Features

Jul. 21, 2015 @ 01:45 PM

Local educator attends teaching program

Jacquetta K. Hawkins of Southern Vance High 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 the state’s teachers.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

Can we talk?

A jillion years ago, back when fire was considered magic, I worked as a bartender at a country club in Raleigh. And if I wasn’t at my post in the bar, there was only one place where I could be found.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 04:02 PM

Kali Puckett awarded Sam Perry Scholarship

The Granville Health System Foundation has announced that Kali Lea Puckett of Oxford was awarded the sixth annual Sam Perry Scholarship.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Vance commissioner visits Job Corps

Vance County Commissioner Terry Garrison (from left) talks to Kittrell Job Corps Center students Walter Braxton and Titus Lyles on July 17 during his visit to the center’s career preparation period week three class.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

Top Girl Scout cookie sellers announced

Girl Scouts — N.C. Coastal Pines recently announced top sellers in the Tri-County area for the 2015 Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

Henderson High Class of ’65 celebrates 50th anniversary

The Henderson High School Class of 1965 recently its 50th anniversary class reunion June 5 and June 6. A total of 77 members, spouses and guests attended the two-day event.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

Vance Senior High Class of ’75 holds 40th year reunion

The Vance Senior High School Class of 1975 held it’s 40th year reunion June 12 through June 14. The class graduated June 12, 1975.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:14 PM

KidsWorld holds preschool graduation

KidsWorld Inc. held its annual preschool graduation ceremony May 21 at Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church. 


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

Craft artists program offered at farmers market

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a new course designed specifically to help creative local residents with skills in arts and crafts to succeed as entrepreneurs.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

Plank Chapel conducts memory walk for Alzheimer’s

At 9 a.m. May 2, 43 people from Plank Chapel United Methodist Church gathered at the home of John Allison and Patricia Rogers on Rocky Ford Road in Kittrell to take part in a 5-km Memory Walk.