Features

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:54 PM

Granville Habitat for Humanity, VGCC partner on new home

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.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Senior Center planning trips

The Vance County Senior Center is planning a Christmas trip and one to Pigeon Forge.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Aquatic vegetation survey results the topic of next LGA meeting

The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Lake Gaston Baptist Church.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

Living in between

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.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

After Thanksgiving Dance on tap for Nov. 29

The Warren County Training School-North Warren High School Alumni and Friends Association is sponsoring an After Thanksgiving Dance on Saturday, Nov. 29.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

Community band presenting free holiday concert Dec. 9

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.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 03:11 PM

Middleburg Garden Club reports numerous fall activities

The Middleburg Garden Club has been busy this fall.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 03:05 PM

Eaton gives Veterans Day presentation at New Hope

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.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Henderson BPW holds October meeting

Paul Ross was the featured speaker at the Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club Oct. 16 meeting held at Maria Parham Medical Center.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 03:03 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Tips to lower the risk of your baby getting Sudden Infant Death Syndrome