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TownTalk: Kittrell Job Corps’ Positive Impact On Students
Kittrell Job Corps Center is a place where young adults can find their way – to education, support services, training and a career. Center Director Norman Turner said there are just a few criteria that applicants must satisfy to start their KJCC journey. A One student, Ken’Dal “Della” McCants, is currently in the CNA program
TownTalk: Resource Fair At VGCC April 27
Organizers for an upcoming community resource fair are pleased with how planning is going so far, and they are predicting a win-win situation for all involved – for those who provide resources and for those who are seeking information. Huff Consulting of Oxford, along with partners Vance-Granville Community College and the Henderson-Vance and Granville County
TownTalk: Week Of The Young Child Events
Franklin Granville Vance Partnership for Children is sponsoring a variety of activities this week to observe The Week of the Young Child, but FGV Partnership Development Coordinator Garry Daeke has a simple suggestion for parents to celebrate all year long: “Love your kids, smile at them every chance you get and spend all the time
TownTalk: Buy A Piece Of History At Alston Estate Sale
Bill Alston was a regular caller to TownTalk shows for years, and he was a wealth of knowledge about many things, from railroads to pocket watches. Alston also was an avid collector, from Civil war artifacts to books on local history. He died in 2020, and the time has come for his estate auction. Elissa
TownTalk: Continuing Education At Vance Granville Community College
Vance-Granville Community College is offering several Open House opportunities for students to learn more about a variety of program opportunities available, especially for those non-traditional students who work during the day and need to take classes in the evening or online. Stephanie Tolbert is VGCC’s dean of Business, Applied Tech and Public Services, was a
TownTalk: Embrace Henderson Family Spectacular Happening On April 22nd
It’s only a few weeks away, but there’s no need to purchase tickets or send an RSVP with the number of people who will be attending – the Embrace Henderson Family Spectacular takes place on Saturday, April 22 and it’s free, free, free. As the name implies, this is an event for the entire family,
TownTalk: Gateway CDC April 12 “Social” To Discuss What’s Next For Henderson Revitalization Efforts
Any type of social gathering is likely to create opportunities for folks to take part in conversations on a variety of topics and to share their unique and collective perspectives. Heather Joi Kenney, president and CEO of Gateway CDC in Henderson, wants the entire community to come out to what she’s calling a community social
TownTalk: Bailey Is A Downtown Champion
Maria Bailey is a champion for downtown Henderson. Folks who work, visit and shop in the downtown area no doubt enjoy the result of countless hours she has spent to make the heart of the city more beautiful. Whether serving on boards and committees or getting out and volunteering, Bailey is dedicated to making her
TownTalk: The History Of Montmorenci
Montmorenci is the name of a plantation home in Warren County that was, by all accounts, over-the-top. It had the basics that many homes of the day had – porches, staircases, mantels. But skilled artisans – probably enslaved members of the Williams family – created lavish features that were admired by many, near and far.
TownTalk: Pickin’ And Grinnin’ At MerleFest
The musicians who play at MerleFest cut across many genres, but when they take the stage at the annual music festival up in Wilkes County, North Carolina next month, they will all fall into the category that Doc Watson called “traditional ‘plus.’” This year marks the 35th anniversary of the festival, which grew from a