Features: Our Hometown

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 02:22 PM

Pair of students show appreciation to college faculty and staff

As the faculty and staff at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County campus rushed to finalize grades and wrap up their work before the holiday break, they received a welcome gift. Two students in the college’s entrepreneurship degree program, Laura Hurley and Nancy Ianniello, both of Youngsville, prepared and served lunch Dec. 16 to the employees at the campus where they have been studying. Both students are set to graduate in May 2015.

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 02:20 PM

Jubilee Serteen Club visits Heritage Homes

Members of the Jubilee Serteen Club spent a portion of their holiday break from school spreading cheer as they visited with residents at Heritage Homes in Henderson. 

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 02:17 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Let your child know how proud you are when he does his best. It is not necessary to save praise until he brings home his report card.

Dec. 29, 2014 @ 02:10 PM

Job Corps holds academics meeting

Kittrell Job Corps Center recently hosted an academic advisory council meeting in the center’s academic library.


Dec. 29, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

Granville students take home prizes in statewide business competition

The 2014 Virtual Enterprise International Statewide Business Plan competition was held Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Wake Technical Community College.

Dec. 29, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

Christina Wells to speak at Jan. 7 LGA meeting

The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Lake Gaston Baptist Church.

Dec. 26, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

Rho Tau Omega Chapter supports Angel Tree program

The ladies of the Rho Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently provided Christmas gift for seven participants in the Angel Tree program at Warren County Department of Social Services.

Dec. 26, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

Read 180 lunch honors students at Northern Granville Middle

Northern Granville Middle School hosted a luncheon Dec. 18 to celebrate the achievements of its Read 180 students.


Dec. 26, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Vance genealogical society holds Christmas dinner

The Vance County Genealogical Society met Dec. 8 at Golden Corral Restaurant in Henderson for a Christmas dinner.

Dec. 26, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Franklinton holds combined Art Stroll and Christmas parade

Music of many kinds was in the air in Franklinton during the Franklin County Arts Council’s recent combined Art Stroll and Christmas parade.