Features: Our Hometown

May. 14, 2015 @ 04:40 PM

Creedmoor celebrates Walk to School Day

Creedmoor Elementary joined schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, May 6. Approximately 400 students from Creedmoor Elementary School walked to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders.


May. 14, 2015 @ 04:12 PM

Beta Club inductees announced at Southern Vance

Southern Vance High School officials held the induction of new members of the school’s chapter of the National Beta Club in the school gymnasium April 28.


May. 14, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

Radiography student selected for national leadership program

Nicholas L. Kemp of Franklinton, a radiography student at Vance-Granville Community College, is among 90 radiologic science students from around the country who were recently chosen to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists 2015 Student Leadership Development Program.


May. 14, 2015 @ 04:02 PM

Bullock home named yard of the season

The yard at the home of Hope Bullock, located on Pine Street in Middleburg, was recently announced as the Middleburg Garden Club’s Spring Yard of the Season.


May. 14, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Maria Parham offers free health screening

May is celebrated nationally as Stroke Awareness Month. To help educate the community on this all too common health concern, Maria Parham Medical Center will conduct a free stroke risk screening.


May. 14, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Old Bute holds April meeting

The Old Bute Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met for its April luncheon and meeting in the conference room of Senior Citizens Home in Henderson as the guests of Sara Davis, the chapter vice regent.


May. 13, 2015 @ 04:49 PM

Mother’s Day donation

Debbie Lon Powell (left), owner of Miss Lou’s Quilting Studio, accepts a donation of several quilting books from Susan Pearce Abbott. Abbott donated the books to the studio to honor her late mother, Barbara Dickerson Marshall, on Mother’s Day. 


May. 13, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Arts council to host Emrose pageant

The Vance County Arts Council will sponsor its Emrose Prince/Princess Pageant at 6 p.m. Friday, May 22, at Henderson Middle School.


May. 12, 2015 @ 04:09 PM

Edgerton talks careers with students

Blondelle Edgerton, director of the Workforce Investment Act at Vance-Granville Community College, led special presentations at Eaton-Johnson Middle School for eighth-grade students on May 6 and 7.


May. 12, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

Daisy Garden Club holds April meeting

The Daisy Garden Club held its April 20 meeting in the home of hostess and club president Barbara Carroll.