Features: Our Hometown

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

Upcoming seminar focuses on starting a business

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is offering a free seminar entitled “Ten Steps to Starting a Business” on Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County.

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 11:19 AM

Vance schools address life skills

Representatives from businesses in Vance County led presentations for high school sophomores Nov. 6 and Nov. 13 as part of the Life Skills Day events held at Vance County Early College, Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Western Vance high schools.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Students ring the bell at Wal-Mart

Students in the National Technical Honor Society and career and technical education classes at Northern Vance High School volunteered to ring the bell and seek donations for families in need through the local Salvation Army from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Henderson.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Jamaica the topic of Daisy Garden Club meeting

The Daisy Garden Club met Nov. 17 in the home of Roscoe and Edna Hargrove.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

VGCC quilting students take seasonal challenge

Participants in the quilting class on the main campus of Vance-Granville Community College, along with their instructor, Peggy Stocks, recently took part in a Christmas tree skirt challenge.

Dec. 08, 2014 @ 02:46 PM

Henderson Kiwanis Club names new officers, directors

Past Henderson Kiwanis Club President Mike Brafford (right) passes the gavel to the club’s current president, Art Falkner, during the club’s recent officer installation banquet. 

Dec. 08, 2014 @ 02:45 PM

Santa’s Shopping Bazaar this Saturday

Santa’s Shopping Bazaar, a fundraiser for the Autism Society of N.C., will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at 943 W. Andrews Ave., Henderson.

Dec. 08, 2014 @ 02:43 PM

Second year of ‘Read Your Heart Out’ at Zeb Vance

For the second consecutive year, Principal Anne Garrison read to students at Zeb Vance Elementary School during the entire school day Nov. 12, as part of the “Read Your Heart Out” activity in the Book It Pizza Hut Challenge.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 12:51 PM

Farm product marketing meeting on tap for Dec. 9

The Improving Marketing Of Your Farm & Garden Products Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs conference room at the Vance County Cooperative Extension Center, 305 Young St., Henderson.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

Granville chamber accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year

The Granville County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2015 John Penn Citizen of the Year Award.