Features: Our Hometown

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 11:21 AM

Southern Vance band performs for Head Start

The Southern Vance High School Band performed a special program in the school cafeteria Dec. 12 for students in the Head Start pre-school programs in Vance County.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

Timothy Sparks coming to Cherry Hill

The 2015 concert season at Cherry Hill in Warren County will begin Sunday, Feb. 8, with a performance by tenor Timothy Sparks. Sparks will be accompanied by pianist Deborah Hollis.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 11:19 AM

Fundraiser Feb. 28 for new animal shelter

A fundraiser to help with construction of a new Vance County Animal Shelter will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 at the old Boyd Chevrolet car dealership, 284 U.S. 158 Bypass, Henderson.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

Carver students ‘Spin to Win’

Since early in the school year, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Carver Elementary have participated in a book review program called Spin to Win, for which they prepared book reviews to share with their classmates during library class time.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 03:17 PM

Library seeking volunteers

Thornton Library is seeking volunteers to teach one-time workshops.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

Granville Education Foundation ‘Spellebration’ fundraiser to be Feb. 26

A Spellebration fundraiser for the Granville Education Foundation is slated to take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the J.F. Webb High School gymnasium, 3200 Webb School Road, Oxford.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 02:07 PM

Northern students complete internships

Members of Brittini Blalock’s honors Early Childhood Education II class at Northern Vance High School recently completed internships at Dabney Elementary, E.M. Rollins Elementary, Kids World Day Care and Vance-Granville Daycare Center. 

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 02:06 PM

Two advocates take guardian ad litem oath

The Honorable Amanda Stevenson, district court judge for the 9th Judicial District, administered the guardian ad litem oath Dec. 3 to Turner Pride and Morris White.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

Job Corps graduation ceremony Friday

Kittrell Job Corps Center will hold its winter graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in the center gymnasium.


Jan. 23, 2015 @ 02:36 PM

Cotton Memorial supports Eaton-Johnson students during holidays

Eaton-Johnson Middle School Principal Larry Webb (far right) and Priscilla Chavis-Lockley (far left), a guidance counselor at the school, accept donations Dec. 17 from Cotton Memorial Presbyterian Church members (from left) Leon Hargrove, Eva Clayton, Lynn Henderson, Nita Henderson and J.T. Harris.