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LATEST

  • The Henderson American Legion Post 60 Chicken Plate Sale scheduled for April 3, 2020 has been postponed until a later date. All tickets will be honored at that time or you can contact Andy Roberson at 252-432-2432 for a refund. Tickets for the plate sale are $8 for 1/2 chicken, green beans, red-skinned potatoes, dessert and bread. Pick up and go or stay and eat. Beverage included for eat in only. The event will be held on the corner of E. Spring Street and S. Garnett St. in Henderson. Proceeds benefit Vance County Veterans.
  • Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Cluck ‘N Shuck’ seafood fundraiser event, originally scheduled for Friday, April 3, has been canceled. If you have purchased a ticket, please contact the Chamber office at (919) 693-6125 or email [email protected] for a refund.
  • Vance County Cancer Survivor Dinner scheduled to take place Friday, April 17, 2020, at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church has been CANCELED for this year. Please reach out to Hope Breedlove at (252) 436-1605 with any questions or concerns.
  • Vance County Board of Elections — Public access to the Board of Elections office is controlled by the County Board of Elections. All members of the public are encouraged to call the office (492-3730) ahead of visiting should they have any questions or need anything like voter registration forms, reports, etc. The staff will report to work their normal business hours – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. There is a drop-off mailbox outside of the Director’s office for mail. Email [email protected] for more information.
  • Vance County Superior Court, from Henry L. Gupton the Vance County Clerk of Superior Court — Due to the COVID-19 virus our operations have changed. Our office is still open Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, our doors are locked. Please know that if your matter is not an emergency and can be delayed, we would appreciate you waiting until the COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted. If it can be handled by phone or mail, please do so. We will continue to accept filings. All other court cases will be continued. You will be questioned at our two windows about your business. We have also set up a public computer terminal just outside our office so that everyone will have access to look up the information they need. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 252-430-5100. Please continue to monitor the North Carolina Judicial on Facebook (click here) for any updates. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. It is our pleasure to serve you. Thank you for your understanding.

EARLIER THIS MONTH  –

  • Veteran Dog Walks for both Granville and Vance Counties are canceled, effective immediately.
  • Big Ruin Creek Baptist Church fundraiser date has changed to May 11, 2020 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at 220 Seafood Restaurant in Henderson. Eat in or take out. Tickets are still the same price of $8.00 in advance or at the door.  Plates include trout, french fries, slaw and a drink is included only if you eat in.  Contact Dorothy Wimbush at 252-425-7366 for advance tickets. Tickets will also be sold at the door the day of the event.  Go out and enjoy!
  • Benchmark Community Bank postponed its new bank building’s Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, as well as their Reception on Tuesday evening, March 17. The Henderson-Vance Co. Chamber of Commerce will be working with Benchmark Community Bank representatives to re-schedule this exciting event at a later date.
  • Vance County GOP Headquarters Grand Opening, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020, postponed due to coronavirus concerns. According to Dwight Frazier, chairman of the Vance County Republican Party, the new date will be announced as soon as possible, with the end of April being the most likely possibility.
  • Saint John Baptist Church postponed the Musical Program, ticket drawing and Rainbow Tea Program originally scheduled for Saturday, March 21. A new date will be announced at a later time.
  • Kerr-Tar Senior Games — postponed.  For more information, visit www.ncseniorgames.org.
  • Spring Street Missionary Baptist Church will provide free food and clothing to the community in the church parking lot on Friday, March 27th from the hours of 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
  • Five-County Beef Tour, originally scheduled for Warren Co. on Saturday, March 28, has been postponed until a later date. A new date will be announced soon.
  • Baskerville Funeral Home Community Service programming scheduled for Sunday, March 29 has been cancelled.
  • Keep America Beautiful training scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the Warren County Armory Civic Center, has been postponed. More information will be shared when the future date has been determined.

 

MAY

  • Big Ruin Creek Baptist Church fundraiser date has changed to May 11, 2020 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at 220 Seafood Restaurant in Henderson. Eat in or take out. Tickets are still the same price of $8.00 in advance or at the door.  Plates include trout, french fries, slaw and a drink is included only if you eat in.  Contact Dorothy Wimbush at 252-425-7366 for advance tickets. Tickets will also be sold at the door the day of the event.  Go out and enjoy!

JUNE

  • Perrys and Kingsmen Concert originally scheduled for Friday, March 20, has been rescheduled for Friday, June 12 at 7 p.m., and all currently issued tickets for that event will be valid for use on June 12 with the same reserved seating. Visit www.McGregorHall.org for more info.

ONGOING –

  • Area Christians Together In Service: The Food Pantry at ACTS of Henderson can always use your assistance. Dry cereal, jars of peanut butter, boxes or packets of instant potatoes, “Helper” mixes (like Hamburger or Chicken Helper), canned fruit, ramen noodles, boxed mac & cheese and canned fruit are needed, at last check. Plastic zipper bags are needed as well–all sizes. Please consider picking up some of these items and dropping them by. ACTS is located at 201 South William Street in Henderson, and items may be brought between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. If you need to bring them at another time, please call (252) 492-8231, and arrangements will be made.
  • FAMILIES LIVING VIOLENCE FREE:  24/7 Crisis line English 919-693-5700 and 24/7 Crisis line Hispanic 919-690-0888. There is always someone there to listen, to help! Everything is confidential. Please…you could be saving a life….it could be your own.
  • Granville Vance Public Health offers Medication Assisted Treatment within the Primary Care Clinic. Patients seen for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) will be treated with kindness and respect, no different from any other patient. This is a judgment-free zone. Most insurance is accepted for visits and medication. Lab testing will be billed through LabCorp for special low rates. For more information or to make an appointment call the Granville Co. Health Department at 919-693-2141 or the Vance Co. Health Department at 252-492-7915. One day off heroin or opioids is a successful start to a better quality of life.
  • North Carolina Guardian ad Litem: Advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in court. If you would like to find out more about being the voice for a child, visit www.volunteerforgal.org or call the Guardian ad Litem Office at 252-430-5121 or 919-497-4244.
  • Salvation Army Family Store located at 218 Raleigh Rd. in Henderson, beside Dollar Tree. Consider donating.  Large items can be be picked up by calling 252-558-1050 and small items can be brought to the store. All items are sold at the store at a low price to fund the programs in Vance County that make a difference in people’s lives. Store hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday.
  • Soil Samples for Farmers and Gardeners: From April 1st until the end of December, soil samples may be submitted for analysis to the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services at no charge. Sample boxes, forms and instructions are available at the NC Cooperative Extension offices in Vance and Warren Counties and provide free delivery to the lab in Raleigh. For more information call 252-438-8188 or 252-257-3640.
  • Vance County Animal Shelter: Donations of cleaning supplies like Clorox and food for puppies, kittens, dogs and cats always needed and welcomed.

Cooperative Extension with Paul McKenzie 03/25/20

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Cooperative Extension with Wayne Rowland 03/24/20

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Home and Garden 03/10/20

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