Features: Our Hometown

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:15 AM

Gatewood urging voter participation

Desmera Gatewood has been assigned to the NAACP’s Vance County branch to assist with voter registration, NAACP membership, and youth, black and Latino voter participation as part of the association’s Moral Freedom Summer.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:15 AM

School supply giveaway Aug. 2

The nonprofit Remnant Community Development Corporation will host a back-to-school rally and giveaway Aug. 2.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:15 AM

College offers home care aide course

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a new home care aide course beginning Aug. 25 at its Warren County campus.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:33 AM

Cruizers donate to help needy animals

Les Shelton (left), president of the Tar River Cruizers, presents a $1,000 check to Charles Boyd (right), Dawn Hedgepeth and Hershel to benefit the Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:32 AM

Compton to discuss N.C. pottery

Steve Compton will be at the Granville County Museum Harris Exhibit Hall at 10:30 a.m. July 30 to discuss pottery in North Carolina.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

College hosting free tax seminar

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Revenue, will present a free seminar Sept. 9 on sales tax refunds for nonprofit organizations.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

Kittrell Community Watch meets for July

The Kittrell Community Watch group met July 17 at the Kittrell Community House for a lesson on home alarm systems.

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.