Dec. 12, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Parents, take time to teach your children safe hugs and touches.

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 04:34 PM

Radiography students provide Christmas gifts for kids

Students in the radiography program at Vance-Granville Community College recently completed a community service project to provide Christmas gifts for children in need.

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

‘Timothy Christmas’

Many years ago now a pastor friend of mine in a neighboring church arrived at his office one morning in 32-degree weather. He parked in his usual spot. For some unknown reason, instead of going straight into his office he took a detour by the manger scene placed in front of the sanctuary each Christmas season.

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 11:13 AM

Oasis of Hope Ministries Honors Military

Military Appreciation Day was observed Nov. 9 at Oasis of Hope Ministries under the leadership of Elder James Inman, LaDoris Grimmett and Frank Williams.

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

Upcoming seminar focuses on starting a business

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is offering a free seminar entitled “Ten Steps to Starting a Business” on Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County.

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 11:19 AM

Vance schools address life skills

Representatives from businesses in Vance County led presentations for high school sophomores Nov. 6 and Nov. 13 as part of the Life Skills Day events held at Vance County Early College, Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Western Vance high schools.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Students ring the bell at Wal-Mart

Students in the National Technical Honor Society and career and technical education classes at Northern Vance High School volunteered to ring the bell and seek donations for families in need through the local Salvation Army from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Henderson.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Jamaica the topic of Daisy Garden Club meeting

The Daisy Garden Club met Nov. 17 in the home of Roscoe and Edna Hargrove.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

VGCC quilting students take seasonal challenge

Participants in the quilting class on the main campus of Vance-Granville Community College, along with their instructor, Peggy Stocks, recently took part in a Christmas tree skirt challenge.

Dec. 08, 2014 @ 02:46 PM

Henderson Kiwanis Club names new officers, directors

Past Henderson Kiwanis Club President Mike Brafford (right) passes the gavel to the club’s current president, Art Falkner, during the club’s recent officer installation banquet.