Features: Our Hometown

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:01 PM

Scholarships available for Granville students

The board of advisors of the Granville County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the N.C. Community Foundation, is accepting scholarship applications for the John Anthony Little Scholarship, the Thad Stem Scholarship and the Donald Patrick Darden Scholarship.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Registration open for 12-week fitness boot camp

Oxford Parks and Recreation is offering a 12-week boot camp session as a part of its new campaign, “Get Fit in ’15.”


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Garden club holds January meeting at farmers market

The Colonial Garden Club met Jan. 21 at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market. The program, hosted by club member Vera Gatano, featured guest speakers Pete Burgess, a retired Vance County farmer, and Tracy Madigan, manager of the market.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 03:43 PM

VGCC to host workshop on organic crop certification

Vance-Granville Community College will host a one-day workshop to help local farmers understand the process of certifying their crops as organic according to United States Department of Agriculture standards.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 03:38 PM

LGA meeting to focus on lake management

The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, at Lake Gaston Baptist Church.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 02:53 PM

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Today's events, and the next two weeks.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 02:22 PM

Eight more Guardians ad Litem sworn in

Daniel F. Finch (third from right), chief district court judge for the 9th Judicial District, administered the Guardian ad Litem oath March 12 to (from left) Kelly Stanley, Almice Floyd-Gill, Alesia Stone, Jennifer Brauer, Alisa King, Kimberly Hall, Jeanine Harris-Townes and Lisa Shaddy-Briddle. 


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Use these tips to help protect your child from sexting.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 02:20 PM

Pair of free business seminars Thursday

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is holding a pair of free seminars on Thursday for area small business owners.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

School staff shows support with T-shirts

All staff members at Aycock Elementary School, along with several staff members at Dabney Elementary School, showed their support for Aycock secretary Debra Gill by purchasing special breast cancer awareness T-shirts in February and wearing them to school.