Features: Our Hometown

Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Farm transition workshop scheduled for area farmers, landowners

The Franklin County Cooperative Extension Center is partnering with the University of Mount Olive’s Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center to conduct a farm transition conference Dec. 11 for area farmers and landowners.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Welcoming new teachers to Warren County

Gamma Chi members from the Beginning Teacher Support Committee, including (from left) Mary Austell, Ann Kilian, Mary Brodie Raiford, Nancy Tunstall and Jeffrey Evans, met Monday, Nov. 17, at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish House in Warrenton to assemble goodie bags to welcome the new teachers of Warren County. 


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Golden Corral hosts Veterans Day Appreciation Dinner

Kittrell Job Corps Student Government Association treasurer Dusten Waldbauer (standing) serves Camden Humphries of the U.S. Marine Corps during a Veterans Appreciation Dinner on Nov. 17 at Golden Corral Restaurant in Henderson. 


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 02:06 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Stay calm when your toddler seems out of control. Toddlers need reassurance from adults as they experience intense emotions.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Granville Little Theatre announces show dates

Granville Little Theatre has announced upcoming performances of “'Twas the Night Before Christmas,” directed by Marcy Keim.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Public given update on Rock Bridge Cemetery work

Rock Bridge Cemetery Preservation held a public meeting Nov. 6 in the Farm Bureau Room at Perry Memorial Library to update the public about work and improvements at the cemetery.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 02:06 PM

Culinary program announces spring dates for The Vanguard Café

The Vanguard Café in Oxford, where Vance-Granville Community College culinary arts students prepare and serve lunch for the public, will offer a la carte lunch service to members of the community from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on scheduled Thursdays during the spring 2015 semester.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Rebecca Duncan addresses Sans Souci club at November meeting

The November meeting of the Sans Souci Literary Club was held in the home of Sadie Callahan. Eighteen members were present and were served a dessert course with coffee before the meeting began.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:54 PM

Granville Habitat for Humanity, VGCC partner on new home

Granville County Habitat for Humanity will soon start construction on a new affordable home in Oxford, in partnership with the carpentry program at Vance-Granville Community College. Officials from VGCC joined Habitat volunteers and community leaders at a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 21 at 305 Linden Ave., the site that one day will house a local family.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Senior Center planning trips

The Vance County Senior Center is planning a Christmas trip and one to Pigeon Forge.