With three swift, unanimous votes the Vance County Board of Commissioners approved Chairman Thomas S. Hester to proceed on the next steps by the County towards helping fulfill the economic development incentives package being afforded Mako Medical Laboratories. Chairman Hester is now authorized to execute the Golden LEAF grant agreement with Mako. The County will […]
— courtesy VGCC Area residents have until Jan. 4, 2018, to complete the process of registering for the spring 2018 semester at Vance-Granville Community College, but college officials urge prospective students to register before the holidays. The semester begins on Jan. 8, with classes offered on schedules of 16, 12 and 8 weeks. Course schedules […]
— Information from the Henderson Lions Club On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the Henderson Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Country Club. The club will be having its annual Christmas Party. To Learn more or join the Lions and be a part of an active community service organization, contact any Lions Club […]
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area from 10 p.m. Saturday until 10 a.m. Sunday. Areas include Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin Counties plus much of the remainder of the area like Person, Durham, Orange, Wake Counties and beyond. The concern is about refreezing of residual snow, slush, and […]
— written and provided by the Vance County Regional Farmers Market STOCK YOUR PANTRY AND FREEZER NOW! Saturday, December 9th is our last farmers market for the 2017 Season. We have had a great year and appreciate everyone who stopped by and supported our local farmers and craftsmen. We continue to have a variety of […]
All after-school and evening events today for Vance County Schools have been canceled due to the wintry weather in the area. This includes ballgames. — Reported by Terri Hedrick, the Public Information Officer of Vance County Schools.
Friday morning, Maria Parham Health in coordination with Vance County Emergency Operations conducted an Emergency Preparedness Drill at Maria Parham Health on Ruin Creek Road. The drill was scheduled to last 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. EST. The Emergency Preparedness Drill was a joint training exercise that tested the preparedness and response of local, regional and […]
The Relay for Life of Vance County is actively working on a daily basis, planning for this summer’s Relay and helping to raise money for cancer research. The Conquerors team will host a Holiday Tea this Saturday, December 9th, from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. It will take place at the Spring Street Missionary Baptist Church […]