Features: Our Hometown

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

Business startup seminar to be Aug. 14

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is holding a free seminar entitled “How to Start a Business the Right Way” from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14 at the college’s Warren County Campus.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

Aquatic vegetation survey, treatment status topic of LGA meeting

At the monthly meeting of the Lake Gaston Association at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, the featured speaker will be Dr. Brett Hartis, aquatics extension and research associate in the Department of Crop Science at N.C. State University. 

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:14 AM

Watergate investigator to talk to genealogy society

Raleigh attorney Gene Boyce will present the program “From Duct Tape to Electronic Tapes: How We Found the Truth About Watergate” at the Aug. 7 meeting of the Granville County Genealogical Society at 6:30 p.m. in the large conference room of the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:10 AM

Alive After Five features The Attractions Band

The Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s second Alive After Five of the 2014 series will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, in the Gazebo Park, Central Avenue in Butner.

Jul. 27, 2014 @ 10:03 AM

Light receives Sam Perry Scholarship

Granville Health System recently named Carla Gray Light of Oxford the recipient of the fifth annual Sam Perry Scholarship.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:03 AM

Art classes available

Senior art classes will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Emrose Art Gallery.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 10:02 AM

Chamber seeking donations for new teacher bags

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce is collecting items for bags to give to new teachers in Vance County Schools.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 10:01 AM

Students explore health, science at college

A group of 21 high school students recently attended the 2014 Mini-Medical School, organized by the Wake Area Health Education Center in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 10:01 AM

Rouse recipient of Fluor scholarship

Joshua Rouse, a student at Kittrell Job Corps Center, was recently chosen to receive a renewable $5,000 Fluor Foundation Job Corps Scholarship.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

At one point or another, parents will feel and show favoritism for one particular child over the others.