Features: Our Hometown

Dec. 02, 2014 @ 04:41 PM

Northeast Piedmont Chorale announces upcoming concerts

The Northeast Piedmont Chorale will present “Joy, Joy, Joy — A Christmas Concert” at First Baptist Church of Henderson at 7 p.m. Saturday.


Dec. 02, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Reading club field trip focuses on community service

Carver Elementary School’s One Step Above Reading Club recently went on its first field trip of the school year.


Dec. 01, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Gamma Chi presents goodie bags to new teachers

Members of Gamma Chi Chapter recently presented goodie bags to new teachers at Northside Elementary School.


Dec. 01, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Littleton Christmas Parade approaching

The Littleton Christmas Parade will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6.


Dec. 01, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Guest speaker offers life lessons to VGCC students

The Male Mentoring Program at Vance-Granville Community College hosted author, entrepreneur, social activist and educator Nkrumah Lewis as a special guest speaker Nov. 13 on the college’s main campus in Vance County.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Farm transition workshop scheduled for area farmers, landowners

The Franklin County Cooperative Extension Center is partnering with the University of Mount Olive’s Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center to conduct a farm transition conference Dec. 11 for area farmers and landowners.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Welcoming new teachers to Warren County

Gamma Chi members from the Beginning Teacher Support Committee, including (from left) Mary Austell, Ann Kilian, Mary Brodie Raiford, Nancy Tunstall and Jeffrey Evans, met Monday, Nov. 17, at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish House in Warrenton to assemble goodie bags to welcome the new teachers of Warren County. 


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Two new advocates take Guardian ad Litem oath

J. Henry Banks, district court judge for the 9th Judicial District, administered the Guardian ad Litem oath to two new volunteer advocates Nov. 19.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Golden Corral hosts Veterans Day Appreciation Dinner

Kittrell Job Corps Student Government Association treasurer Dusten Waldbauer (standing) serves Camden Humphries of the U.S. Marine Corps during a Veterans Appreciation Dinner on Nov. 17 at Golden Corral Restaurant in Henderson. 


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 02:06 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Stay calm when your toddler seems out of control. Toddlers need reassurance from adults as they experience intense emotions.