Features: Our Hometown

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Car club gives to children’s home

John Tilley (left) and Pearson Jones (right), president and vice president of the Red Line Cruisers Car Club, respectively, present a $1,000 check and trophy of appreciation to Angela Williams for the Central Children’s Home of North Carolina in Oxford.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Toys for Tots pickup slated for Saturday

Registration has closed for Toys for Tots, sponsored by Remnant Community Development Corporation.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

VFW post announces essay contest winners

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2417 recently announced the winners of its annual Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy essay contests. The themes of this year’s contests were “Why Veterans are Important to our Nation’s History and Future” and “Why I Appreciate America’s Veterans,” respectively.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Daisette Youth hold Veterans Day activities

The Daisette Youth Garden Club took part in two activities Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

College holds Business Technologies Fair

Vance-Granville Community College’s first Business Technologies Fair was held Nov. 12 in the college’s civic center. The event engaged hundreds of middle and high school students from Vance, Granville and Warren counties, as well as educators from those counties and Franklin County.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Car Club makes donation to senior center

Johnny Tilley (left), president of the Red Line Cruisers Car Club, presents $200 check to Cheryl Carrier, coordinator of the South Granville Senior Center, along with bingo prizes for the center. 

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

Gamma Chi visited by Delta Kappa state president

Warren County’s Gamma Chi Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met Dec. 4 at Norlina United Methodist Church.

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

VGCC vice president endows scholarship

Dr. Angela Ballentine, the vice president of academic and student affairs at Vance-Granville Community College, has established a new scholarship for students at the college, where she has served for more than 20 years.

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Oakwood Waits returning to Cherry Hill

The Oakwood Waits, an a cappella group from Raleigh, will perform at Cherry Hill Plantation in Inez on Dec. 21 for the seventh year.

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Boxwoods the topic of Colonial Garden Club November meeting

The boxwood, an evergreen especially popular during the Yule season, was the program topic for the November meeting of the Colonial Garden Club held recently in the home of Grace O’Geary.