OXFORD — As we approach the dawn of fall next week, the Oxford Farmers Market is still the place to be every Saturday morning. Since everything we sell is either homegrown or homemade by our vendors, you know exactly where your items are coming from. Market hours are every Saturday from 7 a.…
HENDERSON — On Sept. 4, 2021, the Henderson Institute Graduates and Former Students Association held its 45th Annual School Reunion for the second year via Zoom. Over 100 graduates, former students and legacies were in attendance. The theme was a “Black and Gold Evening to Remember.” Calvin …
HENDERSON — Students in the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Vance-Granville Community College are in training to serve the community, and they recently got a head start with a service project.
HENDERSON — As Vance-Granville Community College begins a new academic year, college enrollment officials are reporting an uptick in students taking more courses for 16-week and 1st 8-week terms.
HENDERSON — Spoken Existence, founded by Minister William and Tonya Henderson of 111 Norwood St. in Henderson, recently conducted its first “Backpack Giveaway” on Aug. 22.
HENDERSON — The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments’ Open for Business Loan Program helps finance existing local small to medium size businesses throughout a five-county region recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
HENDERSON — The Vance County Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension announces that the Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.
OXFORD — “Honor Your Hero. Be A Hero” is the theme for the first blood drive sponsored by the Ernest F. Hart American Legion Post 90 in Oxford and the American Red Cross.
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College is continuing to remove barriers to education and promote student success. The college recently cleared the unpaid balances for 261 students who attended the college between the spring 2020 and the summer 2021 semesters.
OXFORD — On March 13, 2018, the Oxford Board of Commissioners passed a Golf Cart Ordinance to allow golf carts to be operated in the City. Today, city officials would like to remind everyone of the regulations in place to ride your golf cart on the streets in Oxford safely and legally.
With Labor Day past, we know fall is just over the horizon. Meanwhile, the Oxford Farmers Market still has ingredients for your weekend dining, snacks and morning breakfasts. Since everything we sell is either homegrown or homemade by our vendors, you know exactly where your items are coming…
Northern Granville Middle school started the 2021-22 academic year as a Restart school ready to restore. As such, on Aug. 20, the dedicated team of educators and administrators were involved in an intensive training session on restorative justice. Teachers were provided with a reservoir of r…
WARRENTON — Warren County’s Gamma Chi Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Sept. 2 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Warrenton. President Evelyn Hall welcomed members, inductees and guests.
RALEIGH — Organic growers in North Carolina can apply for partial reimbursement of the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through a program offered by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
OXFORD — Granville County author Lewis Bowling will be available to sign copies of the commemorative 275th Anniversary book “Looking Back: 275 Years of Granville County History” during the annual Hot Sauce Contest in Downtown Oxford.
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Dylan Samuel Catlett has been awarded his Ph.D. in marine science by the University of California-Santa Barbara, where he was a NASA fellowship recipient conducting research for their next generation of weather and ocean satellites.
OXFORD — The Granville Health System Foundation has announced that Leah Parrott of Oxford is the recipient of its 11th annual Sam Perry Scholarship Award.
If your tall fescue lawn has thinned out and you have more weeds than grass, you may be thinking it’s time to start working on a turf renovation project. Tall fescue is a cool-season grass, meaning it grows best during the milder temperatures of fall and spring. That’s why early September is…
OXFORD — Granville County Commissioner Tim Karan of District 6 has successfully completed Advanced Leadership Corps training with UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Government.
OXFORD — A new program called the Small Farm Leadership 360 Initiative will provide minority producers who operate small farms with hands-on education to help them grow their profits and improve their operations.
WARRENTON — Steve Barney is the coordinator/instructor for emergency medical services programs at Vance-Granville Community College, but he recently taught a different set of students than he usually does — with life-saving results.
LITTLETON — More than 90 food vendors, crafters and nonprofits will be on hand to make the Littleton- Lake Gaston Festival the place to be on Saturday, Sept. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
HENDERSON — Team members from Clayton Oxford, an off-site home building facility with Clayton Home Building Group, spent the day volunteering with Rebuilding Hope Inc., a Henderson based nonprofit that makes home repairs for those who have financial barriers or are physically unable to do th…
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Destiny Graham of Creedmoor, North Carolina has received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Alabama, which awarded more than 1,400 degrees during its summer commencement ceremonies on July 31.
HENDERSON — Maria Parham Health is pleased to announce that board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist Michaela Beynon, MD, MS, has joined Maria Parham Women’s Care.
As the children return to school, we know that Labor Day is just around the corner, followed by the Hot Sauce Festival and then fall. Meanwhile, the Oxford Farmers Market still has the ingredients for your weekend dining, snacks and morning breakfasts. Since everything we sell is either home…
WARRENTON — The Cherry Hill Board of Directors will present tenor Tyrone Chambers and pianist Jonathan Levin in a program of American music on Sunday, Aug. 29. The performance will begin at 3 p.m. and admissions will be taken at the door. Adult admission is $10, students are $5, and children…
HENDERSON — Turning Point Community Development Corp. hosted a six-week summer learning program for K-6 students from June 21 through Aug. 6. The program integrated reading, science, technology, art and math in an interdisciplinary approach to combat summer learning loss.
OXFORD — Granville County Commissioners attended the National Association of Counties’ annual Conference in July. Held in Prince Georges County, Maryland, the conference included elected and appointed county officials who came together from across the country to discuss current issues and to…
OXFORD — During the week of August 9, the Granville County Public Schools held a series of very special welcome-back sessions for students called “Summer Bridge.”