May. 12, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

LGA Clean-Up Day on tap for May 30

The Lake Gaston Association’s Lake Clean-Up Committee is finalizing plans for the fifth annual Lake Gaston Lake clean-up event May 30th.

May. 11, 2015 @ 04:37 PM

VGCC students inducted into honor society

Vance-Granville Community College recognized 59 students who were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for students of two-year colleges, on April 14 in the civic center on the college’s main campus.

May. 11, 2015 @ 04:35 PM

New Hope observes Teacher Appreciation Week

Roberta Thompson (left), president of the PTA at New Hope Elementary School, and Carolyn Faines, pastor of I Believe God Outreach Church, are shown during one of the Teacher Appreciation Week events they coordinated this week.

May. 11, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

Flower arranging class scheduled

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled a floral arrangements class at its Warren County Campus, located at 210 W. Ridgeway St., Warrenton.

May. 11, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

Glover selected for agriculture program

Malayia Glover, a junior at Southern Vance High School, has been selected to attend the Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders, or IFAL, at N.C. A&T State University in Greensboro this June.

May. 08, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

‘Dad, Daughter Dance and Dine’ at New Hope

Shown are participants in the Dad, Daughter Dance and Dine event held May 1 at New Hope Elementary School. 

May. 08, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

Tips from Vance County Parenting Task Force

Do your children have trouble behaving in the store? Here are some tips from Prevent Child Abuse N.C. (www.preventchildabusenc.org) to help you and your child have a great experience while shopping.

May. 08, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Summer book drive running through May 29

This year, Vance County Schools is participating in the annual “Give Five – Read Five” campaign sponsored through the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

May. 08, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

Carpentry open house set for Tuesday

The carpentry program at Vance-Granville Community College will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, and the public is invited. The event will take place in the shop where carpentry students train, on the lower level of building 5 on the main campus in Vance County.

May. 08, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

Bumps in the road

A sensitive towheaded boy was saying his nightly prayers for God and his mother to hear. His preacher dad, normally kneeling at the bedside with them, was not home yet from dealing with a family who had lost a loved one in tragic circumstances. The boy thanked God for each member of the family, each toy that came to mind, each food he had eaten that day, and assorted other things he could think of to prolong bedtime when he thought of his dad and the family he was with, fresh in the throes of grief.