Features: Our Hometown

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

Community Watch gets animal control update

The Kittrell Community Watch met March 19 at the Kittrell Community House to learn about animal control in Vance County.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:03 PM

Western Vance holds Career Day

Western Vance High School held its annual Career Day on April 2 in classrooms, the gymnasium and the cafeteria of the school.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:01 PM

Volunteers sought for work day

Participants and park staff will work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 25, starting at the picnic shelter between camp area 2 and camp area 3.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Child care center celebrates reading

The child care center on Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus recently participated in a nationwide initiative to promote reading aloud to young children.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Job Corps holds community relations council meeting

Kittrell Job Corps Center recently held its quarterly community relations council meeting.


Apr. 20, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

Sorosis Club meets for April

The Sorosis Club held its April 16 meeting at the home of hostess Kathy Newcomb. The 15 members were served a dessert course.

Apr. 17, 2015 @ 02:12 PM

Learning about dental hygiene

Dental hygienist Suzanne Cheever (standing, left) shows correct brushing technique using Alex the Alligator during a March visit to the Vance-Granville Community College Child Care Center.

Apr. 17, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

Final HCCA season concert Friday

Karrnnel, a leading Canadian instrumentalist, will present the final concert of the Henderson Community Concert Association’s 2014-2015 season Friday, April 24.

Apr. 17, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Fathers have a positive impact on children. When fathers are involved in their children’s lives and education, their children show improved academic performance in school, have fewer disciplinary problems and exhibit healthier behaviors.

Apr. 17, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

FGV Smart Start holds Time Out Tuesday

Tuesday, April 14, marked Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start’s annual Time Out Tuesday events.