Features: Our Hometown

Jul. 20, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

Top Girl Scout cookie sellers announced

Girl Scouts — N.C. Coastal Pines recently announced top sellers in the Tri-County area for the 2015 Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program.

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

Henderson High Class of ’65 celebrates 50th anniversary

The Henderson High School Class of 1965 recently its 50th anniversary class reunion June 5 and June 6. A total of 77 members, spouses and guests attended the two-day event.

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

Vance Senior High Class of ’75 holds 40th year reunion

The Vance Senior High School Class of 1975 held it’s 40th year reunion June 12 through June 14. The class graduated June 12, 1975.

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:14 PM

KidsWorld holds preschool graduation

KidsWorld Inc. held its annual preschool graduation ceremony May 21 at Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church. 

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

Craft artists program offered at farmers market

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a new course designed specifically to help creative local residents with skills in arts and crafts to succeed as entrepreneurs.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 04:09 PM

VGCC hosts campus security training

The Campus Police Department at Vance-Granville Community College recently provided professional development for security officers, including its own, during a two-day, 18-hour N.C. Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Campus Security Training Course for the region.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

Pest management meeting for farmers July 27

Vance County Cooperative Extension will hold an Integrated Pest Management For Farm & Garden Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 27, at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Drive, Henderson.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Getting young children to try their vegetables at dinner or lunch time may turn the kitchen into a standoff battle field. Many parents can agree that children are very picky eaters. Young children may be cautious of what they eat because of their lack of exposure to a variety of foods.

Jul. 15, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Calla Lily meeting focuses on ‘The Earth’s Beauty’

The Calla Lily Garden Club’s recent monthly meeting was hosted by club member Stephanie Taylor in the Williamsboro township.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

VGCC student meets scholarship’s namesake

The endowment fund at Vance-Granville Community College makes an ongoing effort to connect the students who receive endowed scholarships with the donors who made those scholarships possible and with the people in whose honor they were established.