Apr. 21, 2015 @ 05:11 PM

‘Billy Bowater’ gives look at politics behind the scenes

What is it really like to be the top aide to a powerful North Carolina senator, one who is much loved and much hated for his strong uncompromising views on heated issues, a senator who is running for reelection against a popular governor with a full war chest of campaign funds? Interesting, challenging?

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:08 PM

VGCC hosts seminar on small business networking

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Networking Tips That Can Grow Your Business,” from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 12, in room 7107 at the college’s main campus in Vance County.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:06 PM

Job Corps attends Career Day

The Kittrell Job Corps Center participated in the Northern Granville Middle School’s Career Day, held April 16. 

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

Continuing education topic of LGA meeting

The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, at Lake Gaston Baptist Church, located on N.C. 903, one mile north of Eaton Ferry Bridge across from the Subway Restaurant,


Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

Community Watch gets animal control update

The Kittrell Community Watch met March 19 at the Kittrell Community House to learn about animal control in Vance County.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:03 PM

Western Vance holds Career Day

Western Vance High School held its annual Career Day on April 2 in classrooms, the gymnasium and the cafeteria of the school.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 02:01 PM

Volunteers sought for work day

Participants and park staff will work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 25, starting at the picnic shelter between camp area 2 and camp area 3.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 11:38 AM

The first cut is the hardest

It’s common wisdom that a dull knife is more dangerous than a sharp one. The reason is that you must struggle to get the blade through. When that takes place, accidents can happen. As a savant-level klutz, I can speak to cuts. It looks like I’ve had particularly incompetent scarification tattoos from the elbows down.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Child care center celebrates reading

The child care center on Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus recently participated in a nationwide initiative to promote reading aloud to young children.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Job Corps holds community relations council meeting

Kittrell Job Corps Center recently held its quarterly community relations council meeting.