Features: Our Hometown

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

Yancey receives Women of Justice Award

Judge Carolyn Jennings Yancey recently received a 2014 Women of Justice Award for public service.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

College holds eighth annual career fair for veterans

Vance-Granville Community College hosted a Employ-A-Veteran Career Fair on Nov. 7 at its main campus in Vance County.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

Senior center holding Christmas dance

The Vance County Senior Center will have a Christmas Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Aycock Recreation Center. The disc jockey will play older music and the latest hits.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

Energy audits available to small businesses

Small, rural businesses in North Carolina now have a free opportunity to discover ways to reduce electric bills with an energy audit co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:17 AM

Suitt recognized for community service

Devon Suitt, a senior at Granville Early College High School, was recently recognized for having 154 hours of service at Murdoch Development Center. He currently has accumulated 273 hours and plans on continuing his work.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

Eaton-Johnson participates in National Red Ribbon Week

Eaton-Johnson Middle School students sign a large banner as they pledge to be drug free during the school’s observance of National Red Ribbon Week, which lasted from Oct. 27 to Oct. 31. 

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

Girls on the Run 5K slated for Nov. 22

Girls on the Run of Northern N.C. will hold a Gobble Gallop 5K run starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

Toys for Tots Dog Agility Competition returning for 11th year

The 11th annual Toys for Tots Dog Agility Competition in Granville County is moving to a new location. The event will take place in the indoor horse arena at River Wind Farm, 3119 Tom Hunt Road, Oxford, beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. Competition will continue at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 ,and then 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Wal-Mart donates funds for school supplies

 Wal-Mart gave $50 reward cards to 20 teachers from Pinkston Street Elementary School on Oct. 23 to help them purchase school supplies for the upcoming year.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Your baby should sleep on her back until she is 1 year old. If she is strong enough to roll onto her tummy when sleeping, she can be left that way.