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Henderson City Council Short Regular Meeting Monday, 27 August 2012

Henderson City Council Short Regular Meeting Monday, 27 August 2012 6:00 PM Work Session to immediately follow City Hall Council Chambers, 134 Rose Ave., Henderson, NC 2753   You may download the August 27, 2012 Agenda here:  15-27-Aug-12-Council-Agenda.pdf In addition, this document was handed out to meeting attendees after the Council’s return from an executive session. […]

School Buses Roll Monday

School Buses Roll Across the State; Motorists Reminded to Watch out for Children For the majority of the state?s almost 1.5 million public school students, Monday is the first day of school. To help ensure students make it to and from school safely, motorists are strongly urged to be especially cautious as school buses stop to […]

NC Cooperative Extension Updates

WEEKLY GARDEN TIPS FROM WIZS HOME & GARDEN SHOW by Wayne Rowland & Paul McKenzie 1. Purchase tall fescue seed if you plan to overseed.  Early September is the best time to sow. 2. Purchase fertilizer for your tall fescue lawn for the early September application.  16-4-8 or 12-4-8 is generally recommended. 3. Still OK […]

Local Student completes VGCC Diploma before High School Graduation

When Timothy D. “Danny” Walsh of Oxford graduates from J.F. WebbHigh School in June, he will already have earned a college diploma. Herecently completed all the requirements for a diploma in AirConditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology from Vance-GranvilleCommunity College. While a number of local high school students takeclasses at VGCC, officials at the college cannot […]

VGCC to hold Benefit Golf Tournament on May 8

Tournament will be held at the Henderson Country Club on Tuesday, May 8,2012. Last year’s tournament netted approximately $23,000 from entryfees and from sponsors, adding to the more than $400,000 that has beenraised by VGCC tournaments since 1985. All event proceeds go towardssupport of the Endowment Fund and student scholarships.     Each year, the […]

Author Valaida Fullwood to Speak at Warren County Memorial Library

The Warren County Memorial Library, in conjunction with the Heritage Quilters Giving Circle, will host an afternoon booktalk and book signing featuring author Valaida Fullwood and photographer Charles W. Thomas, Jr. Fullwood, who resides in Charlotte, will present her coffee table book Giving Back: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists at 2:30 p.m. […]

Grissom retires from VGCC after more than 20 years

Susan (“Sue”) Wooten Grissom, a resident of Creedmoor and Yanceyville, recently retired as Director of Basic Skills at Vance-Granville Community College. Grissom’s family joined her colleagues at a retirement reception held in her honor on Jan. 19 at the college’s main campus. She first joined VGCC on a part-time basis in 1989 helping to coordinate […]

Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet

Public Notice HENDERSON CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF POSSIBLE ATTENDANCE AT EVENT   The Henderson City Council has been invited to attend Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet by the Board of Directors of the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce.   The Banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center.   It […]

Officer of the Month December 2011

The Henderson Police Department Officer of the Month for December 2011 is Officer Brandon Logue. On Sunday, December 11, 2011 around 9:24 PM Officer Logue was conducting stationary monitoring on Roanoke Avenue for stop sign violations due to citizen complaints from that neighborhood. While stationary Officer Logue observed a white Chrysler Sebring 2 door fail […]

$3.9 Million Contract Awarded to Improve U.S. 15 in Granville County

RALEIGH — Motorists who travel along U.S. 15 between Oxford and the Virginia state line in Granville County will soon notice a considerable improvement in their ride. The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $3.9 million contract to S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson for concrete slab removal, asphalt resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction of 15 […]