Features: Our Hometown

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

Granville Cluckers elect officers at second meeting

The Granville Cluckers, a 4-H club that focuses on poultry, met Aug. 10 in the conference room of the Granville County Extension Center.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

Concert raising funds for cancer screening

Country music singer Clint Black will give a concert Sept. 23 to help raise funds for free mammograms for women in Franklin County.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Duke Energy funds two new scholarships at college

Duke Energy recently presented a $2,000 contribution to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund. The funds will be used to provide two scholarships, worth $1,000 each, for students enrolled in the college’s new mechatronics engineering technology program.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Kittrell Job Corps celebrates program’s 50th anniversary

Kittrell Job Corps Center recently announced plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Job Corps.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Nursing student coordinates blood drive

Vance-Granville Community College hosted an American Red Cross blood drive July 25 on its main campus in Vance County. For only the second time, an associate degree nursing student, in this case Patricia Bumpass of Oxford, served as coordinator of the drive.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Warren Family Institute holding parenting, nutrition classes

The Warren Family Institute will soon hold a nurturing parenting course for families with children up to 12 years old.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Enuresis, or bed-wetting, has created varied expectations among parents, especially regarding when parents think their children should be toilet trained and dry at night.

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Franklin arts council holds annual photo show

The Franklin County Arts Council Photo Guild’s annual photography show opened Aug. 7 during the council’s bi-monthly art stroll in downtown in Franklinton.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

College students complete afterschool training

Several Vance-Granville Community College students recently completed special training for afterschool program administrators and staff members.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Incredible Years series begins Wednesday

Registration has begun for two upcoming Incredible Years Parenting classes designed to help parents reduce misbehavior and increase social interaction with their children.