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16 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

Honoring those who support others

A number of people packed into the Henderson Country Club on Wednesday to honor those who keep government, schools and businesses alike running smoothly.

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17 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

Early voting begins

Drawing interest throughout the Tri-County is the district attorney race between Cindy Bostic and Mike Waters.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Editorial: Offering community support

Residents should remember to support the city and county they live in. We'll have another opportunity Thursday night, with the added bonus of no charge and live entertainment.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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How sweet it is

Starting at 9 a.m. today, 37,000 pounds of sweet potatoes will be given away in celebration of Earth Day thanks to a donation by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

Daily Dispatch

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

Omega O. Perry, 42, of 118 S. Clark St., Henderson, was arrested April 20 on charges of assault on a female, injury to real property and injury to personal property.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC, Bullock, NC

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Letter: Kind of folks needed

I have known Michael Waters since he was a young man working as a lifeguard at the YMCA on Ruin Creek Road.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

Tijuana D. Jiggetts, 43, of 548 High St., Henderson, was arrested April 16 on a charge of failing to appear in court.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC, South Henderson, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Water system may raise rates

The Kerr Lake Regional Water System, which sets the water rate for the three regional partners, could increase their rate by 5 percent for the next fiscal year to make up for the system's decreasing sales.

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Related Topix: Oxford, NC, Warren County, NC

Daily Dispatch

Suggestion of school board committee on locks not accepted

The Vance County school board's appeal of legislation requiring teacher bonuses and contracts and its $19 million budget plan were approved without discussion at Monday night's meeting, but bids for school security locks remained a heated debate.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Faines believes better place to learn is possible in system

"I've worked in the school system, but this is a whole new journey," Faines said.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Seekins tapped for top Granville Habitat post

"He is very organized and has great contacts," said Cheryl Hart, vice president of the Habitat for Humanity Granville County Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Henderson, NC

Daily Dispatch

Arrests, citations in Henderson, Vance County

Crystal L. Hight, 22, of 736 Faulkner Town Road, Henderson, was arrested April 12 on charges of larceny and injury to personal property.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC, Kittrell, NC, Durham, NC

Daily Dispatch

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

A parent's frustration often prompts additional spankings and statements such as, "How many times do I have to tell you to stop doing that?" It only focuses on what not to do.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Recommendation of superintendent aims to get raises

After six consecutive years of budget cuts and low per pupil funding, the Vance County school board is seeking relief.

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Daily Dispatch

Editorial: Commending assistance leaders

Organizations pitching in to help fill the gap, and there were several, since the close of Heart's Haven last year are to be commended.

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Related Topix: Smithfield, NC, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Autopsy report released for January homicide

David Lawrence Harris, 19, died from multiple gunshot wounds to the chest during an altercation with 51-year-old Edward R. Proffitt.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC

Daily Dispatch

Teenager injured; police arrest 24-year-old

Friday afternoon in downtown Henderson was disrupted by gunfire, leaving a teenager with non-life threatening injuries and a 24-year-old in jail.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Dispatch

EDC offers help in battle against blight

The Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission has offered to support the county and city in an effort to sell vacant commercial properties.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Coal ash suspected in lake

Amy Adams, North Carolina campaign coordinator with Appalachian Voices, dips her hand into the Dan River in Danville, Va., on Feb. 5, three days after a coal ash spill that has threatened Kerr Lake.

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Daily Dispatch

Tri-County labor force decreasing

In figures released Wednesday by the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division, Vance County lost 115 people from the work force between January and February.

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