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The Warren County Board of Education, during its July 9 meeting, adopted a policy that would add driving a school bus to the duties of teacher assistants hired from this point forward. Child nutrition and custodial staff would have the option to drive a bus.

The board of advisors of the Warren County Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from area nonprofits that serve general needs in Warren County. Grants will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. 


Warren County’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, also known as WIC, will hold a celebration to commemorate World Breastfeeding Week at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Warren County Health Department, 544 W. Ridgeway St., Warrenton. Those planning to at…

The Haliwa-Saponi Tribe Farmers Market is seeking additional produce vendors. The market is open from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Fridays through mid-October at 39021 NC Hwy. 561, Hollister, near the Chief W.R. Richardson Tribal Government Complex.

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Warren County Schools will not renew the contracts of three employees, including that of Title I Director Joyce Mahomes, in order to make up a $343,856 shortfall in its 2019-20 budget.

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Saturday might have brought the typical heat and humidity of July, but that did not deter a huge crowd from gathering in Ridgeway for the Cantaloupe Festival celebrating the summer melon that put the small community on the national map.

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The Warren County Board of Adjustment voted Monday night to table a decision for 30 days on granting a conditional use permit for a solar farm in the Manson community after statements were made that a slave cemetery on the site had been destroyed.

The John Graham High School Yellow Jackets and Norlina High School Blue Waves challenged each other with a passionate sports rivalry for decades. Now, alumni of both schools are invited to recall the days of that rivalry by participating in a softball game at the former Norlina ball field.

The Warren County Board of Education, during its meeting on Tuesday night, voted unanimously to appoint South Carolina native Dr. Mary Young as superintendent of schools. The board approved an initial two-year contract running from July 15 through June 30, 2021, with an annual compensation o…

Motions heard by Judge John M. Dunlow in Warren County Superior Court on Monday paved the way for the murder case against Lester Kearney, 35, of Littleton, to move closer to jury trial. Kearney is one of two men charged with first-degree murder in connection with a 2018 deadly home invasion …

A 2017 RiverStreet Networks  broadband feasibility study included options for expanding broadband access across Warren County costing in the millions of dollars and taking up to 15 years to install. However, discussion during the July 1 Warren County Board of Commissioners’ meeting brought a…

William Leon “Moon” Mayfield, 58, of Brown Circle, Norlina, is scheduled to appear in Warren County District Court today on multiple charges, including four counts of felony trafficking in cocaine.


Stan Brothers of Lake Gaston started playing pickleball eight years ago and quickly grew to love the sport, which combines tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball techniques. Later this summer, he will be traveling overseas to participate in the French Open Pickleball Championships.

Norlina High School 1980 graduate John Bullock, whose company, Planet Earth Property Management, Inc., purchased the former Norlina High School property, including its classroom buildings, gymnasium and ball field, is opening the former ball field for use by the public.

During the Norlina Town Board’s July 1 meeting, Latarshia Turner-Brothers, representing a group of concerned citizens, asked the board how the town would find a replacement for Public Works Director Blaine Reese, who plans to retire later in the year.

Residents, employees and visitors of Warrenton are invited to attend the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan public workshop being held on Tuesday, July 16, at the Warrenton Rural Fire Department, 236 S. Main St., Warrenton.