We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

featured

As the nation continues to mourn the death of Congressman John Lewis last month of pancreatic cancer, Quanisha Collins recalls meeting the late Civil Rights leader during a congressional internship four years ago.

featured

Roanoke Rapids native Leanne Patrick was named the next Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce president and officially began working in her new role on Aug. 3. 

A little over a month since opening its second building on South Main Street in Warrenton, Frontier Warren began its first eight-week NC IDEA training in Warren County on Aug. 6.

featured

Warren County High School graduate Orlando Jones celebrated the official grand opening of his Warrenton office of Modern Woodmen of America with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 7.

  • Updated

Warren County Schools is making alternative preparations for the start of school since the Chromebooks the school system ordered have not arrived.

featured

When talking with Raleigh-based developer Michael Bernstein — the owner of the first tiny house built on Church Street in Warrenton that opened as an Airbandb on July 16 — it’s easy to think he’s from here. 

During its meeting last week, the Warren County Board of Commissioners appointed Charla Duncan, senior assistant to County Manager Vincent Jones, as interim director of the Economic Development Commission. More information on plans and goals for the EDC going forward will appear in a future …

featured
  • Updated

Eight years after first conceiving of the idea, Stacy Woodhouse will open a distillery and bar in downtown Warrenton. Called Locorum, or Latin for local, it will be located at 142 S. Main Street, and plans are to open for business in January. 

  • Updated

A collective effort helped rescue two dogs that fell 30-plus feet into an abandoned well while out training with their owner on Aug. 10 off Gum Pond Road. Both dogs were uninjured. Responding to the scene were Animal Control Officer Mike Vick, Warrenton Rural Fire Department, Warren County E…

A number of Warren County citizens have been summoned for jury duty Thursday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m.  

The following pleas were accepted or judgments handed down during the July 27 session of Warren County Criminal Superior Case Management Court. Judge Craig Croom presided.

  • Updated

Mayor Walter Gardner welcomed Orlando Jones and his insurance company, Modern Woodmen, to the neighborhood on Friday. The Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce, led by Leanne Patrick since Aug. 3, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 131 S. Main Street location. Look for the story in thi…

Every Tuesday and Friday afternoon, Sulphur Springs Baptist Church conducts a drive-through food pick up. Volunteers prepare boxes filled with produce, meat and bread to distribute to the community. Volunteers, pictured from left to right, are Betty O’Neal, David Choplin, Benjamin Miller, Do…

HELPING COMMUNITY HELPERS—The Warrenton Rotary Club presents Loaves & Fishes Ministries, Inc. food pantry of Warrenton with hand sanitizer, face masks and rubber gloves on July 27. Roger Griesinger, left, president of the Rotary Club, made the presentation. Evelyn Ostendorf, Loaves &…

The Warren County Board of Education considered a number of personnel matters during its July 28 business meeting/work session.

The Warren County Board of Education voted to enter into a $40,995 contract with the Edmentum company for use of its Study Island Core Library Program for remediation at all grade levels during the 2020-21 school year. The vote came during the board’s July 28 business meeting/work session.