Entries by Kevin Bullock

High School students explore health sciences at two VGCC campuses

High school students from across the region recently attended “Mini-Medical School” camps organized by the Wake Area Health Education Center (AHEC) in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College. The camp was held first in June at VGCC’s South Campus, located between Butner and Creedmoor, and in July at the college’s Franklin County Campus, just outside Louisburg. […]

Butterfield Statement on Demonstration in Durham

DURHAM, NC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding the demonstration in Durham: “There is no place for hate, bigotry, and racism in our society.  The demonstrators today are making it known loudly and clearly that the KKK, Neo-Nazis, and other extremist groups are not welcome in our communities. “The […]

Oxford Prep Women’s Golf participates in Inaugural Match

The OPS Griffins Women’s golf team began their inaugural season yesterday 8/17 with a conference match at Henderson Country Club. Conference schools in attendance were Oxford Prep, Falls Lake, Voyager Academy, East Wake Academy and Franklin Academy. Kerr-Vance Academy also joined the NCAC for yesterdays match. In team competition for the match KVA took 1st […]

L.B. Yancey Wins School of the Year

L.B. Yancey Elementary School won the “School of the Year” award presented at the end of the school system’s Convocation for all employees at McGregor Hall in Henderson on August 17.   Superintendent Anthony Jackson presented the award to Dr. Carnetta Thomas, principal of L.B. Yancey.   The school captured the honor for its outstanding […]

Several Granville Commissioners/Staff attend NCACC Conference

  Durham, N.C. – August 10-12, hundreds of county commissioners and staff convened in Durham, N.C. for the 110th North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Annual Conference.  Granville County participated in the conference, which is held each summer to bring together county officials from the state’s 100 counties to conduct official Association business and […]

Pinkston Street Elementary staff take home VCS Spirit Award

  Pinkston Street Elementary staff members won the “Spirit Award” for Vance County Schools at the district’s Convocation for all employees on August 17.   Staff members were recognized as recipients of the award after their fantastic job in showing great school spirit as they were introduced at the Convocation in McGregor Hall.   All […]

Approval of STIP Keeps Franklin County on the Move

Franklin County, August 17, 2017: Franklin County will see the benefit of a number of projects now that the North Carolina Board of Transportation has approved the 10-year (2018-2027) State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP). Funding will assist with several transformational projects including the NCDOT Division of Aviation allocation of $10,890,000 to Triangle North Executive Airport […]

Guest speakers discuss home health careers with VGCC Nursing students

Vance-Granville Community College Practical Nursing students recently learned more about the home health career field from representatives of Well Care Home Health, who visited the college’s Main Campus in late July. The company, based in Wilmington, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. “Well Care is a unique company in providing home health,” Clinical Coordinator […]

Granville County to host Business and Industry Appreciation Day

Come join the Granville County Economic Development Department in partnership with the Granville County Chamber of Commerce and the Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center for the annual “Business and Industry Appreciation Day” on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 4-6 p.m. at the Granville County Expo and Convention Center, located at 4185 Highway 15 South […]