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On Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 a Caswell County Sheriff’s Office deputy on patrol along Hwy 29 in Pelham, spotted a suspicious vehicle travelling in the southbound lane. The deputy initiated a vehicle stop.

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On Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged 47 year old West Virginia resident James Michael Ransom with the commission of the following FELONIOUS criminal offenses; (3) counts of FELONIOUS BREAKING INTO A COIN MACHINE. He was placed in the Caswe…

With snow, sleet and freezing rain expected in the Carolinas this weekend, Duke Energy is ready to respond to possible power outages. As Duke Energy's team of meteorologists continues to monitor the storm's development, our crews are making preparations to safely handle weather-related servi…

A storm is expected to dive southeastward from central Canada through the Midwest and to the Middle Atlantic coast during the period from Friday through Sunday night.

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022 the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged 22 year old Yanceyville, NC resident William Cole Somers with the commission of the following FELONIOUS criminal offenses; (1) count of POSSESSION OF A STOLEN FIREARM and (1) count of POSSESSION OF METHAMPH…

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is now accepting applications for 59 different scholarship funds. Area students who are interested may apply online through The Foundation’s website at www.cfdrr.org. The deadline for all applications is March 1, 2022.

DRBA's February 5 outing will be an easy 2-mile hike along Tanyard Creek on a farm near Ruffin, NC to explore unusual geologic formations on a North Carolina Natural Heritage site. Meeting at 9:00 am at the Happy Home Congregational Christian Church, we will carpool to the farm.


Leia M. Rollins has been named to replace McKenzie Burk as coordinator for the Piedmont Community College and Bartlett Yancy College High School advisory program. Rollins had already been serving as a similar consultant to PCC’s Roxboro campus and brings years of experience and expertise to …

On Friday, January 7, 2022 the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a 28 year old Pelham NC resident, named Jacob Shane McFarling with the commission of (1) count of FELONIOUS ATTEMPTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER.


On a Sunday afternoon, an appointment was made by Sista’s Touch Salon owner, Pennie Allen, me (Amanda Hodges, and two of Pennie’s newest team members, Anisha Hollway and Jazmere Mims.

The National Weather Service warns of heavy snow for the Central/Southern Appalachians and Mid-Atlantic area today.


County Outreach Ministry (COM) leaders Paul and Alice Robinson hosted a thank you celebration Thursday for volunteers that have worked hard in 2021 to get food to youth and seniors in the Caswell County area.


The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry is growing rapidly and statistics show that future trends for continued growth is certain. With this increase in demand there is an equally significant need for professional technicians that can provide quality customer service i…


2021 has been a year of high-profile growth for the agribusiness curriculum at Piedmont Community College, Caswell campus. With the help of attractive career potential and financial incentives, ag classes are experiencing increased enrollment under the leadership of course instructors Kin Wa…

On Monday, December 13, 2021, the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged 34 year old Leasburg, NC resident, named Kyle Maurice Poteat, with the commission of (1) count of FELONIOUS POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ON JAIL PREMISES.

On Thursday, December 16, 2021, the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a 60 year old Danville, Virginia resident, named Jennings Darnell Luck Jr, for the commission of (1) count of FELONIOUS STATUTORY RAPE OF CHILD BY AN ADULT. He was placed in the Caswell County Detention …

Caswell County Schools Assistant Superintendent Andrew Tyrell sent this message to administrators today regarding a nationwideTikTok post being widely circulated:

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  recommended  booster vaccine shot s for teens 16 and 17 years old to help strengthen and extend protections against COVID-19. In this holiday season, as people are gathering to celebrate with family …


Rick McVey was voted 2022 Chairman of the Caswell County Board of Commissioners at Monday’s meeting, replacing David Owen. Commissioner Owen was then voted Vice Chairman for the new year, replacing Jeremiah Jeffries.

Santa Claus was a welcome sight closing out the fantastic Yanceyville Christmas Parade on Saturday morning.

Santa Claus was taking requests Friday night at the Historic Courthouse during the Christmas tree lighting at Yanceyville Town Square.The Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 4, 10 a.m.