Entries by Kevin Bullock

Two VGCC students awarded Mike Bradley memorial scholarships

Brady, a company that provides energy-efficient HVAC systems and comprehensive building solutions for commercial and industrial facilities across North Carolina, recently awarded the annual Mike Bradley Memorial Scholarships to Vance-Granville Community College students Michael Hall of Creedmoor and Cedric Rodebaugh of Franklinton. Both students, who are studying Welding Technology at VGCC, received a $500 scholarship […]

Henderson Lions Club Announces June Meeting

June 8, 2017 Thursday Henderson Lions – The Henderson Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Country Club.  The speaker will be Lion Pat Leonard with the Vision/Hearing Mobile Unit.  To learn more or join the Lions and be a part of an active community service organization, contact any Lions Club member […]

VGCC offers seminar on improving credit scores

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is offering a free seminar that offers helpful tips on how to obtain a better credit score. “How to Increase Your Credit Score to Over 740 Points; Prepare for a Bank Business Loan!” is scheduled for Thursday, June 22, from 6 until 9 p.m., in room 7109 (Building […]

VGCC mentoring program takes students to Greensboro, Charlotte

The Male Mentoring Success Initiative (MMSI) at Vance-Granville Community College recently took a group of 18 students on a tour of sites in Greensboro and Charlotte that allowed them to explore careers, four-year universities and cultural activities. Anthony Pope and Michael Farmer, co-coordinators of the initiative, accompanied the “mentees” on a trip that included touring […]

Vance County Superior Court Session Results in Significant Prison Sentences

Henderson, NC – District Attorney Michael Waters, together with Assistant District Attorneys Melissa Pelfrey and Onica Fuller worked through a criminal calendar consisting of cases brought by both the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriffs Office during a week-long session of Vance County Superior Court which began May 8, 2017, where Superior Court […]

VGCC Trustees Add Supply Chain Management to Programs

The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees recently approved the addition of a new curriculum program, Supply Chain Management, to replace Global Logistics & Distribution Management Technology. The action came at the Trustees’ bimonthly meeting on the college’s Main Campus on Monday, May 15. The Supply Chain Management curriculum prepares students for a variety of […]

TRAC in Granville County Region – WIZS Live Broadcast

Thursday May 18th from 10 am to 2 pm, tourism-related businesses in Granville County and the surrounding region will have an opportunity to work with Visit North Carolina staff to learn about its research, development and marketing services, and discuss best practices in reaching travelers, the media and increasing tourism visitation and spending. Visit North […]

Butner to hold Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony

PRESS RELEASE MEMORIAL DAY WREATH LAYING CEREMONY MAY 29th at 10:00 AM GAZEBO PARK, BUTNER Please join us for the opportunity to pay tribute and remember our past US Military Service men and women with a Wreath Laying Ceremony. The event will take place at the Gazebo Park, Town of Butner, on Monday, May 29th […]