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Positive Cases – Mostly Omicron – Still Rising In Vance, Granville

Positive Cases – Mostly Omicron – Still Rising In Vance, Granville

The Granville Vance Health District reports that 95 percent of all confirmed cases of COVID-19 are identified as the Omicron variant. Positivity rates in both counties remain high – 28.9 percent in Vance and 25 percent in Granville – and GVPH Director Lisa M. Harrison said there likely are more positive cases that simply haven’t ...
Nobles Named President of Local Crime Stoppers

Nobles Named President of Local Crime Stoppers

Frankie Nobles has been named president of the Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers, according to Henderson Police Chief Marcus Barrow. Nobles is Vance County’s chief of animal services. Tonya Moore is vice president, and James Baines is secretary of the group. Danny Wright continues to serve as treasurer and Lorraine Watkins remains the state board representative. The ...
Leadership Granville Class Sponsoring Two Community Events – Blood Drives And Collection For Two Children’s Homes

Leadership Granville Class Sponsoring Two Community Events – Blood Drives And Collection For Two Children’s Homes

The 2021-22 Leadership Granville class is sponsoring two events as its class project and challenges all previous graduates of the program to participate. Two blood drives are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 22 from noon until 4:30 p.m., according to information from Granville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lauren Roberson. One blood drive will be held ...
Commissioners To Hold Public Hearing Feb. 7 To Begin Planning 2022-23 Budget

Commissioners To Hold Public Hearing Feb. 7 To Begin Planning 2022-23 Budget

The Vance County Board of Commissioners will hold a pre-budget public hearing on Feb. 7, 2022 in the commissioners’ meeting room, 122 Young St. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m., or shortly thereafter, according to a public notice from the county manager’s office. The board of commissioners will soon begin work on developing the ...
Man Shot During Home Invasion; Investigation Continues

Man Shot During Home Invasion; Investigation Continues

The Vance County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion last month that left one man injured with several gunshot wounds. Sheriff Curtis R. Brame has released few details about the incident, which occurred on Dec. 30, 2021, at 1840 Satterwhite Point Rd, in Henderson. “Upon arrival, members of the Vance County Sheriff’s Office located ...
NCDA Junior Livestock Scholarship Applications Due Mar. 1

NCDA Junior Livestock Scholarship Applications Due Mar. 1

Information from NCDA&CS Livestock Marketing Section Up to 25 $2,000 scholarships are available, in addition to one $2,500 Farm Credit of N.C. Premier Scholarship.Youth who participated in N.C. State Fair junior livestock competitions are eligible to apply for N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Scholarships. The deadline to apply is March 1. All youth who exhibited ...
Wayne Adcock Auditorium Dedication Monday On Center For Innovation Campus

Wayne Adcock Auditorium Dedication Monday On Center For Innovation Campus

The auditorium at the Vance County Schools’ Center for Innovation will officially be named for longtime educator and former superintendent at a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. The public is invited to attend the event, during which the Wayne Adcock Auditorium will be officially dedicated, according to information from the school ...
The Local Skinny! Vance Eats: Jerry’s Hot Dogs

The Local Skinny! Vance Eats: Jerry’s Hot Dogs

Food trucks are all the rage these days, but local folks know that their go-to spot for more than three decades is a true original. And whether you prefer your burger or ‘dog plain or all the way, stop by Jerry’s Footlongs & Italian Sausage and taste for yourself. Trey Snide, acting on a tip ...
Second Suspect Arrested In Oct. 2021 Fatal Shooting

Second Suspect Arrested In Oct. 2021 Fatal Shooting

A second person has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting at a gas station in Williamsboro. Members of the Vance County Sheriff’s Office arrested Keron Small on Jan. 7, 2022 in connection with the shooting death of Devontae Cheek on Oct. 30, 2021. Small is in custody at the Vance ...
Public Hearing Jan. 27 To Review, Discuss Elmwood Redevelopment Project

Public Hearing Jan. 27 To Review, Discuss Elmwood Redevelopment Project

The city’s redevelopment commission is scheduled to hold the first of two public hearings next week to review and discuss the Elmwood Urban Redevelopment Area plan. The group will meet on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 5:30 p.m. in Council chambers at City Hall, 134 Rose Ave. The public is welcome to attend either in person ...
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