Entries by John C. Rose

Current Tradio Items

Wednesday, January 16 “Thor” helmet, never worn, size Medium, asking 100.00; call 252-432-0306 Looking for a 36 x 80 wood or metal front door, call 252-492-2860 Fisher wood stove, asking 300.00; call 252-432-6784 Men’s coat size 4x and 5x, asking 40.00; call 252-572-4050 Single bed frame and comforter; two bar stools; shower chair for sale; […]

Current Public Service Announcements

January 2019 Loose Leaf Collection runs from now and will end mid-January 2019. This involves the use of a vacuum machine and trucks, therefore, it is essential that leaves be free of rocks, trash and limbs so equipment is not damaged. All loose leaves must be raked behind the curb and not in storm drains, […]

Breckenridge Pavilion Project Slowly, but Surely, Moving Ahead

Among the agenda items for the City of Henderson’s Public Works Committee at their meeting this past Friday, January 11 was the proposed outdoor pavilion set to complete the area known as Breckenridge Commons. Intended for live performances and more, the pavilion will sit on the open end of the block occupied by the Henderson […]

A TRIBUTE TO SAM WATKINS

SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO O’CLOCK, MCGREGOR HALL PAID TRIBUTE TO ITS PRIME VISIONARY, SAMUEL MERRIWEATHER WATKINS, JR. THE LATE SAM WATKINS WAS A DRIVING FORCE BEHIND PERRY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BEING IN ITS PRESENT LOCATION ALONG WITH THE PERFORMANCE AREA AND CONNECTING SPACE KNOWN AS MCGREGOR HALL. THE HENDERSON POLICE STATION TOO FOR THAT MATTER. IN […]

Man Shot Dead, HPD Asking For Assistance

Henderson Police Department Press Release – January 06, 2019 This morning, around 6:30, Jonathan Durham, age 47, succumbed to a gunshot wound he sustained during an encounter in front of his residence of 611 Highland Avenue. The Henderson Police Department has been working diligently on this case and is asking for your assistance. If anyone has […]

Re-Elected Board of Education Members Sworn In to New Terms

At the meeting of the Vance County Board of Education Monday night, Board of Education members who were re-elected in November were sworn in to serve new four-year terms. Those receiving the oath were Gloria J. White, Ruth Hartness, Margaret Ellis and Darlynn Oxendine. The Honorable Henry Hight, Jr. administered the oath of office. Each […]

Vance Co. Schools Out 12-12-18 For Students

— from Vance Co. Schools Vance Co. Schools will be closed for students on Wednesday, December 12, with the day designated as an optional workday for school system employees. There are some roads in the county that have not been completely cleared and there was no major melting during the day today. Officials expect the […]

GCPS Changes Mind – No School for Students 12-12-18

— from Dr. Stan Winborne, Granville County Public Schools Despite anything you may have seen or heard previous to this message, Granville County Public School (GCPS) has changed its mind, and there is no school Wednesday for all students. Please read now this full message from GCPS. Good evening GCPS Families. We are calling again this […]