Features: Our Hometown

Mar. 13, 2015 @ 02:17 PM

Pre-K, kindergarten registration begins soon

The time is approaching for parents to register their children for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes in Granville County.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

Pre-K, kindergarten registration begins soon

The time is approaching for parents to register their children for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes in Granville County.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 02:15 PM

N.C. MedAssist to give away free OTC medicine

Statewide non-profit pharmacy N.C. MedAssist will be giving away over-the-counter medicine from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity Inc. at 155 W. Andrews Ave. in Henderson.


Mar. 12, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

STEM students take part in math competition

Sixth-grade students in the Vance County STEM Early High School entered the N.C. Sumdog online competition in math again this year, with several students earning top-place honors.


Mar. 12, 2015 @ 02:20 PM

Booth gives advice, free haircuts at job corps

Arnold Booth, manager of Platinum Cuts IV Barbershop, gives a haircut to Tyler Parker, a student at Kittrell Job Corps Center. Booth gave free haircuts to students during a recent visit to the center, as well as advice on grooming and dressing for job interviews.


Mar. 12, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Lifeguard scholarships available in Oxford

The Oxford Parks and Recreation Department recently announced it would assist in paying the cost of lifeguard and swim lesson training classes for qualified candidates.


Mar. 12, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

Medication disposal event Tuesday

The Vance County Sheriff’s Office is offering area residents an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs.


Mar. 11, 2015 @ 03:36 PM

VGCC offers Biotech Workshop to high school students

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled its third annual Biotech Workshop for local high school students.


Mar. 11, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

Knitting for the needy

Becky Burns, the school nurse for Henderson Middle School, recently donated about 25 children’s caps and four sets of caps and matching booties she knitted to the Lifeline Outreach Inc. women’s shelter on Raleigh Road.


Mar. 11, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

Alive After Five events announced

The Granville County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently announced dates, locations and bands for the three 2015 Alive After Five events.