In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, a Mental Health Awareness Public Forum will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Warrenton Rural Fire Station, 236 S. Main St., Warrenton.
Sample ballots and absentee ballots are now available at the Warren County Board of Elections for the June 7 Primary Election. The nonpartisan election will be held to fill one associate justice seat on the N.C. Supreme Court.
Warren County Schools will conduct a community meeting on the 2016 Summer Meals Program on Tuesday, May 3, from 10 a.m.-noon in the Warren County High School theater.
Daniel Davis, a member of the Warren Early College High School Class of 2016, brought home several awards —including statewide Best Prosecuting Attorney — from the North Carolina Teen Court Mock Trial Summit held April 8-10 at the Vance County Courthouse.
Fourteen teams of junior firefighters will converge at the Warren County Recreation Complex on Saturday, April 30, to test their firefighting skills and vie for trophies, as Warren County Fire Explorer Post 672 hosts its annual Junior Firefighter Competition.
The Warren County Department of Social Services Board approved a $13 million proposed budget for fiscal year 2016-17 during its March regular meeting.
Three local chefs left their mark on Durham foodies after nearly running away with a win in last week’s “Got To Be NC Competition Dining” series.
The Warren County native who inspired the first Run Warrenton 5k four years ago was here Saturday morning to offer words of motivation to this year’s runners and catch up with former high school classmates, family and friends.
The Lake Gaston Association will sponsor its Third Community Paper Shred on Saturday, April 30, from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
On Saturday, April 30, come to the Warren County Extension Center for “Ready, Set, Grow! Successful Gardening in Raised Beds & Containers.” This two-hour workshop, which begins at 9:30 a.m., will cover all the basics to start gardening season off right.
New outdoor basketball courts were publicly recognized on April 14, as Warren County Parks & Recreation observed the 10th anniversary of its central recreation complex on Highway 158 bypass between Norlina and Macon. The celebration was part of National County Government Month, which the county observes each April.
Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a live-fire training exercise in Warrenton on Sunday that will result in Ridgeway Street being closed between Brehon/Spring streets and Front Street. Smoke will be in the area throughout the day.
Local residents filled the Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department meeting room last Thursday to plead for the reopening of Warren Community Health Clinic. The facility’s operations have been suspended since late March due to financial difficulties.
The fourth annual Run Warrenton 5k Race Run Walk Scoot is set to begin on Main Street, Warrenton, at 9 a.m. Saturday, raising money for the Semper Fi Fund.
More than 350 historic homes tour tickets were sold, and countless local residents and visitors to the area alike gathered in downtown Warrenton this weekend as Warrenton Quilt Days, Inc. and Preservation Warrenton hosted the 2016 Historic Homes Tour and Quilt Show.
Crowds estimated at well over 12,000 gathered in Hollister last weekend for the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe’s 51st Pow-Wow.
Rex Mobile Mammography will be offering mammograms at the Warren County Senior Center on Wednesday, May 11, beginning at 10 a.m.
The Piedmont NC Chapter of the Authentic Artifact Collectors Association will sponsor Archaeology Day 2016 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Warren County Memorial Library in Warrenton.
The Warren County NAACP will hold its first installation ceremony for its current officers on Sunday, April 24, at 4 p.m. at Greenwood Baptist Church in Warrenton.
The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. This year the Week of the Young Child is April 10-16.
Several of Warren County’s vintage quilts will be exhibited at the Aaron Hendrick House as part of Warrenton Quilt Days April 16-17 in downtown Warrenton.
Warren County Schools has announced dates for pre-kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year for children in the county who are age 4 or will be on or before Aug. 31.
The Warren County Board of Education considered a number of personnel matters during its April 5 regular monthly meeting.
Northampton County Emergency Management Coordinator Ronnie Storey, Jr. has reported that emergency personnel have recovered the body of Brian Harold of McGaheysville, Va. sometime before 10 a.m. today. He had been missing since a boating accident on Lake Gaston.
A preliminary budget for the town of Warrenton’s 2016-17 year includes a flat tax rate at 61 cents per $100 valuation and another increase in water and sewer rates.
JThe Warren County Board of Elections certified results last week in the March 15 District 1 county commissioner election, with incumbent Jennifer Jordan the winner with 60 percent of the votes.
A full day of activities is in store as the Warrenton Revitalization Committee will host SpringFest from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, on Courthouse Square, 109 S. Main St.
The Roanoke River Basin Association and the Southern Environmental Law Center announced Monday they are suing Duke Energy Progress for violations of the federal Clean Water Act at the company’s Mayo Steam Plant in Roxboro, where 6.9 million tons of coal ash are stored in an unlined pit on the banks of Mayo Lake. Water from the area feeds into the Roanoke River.
Vance Recovery on Dabney Drive in Henderson offers hope to residents of Warren and surrounding counties who suffer from opioid addiction.
Participants in a Prevent Child Abuse event on Courthouse Square in Warrenton Friday begin a silent walk to raise awareness about violence against children. Pictured, from the left, are Mary Jo van Horne, Guardian ad Litem district administrator; Samantha Branch, GAL program specialist; Wynona Thomas, foster care supervisor, and Rebecca Merritt, foster care social worker, both with Warren County Department of Social Services; and Ryan Whitson, Warren County DSS director.
The North Carolina Democratic Party will hold its Warren County Convention on Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m. at the Warren County Courthouse, second-floor courtroom, 109 S. Main St., Warrenton.
Warren County Schools will hold kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year later this month for children in the county who are age 5 or will be on or before Aug. 31.
Warren County’s Parks and Recreation Department will be the focus of a County Government Month celebration planned for April 14 beginning at 4:45 p.m. at the County Parks and Recreation Complex.
An upcoming free training program will provide a chance for Warren County residents desiring to enter or re-enter the regional labor market to have sustainable career goals and objectives.
For more than four decades, First Baptist Church of Soul City has strived to serve God and minister to residents of the local community.
Thursday morning's rains delayed the day's search efforts for Brian Harold of McGaheysville, Va., a fisherman who has been missing since a boating accident on Lake Gaston Sunday morning.
Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm?
During its regular monthly meeting Monday night, the Norlina Town Board scheduled a public hearing at 7 p.m. on May 2 to hear citizen comments on proposed changes to the town noise ordinance.
The request for an election recount or new election made by a county commissioner candidate has been denied following a seven-hour hearing last week.
State authorities and emergency personnel from multiple counties continue to search for a fisherman who has been missing since a boating accident on Lake Gaston Sunday morning.
After an absence of some 15 years, Special Olympics competition will return to Warren County on Thursday, April 14, with the Spring Games at the Warren County High School track and field.
The start of April means that it’s almost time for the Warren County Farmers Market to open for a new season offering the bounties of the harvest.
Access to healthy food for all Warren County residents will be the focus during a community forum on Thursday, April 14, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Warren County Cooperative Extension in Warrenton.
Join WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel as he discusses issues surrounding the topic of climate change alongside Dr. Katharine Hayhoe from Texas Tech University and Dr. Walter Robinson from N.C. State University. This free presentation — held at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Thursday, April 7, 7–8:30 p.m. — will cover everything from the science to predicted environmental effects, and explain what is known and not known about how our climate is changing across the globe. Find out what you can do, both nationally and locally, to adapt to and prepare for an uncertain future.
Manson Missionary Baptist Church began its service to God and the community more than a century ago.
A full slate of activities is planned for Friday, April 15, in Littleton as the community celebrates Ella Baker Day “A Day of Understanding” to honor a local woman whose involvement with the Civil Rights movement spanned more than five decades.
Darren Alston, 23, Marquis Davis, 25, and Brandon Perry, 25, entered not guilty pleas to charges that include murder in connection with two separate cases during Monday’s session of Warren County Criminal Superior Court.
The Warren Com-munity Health Clinic, formerly the Warren Free Clinic, announced last week that it is suspending services for 30 days due to financial difficulties and to allow time to develop plans for the future.
The Warren County Board of Education will be asking the county for $5.61 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The county allocated $5.3 million to the school system for the current fiscal year.