Features: Our Hometown

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Vance Charter kindergartners focus on kind deeds

Students in Lisa Byrom’s and Shonda Macon’s kindergarten class at Vance Charter School recently participated in a month-long service project focused on performing kind deeds for others.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

Warrenton Woman’s Club seeking scholarship applicants

The Warrenton Woman’s Club, part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, is accepting applications for a $500 college scholarship to be awarded in May.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Talk to your child about cyberbullying.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

STEM school orientation night Tuesday

Vance County Schools’ STEM Early High School will host a parent orientation night on at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the cafeteria at Northern Vance High School.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Moose Lodge honors centenarian

The Henderson Moose Family Center No. 1412 presented a gift of 100 roses to Elma Smith in honor of her 100th birthday. Smith is the mother of Lowell W. “Pop” Smith, a past governor of the Henderson Moose Lodge and one of its longest continuous members.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:27 PM

Clarke Elementary announces science fair winners

Clarke Elementary School held its annual science fair for students during the week of Feb. 9.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:25 PM

Youth Services Bureau celebrates Black History Month

The Warren County Youth Services Bureau will hold its 13th annual Black History Month Salute at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the Warren County Armory Civic Center.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

Genealogical society’s monthly meeting March 9

The Vance County Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Farm Bureau Room of Perry Memorial Library.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:11 PM

Ker Lake Nursing & Rehab Center holds Valentine’s party

Staff and residents of Kerr Lake Nursing & Rehab Center held a Valentine’s party and meal Feb. 13. During the party, Alvin Owens (left) was crowned king and Rosa Tinsley (right) was crowned queen. 

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:09 PM

Darden gets grants for E.O. Young

Fifth-grade students at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary School are having enriched experiences in their science classes because of grant funding their teacher has secured.