Features: Our Hometown

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Free health screenings Oct. 8

A Healthy Living For a Lifetime event offering free health screenings to the public will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 09:25 AM

Tickets available for Duck Derby

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start will present the fifth annual Ducky Derby Festival on Breckenridge Street this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 09:25 AM

Gill retires from college child care center

After three decades of service, Denise Gill recently retired as manager of the child care center at Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus in Vance County.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

College to offer free HSE practice tests

Vance-Granville Community College will provide high school equivalency practice tests at no cost to any local adult on weekdays between Sept. 22 and Oct. 3, as part of the national GED Testing Service’s “See for Free” program.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

Cherry Hill fall concert season begins Sept. 21

The first concert of the 2014 fall season at Warren County’s historic Cherry Hill will feature flautist Nicolas Ducham and pianist Barbara McKenzie.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 09:45 AM

Flu, pneumonia vaccines available soon at health department

The Granville-Vance District Health Department will begin its annual flu vaccine campaign Sept. 22 in both Vance and Granville counties. Flu vaccines will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on holidays.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 09:45 AM

Senior center holding concert in the park

The Vance County Senior Center will celebrate National Senior Center Month with a concert at Emrose Park from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 09:43 AM

College announces small business summit and expo

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is planning a small business summit and expo, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 09:43 AM

Hospital holding free lunch and learn

Maria Parham Medical Center will host a free lunch and learn program entitled “Prostate Cancer — Prevention and Screening Options” on Friday, presented by Kolby Sidhu, M.D.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 09:43 AM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Accidents and fires account for many injuries and deaths among children. Before your child stays at home alone, you and your child should do a safety check together.