Features: Our Hometown

Feb. 19, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

VGCC to host St. Baldrick’s cancer research fundraiser

The south campus of Vance-Granville Community College will be the site of an event to raise funds for children’s cancer research.


Feb. 19, 2015 @ 11:57 AM

Sans Souci reviews ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

The February meeting of the Sans Souci Literary Club was held at the Henderson Country Club, with Jane Meekins as hostess.


Feb. 19, 2015 @ 11:55 AM

Fundraiser for new animal shelter Feb. 28

A fundraiser to help with construction of a new Vance County Animal Shelter will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 at the old Boyd Chevrolet car dealership, 284 U.S. 158 Bypass, Henderson.


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

Warren SWCD announces contest winners

The Warren Soil and Water Conservation District recently announced the winners of its annual PowerPoint contest.


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 02:31 PM

Nu Chi Omega celebrates Founders’ Day

The Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority observed the sorority’s Founders’ Day on Jan. 15 at George’s in Oxford.


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Vance NAACP holding Equality Fund Banquet

The Vance County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will observe the 106th Equality Fund Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center.


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

Local chapters hold Community Impact Day

The Nu Chi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently partnered with the Rho Beta Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity for an initial Community Impact Day on Jan. 19.


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

Smart Start focus at Henderson BPW meeting

Kimiko Knight, child care resource and referral director for Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start, was the guest speaker for the Jan. 15 meeting of the Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club.


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 02:12 PM

Fundraiser Feb. 28 for new animal shelter

A fundraiser to help with construction of a new Vance County Animal Shelter will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 at the old Boyd Chevrolet car dealership, 284 U.S. 158 Bypass, Henderson.


Feb. 16, 2015 @ 02:09 PM

Rho Tau Omega celebrates heart health

Members of the Rho Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently participated in the international organization’s Pink Goes Red for a Day initiative, which focuses on heart health and strokes.