Entries by John C. Rose

Show Shine Shag & Dine 2017

Show Shine Shag & Dine 2017 — click for more East Coast Drag Time Hall of Fame and Reunion — click for more It’s a world-class car show, Drag Times Hall of Fame reunion and weekend full of fun, and it’s all happening right here in downtown Henderson with an anticipated economic impact in Vance County […]

Major Plans and Funding for CPOH

— by Susan Rose and John C. Rose Collaboration, Partnership and Funding Increases Community Partners of Hope Ability to Share The Dream Community Partners of Hope, operator of the local men’s homeless shelter, met Thursday night at First Presbyterian Church, and the meeting was described by organizers as a “Celebration of Partnership.” A generous grant […]

Current Public Service Announcements

  Henderson/Vance Recreation and Parks Dept. is holding youth basketball registration starting Monday Oct. 9 until Sat. Nov. 11 at Aycock Recreation Center in the front office. Registration fee is $40 for those who have not played with this dept; $30 for those who have. Out of county fee is $60. Players must bring birth […]

Current Tradio Items

Friday October 20 16 ft utility trailer, 800.00; 12 ft utility trailer, 600.00; prices neg. Call 252-492-9919 1985 F 150 4wd 351 engine, 1000.00 OBO; call 252-915-2428 5 mens suits, shoes, shirts and jeans; Walker, 15.00; Purse, 20.00; Shower chair for sale; call 252-598-0127 Looking for a microwave, call 252-204-5899 Weber grill without gas tank, […]

Current Help Wanted Items

  Looking to care for the elderly on days, nights or weekends. Can also fill in for regular caregiver. Call 252-213-7395 Looking for a long term full time job where I can apply my extensive skills and knowledge to the position for which I am hired. Call 252-915-5520 Looking for domestic work, call 919-946-3363 Looking […]

@VanceCoSchools #VANCECoProud “State of Our Schools”

— courtesy Vance County Schools Parents, students and community members are invited to attend “State of Our Schools” events hosted by the school system on Tuesday, October 24, at Clarke Elementary School, and on Wednesday, October 25, at New Hope Elementary School. Both events will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the schools’ […]

McCaskill, Nasse Claim CARS Tour Events

— courtesy South Boston Speedway SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (October 15, 2017) – Deac McCaskill and Stephen Nasse each claimed wins Saturday night in the AutosbyNelson.com CARS Tour 250 at South Boston Speedway. McCaskill captured the 125-lap CARS Tour Late Model Stock race while Nasse won the 125-lap CARS Tour Super Late Model race. South Boston […]

United We Sing, Friday, Oct 20

Granville Commissioner David Smith has passed along information regarding a benefit for Granville County Crime Stoppers. “United We Sing” will take place Friday, October 20th at 7 p.m. Music will be by Rev. Frank Sossamon, Closer Home and Backyard Bluegrass Boys. The location is Providence Baptist Church in Oxford. Donations will benefit Granville Couty Crime […]


We have been asked to announce: A group of volunteers is needed on Saturday, October 21 from 9-5 to clean up a local family cemetery that is in desperate need of repair. The cemetery is over 100 years old and includes graves with the following surnames of our earliest settlers: Ayscue, Joseph, Kittrell, Lufsey, May, […]