May 26, 2016

Imagination Art Station 2016 June 20-23, with Show June 24th, 2016 in Downtown Henderson

Imagination Art Station 2016 will be held at EM Rollins School from June 20th – June 23rd, 2016. A public performance will be in Downtown Henderson on June 24th at the Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to participate. The program featuers Guest Artist Two-Time Emmy Award Winner Will Brigham Activities for […]

R&B Legend Gerald Alston Returns To His Hometown Of Henderson To Perform With Grammy-Winning Group The Manhattans

Legendary Rhythm and Blues group The Manhattans, featuring lead-singer Gerald Alston, will perform at the newly opened McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson, N.C., on June 18th at 8 p.m.  Born and raised in Henderson, Alston has been singing with The Manhattans since 1970 and led the group to several chart-topping hits like the Grammy-winning […]

VGCC Portrait Painting students exhibit their work

Vance-Granville Community College is holding an art show consisting of works by students in the recent 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 May 25. Pictured here […]

Meet Me In The Street in Downtown Henderson, NC May 20th, 2016

This is the Chamber’s first concert of the year and will feature “The Konnection Band”. This band is a local favorite and is one of the East Coast’s premier party bands, specializing in a variety of music including Top 40, Rock, Country, R&B, Beach and Oldies. Concert is free to the public and will be […]

Henderson, NC 175th Year Anniversary, Downtown Events Scheduled

2016 is the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the City of Henderson. Upcoming events from the Henderson Vance Downtown Development Commission & the Vance County Historical Society commemorating the founding of the City of Henderson include: • Opening May 22 “John T. Church and the War in the South Pacific” exhibit at the H. Leslie […]

Meet Me in the Street May 20th, 2016

2016’s first of three free “Meet Me in the Street” concerts is scheduled for Friday, May 20 featuring “The Konnection Band”. A local favorite and one of the East Coast’s premiere party bands, The Konnection specializes in a variety of music including Top 40, Rock, Country, R & B, Beach and Oldies. The free concert […]

SVHS Art Students in Vans Shoe Competition

Southern Vance High School art students have entered the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Competition and have been chosen as one of only 50 school groups across the United States to compete in regional competition for top honors! The students, all enrolled in Intermediate Visual Art classes with Amy Simpson, hand painted four pairs of canvas […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents free Spring Concert April 8th, 2016

The Vance-Granville Community Band will present its annual spring concert on Friday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. Admission is free and the public is invited. The concert lineup features light classical and contemporary favorites. The program includes themes from classic feature films and TV […]

Clarke Elementary Students Publish Works

Members of the third-grade class of Sara Ireland at Clarke Elementary School have had a book published featuring their writings and illustrations. Ireland’s students studied for a few weeks about outer space and our solar system. She used her students’ studies as the basis for the book entitled, “If I Were An Astronaut That Landed On […]

VGCC students step up to the mic at talent show

More than a dozen Vance-Granville Community College students sang, played instruments, performed magic tricks and demonstrated martial arts on March 4 in “VGCC’s Got Talent,” the first event of its kind for the college. Organized by the VGCC Student Government Association, the talent competition was held in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus. […]