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Jul. 31, 2015 @ 04:19 PM

At the farmers market

The Oxford Farmers Market is definitely the place to find the freshest veggies, fruit, baked goods, crafts and flowers. Everything we sell is either homemade or homegrown by our vendors, which means you know exactly where your item comes from. Market hours are every Saturday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. until noon.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 01:04 PM

Be on the alert

Recently my family and I did what most of you have done or will be doing this summer: We went on vacation. We enjoy going to the beach. There is something that is relaxing about the ocean. Whether it is wading out waist deep, fishing, riding the waves on a boogie board or just sitting on the sand, we always have a good and relaxing time.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 06:35 PM

Float-in movie will feature “Finding Nemo”

The Oxford Parks and Recreation Department invites you to settle back in your lifejacket and enjoy a movie.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:36 PM

Granville 4-H'ers bring home the gold

Granville County 4-H recently arrived back home after a fun but busy four days on the campus of North Carolina State University.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:31 PM

Vance County coordinator wins statewide award

At the 2015 Special Olympics North Carolina Leadership Conference in Durham on July 18, Special Olympics North Carolina presented six of its 2015 state-level awards honoring outstanding individuals, companies and organizations that support Special Olympics in North Carolina, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president and CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:10 PM

Students experience STEM at VGCC Science Camp

If you are an area middle school student who spent part of this summer breaking up rocks, bending glass, catching insects, dissecting squids and crayfish, making a compost bucket for worms or building a house for bats, then you must have been at Vance-Granville Community College’s fifth annual Science Camp.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 03:38 PM

Terrorist attack described at community watch

Cobblestone and Kittrell community watch groups held a second joint meeting at the Greater Ransom Way of the Cross Temple on July 16 to hear a first-hand account of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

VGCC recognizes pharmacy technology students at pinning

Vance-Granville Community College honored 16 students who completed the pharmacy technology program with a pinning ceremony held July 23 in the Civic Center on the college’s main campus.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 04:14 PM

Volunteers needed for Alive After Five


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

13 graduate from Henderson-Vance Chamber’s Leadership Vance

Graduation for the 2015 Leadership Vance class took place Thursday, July 23, at the Henderson County Club. After a welcome address and invocation by chamber President John Barnes, graduates had a meal of steak or chicken prepared for them. The evening also included a slideshow of the participant visits throughout the program and presentation of certificate of graduation.