Features: Our Hometown

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Optimist Club sponsoring essay contest for students

The Optimist Club of Henderson is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase “Optimism Should be a Priority” as part of the Optimist International essay contest for 2015.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Bus driver training sessions begin Oct. 27

Vance County Schools will host school bus driver training sessions Oct. 27 through Oct. 29 in the drama room at Southern Vance High School.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

Warren book sale Saturday

The annual book sale held by the Friends of Warren County Memorial Library will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the library.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

Free dementia seminar offered

Melissa Catlett, family specialist with Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments, will present a seminar on dementia at 10 a.m. Saturday at Flat Rock United Methodist Church, 2560 Satterwhite Point Road, Henderson.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Expo for the elderly on tap for Oct. 16

Surfing the Silver Tsunami — a senior, caregiver and baby boomer expo — will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Angel Tree and food assistance sign ups begin next week

The sign-up period for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree and food assistance programs for Christmas will be Monday, Oct. 13, through Thursday, Oct. 16, at 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Opening Doors Dinner this Thursday

The fourth annual Opening Doors Dinner benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina will be held Thursday at the Henderson Country Club.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

Eaton-Johnson receives books through Food Lion program

Eaton-Johnson Middle School has received eight new books for the school’s media center through the MVP Classroom Rewards Program from Food Lion grocery stores.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Here are some tips for keeping your baby safe around the bottle.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

Horses in need of adoption

Horses rescued from a Warren County farm Aug. 26 are now available for individual adoption or transfer to an approved equine rescue organization.