Feb. 23, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

STEM application process extended

The application process for rising sixth-graders in Vance County to enter the STEM Early High School for the 2015-2016 school year has been extended to Friday, March 13.

Feb. 23, 2015 @ 03:14 PM

95th Squadron to host George Hogg Memorial Indoor Fly-in

The 95th Squadron Model Aircraft Club will hold its fifth annual indoor fly-in from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Lake Gaston Baptist Church.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:55 PM

I have a dream too

As we celebrate Black History Month, I can’t help but reflect upon the vision of one of the greatest legends in American history, Dr. Martin Luther King. In his “I Have a Dream” speech, Dr. King shares a powerful dream of a country that would demonstrate love, acceptance and unity.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

Nu Chi Omega donates cold-weather clothing

Nu Chi Omega Chapter members (from left) Jackie Harris, LaRhonda Harris and Iris Allen present cold-weather clothing items to Deborah Ferrell, director of volunteer services at Central Regional Hospital.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

College schedules ‘Let’s Have a Tea Party’

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a course on afternoon tea, a tradition that is enjoying a renaissance as fine hotels, inns and tea rooms across the country give guests an opportunity to retreat from the hurried pace of their lives.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:24 PM

Regional artist grant workshop Feb. 28

The Vance County Arts council will host its annual Regional Artist Project Grant Workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Emrose Gallery, 233 S. Garnett St., in Henderson.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:24 PM

Cast announced for VGCC dinner theater production

Vance-Granville Community College has announced the cast for “Smoke on the Mountain,” which will be the college’s third annual dinner theater event.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Allow your child to select a book or books and sit down with him and read.


Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Firearms training topic of LGA meeting

The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30 a.m. at Lake Gaston Baptist Church.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

Black History Month program rescheduled

Vance-Granville Community College has rescheduled its Black History Month program, emtitled “Honoring Our Past, Understanding Our Present & Shaping Our Future,” for Thursday, Feb. 26.