Features: Our Hometown

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 09:35 AM

iPad seminar to be Aug. 13

Verizon Wireless is partnering with the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce and the Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center to present a lunch break to educate seminar about using the iPad as a small business owner.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 09:35 AM

Auditions for musical begin July 25

Granville Little Theater is holding auditions July 25 and July 26 for the musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Scholarship given in honor of hospital volunteer

Volunteers from the Guild Gift Gallery at Maria Parham Medical Center recently donated $25,000 to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund to create a new scholarship.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Livestock producers meeting Aug. 13

Several new programs impacting livestock producers will be discussed Aug. 13 during a 6 p.m. meeting at Johnny Bull’s Steakhouse Restaurant in Louisburg.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Senior center hosting lunch and learn for veterans

The Warren County Senior Center is hosting a lunch and learn at 11 a.m. Wednesday for veterans in Vance, Warren and Franklin counties.

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Morning Star Lodge installs officers

The Morning Star Masonic Lodge No. 740 in Williamsboro recently installed officers for its 2014-2015 year. 

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Warren Family Institute holding school supply drive

The Warren Family Institute is again collecting monetary donations and school supplies to support its back-to-school supply drive.

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Humane Society seeking pet food donations

The Humane Society of Granville County is seeking dog and cat food donations for its Pet Food Pantry.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

College honors paramedic grads

Vance-Granville Community College recently honored 14 students who completed the yearlong emergency medical technician-paramedic program at the college in July.

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

Backpack safety strategies for students

Aching backs and shoulders? Tingling arms? Weakened muscles? Stooped posture? Does your child have these symptoms after wearing a heavy school backpack? Carrying too much weight in a pack or wearing it in the wrong way can lead to pain and strain. Parents can take steps to help children load and wear backpacks the correct way to avoid health problems.