Features: Our Hometown

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Nursing student coordinates blood drive

Vance-Granville Community College hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive on its main campus in Vance County on July 21.


Aug. 04, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

Men of Valor holding Summer Fest 2k15

Antoine Hargrove and The Men of Valor Young Men’s Fellowship will host the third annual Summer Fest 2k15 on Saturday, Aug. 8, at Superior Chrysler of Henderson.


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.