Features: Our Hometown

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 10:50 AM

Food truck program returns for seconds

Vance-Granville Community College will offer its Mobile Food Truck Entrepreneurship Workshop Series for the second time. This series of courses for entrepreneurs who want to compete in the growing food truck industry is unique in the N.C. Community College System.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 10:48 AM

Vendors sought for Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival

Planning is underway for this year’s Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival, which is now in its 31st year.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 10:47 AM

Vance-Granville Community Band seeking musicians

The Vance-Granville Community Band, under the direction of VGCC music instructor Ivory Brock, is looking for new members.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 10:46 AM

Repairs made to graves of Confederate soldiers

Repairs were recently made to two damaged tombstones, both belonging to Confederate soldiers, at Elmwood Cemetery.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 10:44 AM

Servicios Sociales se conecta con la comunidad Hispana

La Sra. Antonia Pedroza, Directora del Departamento de Servicios Sociales, tiene el placer de invitar a usted y a su familia a una reunión informativa sobre los servicios proporcionados por nuestra agencia.

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 03:55 PM

Job Corps receives community service award

Kittrell Job Corps Center received a Certificate of Appreciation Award from the N.C. Department of Transportation for the center’s commitment to preserving the environment by participating in the quarterly Litter Sweep Cleanup Campaign.

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

The summer months often leave parents pondering what to do in place of expensive summer vacations. Here’s how you can have a fun-filled summer while also staying in budget.

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

Technology training available for Plus 50 adults

Through the Plus 50 initiative, Vance-Granville Community College is hosting a free technology skills workshop and luncheon for local community members 50 years and older, including current students and those who are considering going back to school.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

N.C. Coyotes visit with Job Corps students

Six members of ABA Basketball team the N.C. Coyotes and the team’s head coach, Joseph Erickson, hosted a basketball summit at the Kittrell Job Corps Center on June 4.

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Genealogical society meeting Aug. 6

The Granville County Genealogical Society 1746 will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, in the conference room at Thornton Library, 210 Main St., Oxford.