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Feb. 18, 2015 @ 02:31 PM

Nu Chi Omega celebrates Founders’ Day

The Nu Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority observed the sorority’s Founders’ Day on Jan. 15 at George’s in Oxford.


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Vance NAACP holding Equality Fund Banquet

The Vance County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will observe the 106th Equality Fund Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center.


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

Celebrating good citizenship

Monday, Feb. 16, marked Presidents’ Day, an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. It was originally established in 1885 in recognition of the first president of the United States, George Washington


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 02:54 PM

Orange you glad?

Consider for a moment, the carrot.

It is literally one of the most down-to-earth veggies that we have. You’d think that something so humble would do well no matter what type of above-ground procedures it endures.


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

Local chapters hold Community Impact Day

The Nu Chi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently partnered with the Rho Beta Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity for an initial Community Impact Day on Jan. 19.


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

Smart Start focus at Henderson BPW meeting

Kimiko Knight, child care resource and referral director for Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start, was the guest speaker for the Jan. 15 meeting of the Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club.


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 02:12 PM

Fundraiser Feb. 28 for new animal shelter

A fundraiser to help with construction of a new Vance County Animal Shelter will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 at the old Boyd Chevrolet car dealership, 284 U.S. 158 Bypass, Henderson.


Feb. 16, 2015 @ 02:09 PM

Rho Tau Omega celebrates heart health

Members of the Rho Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently participated in the international organization’s Pink Goes Red for a Day initiative, which focuses on heart health and strokes.


Feb. 16, 2015 @ 02:08 PM

Hospital seeking golf cart shuttle volunteers

Volunteer services at Maria Parham Medical Center is seeking volunteers to join the hospital’s golf cart shuttle service team.


Feb. 16, 2015 @ 01:57 PM

Tips from the Vance County Parenting Task Force

Use-by, sell-by and best-by dates mean different things.