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OXFORD — Start your Father’s Day weekend at the Oxford Farmers Market. We are your one-stop shopping center. Since everything we sell is either homemade or homegrown by our vendors, you know exactly where everything is coming from. Market hours are every Saturday from 7 a.m. until noon.

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RALEIGH — In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Tuesday, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina conducted a webinar training with nursing homes and long-term care facilities throughout our district.

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ROCKY MOUNT— The Golden LEAF Foundation on Tuesday announced that 215 rural North Carolina students were selected to receive up to a $12,000 Golden LEAF Scholarship, including two in Vance County.

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HENDERSON — Residents living in and around the Henderson area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.

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HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 116 students earned President’s List academic honors and another 123 earned Dean’s List academic honors for the spring 2021 semester, which ended in May.

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WILLIMANTIC, Conn. — Eastern Connecticut State University recently released its Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester, in which nearly 1,300 students were recognized for maintaining high grade-point averages.

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ATHENS, Ohio — Ronald McDaniel from Stem, North Carolina, has graduated with a master of science in athletic administration from the College of Business at Ohio University.

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OXFORD — Charles Cease of Boy Scout Troop 637 in Oxford recently donated three specially-constructed benches to the Granville Athletic Park. Charles selected this as his community service project to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, the Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank.

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MARS HILL — Mars Hill University recognizes 380 students named on the Honor Roll at the end of the spring 2021 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 on a minimum of 12 semester hours, and carry no grade below a C.

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DEMOREST, Ga. — Jennifer Conley of Creedmoor, North Carolina, has been named a Piedmont University Dean’s Scholar for the Spring 2021 semester. Students named as a Dean’s Scholar achieve a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

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CREEDMOOR — City officials are seeking qualified applicants for vacancies on the Board of Adjustment, and for applicants to fill positions on two newly established advisory committees, the Creedmoor Veterans’ Organization and Creedmoor Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission.

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HENDERSON — Maria Parham Health has announced that Melanie Kiser, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN has joined its staff and will be offering GI services to patients throughout Henderson, Vance County and the surrounding area.

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HENDERSON — Chief Frankie Nobles of Animal Services and Michelle Horner Wood, the Rescue Coordinator for the Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society, were the guest speakers at the Henderson Optimist Club’s May 25 meeting.

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HENDERSON — The Vance County Public School Foundation has announced that Mako Medical Laboratories has matched the foundation’s initial funding of $5,000 for Learning that Extends Actual Performances (LEAP) Grants, to double the amount available to Vance County educators.

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HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College held a Pinning Ceremony virtually, using Zoom, on May 14 at 6 p.m. for the Associate Degree Nursing Class of 2021. The ceremony celebrated the 47 graduates of the program. Family and friends were sent a link to the Zoom session so they could watc…

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CREEDMOOR — In honor of Older Americans Month, the Rotary Club of South Granville County hosted an event at the new Creedmoor Recreation Center on May 7. They distributed over 100 senior care packages filled with snacks, personal hygiene, household, and entertainment items.

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HENDERSON — National Beta is proud to announce Vance County Schools as a 2020-2021 National District of Distinction for the third consecutive year. This award is given to those deserving districts who offer National Beta in all schools in their district, and who induct qualifying students in…

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HENDERSON — National Beta is proud to announce Vance County Schools as a 2020-2021 National District of Distinction for the third consecutive year. This award is given to those deserving districts who offer National Beta in all schools in their district, and who induct qualifying students in…

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CREEDMOOR — In honor of Older Americans Month, the Rotary Club of South Granville County hosted an event at the new Creedmoor Recreation Center on May 7. They distributed over 100 senior care packages filled with snacks, personal hygiene, household, and entertainment items.

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MANCHESTER, N.H. — Two students from the Tri-County, Chrystal Primiano of Warrenton and Tisha Hayes of Butner, joined others in receiving congratulations from Southern New Hampshire University on being named to the Winter 2021 President’s List.

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WARRENTON — The Cherry Hill concert series will resume its annual outstanding student concert on Sunday, June 6, at 3 p.m. Dr. Margaret Evans of Meredith College will present several of her most promising students in a program that features Chopin, Khachaturian, Liszt, Haydn, Bach, Von Weber…

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OXFORD — Domestic violence can be one of the most difficult types of situations to talk about and to escape from. And, sadly, it can happen to anyone — women, men, children, between spouses and even friends. No one is immune to domestic violence.

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HENDERSON — Representatives from local businesses, educational institutions, government entities and nonprofit organizations are invited to attend the 83rd Annual Membership Meeting of the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce on June 17, 2021.

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DEMOREST, Ga. — Piedmont University celebrated 380 spring graduates during a Commencement ceremony on May 14 in the Johnny Mize Athletic Center in Demorest, Georgia. They are the first to graduate from the institution since its name changed from Piedmont College to Piedmont University in April.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Julieann Challacombe of Creedmoor and River Renn of Henderson achieved the Dean’s List at Belmont University for the Spring 2021 semester.

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HENDERSON — Eight area residents recently completed Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity’s Innovative Technology Initiative workforce development program. Seven of the participants received internationally recognized certifications in project management from the Scrum Alliance.

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OXFORD — Families Living Violence Free recently commissioned a special art project to be displayed at the organization’s safe house for domestic violence victims. The home is identified as “Bonnie’s House,” after Bonnie Hawley, a Granville County resident who was killed in a domestic violenc…

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RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. — Vermont Tech is pleased to announce awards and honor society inductions. Devin Tingle of Oxford, North Carolina, has been recognized for the Dean’s Plate Award.

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HENDERSON — The Vance County Schools’ transportation department recently received its annual bus inspection from the state. In the process, inspectors assign point values to violations, meaning a low score is the desired outcome.