Features: Our Hometown

Apr. 10, 2015 @ 01:01 PM

Oxford Parks and Rec beginning fitness programs

Spaces are still available for the upcoming 12-week boot camp session being held by Oxford Parks and Recreation as a part of its new campaign, “Get Fit in ’15.”

Apr. 10, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

College holding orientation sessions

The summer 2015 term at Vance-Granville Community College begins Tuesday, May 26, and orientation sessions for new students have already begun. 

Apr. 10, 2015 @ 12:59 PM

Scholarship represents legacy of local club

A new scholarship endowed at Vance-Granville Community College will serve as a lasting tribute to the work of a local service organization.

Apr. 10, 2015 @ 12:58 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting task force

Some children develop at a rapid pace. Some children develop at a slower rate.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

Tour De Vance to be April 25

Saturday, April 25, will mark the third annual Tour De Vance bike ride. This year’s event will benefit the United We Read... United We Succeed reading initiative program for Vance County third-graders sponsored by the United Way of Vance County.

Apr. 09, 2015 @ 05:15 PM

E.J. ambassadors grow plants for spring project

Student ambassadors at Eaton-Johnson Middle School have been involved in a special spring project that involved planting flowers and vegetables and then following growth patterns of the plants.

Apr. 09, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Small Business of the Year nominations sought

The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2014 Small Business of the Year.

Apr. 09, 2015 @ 05:13 PM

Louisburg Lions to present The Embers in concert

The Louisburg Lions Club and Happy Camper will present N.C. Music Hall of Fame inductees The Embers in a special benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

VGCC to hold painting workshop

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled a new, one-day art workshop called “Painting Mountain Landscapes in Oil,” from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, April 17.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Nominations accepted for Woman of the Year award

Nominations are being accepted for the Woman of the Year award presented by the Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity Women’s Economic Equity Council.