Features: Our Hometown

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 02:24 PM

Oxford Prep to celebrate National School Choice Week

Oxford Preparatory School will hold a special event Tuesday, Jan. 27, starting at 9 a.m. at the school to celebrate National School Choice Week.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

South Branch to begin continuing education series Monday

The South Branch Library in Creedmoor is beginning a new series of presentations and discussions for residents of Granville County looking to pursue education beyond high school.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 02:31 PM

Abbott donates telescope

Jack Abbott of Henderson, a volunteer for Vance County Schools, recently donated a telescope to the Vance County STEM Early High School. The telescope will be used for scientific studies by students in grades six through eight at the school.

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

Community Resource Fair to be March 19

Area job seekers should prep their resumes and mark their calendars for an upcoming Vance County Community Resource Fair at Southern Vance High School.

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

Sorosis Club meets for January

The Sorosis Club held a meeting Jan. 15 at the home of hostess Janet White.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 03:17 PM

Job Corps hosts community relations council meeting

Kittrell Job Corps Center hosted its quarterly community relations council meeting Dec. 11.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 01:47 PM

Navy’s Sea Chanters presenting free concert Feb. 20

The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters, the official chorus of the United States Navy, is returning to the area for a free concert on Friday, Feb. 20, sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s civic center.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

LGA meeting to focus on Halifax, Northampton reappraisals

The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 01:45 PM

WCTS-NWHS Alumni Association sponsoring Valentine’s Day dance

The Warren County Training School-North Warren High School Alumni Friends Association is sponsoring a Valentine’s Day dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14.

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 03:11 PM

Lowery named Elk of the Year

Brother Ronald Lowery Sr. was named as 2014 Elk of the Year for Pride of Vance Elks Lodge No. 1263 during the lodge’s annual Christmas awards program Dec. 20.