Public Service Announcements
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Vance Co. Sheriff Candidate Patrick Bailey and House of Representatives District 32 Candidate Frank Sossamon will host a meeting on crime at Sadie’s Coffee Corner in Downtown Henderson on Thursday from 8-9:30 pm. All are invited to attend.
Cooperative Extension is looking for a few good volunteers to join the Vance/Warren Master Gardeners program. Applications are now being accepted for the 16 week training program, which will begin on August 11th, 2022. The class will meet on Thursday mornings, and covers all aspects of gardening including fruits, vegetables, weeds, insects, diseases, trees, shrubs, turf, and more. The class location will alternate between Henderson and Warrenton. The training fee is $125. For more information, please visit http://go.ncsu.edu/mgvw or call 252-438-8188 (Vance County) or 252-257-3640 (Warren County).
Henderson Vance Recreation and Parks, the City of Henderson and the County of Vance will sponsor the Stop Gun Violence Community Forum on Thursday, June 30th at the Youth Services Building, 500 N. Beckford Dr., Suite A, the former Eaton Johnson Gym. The Purpose of the forum is to gather community leaders and stakeholders in brainstorming and discussion around ways to combat gun violence in Vance County. The Forum will begin with light refreshments from 5:30 to 6pm with the community forum taking place from 6 to 7:30pm. For more information contact Shantel Hargrove at 252-430-0382 or Melissa Maloko at 252-431-4221.
Mt. Moriah AME Zion Church, located at 5448 Highway 158 Business in Henderson is sponsoring free, catered hot lunches and snacks for children up to 18 years of age Monday through Friday, 11:30am until 1pm now through August 5th. This is dine in only. For more information about kids summer meals contact Linda Bristow at 919-770-6958.
Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church, 621 US 158 Bypass in Henderson, is sponsoring the Rocky Railway Vacation Bible School for ages 4 to 14, July 21st through the 24th from 6 to 8pm at the church. To register for this free event call 252-425-2400 or 252-573-5976 and leave your name and number for a callback. Registration may also be done in person on July 21st between 5 and 6pm at the church.
The Independence Day Celebration will take place under the stars on Saturday, July 2nd from 4pm until dark culminating with the traditional fireworks display at approximately 9:15pm at Satterwhite Point. DJ, Food, Vendors and much more! State Park Gate Fee is $7 and alcohol is not permitted. Come out and enjoy the fun! Sponsored by Vance County Tourism. For more information call 252-438-2222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HENDERSON-VANCE RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT WILL BE HOSTING IT’S ANNUAL FIREWORKS IN THE PARK EVENT ON FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2022. FOX POND PARK WILL CLOSE AT 7:00PM AND NO PARKING WILL BE ALLOWED AT FOX POND PARK DURING THE EVENT. FREE SHUTTLING FROM AYCOCK RECREATION CENTER WILL BEGIN AT 5:00PM AND END AT 8:45PM.THERE WILL BE FOOD VENDORS. THE FIREWORK SHOW WILL START AT 9:00PM.
Franklin County Cancels Independence Day Fireworks Event – Because of unforeseen events, Franklin County issued the below statement in regard to the annual Independence Day fireworks: “Franklin County is saddened by the loss of life from the fire in Lenoir County … which resulted in several injuries to firefighters fighting a fire which also included the detonation of commercial-grade fireworks in a storage container. As a result of the destruction of the fireworks – which would have been used in this year’s celebration – and the lack of time to find replacements, the county will have to cancel this year’s Independence Day fireworks and accompanying festivities.”
The filing period for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor remains open at this time and will be until 12 noon on Friday, July 1. Vance County Elections Director Melody Vaughan said prospective candidates must be 21 years old by Election Day in November – Nov. 8, 2022. The filing fee is $5. The Vance County Board of Elections office is located in the Henry A. Dennis Building, 300 S. Garnett St. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Candidates can file their notarized notice of candidacy and filing fee in person at the Board of Elections office or the documents may be mailed in. Contact the Vance County Board of Elections office at 252.492.3730.
The filing period for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor in Granville County will continue to be open until 12 noon on Friday, July 1. The Granville County Board of Elections office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please note that the Board of Elections office has moved to 208 Wall St., Oxford, NC. There are two Soil and Water Conservation district supervisor seats up for reelection, according to Elections Board Director Tonya Burnette. The filing fee is $5 and must be paid with a personal check, campaign check or money order. Business or corporate checks cannot be accepted. Candidates can file their notarized notice of candidacy and filing fee in person at the Board of Elections office or the documents may be mailed in. For more information or to ask a question, contact the Granville County Board of Elections office at 919.693.2515.
On the third Saturday of every month, Grace Ministries, 961 Burr St. in Henderson, will present A Day of Church and Community Fellowship from 8:30am until 8pm. The day includes breakfast and devotion, a women’s ministry, prayer, a lite lunch, community outreach, kids ministry and singing with lite supper. There is no admission fee and everyone is welcome. Concerts will be held outside so bring a lawn chair. For more information contact Bobby West at 252-432-7124.