Features: Our Hometown

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

College offers personal enrichment courses

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled a handful of non-credit personal enrichment courses at its main campus in Vance County.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Senior water aerobics registration Aug. 27

The Vance County Senior Center water aerobics and exercise program is set to return for another year at the Henderson YMCA.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

‘Celebrating Animals’ festival approaching

The annual “Celebrating Animals” festival is slated for Sept. 13, starting at 10 a.m., at the Warren County Animal Ark.

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.