May. 01, 2015 @ 04:35 PM

Tips from Vance County Parenting Task Force

Spring is here, and it’s time to get out in the garden.


May. 01, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Oxendine attends NCCAT program

Randolph M. Oxendine of Carver Elementary School recently attended a program held at the N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers.

May. 01, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

VGCC to offer food truck entrepreneurship training

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer a series of courses specifically for entrepreneurs who want to compete in the growing food truck industry. The program is the first of its kind in North Carolina.

Apr. 30, 2015 @ 02:59 PM

Students celebrate Earth Day with sculptures

In honor of Earth Day, Rick Kenner’s art students at Oxford Prep High School were challenged to design and then create sculptures using recycled materials. Materials used ranged from trash bags to water bottles to old oil drums.

Apr. 30, 2015 @ 02:34 PM

Antwain Wimbush bike ride Saturday

The ninth annual Antwain Wimbush Scholarship Fund Bike Ride has been postponed to Saturday, May 2, because of the inclement weather last weekend.

Apr. 29, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehab honors volunteers

Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehab Center volunteers were honored with a lunch and several awards Wednesday, April 15. Approximately 45 volunteers attended the event. Each attendee received a token of appreciation as they left the event.

Apr. 29, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

Teen Court volunteers attend summit

The 17th annual N.C. Teen Court Association Mock Trials Summit was held March 6 through March 8 in New Bern.

Apr. 29, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Youth attend Rotary conference

Four Vance County high school students attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Award Conference held April 17 to April 19 at Camp Oak Hill in Granville County.

Apr. 29, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

Northeast Piedmont Chorale to present concerts

The Northeast Piedmont Chorale will kick off its spring concert series when it performs “Now Is the Gentle Season” at First Presbyterian Church in Henderson on Friday evening. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

Apr. 29, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

‘What the Dog Knows’ informs and entertains

Cat Warren talks about “What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs” on North Carolina Bookwatch Sunday, May 3, at noon and Thursday, May 7, at 5 p.m.