Entries by WIZS Staff

Attention Henderson City Residents

Loose leaf collection within the City of Henderson has been extended until January 29, 2016, at which time the leaves will need to be bagged prior to pick up. If leaves are not bagged after January 29, 2016, there will be a $75.00 fee added to your utility bill. Leaves must be in clear bags so that it is […]

Sheriff’s Office Press Release

Office of the Sheriff – Vance County 156 Church Street, Suite 004 Henderson, North Carolina  27536-5574 Telephone 252-738-2200 Fax 252-738-2220   Press Release   Sheriff Peter White announces the following arrests by the Vance County Sheriff’s Office: Deandre Shaquille Hudson 907 A Parkway Dr. Henderson NC 27536 Age: 22 Charges: Trafficking in Heroin 3cts. Maintaining […]

VGCC Vanguards to play JV Tar Heels at Dean Dome

For the first time, the Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards men’s basketball team will soon travel to the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill to face the University of North Carolina Tar Heels junior varsity team. Playing against the prestigious program in one of college basketball’s most well-known arenas has been a longtime goal for VGCC […]

Beverly returns to leading role with Vanguards

Vance-Granville Community College sophomore Tyrek Beverly of Oxford scored 23 points Jan. 5 as the Vanguards men’s basketball team faced the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. He and his teammates fought hard, but the visiting squad eked out a narrow win, 74-71, at Aycock Recreation Center in Henderson. As a freshman in 2014-15, Beverly was often […]

VGCC to offer Agricultural Entrepreneurship program in Vance & Granville counties

With partners at the local and state levels, the Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center will soon offer the “NC REAL Agricultural Entrepreneurship” program in Henderson and in Oxford. The seven-week course is designed specifically to help local farmers and budding entrepreneurs succeed in developing profitable, environmentally-sound small farms or agricultural businesses. The class will […]

VGCC graduates 13 cadets in school’s 101st BLET Class

Thirteen cadets graduated on Dec. 15, 2015, from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program at Vance-Granville Community College, in a ceremony held in the Civic Center on Main Campus. After passing the state certification exam, all are authorized to work in any law enforcement agency in North Carolina. Graduates of VGCC’s 101st BLET class […]

VGCC holds College Day for transferring students

Vance-Granville Community College hosted admissions officers from four-year colleges and universities on Dec. 3 on VGCC’s Main Campus. The event was VGCC’s annual “College Day,” where students obtain important information about transfer requirements, financial aid and scholarships that can help them take the next steps in their educational journeys. The VGCC Student Learning and Success […]

VGCC holds New Student Orientation sessions before Spring Semester

Registration continues for spring semester classes at Vance-Granville Community College, and the college will offer a final set of opportunities for prospective students to attend an orientation session on campus. Students also now have the option of attending orientation in an online format. The spring semester begins Monday, Jan. 11, with 12-week classes beginning on […]