April 29, 2016

The Governor and the Secretary of Commerce announce that over $2 Million total was awarded for Main Street projects this week

Governor Pat McCrory announced yesterday that the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 17 grant and loan requests totaling $4,905,420. The requests include commitments to create a total of 161 new jobs across the state. “Business-ready buildings and infrastructure set the stage for job growth,” said Governor McCrory.“These investments lay the groundwork for prosperity by […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Staples

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 15-year anniversary of Staples with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, April 20 at 10:00 a.m. at their 160 Dabney Road location.  “We greatly appreciate everything the chamber of commerce does for the Henderson community, and we’re pleased to help the members with the products and services they need […]

Golden LEAF Board Budgets $25 Million for Major Site Development

The Golden LEAF Foundation and the Rural Infrastructure Authority today announced details of their collaboration to provide funding to large industrial sites across North Carolina to reduce the time needed for development and increase their competitiveness for major projects with substantial job creation and private capital investment. At its April 6 meeting, the Golden LEAF […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – LimBionics

A ribbon cutting was held on Tuesday, March 22nd for LimBionics to celebrate the company’s membership with the Chamber and to showcase their new added location in Henderson and all that it has to offer.  They were joined by friends, local dignitaries and business owners to celebrate their opening.  All guests were treated to a […]

Main Street Champions Honored

Main Street Champions will be recognized for their commitment to downtown improvements and strong communities this morning during an awards breakfast in Goldsboro. Thirty-seven individuals will receive honors for their contributions in 2015. This year’s group of Main Street Champions brings the total number to 603 since Champions were first named in 1980 as part […]

New Vendors Sought for Vance County Regional Farmers Market

The Vance County Regional Farmers Market opens for the 2016 season on Saturday, April 16th, and new vendors are welcome. This first class facility, located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson, offers covered sales space, electricity and restrooms. A part-time Manager works to promote the market through various channels including traditional media, social media, signage, […]

City of Henderson Land Planning Committee Meeting March 29th, 2016

The Henderson City Council’s Land Planning Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 29 at 11:00 p.m. in the Council’s Conference Room at City Hall, 134 Rose Avenue.  The purpose of this meeting is regarding downtown incentives and City/County co-owned dilapidated property issues. The public is welcome. 

NC Main Street Award Winners In The Spotlight

North Carolinians will receive top honors tonight for their focus on downtowns across the state during the N.C. Main Street Awards Ceremony in Goldsboro. Fourteen award winners will be recognized for excellence in downtown revitalization efforts in categories that include design, economic vitality, organization and promotion. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and Assistant Secretary Dr. […]

Triangle Business Journal Economic Summit at VGCC March 24th, 2016

The five counties of the northern region of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership are hosting an Economic Development Summit at Vance-Granville Community College in partnership with the Triangle Business Journal on Thursday March 24th, 2016 from 7:30am to 9:30am. This event will feature a panel made up of the five Economic Development Directors from Franklin, […]

VGCC Franklin Campus hosts free small business accounting seminars

The Franklin County Campus of Vance-Granville Community College will soon host a pair of free Small Business Center seminars focused on accounting. “Introduction to QuickBooks Software” will be held on Wednesday, April 20, from 9 until 11 a.m. “Clueless About Accounting” will follow on that same day, from 6 until 8 p.m. The first is […]