Features: Our Hometown

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 02:43 PM

Carver’s Best of the Best Award recipient named

Carver Elementary School’s Best of the Best Award for 2015 went to Aniya Palmer.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 02:38 PM

Granville 4-H youth take top placement in District Activity Day

The north central district of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service held its 4-H District Activity Day on June 13 on the campus of N.C. A&T State University.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

Big Shopping Cart visits farmers market

Several Vance County Regional Farmers Market vendors gather around the Big Shopping Cart from the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services during the cart’s market visit Wednesday, June 24. The cart is 13 feet tall and is powered by a Chevy 396 engine. It promotes the food products grown and manufactured in the state.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Lake Gaston re-vegetation project topic of LGA meeting

At the Lake Gaston Association’s monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, a representative of the N.C. Wildlife Commission and N.C. State University will speak about a re-vegetation project underway at the lake.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Toys are an important part of playtime for children.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Davis receives Henderson Institute scholarship

Moriah Davis recently received the four-year annual Henderson Institute-Robert Bogan Scholarship Award in the amount of $1,000.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 03:30 PM

VGCC recognizes Leadership Institute graduates

Vance-Granville Community College held a graduation ceremony in May to honor faculty and staff members who completed the inaugural Vanguard Leadership Institute.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Participants sought for Leadership Granville

Participants are being sought for the upcoming Leadership Granville program, which will begin mid-September and end with graduation in mid-April.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 03:27 PM

PAGE scholarship recipients announced

The Vance County Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education announced three graduating seniors from Northern Vance and Southern Vance high schools have been awarded scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year.

Jun. 25, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Henderson High Class of ’55 celebrates 60th anniversary

The Henderson High School Class of 1955 recently held its 60th anniversary class reunion.