Features: Our Hometown

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 09:55 AM

College holding free grant-writing seminar

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar entitled “Finding and Writing Grants” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at its Warren County campus in Warrenton.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 09:55 AM

Duck Derby to be Sept. 20

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start will hold its fifth annual Duck Derby fundraiser in downtown Henderson at 2 p.m. Sept. 20.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

Pride of Vance Elks attend lodge convention

Five members of the Pride of Vance Elks Lodge No. 1263 attended the 115th Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the Worldwide International Grand Lodge Convention from Aug. 1 through Aug. 8 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

College offers personal enrichment courses

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled a handful of non-credit personal enrichment courses at its main campus in Vance County.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Senior water aerobics registration Aug. 27

The Vance County Senior Center water aerobics and exercise program is set to return for another year at the Henderson YMCA.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

‘Celebrating Animals’ festival approaching

The annual “Celebrating Animals” festival is slated for Sept. 13, starting at 10 a.m., at the Warren County Animal Ark.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

Granville Cluckers elect officers at second meeting

The Granville Cluckers, a 4-H club that focuses on poultry, met Aug. 10 in the conference room of the Granville County Extension Center.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

Concert raising funds for cancer screening

Country music singer Clint Black will give a concert Sept. 23 to help raise funds for free mammograms for women in Franklin County.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Duke Energy funds two new scholarships at college

Duke Energy recently presented a $2,000 contribution to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund. The funds will be used to provide two scholarships, worth $1,000 each, for students enrolled in the college’s new mechatronics engineering technology program.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Kittrell Job Corps celebrates program’s 50th anniversary

Kittrell Job Corps Center recently announced plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Job Corps.