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17 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Silver Alert issued for Vance County man

Lewis Thomas Lemay was last seen on Vance Avenue in Kittrell. He is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 130 pounds with short black and gray hair and brown eyes.

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Related Topix: Kittrell, NC

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19 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

Community groups help students get ready

Cedar Hurst Apartments, 720 Highland Ave., is hosting a back-to-school bash from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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23 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Duquaris Blash, 24, of 924 Bridgers St., Henderson, was arrested Aug. 18 on a charge of simple possession of Schedule VI drugs.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC, Drugs

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Vacation is almost over for Vance County students, families

Sixth-grade math teacher Linda Shelton talks with Josh West, Ariel West and Omar Closs during open house at Vance Charter School on Monday night.

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Daily Dispatch

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The N.C. Department of Commerce released reports Monday showing a slight increase in the North Carolina unemployment rate from a seasonally adjusted 6.4 percent to 6.5 percent.

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Daily Dispatch

Effort made to support school children

The parking lot along Zeb Robinson Road looked more like an outdoor concert Sunday - complete with food, bounce houses and a DJ.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Daily Dispatch

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Contributed photoPatricia Bumpass stands in the student lounge at Vance-Granville Community Collegei 1 2s main campus in Vance County next to blood collected during the recent blood drive she coordinated.

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Related Topix: Oxford, NC, African-American

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Letter: Many children helped

Summer is almost over and children will be returning to school to learn. Research has proved that children learn better when they are not hungry.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Daily Dispatch

Editorial: Enhance community attractions

Friday's news was welcomed. We know we are a good place for tourism, mainly through Kerr Lake.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Henderson, NC, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Letter: Legislation suggestion

The N.C. Association of County Commissioners is seeking legislative goals for the 2015-2016 legislative cycle.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Daily Dispatch

Petition signatures lift Booth into county race

"I want to bring awareness to what is going on with local government," he said. "A lot of folks are looking at the federal government, but we need to look locally because it affects us here daily."

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Editorial: Good move despite tardiness

Nineteen months ago, Vance County Schools students on a stage in Rollins Auditorium spoke about school safety in front of a packed audience of about 600.

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Related Topix: Opinion

WCTI

AAA releases ranking of most dangerous counties for traffic

Out of the 100 counties in North Carolina, Pitt County is ranked number one as the county where traffic collisions are mostly likely, according to AAA Carolinas' 20th annual ranking released Friday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pitt County, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Stanly County, NC, Gaston County, NC

Daily Dispatch

Tri-County tourism up in 2013

Charla Duncan hooks up Linda Brinson with Warren County swag during the tourism week celebration at the Interstate 85 welcome center.

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Related Topix: Warren County, NC, Granville County, NC

Daily Dispatch

Charges reinstated in 2007 murder case

Charges against a first-degree murder defendant in Vance County who was declared incapable of standing trial have been reinstated as a procedural matter to ensure he remains in law enforcement custody.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Henderson, NC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Arrests and incidents in Henderson and Vance County

Harvey Turner Jr., 40, of 832 Arrow St., Henderson, was arrested May 2 on charges of hit and run, injuring personal property and driving while license revoked.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Henderson resident faces federal charges

Xavier Ramone Judd, of 111 S. Clark St., Henderson, was charged with one count of violating supervised release from a prior federal conviction for conspiracy to distribute narcotics.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Vacant city property to be sold

The Henderson City Council agreed to transfer an abandoned property on Main Street to Vance County at its monthly meeting Monday night.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC

News Observer

Severe thunderstorm warning for Durham and Wake counties

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHERN GRANVILLE COUNTY, SOUTHWESTERN VANCE COUNTY, NORTHERN WAKE COUNTY, WESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY, AND CENTRAL DURHAM COUNTY UNTIL 730 PM.

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Related Topix: Durham County, NC, Weather, Wake County, NC, Granville County, NC, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Daily Dispatch

Vance County fire departments share concerns

They met with the public safety committee of the Vance County Board of Commissioners to finalize contracts for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, but many wanted to make sure the basics were covered first.

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Related Topix: Fire

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