Those interested in homeschooling their children should consider attending an information session to be held today, from 6-7 p.m., at the Berea Public Library, 1211 U.S. 158, Oxford.
St. James Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a workshop related to administrative activities for families dealing with death Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m.
As the school year closes, Carver Elementary School bestowed its Best of the Best Award for 2013 to Gha-Heidi Terry. She achieved the highest grade point average in her graduating class by demonstrating diligence, good study habits and a determination to do her best work.
The Rotary Club of Oxford and Southern Granville County recently sponsored the “Stop Hunger Now” program. Among the many organizations that volunteered their time toward this endeavor was the Nu Chi Omega chapter of Oxford/Henderson of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
For the fall semester of 2013, the Vance County School System will offer a fire/public safety academy at Southern Vance High School, through the Career and Technical Education Department.
On April 28, Members of Daisy Garden Club met at Penn Avenue Baptist Church in Oxford for the North Carolina Federation of Garden Clubs, District 9 Tea and Flower Show. Vivian Bullock, District 9 president, presided.
Donna Wade (center), executive director of the Miracle League; and Tommy Piper (right), league board director, were presented $10,000 by the United Way of Franklin County during its regular board meeting Tuesday.
Next week, the Henderson Institute Triad Chapter will be sponsoring a scholarship fundraiser entitled spending an “Afternoon at the Lake” in Kerr Lake’s Henderson Point Recreation Park. The deadline to purchase tickets is Thursday.
Local students will have an opportunity to learn various arts and crafts when Imagination Art Station 2013 starts June 24. Spaces are still available.
Jordan Thai Chau Smith, a student at Kerr-Vance Academy, recently spent time at the North Carolina Senate, serving as a page. He was sponsored by Angela Bryant, N.C. Sen-D (Halifax, Nash, Vance, Warren and Wilson).
From April 4-7, members of the Nu Chi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Soroirty attended the 60th Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference held in Winston-Salem.