May. 14, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Maria Parham offers free health screening

May is celebrated nationally as Stroke Awareness Month. To help educate the community on this all too common health concern, Maria Parham Medical Center will conduct a free stroke risk screening.

May. 14, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Old Bute holds April meeting

The Old Bute Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met for its April luncheon and meeting in the conference room of Senior Citizens Home in Henderson as the guests of Sara Davis, the chapter vice regent.

May. 13, 2015 @ 04:49 PM

Mother’s Day donation

Debbie Lon Powell (left), owner of Miss Lou’s Quilting Studio, accepts a donation of several quilting books from Susan Pearce Abbott. Abbott donated the books to the studio to honor her late mother, Barbara Dickerson Marshall, on Mother’s Day. 

May. 13, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Arts council to host Emrose pageant

The Vance County Arts Council will sponsor its Emrose Prince/Princess Pageant at 6 p.m. Friday, May 22, at Henderson Middle School.

May. 13, 2015 @ 10:20 AM

Syfert lays out the facts about ‘Meck Dec’

Scott Syfert talks about “The First American Declaration of Independence” on North Carolina Bookwatch at noon Sunday, May 17, and at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 21.

May. 12, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Spuds in the blood

There are two kinds of enthusiasts.

The first type is an indiscriminate lover of anything having to do with the object of their affection, despite its worthiness of veneration. Crazy cat ladies and UNC fans come to mind.

The second is extremely selective; they consider themselves something of a connoisseur. They have stratospherically high standards and eschew inauthenticity or subpar quality.

May. 12, 2015 @ 04:09 PM

Edgerton talks careers with students

Blondelle Edgerton, director of the Workforce Investment Act at Vance-Granville Community College, led special presentations at Eaton-Johnson Middle School for eighth-grade students on May 6 and 7.

May. 12, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

Daisy Garden Club holds April meeting

The Daisy Garden Club held its April 20 meeting in the home of hostess and club president Barbara Carroll.

May. 12, 2015 @ 03:36 PM

Sustainability summit Friday

The third annual Eastern N.C. Sustainability Summit on Friday, May 15, will focus on caring for the environment while saving money.


May. 12, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Summer transportation career camp for Warren students

Vance-Granville Community College, in partnership with Warren County Schools, is offering a new opportunity for high school students this summer. The first-ever Summer Transportation & Trades Academy will be held from June 22 through July 31 at VGCC’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton.