Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start $1200 for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.
W. Hutson “Hut” Wester of Henderson recently endowed a Vance-Granville Community College scholarship in memory of his late wife, Virginia L. Wester.
In honor of Black History Month, Vance-Granville Community College will hold a Celebration of Gospel program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the civic center on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Admission is free, and the public is invited.
The Calla Lily Garden Club recently celebrated 19 years of gardening and promoting beauty at home and in the community.
The Triangle North Healthcare Foundation recently completed endowing a scholarship that supports Vance-Granville Community College students who are preparing for careers in health sciences.
The Rho Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently donated hats, gloves, socks, scarves, coats, sweaters and other seasonal clothing for students in need at Mariam Boyd Elementary School.
During tough times financially, tell teens how they can help, gain respect and demonstrate responsibility.
A former Harlem Globetrotter visited two Vance-Granville Community College campuses Jan. 20 to deliver a message: Education is the only surefire path to success.
The Southern Vance High School Band performed a special program in the school cafeteria Dec. 12 for students in the Head Start pre-school programs in Vance County.
The 2015 concert season at Cherry Hill in Warren County will begin Sunday, Feb. 8, with a performance by tenor Timothy Sparks. Sparks will be accompanied by pianist Deborah Hollis.
A fundraiser to help with construction of a new Vance County Animal Shelter will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 at the old Boyd Chevrolet car dealership, 284 U.S. 158 Bypass, Henderson.