Features: Our Hometown

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Medical assisting students recognized at college pinning

Vance-Granville Community College held a pinning ceremony Aug. 8 for its 2014 medical assisting program graduates at the college’s Franklin County campus in Louisburg, where the program is conducted.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Lake Gaston Festival begins Friday

The 30th annual Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival, organized by the Littleton Lions Club begins Friday in downtown Littleton.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:41 AM

Alive After Five volunteers sought

Volunteers are being sought for Oxford’s final Alive After Five event of the season, scheduled to take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 30.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

World War I the topic at genealogy meeting

Dr. Tom Houlihan will present a program entitled “World War I — The Forgotten War” at the Sept. 4 meeting of the Granville County Genealogical Society.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Free garden seminars slated

Three free gardening seminars will soon be presented by the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Vance and Warren Counties.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Community Watch membership meeting Thursday

The Henderson-Vance Community Watch Association will hold its general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of Maria Parham Medical Center.

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 10:10 AM

College shares best practices at statewide summit

Officials from Vance-Granville Community College offered tips to colleagues from across the state at the inaugural N.C. Community Colleges Performance Partnership Summit held July 31 at Embassy Suites in Cary.

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

Henderson Institute plans 38th reunion

The former Henderson Institute will celebrate its 38th annual school reunion Friday and Saturday at Kerr Lake Country Club.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Church awarded for support

John Church recently received a Life Sponsor Award from Ducks Unlimited for his continuous contributions to the organization. 

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Focus on public safety at next LGA meeting

Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith will be the featured speaker at the Lake Gaston Association's next monthly meeting, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 3.