More than 160 items from the family of Hettie B. Parham (1887-1959) and Elbert Buxton Hobgood (1891-1930) were recently gifted to the North Carolina Room at Thornton Library in Oxford. The items include photographs, postcards and letters written between the two during Hobgood’s service during World War I.
Carver Elementary School’s Best of the Best Award for 2015 went to Aniya Palmer.
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.
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.
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.
Toys are an important part of playtime for children.
Moriah Davis recently received the four-year annual Henderson Institute-Robert Bogan Scholarship Award in the amount of $1,000.
Vance-Granville Community College held a graduation ceremony in May to honor faculty and staff members who completed the inaugural Vanguard Leadership Institute.
Participants are being sought for the upcoming Leadership Granville program, which will begin mid-September and end with graduation in mid-April.
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.
The Henderson High School Class of 1955 recently held its 60th anniversary class reunion.