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John Graham Class of 1971 reunites
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John Graham High School’s Class of 1971 held their annual gathering Saturday, Aug. 6, at Buck Spring Park. Fifty-one years after graduation, the Class of 1971 is still thriving, growing and giving back to their community in various ways.
Celebrate ribbon cutting
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Licensed esthetician Olivia Hyman, holding scissors, prepares to cut the ribbon during a Friday ceremony celebrating her downtown Warrenton business, Oh Esthetics. Pictured, from the left, are Keshia Smith, Warren County Commissioner Walter Powell, Yolanda Alston (holding Lennox Hawkins), Hyman,…
Barbara Folk Callahan
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Barbara Folk Callahan of Arcola, 100, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, in Warren Hills Nursing Center in Warrenton. The Rev. Billy Callahan conducted graveside funeral services at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery.
County Commissioners adopt updated Comprehensive Development Plan
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The Warren County Board of Commissioners, during its Aug. 1 regular meeting, voted unanimously to adopt an updated Warren County Comprehensive Development Plan. The newly-adopted plan updates the previous 2002 plan, which was intended to be effective through the current…
Warrenton businessman follows in family footsteps
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When he was just 4 years old, Hillmon Poythress would ride with his grandfather, Dale Poythress, and father, Rick Poythress, on service calls for their refrigeration, heating and cooling business.
Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School welcomes new principal
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When students at Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School in Hollister return to class next week, they will see a new face behind the principal’s desk, but not someone new to the community in the area where Warren and Halifax counties meet.
Williams to put Warren County in spotlight as keynote speaker
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Warren County and its place in history will be in the spotlight on Friday at Shauna Williams, president of the Warren County Community Center Board of Trustees, will be the keynote speaker for the 2022 NC Black Environmental Injustice and…
Henderson man faces multiple obtain property by false pretense charges here
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Fredrick Leon Jerman, 44, of Henderson is scheduled to appear in Warren County District Court today (Wednesday) to face 10 counts of felony obtain property by false pretense stemming from a 2021 offense.
Free COVID-19 testing continues this week
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The free COVID-19 testing made possible by OptumServe, Warren County Health Department and Warren County government continues this week at the Warren County Armory Civic Center, 501 US Hwy. 158 business east, Warrenton.
Library, school system partnership brings bass trombonist here
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A partnership between Warren County Memorial Library, Warren County Schools and the North Carolina Symphony will bring a morning of music and fun to Warren County students and families.
There’s still time to register for library reading program
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In the month of August, many children, youth and their families are preparing for a new school year. Other young men and women are heading to college for the first time or looking forward to returning and reuniting with friends.…
Community engagement is focus of Table Talk discussion
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Passion and a strong sense of urgency to reach and engage the community set the tone for the first Warren County School Board Table Talk discussion held Monday, Aug. 1, at Warren County Middle School from 5-6:30 p.m.
Economic Development Commission Board meets Monday
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The Warren County Economic Development Commission Board will meet on Monday, Aug. 8, at at 4 pm. at the Warren County Armory Civic Center, located at 501 US Hwy. 158 business east, Warrenton.
County commissioners approve rezoning request
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During its regular meeting Monday night, the Warren County Board of Commissioners, by a 4-1 vote, approved a request to rezone property at the corner of U.S. 401 and Tower Road in the Afton area from agricultural residential to neighborhood…
Series of events to commemorate 40th anniversary of PCB protests
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Warren County sites and university campuses will be settings for a series of events next month to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1982 PCB protests which are now recognized as the beginning of the environmental justice movement.
Glass business is ministry to the community
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Beloved wildlife rehabilitator’s legacy continues
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Car title case concludes
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A 2015 transfer of car title case concluded with a guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge during the July session of Warren County Criminal Superior Court.
Janet LePage Wiggs Humphries
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Janet LePage Wiggs Humphries, 71, of Twin Cedars Lane, Manson, died Sunday, July 31, at Franklin Manor. Born Dec. 5, 1950, in Norfolk, Va., she was the daughter of the late Jeanne Guille Siegfried and James Oliver Wiggs.
Donald Wayne Perkinson
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Donald Wayne “Donnie” Perkinson of Norlina, died following a sudden illness on Monday, Aug 1. A funeral service will take place at Warren Plains United Methodist Church, 1316 Warren Plains Rd., Warrenton, at 11 a.m. on Friday. Aug. 5, with…
John F. Kilian
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John F. Kilian, age 58, of Ridgeway died Monday, Aug. 1, in WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. The Rev. Dr. William D. Seaman will conduct funeral services at 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Burial will…
Corn and Soybean Field Day planned for Aug. 9
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North Carolina Cooperative Extension announces that the Corn and Soybean Field Day will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Oxford Tobacco Research Station, 901 Hillsboro St., Oxford.
Warren County 4-H’ers enjoy activity-filled summer
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For youth participating in Warren County 4-H programs, the summer months have been anything but boring. June and July have been filled with activities ranging from swimming and climbing to the STEM subjects.
Richardson awarded Triangle North Healthcare Foundation Scholarship
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Katelyn Richardson, 2022 graduate of Warren Early College High School, has been awarded a $10,000 academic scholarship from Triangle North Healthcare Foundation.
Crosson receives scholarship
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Kaleya A. Crosson, a graduate of Warren New Tech High School, is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from the Vance-Warren Ministers’ Wives and Widows/Hilda Terry Scholarship Fund.