Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

Horses in need of adoption

Horses rescued from a Warren County farm Aug. 26 are now available for individual adoption or transfer to an approved equine rescue organization.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

Turner receives Power of Life scholarship

Seniqua Dante Turner was the recent recipient of a $300 scholarship awarded by Power of Life Missionary Baptist Church.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

College helps provide school supplies to kids in need

Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County campus recently formed a partnership with Warrenton-based nonprofit J-Jireh Services that has resulted in local schoolchildren receiving book bags and school supplies.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Guardian ad litem program has two new advocates

Daniel F. Finch, chief district court judge for the Ninth Judicial District, administered the guardian ad litem oath to two new volunteer advocates, Lovie Denise Davis and Franceine Cole.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:21 AM

Elks Lodge honors exalted ruler

The brothers of Pride of Vance Elks Lodge No. 1263 recently honored their exalted ruler, E. Jameel Williams, at the lodge's fourth annual Exalted Ruler Ball.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

L.B. Yancey holds Reading RODEO

Administrators, teachers and staff members at L.B. Yancey Elementary School have challenged students at the school to read a total of 25,340 books by the end of the school year.

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

National 4-H Week kicks off in Vance County

National 4-H Week begins today. The celebration kicks off the first full week of October each year, and it is estimated that more than 6 million youth across the country will participate in the celebrations, which will wrap up Oct. 11.

Oct. 03, 2014 @ 09:43 PM

Let's work together

Efforts in our community over the last several weeks to build community and understanding have caused me to reflect on a cartoon my father kept under the glass covering of his desktop in his office as long as I can remember. It depicted two mules tied together at the neck and two stacks of hay. 

Oct. 03, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Wal-Mart gives grant to Henderson Middle

Monika Evans (right), social worker at Henderson Middle, and Becky Burns, school nurse, accept a check for $1,000 from Wal-Mart Distribution Center. 

Oct. 03, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

Container gardening workshop Oct. 25

As the saying goes, it’s never too early to plan for spring. With that in mind, Kerr Lake Extension Master Gardener Edna Gaston will lead a workshop on growing bulbs in containers at 10 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market.