May 4, 2016

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. […]

Tickets for VGCC Dinner Theater go on sale March 15

Suspense, thrills and laughter are on the menu as Vance-Granville Community College presents the successful Broadway show, “Deathtrap,” for its fourth annual Dinner Theater. The event is scheduled for the evenings of Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, starting at 6 p.m., in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. VGCC’s […]

Read-a-Thon at Perry Memorial Library Monday, February 15th, 2016

One of the most important missions of the Perry Library Youth Department is to promote early literacy within the library through programming and information distribution and to partner with community organizations with similar goals.  To that end, the library is holding a Read-a-Thon in cooperation with FGV Smart Start.  The theme of the Read-a-Thon will […]

DPAC sets records for total guests, sellouts in 2015

The Durham Performing Arts Center is again ranked as one of the best theaters in the country for its size, placing among the top five venues in attendance and sales. Pollstar, an organization that covers the worldwide concert industry, ranked DPAC fourth in attendance theater venues, behind New York’s Radio City Music Hall, The Colosseum […]

Vance-Granville Community Band preparing for new season

The Vance-Granville Community Band started rehearsals again on Monday, Jan. 11, but it is not too late for musicians to join the group, according to Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, clarinet player and music librarian for the ensemble.  Cantaluppi said that band members are preparing for their spring season with great enthusiasm, and are scheduled to […]

VGCC to offer Craft Artists Entrepreneurship program in Oxford

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a 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 Granville County Expo & Convention Center in Oxford on Tuesdays from 6 until 9 p.m., Feb. 9 through […]