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TownTalk: Corbitt Preservation Event To Be Held On April 9

TownTalk: Corbitt Preservation Event To Be Held On April 9

When he looks at one of those old Corbitt trucks, Charles Powell sees so much more than an old vehicle that just happened to be manufactured right here in Henderson in the early part of the 20th century – he sees, in his words “magnificent pieces of equipment.” Powell, president of the Corbitt Preservation Association, ...
TownTalk: Granville Gardeners’ Expo Coming April 23

TownTalk: Granville Gardeners’ Expo Coming April 23

From Master Gardeners looking for a little something to add to their flower beds to newbies just hoping to cultivate a green thumb, the upcoming Granville Gardeners’  Expo will have something for just about everyone. From workshops and demonstrations to plants and home décor, the Granville County Expo and Convention Center on Saturday, April 23 ...
Reserve Your Place Today For Rescheduled Granville Chamber Banquet

Reserve Your Place Today For Rescheduled Granville Chamber Banquet

The deadline to reserve tickets for the upcoming Granville County Chamber of Commerce banquet is fast approaching – members have through Friday, Mar. 18 to register to attend, according to information from Chamber Director Lauren Bennett. The banquet is scheduled for Monday, Mar. 28 at 6 p.m.  at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center. The ...
Arrested for First Degree Murder

Arrested for First Degree Murder

— Henderson Police Department Press Release On Saturday, March 12, 2022 at approximately 5:25 PM, Officers of the Henderson Police Department were dispatched to 410 Young Street in reference to a gunshot victim. After arriving, Sinaya Harrison, age 20 of Vance County, was located seated in her vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound. She was ...
Check Those Smoke Alarm Batteries!

Check Those Smoke Alarm Batteries!

The catchy phrase “spring ahead, fall back” is a good reminder for setting clocks to reflect the beginning and end of Daylight Savings Time. But fire officials everywhere would love to tack on an extra reminder to check or change smoke alarm batteries, too. It’s not as catchy, but “change your clock, change your batteries” ...
TownTalk: GRACE Ministries Plans A Day Of Worship And Fellowship

TownTalk: GRACE Ministries Plans A Day Of Worship And Fellowship

Jamie Elliott is looking forward to being able to gather outside Saturday afternoon to share some fun activities with his congregation and the larger community. Elliott told John C. Rose on Wednesday’s Town Talk that he plans to continue the “Day of Church And Community Fellowship every third Saturday of the month at the Grace ...
Avian Influenza Still A Threat To Local Poultry

Avian Influenza Still A Threat To Local Poultry

Poultry owners are being encouraged to step up biosecurity measures due to the continued threat of a highly contagious bird influenza responsible for more than 100 bird deaths since mid-January. State Veterinarian Dr. Mike Martin said poultry owners from backyard chickens to commercial facilities should be aware that High Path Avian Influenza continues to be ...
TownTalk: The Importance Of Arts Alive For Children

TownTalk: The Importance Of Arts Alive For Children

It’s still a few weeks away, but Andrew Markoch said this year’s Arts Alive 2022 is on track to provide some wonderful entertainment – all courtesy of more than 200 students of Vance County Schools. Markoch is director of fine arts and physical education for VCS and he said the 6th annual event is set ...
TownTalk: Brent Montgomery Remembered With Walk And Run

TownTalk: Brent Montgomery Remembered With Walk And Run

A year ago, the Henderson community and beyond was reeling from the news that NC Hwy. Patrol Trooper Brent Montgomery had died of COVID-19 at the age of 50. Today, on the one-year anniversary of his death,  family, friends and are law enforcement officials turned out to remember Montgomery and all he meant to the ...
City Council Discusses URA, S-Line Project And Industrial Park Upgrades

City Council Discusses URA, S-Line Project And Industrial Park Upgrades

The Henderson City Council approved Monday next steps for several projects underway, including the S-Line commuter/passenger rail service, completing projects at the Industrial Park and the official approval of the Urban Redevelopment Area. City Manager Terrell Blackmon said there was some discussion by council members about what to name the URA, so the plan passed ...
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