July 7, 2015

Visit NC to Use Periscope to Promote #NCMusicDay to Visitors

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 25, 2015) ? Music lovers can pick up the beat at events taking place across North Carolina on Friday, thanks to the #NCMusicDay showcase on the Periscope live-streaming app. The broadcast results from a partnership between Visit North Carolina and the North Carolina Arts Council, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area and […]

Imagination Art Station 2015 June 22 – 26th, 2015

The Vance County Arts Council in partnership with Vance County Schools will host Imagination Art Station the week of June 22th through 26th. Monday through Thursday the camp will be held at EM Rollins School and on Friday, June 26th at Emrose Gallery on 233 S. Garnett Street. Students will participate in arts & crafts, […]

VGCC Carpentry students lauded for theatrical set

From left, students Keith A. Tunstall and Jonathan Calamaco, Carpentry program head/instructor Keith Tunstall, and students Brian Edwards and V'Randre Richardson stand on the set they constructed for the VGCC production of “Smoke on the Mountain.” (VGCC photo)

Students in the Carpentry program at Vance-Granville Community College have built many structures while in class over the years, including houses, storage buildings and gazebos. But this semester, they branched out into a new field when they constructed the set for the most recent VGCC Dinner Theater production. For the first time, the Carpentry department […]

Meet Me in the Street May 15th, 2015 The Holiday Band

It’s that time of year again! The Henderson-Vance Chamber’s “Meet Me in the Street” will officially kick off in May. Join us on Friday, May 15th for our first free event featuring The Holiday Band. Mark your calendars. Come on out and join the Chamber and The Holiday Band as they play all the songs […]

Vance County Schools Seeking Book Donations for Elementary Summer Reading

Vance County Schools is supporting our elementary schools and their students by promoting the annual “Give Five – Read Five” campaign sponsored through the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (DPI).   “Give Five – Read Five” was begun two years ago by DPI to address summer learning loss at the elementary level. The idea behind […]

Vance County Arts Council Royal Pageant May 22, 2015

The Vance County Arts Council will sponsor the Emrose Prince/ Princess Pageant on Friday, May 22, 2015, 6:00 PM at Henderson Middle School. The categories consists of : Emrose Prince/Princess ages six months to five years and Emrose King/Queen ages six to Thirteen years.  Students interested in participating may pick up a packet at the […]

VGCC to offer Craft Artists Entrepreneurship program at Farmers Market

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a new course designed specifically to help creative local residents with skills in arts and crafts to succeed as entrepreneurs. The “NC REAL Professional Craft Artists Entrepreneurship” program will be conducted at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson, on Tuesdays from 6 until […]

Business After Hours: Charles Boyd GM May 7th, 2015

Charles Boyd Business After Hours Flyer

Come out May 7th from 5:30-9 PM to see a LIVE CONCERT in the showroom by Jackie Gore, “The Father of Beach Music” and founding member of The Embers singing his entire collection of Beach Music hits including “I Love Beach Music”! Friends, Family, & Businesses Gathering together for a great time of fellowship!  This […]

VGCC Art students exhibit their work


Vance-Granville Community College is holding an art show consisting of works by students in the Portrait Painting continuing education class taught by Leslie Johnson of Oxford. The portraits are displayed in the lobby on the first floor of Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, now through Wednesday, May 6. Pictured above […]

Meet Me in the Street 2015 Concert Series Begins May 15th, 2015

The Henderson-Vance Chamber’s “Meet Me in the Street” will officially kick off in May. Join us on Friday, May 15th for our first free event featuring The Holiday Band; on Thursday, August 27th Mike Brooks and The Konnection Band; and then on Friday, September 18th we will be bringing back Steve Owens and Summertime. Mark […]