Aug. 29, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

Relationship status: desirable

Each year their number keeps growing — 4 million in 1950, 20 million in 1982 and more than 100 million today. They represent about 48 percent of the adult population 18 years of age and older in America. If they were a country, they would be the 13th largest in the world! Who are they? They are the singles — the never-married, the divorced and the widowed in America.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

Roanoke Duck Derby approaching

Rubber duck adoptions are now available for the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Ducky Derby, scheduled to take place Sept. 20.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

Tickets available for Cluck ’N Shuck

The Granville County Chamber of Commerce will hold its fourth annual fall seafood event from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

Small business lunch and learn Sept. 16

The Chamber of Commerce of Warren County, in partnership with the Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center, will present a free lunch and learn event focusing on time management entitled “Time In A Bottle” on Sept. 16.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Medical assisting students recognized at college pinning

Vance-Granville Community College held a pinning ceremony Aug. 8 for its 2014 medical assisting program graduates at the college’s Franklin County campus in Louisburg, where the program is conducted.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Lake Gaston Festival begins Friday

The 30th annual Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival, organized by the Littleton Lions Club begins Friday in downtown Littleton.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:41 AM

Alive After Five volunteers sought

Volunteers are being sought for Oxford’s final Alive After Five event of the season, scheduled to take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 30.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

World War I the topic at genealogy meeting

Dr. Tom Houlihan will present a program entitled “World War I — The Forgotten War” at the Sept. 4 meeting of the Granville County Genealogical Society.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Free garden seminars slated

Three free gardening seminars will soon be presented by the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Vance and Warren Counties.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Community Watch membership meeting Thursday

The Henderson-Vance Community Watch Association will hold its general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of Maria Parham Medical Center.