Features: Our Hometown

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Dabney Elementary gets Hydro-Stacker

Dabney Elementary teacher Susan Hughes recently used a $750 grant she secured from the N.C. Farm Bureau and the Vance County Farm Bureau this spring to purchase a plant growing device called a Hydro-Stacker for use at the school.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Fleming reviews ‘Emma’ at Sorosis Club meeting

The Sorosis Club met Thursday, Oct. 16, at George’s Restaurant, with Tempe Riddle serving as hostess.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

Members recognized for service to Gamma Chi

The Warren County Gamma Chi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently recognized 11 club members for their many years of membership to the society.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Most babies do not develop a regular sleep pattern until about 6 months of age.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:21 AM

Job Corps serves meal at ACTS

Breanna Parks (from left), M'Lik McNeil and Antoine Lindsey of the Kittrell Job Corps Center stock and organize shelves in the food pantry at the Area Christians Together in Service (ACTS) Soup Kitchen as part of a community service project Oct. 7 conducted by center students and staff.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Credit union offers scholarships through college

Vance-Granville Community College is offering 10 scholarships worth $750 each to students enrolled in continuing education classes through a program funded by the State Employees’ Credit Union of North Carolina.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Class to prepare shoppers for Black Friday

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a class to help area residents become savvy Black Friday shoppers.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

Morgan honored for service in health care

Ruth Morgan, an employee of Universal Healthcare of Oxford, will be honored Oct. 30 by the N.C. Health Care Facilities Association.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

HCCA concert on tap for Friday

Fernando Varela will perform popular and opera classics at 8 p.m. Friday at Vance-Granville Community College.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:59 AM

E.M. Rollins recognizes First Baptist

Veronica Young (center), a counselor at E.M. Rollins Elementary School, presents a plaque to First Baptist Church members (from left) Lois Murphy, Carol Franklin, Nancy Strickland and Becky Faulkner to honor the church's service to the school.