Features: Our Hometown

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

Toys for Tots Dog Agility Competition returning for 11th year

The 11th annual Toys for Tots Dog Agility Competition in Granville County is moving to a new location. The event will take place in the indoor horse arena at River Wind Farm, 3119 Tom Hunt Road, Oxford, beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. Competition will continue at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 ,and then 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Wal-Mart donates funds for school supplies

 Wal-Mart gave $50 reward cards to 20 teachers from Pinkston Street Elementary School on Oct. 23 to help them purchase school supplies for the upcoming year.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Your baby should sleep on her back until she is 1 year old. If she is strong enough to roll onto her tummy when sleeping, she can be left that way.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 01:41 PM

Variety Wholesalers holds second fundraiser for breast cancer patients

Variety Wholesalers Inc. held a T-shirt and wristband fundraiser during the month of October in order to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. This was the second year the group has raised money to aid those fighting against the disease.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

Zeb Vance takes Walk To School Day inside

Zeb Vance Elementary School observed Walk To School Day on Oct. 15.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

Celebration plans set at Old Bute October meeting

The October meeting of the Old Bute Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held with Sara Davis, past regent, serving as hostess.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

Free family fun day event Saturday

Five County First In Families will hold a free family fun day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Clarke Elementary School, 309 Mount Carmel Church Road, Henderson.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

Ambassador programs at Eaton-Johnson, VGCC renew partnership

Vance-Granville Community College and Eaton-Johnson Middle School are expanding the partnership between ambassador programs at both schools.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

Diabetes the topic the Topic of November Lunch & Learn

Maria Parham Medical Center will host a free Lunch & Learn program entitled “What Can Lead to Diabetes” on Friday, Nov. 21.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

Pumpkin contest winners announced

Kerr Vance Academy recently held a pumpkin decorating contest in the school library to celebrate Halloween.