Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Kittrell Job Corps celebrates program’s 50th anniversary

Kittrell Job Corps Center recently announced plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Job Corps.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Nursing student coordinates blood drive

Vance-Granville Community College hosted an American Red Cross blood drive July 25 on its main campus in Vance County. For only the second time, an associate degree nursing student, in this case Patricia Bumpass of Oxford, served as coordinator of the drive.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Warren Family Institute holding parenting, nutrition classes

The Warren Family Institute will soon hold a nurturing parenting course for families with children up to 12 years old.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Enuresis, or bed-wetting, has created varied expectations among parents, especially regarding when parents think their children should be toilet trained and dry at night.

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 07:18 PM

Following God’s call

Today, I am faced with a deadline to write my column. Watching the news about Robin Williams, the people of Iraq stranded on a hillside because of persecution, Ebola victims dying, riots and vandalism over the death of a young man and violent weather causing destruction, I wonder what news will be in the headlines when this column is printed? I wonder what news of today will already be forgotten?

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Franklin arts council holds annual photo show

The Franklin County Arts Council Photo Guild’s annual photography show opened Aug. 7 during the council’s bi-monthly art stroll in downtown in Franklinton.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

College students complete afterschool training

Several Vance-Granville Community College students recently completed special training for afterschool program administrators and staff members.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Incredible Years series begins Wednesday

Registration has begun for two upcoming Incredible Years Parenting classes designed to help parents reduce misbehavior and increase social interaction with their children.

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 10:55 AM

Lloyd to named to training post at college

Vance-Granville Community College recently named Sara Lloyd as director of customized training. In that position, she will use her extensive industry experience to help meet the needs of area manufacturers and other employers.

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 10:55 AM

Don’t sleep with your baby

Parents can prevent roll-over deaths by not sharing a bed with their baby.