Features

Jun. 18, 2015 @ 05:12 PM

VGCC honors radiography graduates

Twenty-six new graduates of Vance-Granville Community College’s two-year radiography program were honored in a May 11 pinning ceremony in the college’s Civic Center.


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 05:10 PM

Nonprofit holding book bag drive

Remnant Community Development Corporation will sponsor its sixth annual Back to School Rally in August to assist students in Granville County and surrounding counties for the 2015-2016 school year.


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 02:17 PM

Nursing grads pinned

Vance-Granville Community College recognized 38 students who graduated this spring from the associate degree nursing program with a pinning ceremony in the college’s Civic Center on May 13.


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

Applications available for Imagination Art Station

The Vance County Arts Council, in partnership with Vance County Schools, will host Imagination Art Station from June 22 through June 26.


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 09:56 AM

What’s wrong with my tree?

Occasionally I get a call from someone who wants to know what’s wrong with a tree. Or at least, that’s the question they ask. But what they really want to know is “What inexpensive magical substance can I spray on the bark that will instantly make my tree look beautiful and healthy again?”


Jun. 17, 2015 @ 09:55 AM

Mayes recounts growing up in the south

Frances Mayes talks about “Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir” on North Carolina Bookwatch at noon, Sunday, June 21, and 5 p.m. Thursday, June 25.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 04:42 PM

Garden club completes service projects

Daisy Garden Club members (from left) Henry Floyd, Barbara Carroll, Vivian Bullock, Edna Bartley-Hargrove, Roscoe Hargrove and Patricia Cooper stand behind a circle at the Perry Memorial Library they planted with purple fountain grass and purple, white and pink vinca.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

Henderson BPW installs officers

The Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club held its May meeting at Maria Parham Medical Center.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

16 cadets graduate from BLET training

Sixteen cadets graduated May 12 from the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Vance-Granville Community College in a ceremony held in the Civic Center on college’s main campus. After passing the state certification exam, all graduates are authorized to work in any law enforcement agency in North Carolina.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Swanner completes leadership program

Andrew Swanner, executive director of Oxford Preparatory School, recently completed the Distinguished Leadership Program, a yearlong leadership development program for practicing school principals designed and provided by the N.C. Principals and Assistant Principals Association, in partnership with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and UNC-LearnNC.