May 28, 2015

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 […]

First “Meet Me in the Street” Event Scheduled for Friday, May 15th, 2015

Henderson, NC (April 23, 2015) – 2015’s first of three free “Meet Me in the Street” concerts is scheduled for Friday, May 15 featuring “The Holiday Band”. Performing for over 21 years, this North Carolina band has played dates in 11 states, has been voted group of the year and is known for being one […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents concert

Alexander “Bob” Salzmann of Boydton, Va., serves as guest conductor as the Vance-Granville Community Band plays his own arrangement of Grieg’s “Elegiac Melody.” (VGCC photo)

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its spring concert on April 16 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Entitled “Music For Everyone,” the program featured selections from a variety of genres by American and European composers. Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, who has played clarinet in the band for many years, […]

VGCC offers pre-Mother’s Day Hand-Stamped Jewelry class


Vance-Granville Community College will offer a two-hour class that provides opportunities for crafting unique, personalized gifts, just in time for Mother’s Day.  The “Hand-Stamped Jewelry” class is scheduled for Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. until noon in room 7107 (Building 7) on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Mother’s Day is May 10. […]