Features: Our Hometown

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.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

College helps provide school supplies to kids in need

Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County campus recently formed a partnership with Warrenton-based nonprofit J-Jireh Services that has resulted in local schoolchildren receiving book bags and school supplies.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Guardian ad litem program has two new advocates

Daniel F. Finch, chief district court judge for the Ninth Judicial District, administered the guardian ad litem oath to two new volunteer advocates, Lovie Denise Davis and Franceine Cole.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:21 AM

Elks Lodge honors exalted ruler

The brothers of Pride of Vance Elks Lodge No. 1263 recently honored their exalted ruler, E. Jameel Williams, at the lodge's fourth annual Exalted Ruler Ball.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

L.B. Yancey holds Reading RODEO

Administrators, teachers and staff members at L.B. Yancey Elementary School have challenged students at the school to read a total of 25,340 books by the end of the school year.

Oct. 03, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Wal-Mart gives grant to Henderson Middle

Monika Evans (right), social worker at Henderson Middle, and Becky Burns, school nurse, accept a check for $1,000 from Wal-Mart Distribution Center.