January 28, 2015

Numerous Delays for Weather – Wednesday January 14th, 2015

As of the time of this writing, the follow delays have been reported.  Please check with your institution directly for the most up to date information! Vance County Schools will have a two-hour delay for Wednesday, January 14, 2015, for all students and all school system employees due to the forecast for inclement weather in […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – TEGARRIS Associates Realty, Inc.

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Tegarris Associates Realty, Inc. are, Terry Garrison, CEO, Broker/Realtor; Charles Wilson, Realtor; Commissioner Deborah Brown, Realtor; Freddie Harris, Realtor; Arline Richardson, Realtor; Shirley Gray, Administrative Assistant for Tegarris Associates Realty; Mayor Pete O’Geary; Jenny Hester, Prim Development and HVCC Board Chair; John Barnes, HVCC President; Vance County Manager Jerry Ayscue; Chamber Ambassador Michael Bobbitt; Phil Hart, Data Forge & Chamber Board member; Stuart Litvin, Vance Cty. Economic Dev. Commission & Chamber Board Member; Hal Mutzel, Express Employment & Chamber Board member; Ed O’Brien, Walmart DC General Manager & Chamber Board member; Chamber Ambassador Val Short, Triangle North Healthcare; Patsy Rivers, Fidelity Bank Manager; Tammy Care, Maria Parham Medical Center & Chamber Board member; Mel Manning, Quality Investments Controller & Chamber Board member; Tonya Burrell, Owner Lotus Lounge Day Spa & Café; Joyce Doughty, Owner Tots 'N More Consignment Boutique; and other business and community leaders.  Not pictured: Melanie Mann, HVCC Office Manager; Annette Roberson, HVCC Director of Membership Services; Connie Ragland, Work First Coordinator.

A ribbon cutting and Business After Hours ceremony was held on Thursday, December 18th at 5:30 PM for Tegarris Associates Realty  to celebrate their membership with the Chamber and to showcase their business and all that they have to offer.    Tegarris Associates Realty is a trusted name in the North Carolina realty community.  They […]

Agricultural Entrepreneurship Program to be offered again at VGCC beginning February 3

The Small Business Center and the Project Skill-UP Departments of Vance-Granville Community College are pleased to announce another offering of the NC REAL AGRICULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM. Date:  Tuesdays, February 3 – March 17, 2015; 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Instructor:  Carrie Harvey Location:  Oxford Recreational Complex Hix Gym Classroom Tuition:  $70  Textbook – $25 Tuition […]

Warrenton Downtown Revitalization Project Win Funding

The North Carolina Department of Commerce announced December 18 that the City of Shelby and the Town of Warrenton have been awarded up to $75,000 each from the Main Street Solutions Fund. “We are very excited about these two new projects,” said Liz Parham, director of the North Carolina Main Street Center. “The hope is […]

Henderson Vance Annual Banquet January 23rd, 2014


Downtown Henderson Christmas Decoration Contest Winners

Emrose Art Gallery

The winners of the Downtown Henderson Christmas Decoration Contest 2014 has been announced! First Place – Emrose Art GallerySecond Place – Betty B’sThird Place – The Rosemyr CorporationFourth Place – Dataforge

VGCC Small Business Seminars

The Small Business Center at Vance-Granville Community College has many exciting seminars planned for 2015.  We hope you will take advantage of these free seminars.  You can find the complete list of seminars here.  Our first seminar of the year is:  Ten Steps to Starting a Business   Register Tuesday, January 06, 2015 6:00 PM […]

VGCC Franklin Campus hosts two Small Business Seminars

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a pair of free seminars for Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the college’s Franklin County Campus (located on N.C. 56, just outside Louisburg). “Tax Requirements for Small Businesses” will be held from 1 until 4 p.m., while “Cash: The Lifeline of Your Business” will follow from […]

VGCC Seminar Focuses on Starting a Business

Area residents whose goals for the New Year include starting a new business venture will want to mark their 2015 calendars for an upcoming seminar from the Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center. The SBC will offer a free seminar, entitled “Ten Steps to Starting a Business,” on Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 6 until 9 […]

2015 County Tier Rankings Released

Nine North Carolina counties will change economic development tiers in 2015 according to new rankings released Wednesday (Nov. 26) by the North Carolina Department of Commerce. The designations, which are mandated by state law, determine a variety of funding opportunities to assist in economic development. “No matter where you live in North Carolina our goal […]