Entries by Kevin Bullock

Aycock Elementary School will host My School Color Run

The students of Aycock Elementary School will host the inaugural community wide My School Color Run on Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at 10:00 am to raise money for their school. The My School Color Run is an un-timed fun run for all ages and fitness abilities. Along the route, participants pass through vibrant color zones, […]

Dabney Elementary collects donations for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Students, parents and staff members at Dabney Elementary School collected over 1,800 basic personal items for donations to needy families affected by Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas. The donations will be transported to Texas through the Salvation Army with local chapters of the organization ensuring that families who need the items the most will receive […]

City to discuss offer for First National Bank Building

The Henderson City Council’s Land Planning Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, City Hall, 134 Rose Avenue.  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss an offer to purchase 213 S. Garnett Street.  The public is welcome. Esther J. McCrackin City Clerk – City […]

Week Five Vance County Friday Night Football Preview

by Jeff Jenkins Southern Vance Southern Vance continues conference play on the road tonight, traveling to the wilds of Granville County to meet Granville Central, one of the Northern Carolina Conference’s two 1A members.  These two teams have not played each other since 2011 and 2012, when Central was a very new school, and Southern […]

VGCC instructor graduates from leadership program

Dr. Kambiz Tahmaseb, a Biology and Chemistry instructor at Vance-Granville Community College, recently graduated from the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program (NCCCLP). He is one of approximately 35 community college faculty and staff members from across the state who completed the program this year. The six-month leadership program, which includes face-to-face instruction at various […]

Fun planned at agritourism farms this fall

RALEIGH – The start of fall is just a week away, and agritourism farms across the state are ready to open their doors to visitors. There are more than 700 agritourism farms across the state, and many are hosting fall activities ranging from pumpkin patches and corn mazes to harvest festivals and grape stomps. Following […]

Triangle North Franklin Business Park Welcomes Cedar Peaks Enterprises Franklin County’s Shell Building May be Occupied by Mid 2018

Cedar Peaks Enterprises has purchased the shell building built by Wake Electric at 481 Airport Road at Triangle North Franklin Business Park joining the Alliance tobacco receiving station as the second tenant at the Park. Cedar Peaks Enterprises is a licensed General Contractor in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, owned and operated by David […]

Warrenton Revitalization Presents Family Movie Night

by Craig Hahn Come join us September 23rd at 7:00 p.m. on the courthouse square in Warrenton for a viewing of 2016’s “The Jungle Book!” Free Admission. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Refreshments will be sold…start a new family tradition and join us for this classic movie under the stars. A huge thank […]

Vance County Board of Education presented Gold Bell Award

The Vance County Board of Education was presented with the Gold Bell Award from the N.C. School Boards Association (NCSBA) during the District 3 meeting for the organization in Chapel Hill on September 13. The Gold Bell Award is a prestigious award presented by the NCSBA to boards after all of their members have successfully […]