Entries by Laura Gabel

N.C. Rep Sossamon Takes Field Trip To Visit Vance County Schools

– Information courtesy of Vance County Schools N.C. Rep. Frank Sossamon visited several Vance County Schools recently as a participant in the first year of “Bring Your Legislator to School” Day. Sossamon represents District SS, which includes Vance County. He visited E.M. Rollins STEAM Academy, Dabney Elementary, STEM Early High School and the district’s Center […]

TownTalk: HubZone Tech Refurbishes Laptops

Six words capture the mission and work of Hubzone Technology Initiative and those six words sit right at the top of the HTI webpage for all to see: You Donate. We Convert. They Receive. Briant Davis is operations manager for Hubzone Tech, located in Garnett Street Station, the former freight station at 208 N. Garnett […]

TownTalk: Duke RAM Clinic Is This Weekend

The upcoming weekend pop-up medical clinic is as unconventional as its name implies – prospective patients will gather in a school parking lot, get a ticket to assure their place in line to receive free dental, medical and vision care. None of that sounds like the way we traditionally go about getting medical care. And […]

Shriners Fish Fry In Full Swing Until 7 PM

The Shriners Fish Fry is still open for business, so swing by Industry Drive and pick up dinner on your way home from work this afternoon  – teams of volunteers have completed all the prep work and the drive-thru lanes are open until  7 p.m. “Tell ‘em to come on, we got it ready,” said […]