December 19, 2014

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 […]

Downtown Henderson NC Christmas Decoration Contest


Small businesses in Downtown Henderson, NC are participating in a Holiday Decorating Contest sponsored by the Henderson Vance Downtown Development Commission (HVDDC) All are encouraged to shop our local downtown this holiday season!  Come check out all the wonderful decorations right here!   Businesses, submit your photos to us and we’ll publish them here too! […]

Free Seminar for Small Business Owners on November 24, 2014. Small Business Health Option Programs (SHOP) information available.

Marianne Miller, an ACA Certified Application Counselor, will be available for small business owners in Vance, Warren, and Franklin counties. Ms. Miller, an employee of Northern Piedmont Community Care (a division of Duke University Health Systems), will answer questions about the new Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) that is currently open for enrollment from […]

Community Health awarded grant to start LATCH Rural Health in five counties. Small Business Health Option Programs (SHOP) information available

Free seminar for small business owners November 24th, 2014 for help and information on options for Businesses providing employee plans through the new  The Division of Community Health recently received a $400,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to improve access to health insurance and primary care among uninsured residents in five […]

VGCC Small Business Seminars Using Google and Accessing Credit & Capital

It’s not too late to sign up for the free small business seminars being offered through the Small Business Center of Vance-Granville Community College this week:     SEMINAR TITLE DESCRIPTION OF SEMINAR LOCATION DAY TIME DATE Register   Enhancing Your Business Using No Cost Features of Google   Who says you can’t get anything […]

M. R. Williams, Inc. To Expand at Current Location

Mr. Tom Church, Chair of the Henderson-Vance County Economic Development Commission, is pleased to announce that M. R. Williams, Inc. will be adding approximately 74,000 square feet of dry warehouse space and approximately 8,200 square feet of refrigerated space to its current facility at 235 Raleigh Rd. here in Henderson. Mike Williams, founder and Chairman […]

Event at VGCC helps fuel growth for local small businesses

From left, Richard “Rick” Burtner, president and CEO of Propel GPS, talks with Janet Meyer of Oxford, owner of “A Sharper Shear” and a Small Business Summit/Expo attendee. (VGCC photo)

Representatives of area businesses and non-profit organizations gathered in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center on Oct. 21 for the Small Business Summit and Expo, organized by the VGCC Small Business Center in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event, entitled “Fueling Small […]