Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start $1200 for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.
Granville County Habitat for Humanity will soon start construction on a new affordable home in Oxford, in partnership with the carpentry program at Vance-Granville Community College. Officials from VGCC joined Habitat volunteers and community leaders at a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 21 at 305 Linden Ave., the site that one day will house a local family.
The Vance County Senior Center is planning a Christmas trip and one to Pigeon Forge.
The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Lake Gaston Baptist Church.
This entire year has been one of transitions for me. On New Year’s Day I visited, prayed with and said goodbye to my grandmother, knowing I would not see her again in this life. She went home to be with the Lord one week later.
The Warren County Training School-North Warren High School Alumni and Friends Association is sponsoring an After Thanksgiving Dance on Saturday, Nov. 29.
The Vance-Granville Community Band will perform its seventh annual holiday concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center on the main campus in Vance County. Admission is free, and the public is invited.
The Middleburg Garden Club has been busy this fall.
Saundra Eaton, a retired caption with the U.S. Air Force, visited New Hope Elementary School on Nov. 6 to give a presentation to second- and fifth-grade students in honor of Veterans Day.
Paul Ross was the featured speaker at the Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club Oct. 16 meeting held at Maria Parham Medical Center.
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