Jack Abbott of Henderson, a volunteer for Vance County Schools, recently donated a telescope to the Vance County STEM Early High School. The telescope will be used for scientific studies by students in grades six through eight at the school.
Area job seekers should prep their resumes and mark their calendars for an upcoming Vance County Community Resource Fair at Southern Vance High School.
The Sorosis Club held a meeting Jan. 15 at the home of hostess Janet White.
Kittrell Job Corps Center hosted its quarterly community relations council meeting Dec. 11.
Many people in Vance, Granville and surrounding counties enjoy riding their horses in different events. Those events range from family trail rides to competitive horse shows across the state and nation. In order to participate in these equine events, horse owners should have proof of a negative Coggin’s Test on each horse that will be mingling with other horses. For interstate travel, a copy of the negative Coggin’s Test results and a valid health certificate must accompany each horse.
The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters, the official chorus of the United States Navy, is returning to the area for a free concert on Friday, Feb. 20, sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s civic center.
The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church.
The Warren County Training School-North Warren High School Alumni Friends Association is sponsoring a Valentine’s Day dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14.
Brother Ronald Lowery Sr. was named as 2014 Elk of the Year for Pride of Vance Elks Lodge No. 1263 during the lodge’s annual Christmas awards program Dec. 20.
Jo Cawthorne served as hostess for the January meeting of the Sans Souci Literary Club.