Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Vance Charter kindergartners focus on kind deeds

Students in Lisa Byrom’s and Shonda Macon’s kindergarten class at Vance Charter School recently participated in a month-long service project focused on performing kind deeds for others.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

Warrenton Woman’s Club seeking scholarship applicants

The Warrenton Woman’s Club, part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, is accepting applications for a $500 college scholarship to be awarded in May.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Talk to your child about cyberbullying.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

STEM school orientation night Tuesday

Vance County Schools’ STEM Early High School will host a parent orientation night on at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the cafeteria at Northern Vance High School.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Moose Lodge honors centenarian

The Henderson Moose Family Center No. 1412 presented a gift of 100 roses to Elma Smith in honor of her 100th birthday. Smith is the mother of Lowell W. “Pop” Smith, a past governor of the Henderson Moose Lodge and one of its longest continuous members.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:27 PM

Clarke Elementary announces science fair winners

Clarke Elementary School held its annual science fair for students during the week of Feb. 9.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

Vance Charter students raise funds for animal protection

The second- and fourth-grade classes at Vance Charter School recently completed a service learning project for the third nine-week grading period.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:25 PM

Youth Services Bureau celebrates Black History Month

The Warren County Youth Services Bureau will hold its 13th annual Black History Month Salute at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the Warren County Armory Civic Center.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

Genealogical society’s monthly meeting March 9

The Vance County Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Farm Bureau Room of Perry Memorial Library.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 03:02 PM

Avoiding ‘Misteaks’

As a teenager I went through the stage of hanging signs all over my bedroom. I had the typical assortment of traffic signs (I still can’t believe my mother really believed they came from the junkyard), posters, pin-up girls, and funny signs that said things like “Think” and “Plan Ahead,” with letters trailing off the edge of the sign because the sign-maker hadn’t planned ahead. My favorite was the one read, “Avoid Misteaks.” That one just tickled my funny bone.