Features: Our Hometown

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:57 PM

Nu Chi Omega holds annual awards program

The Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority held its annual awards program Saturday, Dec. 13, at Baskerville Office in Henderson.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

KVA students visit seniors

Students from the Kerr-Vance Academy student government make crafts with residents at Senior Citizens Home in Henderson during a recent visit.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Gift from N.C. Black High School Alumni to benefit VGCC students

The N.C. Association of Black High School Alumni recently presented a gift to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund to help students obtaining a high school equivalency diploma. 

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Car Club supports heart transplant recipient

Johnny Tilley (front) gives a $360 donation to heart transplant recipient Harry Matthews. Matthews is joined by his son, Kevin Matthews, a member of the Carolina Flossin Truck Club. 

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:51 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

During visits with relatives and friends, remember your child needs the same attention at the relative’s home as they receive at your home and sometimes more.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

Third Polar Plunge on tap for Feb. 7

Special Olympics Vance County will hold its third annual Polar Plunge Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Satterwhite Point Glasshouse at Kerr Lake.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Car club gives to children’s home

John Tilley (left) and Pearson Jones (right), president and vice president of the Red Line Cruisers Car Club, respectively, present a $1,000 check and trophy of appreciation to Angela Williams for the Central Children’s Home of North Carolina in Oxford.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Toys for Tots pickup slated for Saturday

Registration has closed for Toys for Tots, sponsored by Remnant Community Development Corporation.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

VFW post announces essay contest winners

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2417 recently announced the winners of its annual Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy essay contests. The themes of this year’s contests were “Why Veterans are Important to our Nation’s History and Future” and “Why I Appreciate America’s Veterans,” respectively.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Daisette Youth hold Veterans Day activities

The Daisette Youth Garden Club took part in two activities Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.