Vance County Newswire (Page 9)

Vance County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Vance County, NC. (Page 9)

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  1. Vance County public safety committee mulls decade-old EMS needs, requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Among Vance County's Emergency Medical Services needs -- that include a substation and request for a schedule change -- is another quick response vehicle. A 2013 model is shared by the department's division chiefs, and a 2007 vehicle is used by the EMS director.

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  2. Power outages affecting areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    a The northwest corner of Vance County, including Williamsboro and Townsville, is experiencing a power outage that has affected 2,200 Duke Energy customers. Power is expected to return by 6 p.m. a North of the Dabney community, there are 876 ...

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  3. Vance DSS gets extra funds to help with heating billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Vance County residents who need help paying their heating bill could qualify for funding from the Department of Social Services. The department has received an additional $175,000 in Low-Income Energy Assistance Program funds, said Cassandra Hart, who supervises the program for Vance County DSS.

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  4. City talks redevelopment at retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    ... through input from the public, the county and organizations that have a vested interest in Henderson and Vance County. Once developed, the rough draft of the master plan could then be presented to the community for more input and consideration ...

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  5. Thursday, March 1, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    ... - Annie Delphine Fields, 55, of 90 Joe Taylor Road died Feb. 25, 2018, at Maria Parham Health. She was born in Vance County to Frank Fields Sr. and the late Eula Mae Twitty Fields. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2018, at ...

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  6. Vance County receives positive audit reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Vance County County's finances during the 2016-2017 fiscal year produced no significant findings, commissioners were told Monday night. The county's general fund balance for the 2017 fiscal year ended with more than $22.17 million, compared to $14.73 million in 2013, said auditor Alan Thompson, of Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams and Co.

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  7. Primary races set as filing endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Area voters will have the chance to vote in the May 8 primaries for state, county and Board of Education offices. Democrat Terry Garrison, who is completing his first term in the North Carolina General Assembly, refiled during the first week of filing for the seat in his county of residence, Vance County.

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  8. Vance commissioners to consider water incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Vance County water customers could see a $50 credit on bills, if they refer someone who sticks with the system and Vance County Commissioners approve the incentive. If approved, the customer referral program would allow existing water customers to receive a $50 credit toward their bill for every metered customer they refer to the system, County Manager Jordan McMillen said.

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  9. "Brave Bessie, Fly"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    ... portrays the life of Bessie Coleman, the first African-American licensed pilot. The performance was open to all Vance County Schools fifth-grade students and was sponsored by the North Carolina Arts Council, Walmart SuperCenter and the ...

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  10. Riggan: Gone are the whip-poor-willsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    The logging trucks are hard at work hauling out the thicket of pine trees that have towered over the land of my childhood in Kittrell. While I understand that harvesting timber is a necessary part of the maturation process and the local economy, I can't help but notice that as the forest landscape has changed over the past three summers in the southern part of Vance County, so has the musical underscore.

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  11. Last Day to FileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Residents interested in filing for state, county or Board of Education seats for the May 8 primary have until noon to file. Candidates in Vance County may file with the Vance County Board of Elections, 300 S. Garnett St., in Henderson.

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  12. Duke and student accused of sexual misconduct settle case. But does he get a diploma?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Hight let McLeod approach the bench to shake his hand at the end of Monday's hearing. The judge, who's based in Vance County, also said he'd "spent more time reading and going through this case than any one I'd ever had."

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  13. Former Vance resident takes on national accountability role for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    A Vance County native is stepping into a new role to help veterans in a national office created by the president of the United States. Todd B. Hunter, a 1983 Vance Senior High School graduate from Kittrell, was sworn in last week as deputy executive director of the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection in Washington, D.C. The newly created office within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is dedicated to improving the performance and accountability of VA senior executives and providing protection of whistleblowers against retaliation for their disclosures.

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  14. Organizer hopes to inspire kids through Black Panther Challenge eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    ... in Raleigh, is also hoping the event is the beginning of him offering workshops and other events for kids in Vance County and surrounding areas like Granville and Warren counties. He envisions holding workshops such as social development and career/ ...

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  15. Seniors offer ideas onVance County aging planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Jillian Hardin, Kerr Tar Council of Governments' Area Agency on Aging director, asks participants to fill out a survey following a forum Thursday at the Vance County Senior Center to gain input, as a Vance County aging plan is in the works. Seniors and caregivers spoke at a forum this past week at Vance County's Senior Center, as the Kerr-Tar Area Agency on Aging is working with a steering committee to develop an aging plan for Vance County.

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  16. Races begin to take shape as more candidates fileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    Residents interested in filing for state, county or Board of Education seats for the May 8 primary have until noon Wednesday to file. Democrat Terry Garrison, who is completing his first term in the North Carolina General Assembly, filed for his seat in his county of residence, Vance County, last week.

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  17. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    ... play -- At 2 p.m. a play, Harriet Tubman, The Underground Railroad will be held. The cast are members of the Vance County Senior Center. The Vance County Senior Center serves the 55 and older community with activities, support groups and educational ...

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  18. Man charged in Brunswick, Vance bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    ... As officers checked the surrounding area, a uniformed commander of the Henderson Police Department and a Vance County Sheriff's deputy found the suspect in an abandoned structure on the unpaved portion of Nicholas Street. The suspect was identified ...

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  19. 'Calm and cool': Yancey fourth-grader inspires othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    This program is made possible through the generous support of the Vance County Public School Foundation, Prim Development and Residential Rentals, and Mako Medical Laboratories. in her and how that helps her succeed, and check out our Facebook page to see the day we surprised Jeremiah with the announcement that he is L.B. Yancey's Spotlight recipient.

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  20. Kerr Lake to host T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Daily Dispatch

    WHAT: The 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League tournament season will open Saturday, March 3, for Piedmont Division anglers with an event on Kerr Lake presented by Navionics. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day tournament, hosted by the Vance County Department of Tourism NOTES: Anglers in this 2018 Piedmont Division opener should expect a great day of bass fishing on Kerr Lake.

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