Features: Our Hometown

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

Grant applications accepted

Applications will be accepted until Sept. 9 for the North Carolina Community Foundation Statewide Women’s Fund 2014 grant cycle.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

Entries accepted for art contest

Thornton Library in Oxford is currently accepting entries for its Civil War Art Show.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

Parenting classes on offer

Registration has begun for two upcoming Incredible Years Parenting classes designed to help parents reduce misbehavior and increase social interaction with their children.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

College holding phlebotomy course

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a phlebotomy course starting Aug. 19 at its Warren County campus in Warrenton.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 09:34 AM

Lake Gaston Festival begins Aug. 29

The 30th annual Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival, organized by the Littleton Lions Club, will begin with music by Steve Owens and the Summertime Band from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 29 in downtown Littleton.

Jul. 21, 2014 @ 10:54 AM

Kiwanis Club holds fourth golf tournament

The Kiwanis Club of Henderson recently held its fourth annual golf tournament at Kerr Lake Country Club.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 10:54 AM

Adoptions begin for Duck Derby

Rubber duck adoptions are now available for the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Ducky Derby, scheduled to take place Sept. 20.

Jul. 21, 2014 @ 10:53 AM

Nu Chi Omega announces scholarship recipients

The Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently awarded six $500 scholarships to students at Northern Vance High, Southern Vance High and the J.F. Webb High School of Health and Life Sciences.

Jul. 19, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Scholarship commemorates longtime educator

Students at Vance-Granville Community College have one more opportunity to support their education due to a scholarship established to honor of one of the college’s retired educators.

Jul. 19, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

If your child is 5 years old or older and wetting the bed, try to find a solution.