $900,000 federal grant that will help Henderson and five other cities plan for development around any future train stations along the “S-Line” track that runs from Raleigh to Ridgeway.
HENDERSON — Vance County’s school board has made a key decision about how the district will handle school re-entry for students, though the big question of when re-entry might happen as the pandemic continues lingers in the air.
Motorists navigate a wet Interstate 85 as the latest in a series of early-winter storms passed through Vance County on Wednesday afternoon. Weather forecasters had predicted that the system would bring freezing rain to parts of the state, but spare the Henderson and Oxford areas from that.