Features: Our Hometown

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Gamma Chi recognizes member excellence

Recipients of the Gamma Chi Excellence Awards, given by Warren County’s Gamma Chi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, were (seated, from left) Mary Austell, Harriet Banzet, Melanie Burnette, Shirley White, (standing, from left) Nancy Tunstall, Mary Brodie Raiford, Dr. Janis Meek and Loree Harris.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Akhtar’s 'American Dervish' discussed at Sans Souci meeting

The October meeting of the Sans Souci Literary Club was held in the home of Karney Brantley.


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Dickens the topic of Nov. 2 Afternoon with the Author

Dr. Elliot Engel will be the featured speaker at the Afternoon with the Author event at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, in the Farm Bureau Room at Perry Memorial Library.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Criminal justice students complete service projects

Criminal justice technology students at Vance-Granville Community College are in training to serve the public, and they recently got a head start with a pair of projects that involved giving back to their communities.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

If your baby cries after you’ve put him to bed, check on him, but keep the lights dim. If he is OK, rub or pat his tummy for a minute or two and leave.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Lake Devin forum Nov. 6

The Oxford Parks and Recreation Department will host a public forum at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, to discuss the Lake Devin recreation area.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Henderson Lions hold car wash fundraiser

The Henderson Lions Club held a car wash fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Advance Auto Parts on Raleigh Road.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Toys for Tots registration approaching

Remnant CDC will be sponsoring Toys for Tots during the upcoming Christmas season.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Senior center holding trip to the mountains

The Vance County Senior Center will hold a four-day, three-night trip to Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains starting May 4.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Stew sale Nov. 1 in Bearpond

The Bearpond Volunteer Fire Department is holding a Brunswick stew sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1.