Blackburn honored for service at college
Vance-Granville Community College recently presented the family of the late Charles Blackburn with a framed resolution recognizing his support of the college.
Blackburn was the first chairman of the board of trustees at the college, which was initially named the Vance County Technical Institute.
Blackman served as chairman from 1969 to 1977.
Current chairwoman Deborah Brown presented the honor to Blackburn’s wife, Jane Blackburn. She was accompanied by Tem Blackburn, her nephew.