Features: Our Hometown

Jan. 12, 2015 @ 03:30 PM

Nursing grads receive pins

Vance-Granville Community College honored 21 students who completed the one-year practical nursing program during a pinning ceremony Dec. 16 in the civic center on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Upon receiving diplomas, graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national exam for licensed practical nurses.

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

College to offer Bob Ross-style painting workshops

Vance-Granville Community College is offering three one-day workshops on oil painting as a new addition of the college’s personal enrichment lineup.

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

Fourth-graders collect, donate goods for needy

The fourth-grade classes at Vance Charter School taught by Bobbi Brummitt, Crystal Evitts and Paula Wilson recently fulfilled a service learning project, a requirement for the school’s charter, during the month of December. 

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

Gardeners center on community at year-end luncheon

Remembering the needy, enjoying fellowship and celebrating the birth of Christ were the main points of focus during the Colonial Garden Club’s annual Christmas luncheon in December.

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 03:58 PM

Former Harlem Globetrotter to speak at two VGCC campuses

The Male Mentoring Program at Vance-Granville Community College is bringing in former Harlem Globetrotter James “Twiggy” Sanders to speak to students, faculty, staff and the community.

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 04:14 PM

ACTS fundraiser approaching

Area Christians Together in Service of Vance County is holding a dinner fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at 220 Seafood Restaurant in Henderson.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 04:16 PM

Scholarship established in memory of Charles Brooks

A new scholarship is set to keep alive the memory of a former Vance-Granville Community College staff member.


Jan. 07, 2015 @ 04:15 PM

Daisy Garden Club holds last meeting of 2014

The Daisy Garden Club met Dec. 22 at Mayflower Restaurant.


Jan. 13, 2015 @ 11:21 AM

Daisette Youth hold December meeting

The Daisette Youth Garden Club held its Dec. 18 meeting at the Henderson Institute Historical Museum.


Jan. 06, 2015 @ 04:31 PM

School system honors retirees

Vance County Schools held its annual retirement banquet Dec. 4 to recognize recent retirees.