Features: Our Hometown

Jul. 13, 2015 @ 04:17 PM

Donations sought 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. 10, 2015 @ 04:49 PM

STEM Early High advances first class of eighth-grader

The Vance County STEM Early High School recently held a celebration honoring the graduation of its first eighth-grade class.


Jul. 10, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Duke Energy Foundation funds Reach Out and Read

Tanya Evans (left), from Duke Energy, presents a check for $3,500 to Garry Daeke and Carolyn Paylor from Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start to purchase books for the Reach Out and Read program.


Jul. 10, 2015 @ 04:46 PM

Granville County new teacher breakfast announced

The Granville County Chamber of Commerce and Granville Health System will sponsor the annual new teacher breakfast for Granville County teachers at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, in the Masonic Home for Children cafeteria.


Jul. 10, 2015 @ 04:45 PM

John Graham High classes of ’76 and ’77 holding joint reunion

The John Graham High School Classes of 1976 and 1977 will hold their first joint class reunion Oct. 2 and Oct. 3.


Jul. 10, 2015 @ 04:45 PM

Flint Hill association hears vision of area pastor

The Flint Hill Old School Reunion Association was addressed June 12 by the Rev. Lyndon B. Stanberry, pastor of Henderson Church of God of Prophecy. The meeting was held at the Senior Citizens Center.


Jul. 10, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Summer concert July 19 at Cherry Hill

The directors of the Cherry Hill Historical Foundation are holding a summer concert at Cherry Hill at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 19.


Jul. 10, 2015 @ 02:01 PM

At the farmers market


Jul. 09, 2015 @ 02:11 PM

VGCC to offer new robotics certificate

A new certificate program in “Robotics and Machine Design” will be offered by Vance-Granville Community College when the fall semester begins on Aug. 17. The certificate is part of the mechatronics engineering technology degree program, based at VGCC’s south campus. Students who complete the certificate can also apply those credits to the two-year degree.


Jul. 09, 2015 @ 02:09 PM

AARP chapter holds annual picnic

Members of the local chapter of the AARP held their annual covered dish picnic at Fox Pond Park Shelter 2 on June 18.