Entries by Kevin Bullock

VGCC presents free business seminar on Pinterest

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is offering a free seminar, “Pinterest Made Easy,” on Thursday, May 11, from 2-4 p.m., in Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Leading the seminar will be Chisa Pennix-Brown, CEO of Lady Bizness, based in Greensboro. Pennix-Brown has 15 years of experience in business […]

Franklin County Approves Incentives for Palziv North America Manufacturer to create 40 jobs and invest $5.7 million in Louisburg

Franklin County, N.C. – April 26, 2017: Franklin County welcomes the expansion of Palziv North America (Palziv) at 7966 NC 56 Highway in Louisburg. Palziv is a leading manufacturer of polyethylene foam-based products used in packaging, automotive, construction, orthopedic and the leisure industries. Palziv is expanding its capacity with the relocation of its Canadian manufacturing […]

Franklin County Schools Receives $192,000 Golden LEAF Technology Grant

  Louisburg, N. C. – Earlier this month, Franklin County School officials received word that the district was awarded a $192,000 technology grant from the Golden LEAF foundation. The grant will build on the district’s current technology initiatives by providing additional Google Chromebooks, compact web-based laptops, for high school students during the 2017-18 school year. At […]

VGCC students inducted into honor society

Vance-Granville Community College recognized 75 students who were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for students of two-year colleges, on April 18 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus. VGCC students honored with induction into Phi Theta Kappa must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 in associate […]

Northern Vance High School Honors Junior Marshals

Vance County Schools For Immediate Release April 25, 2017 Northern Vance High School hosted a reception during the afternoon of Monday, April 24, to honor the 16 students selected as junior marshals for the graduation ceremony and other events for members of the Class of 2017. Principal Andrew Markoch led the recognitions during the reception […]

Author of “Blood Done Sign My Name” To Speak at VGCC Adult Basic Skills Commencement

  Vance-Granville Community College will hold commencement exercises dedicated exclusively to new graduates of Adult Basic Skills programs on Thursday, May 4. The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Those being honored at the ceremony will include students who have completed either the […]

VGCC Summer Bridge program accepting applicants

Vance-Granville Community College is now accepting applications from incoming first-year students for the “Summer Bridge” program. Summer Bridge is a three-week program designed to enhance a student’s transition from high school to college and prepare them to be successful during their freshman year at VGCC. The program is scheduled for Monday through Friday, July 10-July […]