Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start $1200 for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.
Les Shelton (left), president of the Tar River Cruizers, presents a $1,000 check to Charles Boyd (right), Dawn Hedgepeth and Hershel to benefit the Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society.
Steve Compton will be at the Granville County Museum Harris Exhibit Hall at 10:30 a.m. July 30 to discuss pottery in North Carolina.
The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Revenue, will present a free seminar Sept. 9 on sales tax refunds for nonprofit organizations.
The Kittrell Community Watch group met July 17 at the Kittrell Community House for a lesson on home alarm systems.
Applications will be accepted until Sept. 9 for the North Carolina Community Foundation Statewide Women’s Fund 2014 grant cycle.
Thornton Library in Oxford is currently accepting entries for its Civil War Art Show.
Registration has begun for two upcoming Incredible Years Parenting classes designed to help parents reduce misbehavior and increase social interaction with their children.
Vance-Granville Community College is offering a phlebotomy course starting Aug. 19 at its Warren County campus in Warrenton.
The 30th annual Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival, organized by the Littleton Lions Club, will begin with music by Steve Owens and the Summertime Band from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 29 in downtown Littleton.
Ponds are a thing of great beauty, and when you live in the country, having a pond to gaze upon is coveted by many, this writer included. However, if you speak to those who already have one, they may be tempted to describe it as a big hole in the ground into which you pour money.