Features

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

Job fair to focus on construction, logistics

Vance-Granville Community College is hosting a Construction and Logistics Job Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the civic center on the college’s main campus in Vance County.


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Rec department holding egg hunts

The Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department is holding egg hunts for participants of all ages Saturday, March 28.


Mar. 18, 2015 @ 03:41 PM

Warren Youth Services Bureau holds 13th Black History Salute

The Warren County Youth Services Bureau celebrated its 13th annual Black History Salute on Wednesday, March 4, in the Warren County Armory Civic Center.


Mar. 18, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

Why you shouldn’t shop at the farmers market this year

It’s hard to believe, but the 2015 farmers market season is almost underway! The farmers markets in both Henderson and Warrenton open on April 18, and the Oxford market should open soon after. But before you get too excited about all that great, delicious, locally grown, flavorful produce, I wanted to share a few reasons that you shouldn’t shop at your local farmers market.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Students at Eaton-Johnson form reading club

Dr. Priscilla Chavis-Lockley, a counselor at Eaton-Johnson Middle School, is working with students in the school who want to read additional books beyond what is required for their regular studies.

Their efforts have formed a new reading club.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:01 PM

Scholarships available for Granville students

The board of advisors of the Granville County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the N.C. Community Foundation, is accepting scholarship applications for the John Anthony Little Scholarship, the Thad Stem Scholarship and the Donald Patrick Darden Scholarship.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Registration open for 12-week fitness boot camp

Oxford Parks and Recreation is offering a 12-week boot camp session as a part of its new campaign, “Get Fit in ’15.”


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 01:40 PM

Your toast

     In almost every facet of life there are fads.

      Don’t believe me?  When’s the last time you sat at a harvest gold-colored kitchen counter while eating fondue, listening to Milli Vanilli and wearing acid wash denim and a Member’s Only jacket?


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Garden club holds January meeting at farmers market

The Colonial Garden Club met Jan. 21 at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market. The program, hosted by club member Vera Gatano, featured guest speakers Pete Burgess, a retired Vance County farmer, and Tracy Madigan, manager of the market.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 03:43 PM

VGCC to host workshop on organic crop certification

Vance-Granville Community College will host a one-day workshop to help local farmers understand the process of certifying their crops as organic according to United States Department of Agriculture standards.