Jul. 02, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

Carpentry students lauded for theatrical set

Students in the carpentry program at Vance-Granville Community College have built many structures while in class over the years, including houses, storage buildings and gazebos. But this semester, they branched out into a new field when they constructed the set for the most recent VGCC Dinner Theater production.

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 04:19 PM

Calla Lily Garden Club tours community gardens

Recently, members of the Calla Lily Garden Club visited the Ruth Hughes and Brodie Family Community Garden run by Henry and Ardis Crews at 424 Hamilton St., Henderson.

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 04:12 PM

Historic Louisburg walking tour July 11

The Tar River Center for History and Culture at Louisburg College will host its regular second Saturday walking tour of the Louisburg Historic District starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Longtime instructor now a U.S. citizen

Vance-Granville Community College Spanish instructor Margaret Chaves-Smith of Oxford is one of the newest citizens of the United States. A native of Costa Rica, Chaves-Smith has lived in the United States for 21 years and has been a full-time faculty member at VGCC since 2000.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 04:43 PM

Volunteers sought for Master Gardener program

Cooperative Extension in Vance and Warren Counties will hold Master Gardener training classes beginning July 28.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 04:42 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

It’s important to know about heatstroke in children. Young children are particularly at risk, as their bodies heat up five times faster than an adult’s.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

Gregory honored at retirement reception

The Vance County Board of Education and Vance County Schools honored retiring Superintendent Ronald E. Gregory at a reception June 18 in the cafeteria at Northern Vance High School.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

Lectures highlight economic issues

Vance-Granville Community College’s arts and sciences division offered a public lecture series during the spring semester focusing on money and issues of economic inequality. Faculty members from various departments within the division made presentations, applying their particular fields of expertise to the subject.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

Garden club maintains post office plants

Members of the Woodland Garden Club recently trimmed shrubbery, cleaned flower beds and planted flowers at the Henderson Post Office.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 03:47 PM

Littleton Women’s Club hosting July 4 festivities

The Littleton Women’s Club will hold a open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at Person’s Ordinary on Warren Street in Littleton.