• Vance County Arts Council

The Vance County Arts Council would like to announce the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. This competition is opened to all high school students across the 13th Congressional District. The artwork will be on display at the United States Capitol. The winner will be invited to attend a spec…

  • Vance-Granville Community College

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer its Mobile Food Truck Entrepreneurship Workshop Series in Warren County for the first time. This series of courses for entrepreneurs who want to compete in the growing food truck industry is unique in the North Carolina Community College System.

  • Vance-Granville Community College

Vance-Granville Community College held its first health sciences career fair in December at the college’s South Campus in Granville County. The event was organized by the VGCC career services department and health sciences division to help students in health-related programs to meet potentia…

  • Oxford and Henderson Rotary Clubs

Rotary Clubs of Oxford and Henderson recently successfully completed a emergency food box pack-a-thon.  

  • Special to The Daily Dispatch

The Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. sponsored a seasonal wrap program as a part of the sorority's international community service initiative to provide hats, coats, scarves and gloves to members of the community. Chapter members Jackie Harris, LaRhonda Harris and Iris…

  • Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority held its annual awards ceremony during the December chapter meeting. Chapter members were recognized in the areas of community service, special recognition, perfect attendance, member of the year and officer of the year. Vivian Bullock was t…

  • Vance County NAACP

The Vance County Branch of the NAACP, established in 1945, celebrates its 71st annual Equality Fund Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Vance Granville Community College Civic Center in Henderson.

  • Vance County Senior Center

The Vance County Senior Center will be having the annual Valentine’s Day dance Friday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett St. in Henderson.

  • Parent Tip

During the past winter snowstorm, you and your children may have gone sledding.

  • Vance-Granville Community College

Although the spring 2016 semester at Vance-Granville Community College is underway, there are still opportunities to register for a variety of classes offered during “mini-terms.” These sections start later during the semester, but end May 9, at the same time as the full 16-week courses, and…

  • Lake Gaston Association

Due to the high water in Lake Gaston and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed changes, the Lake Gaston Association has invited representatives of the Corps and Dominion Power to speak at the Feb. 3 LGA monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m.

  • Middleburg Garden Club

During January meeting, the Middleburg Garden Club had a program on how to sprout seeds for use for food. Members were given a chance to try alfalfa, radish, broccoli and mung bean sprouts.

  • United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County

The Regional Artist Program awards grants $200 to $1,500 to local emerging and professional artists in all disciplines who are in need of financial support to pursue projects beneficial to their development as professional artists. Previously funded projects include attendance at professiona…

  • Warren Family Institute

Warren Family Institute will offer Nurturing Parenting Classes for families with children aged birth–5 years old. The program is designed to increase family communication, provide knowledge about stages of child development, closeness and respect. Parents learn to handle feelings and take ch…

  • Vance-Granville Community College

An informational meeting organized by North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension to discuss the upcoming Connect NC bond referendum was held at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus on Jan. 14.