Features: Our Hometown

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

Douglas receives Golden LEAF scholarship

Vance-Granville Community College student Charles Douglas was recently chosen as a recipient of a Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarship.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:10 PM

Students receive McDonald’s scholarships

Three students from Henderson and Oxford recently received $1,000 scholarships from McDonald’s and Ronald McDonald House Charities.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:10 PM

Vendors accepted for Tar River Festival

The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will present the 25th annual Tar River Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 at Riverbend Park and downtown Louisburg.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Hospital to hold July lunch and learn

Maria Parham Medical Center is hosting a free lunch and learn program on shoulder pain and replacement July 18.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

'Oliver!' begins tonight

The Henderson Rec Players will present performances of the musical “Oliver!” through the end of the week, starting with an 8 p.m. showing tonight at the E.M. Rollins Elementary School auditorium.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

J.P. Taylor endows two scholarships

Because of contributions from J.P. Taylor Company, a subsidiary of Universal Leaf North America, a pair of $2,500 scholarships will be available at Vance-Granville Community College for the 2014-2015 academic year.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

iPad seminar planned

Verizon Wireless is partnering with the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce and the Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center to present a Lunch Break to Educate seminar about using the iPad as a small business owner.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Summer Institute for Educators to be in August

Granville County Schools will hold its second annual Summer Institute for Educators on Aug. 12 and Aug. 13.


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 02:09 PM

Imagination Art Station wraps up

Willa Brigham speaks to Imagination Art Station campers during the camp’s storytelling block.


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 09:10 AM

Rho Tau Omega welcomes new members

On June 29, the Warren County Rho Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority welcomed six new members.