Features: Our Hometown

Feb. 16, 2015 @ 02:08 PM

Hospital seeking golf cart shuttle volunteers

Volunteer services at Maria Parham Medical Center is seeking volunteers to join the hospital’s golf cart shuttle service team.

Feb. 16, 2015 @ 01:57 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Use-by, sell-by and best-by dates mean different things.


Feb. 13, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

Price talks tropical birds at Daisy Garden Club meeting

The Daisy Garden Club held its Jan. 26 meeting at Golden Corral in Henderson.


Feb. 13, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

Smart Starts’ kindergarten transition team holds initial meeting

Members of the Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start Kindergarten Transition Team hold a discussion Feb. 3 during the team’s first meeting, which took place at the Smart Start office. 

Feb. 13, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

Jubilee Serteen Club holds day of service

Vance-Granville Community College President Dr. Stelfanie Williams (center) joins Jubilee Serteen Club members at Spring Street Baptist Church’s recent Martin Luther King breakfast. 

Feb. 13, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Jastrow honored for leadership at VGCC

Erica Jastrow, department chair of nursing at Vance-Granville Community College, was recently given the President’s Leadership Award by Dr. Stelfanie Williams, the president of the college.

Feb. 13, 2015 @ 05:12 PM

HCCA presenting ‘Simply Sinatra’ performance Feb. 22

The Henderson Community Concert Association will present a Frank Sinatra tribute Sunday, Feb. 22, as part of the association’s 2014-2015 concert season.

Feb. 12, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

O’Geary signs proclamation at Eaton-Johnson

Henderson Mayor Pete O’Geary signed a proclamation at Eaton-Johnson Middle School on Feb. 3 to recognize the week as National School Counseling Week.

Feb. 12, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

VGCC puts a local focus on Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, Vance-Granville Community College is holding a program Thursday, Feb. 19, focusing on local history and the arts entitled “Honoring Our Past, Understanding Our Present & Shaping Our Future.”

Feb. 12, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Cold weather tips for your young child

Make sure your child is dressed warmly when she leaves for the day. Dressing in layers, including underclothing, can insulate her from the cold and provide an opportunity to take off a layer if necessary.