Entries by John C. Rose

Current Tradio Items

Friday December 8 Assortment of Christmas items for sale, 30 items sold as a set, pieces not sold individually. Items include various candle holders, coffee cups, serving trays, small wreath, containers for baked goods, wine hostess set with wine stopper and wine glass charms plus other knick-knacks. Asking 20.00 for all 30 pieces. Call 252-432-0768 […]

Current Public Service Announcements

  You may notice, as you are out and about shopping for yourself and others, in certain locations here in Henderson, Katie’s Angel Trees have been placed in hopes to help animals that are housed in the Animal Shelter to enjoy Christmas too. In each location, on the tree you will see ornaments with a […]

Community Partners of Hope Volunteers Needed

Good things are happening for the Community Partners of Hope Men’s shelter, but your help is still needed. Volunteer supervisors, meals, computer support, and donations are all needed. Also, Kaine Riggan of the Downtown Development Commission is searching Henderson for an appropriate place for CPOH long term needs.  If you have suggestions, contact him at […]

HFD Hosts Child Safety Seat Class

If you noticed a lot of extra cars near the Henderson Fire Department, Central Station 1 on Dabney Drive today, it’s because they were hosting a child safety seat class. Chief Steve Cordell of the City of Henderson Fire Department told WIZS News, “The class is being taught by the North Carolina Safe Kids organization.  […]

Current Help Wanted Items

  Looking to care for the elderly on days, nights or weekends.25 years of experience. Can also fill in for regular caregiver. Call 252-213-7395 Looking to rake or clean gutters, call 252-657-9073 Looking to rake yards, call 336-509-2232 Looking to rake leaves and clean gutters, call 252-432-9101 Looking for a long term full time job […]

Teamwork and Good People Means New Jobs in Vance

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper came to Henderson today to announce Mako Medical Laboratories is opening a facility in Vance County.  At a 1 p.m. press conference inside the former Harperprints building on Industry Drive, Cooper said he was proud to announce 153 new, good paying jobs were coming to Henderson and Vance County.  Average income […]

Royster retires from VGCC endowment board

— courtesy VGCC T.S. “Sam” Royster, Jr., of Oxford, recently retired from the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund Board of Directors. Royster has served on the board since 1998. Among his numerous contributions to the Endowment Fund, he and his law partners established the Royster, Cross & Hensley, LLP, Academic Achievement Scholarship in 2007. He […]

Public Returns Record Number of Potentially Dangerous Prescription Drugs

— courtesy U.S. Department of Justice DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION COLLECTS RECORD NUMBER OF UNUSED PILLS AS PART OF ITS 14TH PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY Public Returns Record Number of Potentially Dangerous Prescription Drugs RALEIGH – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina and William F. Baxley, Assistant […]

VGCC announces 2017-18 Vanguards Basketball schedule

— courtesy VGCC Click Here for Full Schedule The Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards men’s basketball team is scheduled to play at least 28 games during the 2017-2018 season, including 11 home games. This is the program’s second season under the leadership of head coach DeMarcus Oliver. The Vanguards compete in Region X of the National […]

Gospel Songs of Hope

— courtesy McGregor Hall Grammy & Dove Award Winning Gospel Artist Jason Crabb To Fill McGregor Hall With Songs Of Hope During New-Album Tour Stop This Sunday Grammy and Dove Award winning Gospel Artist Jason Crabb performs Sunday, November 12, 2017, at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson, N.C., while on a national tour […]