Jan. 30, 2015 @ 12:02 PM

Hut Wester endows scholarship in wife’s memory

W. Hutson “Hut” Wester of Henderson recently endowed a Vance-Granville Community College scholarship in memory of his late wife, Virginia L. Wester.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 11:51 AM

College hosting gospel celebration Feb. 12

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.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 11:51 AM

Garden clubs celebrate nearly two decades of gatherings

The Calla Lily Garden Club recently celebrated 19 years of gardening and promoting beauty at home and in the community.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 11:50 AM

Triangle North completes scholarship endowment

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.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 11:48 AM

Rho Tau Omega donates seasonal clothing to Mariam Boyd students

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.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 11:47 AM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

During tough times financially, tell teens how they can help, gain respect and demonstrate responsibility.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

Former Harlem Globetrotter emphasizes importance of education

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.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 11:21 AM

Southern Vance band performs for Head Start

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.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

Timothy Sparks coming to Cherry Hill

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.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 11:19 AM

Fundraiser Feb. 28 for new animal shelter

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.