Nov. 19, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

Senior center holding Christmas dance

The Vance County Senior Center will have a Christmas Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Aycock Recreation Center. The disc jockey will play older music and the latest hits.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

Energy audits available to small businesses

Small, rural businesses in North Carolina now have a free opportunity to discover ways to reduce electric bills with an energy audit co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:17 AM

Suitt recognized for community service

Devon Suitt, a senior at Granville Early College High School, was recently recognized for having 154 hours of service at Murdoch Development Center. He currently has accumulated 273 hours and plans on continuing his work.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

Eaton-Johnson participates in National Red Ribbon Week

Eaton-Johnson Middle School students sign a large banner as they pledge to be drug free during the school’s observance of National Red Ribbon Week, which lasted from Oct. 27 to Oct. 31. 

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

Girls on the Run 5K slated for Nov. 22

Girls on the Run of Northern N.C. will hold a Gobble Gallop 5K run starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

Toys for Tots Dog Agility Competition returning for 11th year

The 11th annual Toys for Tots Dog Agility Competition in Granville County is moving to a new location. The event will take place in the indoor horse arena at River Wind Farm, 3119 Tom Hunt Road, Oxford, beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. Competition will continue at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 ,and then 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Wesley Memorial accepting Christmas wreath orders

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Warrenton is continuing its long-standing tradition of making and selling fresh boxwood wreaths for the Christmas season.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Graduation celebration held for Champions of Hope

The 2nd annual graduation of 26-week recovery program Champions of Hope, sponsored by Oasis of Hope Ministries, was held Nov. 7 with guest speaker Allison S. Capps, assistant district attorney for the 9th Judicial District.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 10:28 AM

North Henderson Baptist Church recognized for Operation Christmas Child participation

North Henderson Baptist Church was recently recognized for its service to children in need around the world.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

A lesson from Job

One of my favorite books in the bible is the book of Job. Largely because when I go through trials it helped me to understand that suffering is an everyday occurrence, but as long as God is in the trial, the test is easier to bear.