September 1, 2014

“John & Jen” to be presented at The Norris Theatre at Louisburg College

LOUISBURG, N.C.— Daniel Dunlow and Collier Cobb, students at the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at NYU in New York City, will be performing “John & Jen” at the Norris Theatre on the campus of Louisburg College for one night only, Thursday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m.  “John & Jen” is an intimate look at the […]

Meet Me In The Street Friday August 15th, 2014


Join the Henderson-Vance Chamber for our final “Meet Me in the Street” of the year on Friday, August 15th starting at 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM featuring Mike Brooks and The Konnection Band as they bring the party to downtown. THE KONNECTION is one of the East Coast’s premiere party bands, specializing in a variety […]

Tickets Available for The Henderson Community Concert Association Upcoming Season

The Henderson Community Concert Association is involved in its Season Membership Campaign. The 2014-2015 Concert Series will feature five outstanding performances at one low price. The best entertainment value in the area! Season tickets — that is for five live performances — are available at: $55 for an adult, $105 for a couple, $10 for […]

Dolly Parton Imagination Library August 8th, 2014

Franklin-Granville Vance Smart Start, with funding from the Vance County United Way, will be enrolling children in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library at the Perry Memorial Library on Friday, August 8th from noon until 5 pm. Children enrolled in the Imagination Library will receive an age appropriate book each month, mailed to them at their […]

Vance-Granville Community Band seeks Area Musicians, Announces first Fall Rehearsal

The Vance-Granville Community Band, as seen at their spring concert in April 2014. (VGCC photo)

Would you like to get your musical instrument out of the closet, and play it again? Have you longed for your high school days when you loved to play your instrument and wished you could do so again? The Vance-Granville Community Band, under the direction of VGCC music instructor Ivory Brock, is looking for people […]

State Fair tickets go on sale Aug. 1 at

RALEIGH – State Fair concert tickets and discounted admission tickets and ride sheets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, at Trace Adkins, Vanilla Ice, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and the Newsboys are just a few of the artists performing in Dorton Arena this year, with concert ticket prices ranging […]

McCLAIN including China Anne McClain to round out 2014 N.C. State Fair concert lineup

RALEIGH – Pop trio McCLAIN including China Anne McClain, with special guest Before You Exit, has been added to the 2014 N.C. State Fair concert series for a show Thursday, Oct. 23. Coming from a family of singers, songwriters and musicians, the sisters grew up in a house filled with music. They formed their singing […]

Claim Your Independence This July 4th With NC-filmed TAMMY

WILMINGTON—The North Carolina filmed comedy, Tammy, hits theatres nationwide this Wednesday, July 2, in anticipation of the 4th of July holiday. Filmed in Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties, the feature stars Oscar winner Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, Identity Thief, The Heat, TV’s Mike and Molly) as a down on her luck fast food worker who […]

N.C. State Fair announces 2014 Dorton Arena lineup

RALEIGH – The 2014 N.C. State Fair Dorton Arena lineup will feature performances by country, gospel, rock and contemporary Christian artists, along with a stand-up comedian. Vanilla Ice will kick off the series on Thursday, Oct. 16, with a “Throwback Thursday” show. The rapper and reality TV show personality became the first hip hop artist […]

Summer Events at the Perry Memorial Library

The Summer Reading program has begun at Perry Memorial Library.  We have many special events coming throughout the summer and weekly events for kids of all ages –  preschool to 18.  There are prizes for reading as well as the many programs and everything is free! We kick off each week with the Books & […]