Features: Our Hometown

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:27 PM

Clarke Elementary announces science fair winners

Clarke Elementary School held its annual science fair for students during the week of Feb. 9.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

Vance Charter students raise funds for animal protection

The second- and fourth-grade classes at Vance Charter School recently completed a service learning project for the third nine-week grading period.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:25 PM

Youth Services Bureau celebrates Black History Month

The Warren County Youth Services Bureau will hold its 13th annual Black History Month Salute at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the Warren County Armory Civic Center.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

Genealogical society’s monthly meeting March 9

The Vance County Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Farm Bureau Room of Perry Memorial Library.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:11 PM

Ker Lake Nursing & Rehab Center holds Valentine’s party

Staff and residents of Kerr Lake Nursing & Rehab Center held a Valentine’s party and meal Feb. 13. During the party, Alvin Owens (left) was crowned king and Rosa Tinsley (right) was crowned queen. 

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:09 PM

Darden gets grants for E.O. Young

Fifth-grade students at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary School are having enriched experiences in their science classes because of grant funding their teacher has secured.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Early registration open for garden symposium

The Kerr Lake Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have scheduled a gardening symposium entitled “Backyard Gardening: Going Wild in the Garden” for March 28 at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Sorority chapters celebrate heart health

Robin Sutton (front, center) of Raleigh gives line dance instruction to members of the Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha and the Oxford-Henderson Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority on Feb. 6 as part of the two chapters’ “Pink goes Red” event promoting heart health.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications

The board of advisors of the Granville County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the N.C. Community Foundation, is accepting scholarship applications for the Thad Stem Scholarship and the Donald Patrick Darden Scholarship.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 02:57 PM

Mitchell named officer of the month

Police Chief Marcus Barrow recently named Officer Brandon Mitchell as the Henderson Police Department’s Officer of the Month for January.