May 28, 2016

Vance County Schools Free Athletic Exams June 8th, 2016

Free athletic physical examinations will be available to all student-athletes who live in Vance County on Wednesday, June 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Maria Parham Medical Center on Ruin Creek Road in Henderson. The physicals are required for those students who want to play sports in local schools for the 2016-2017 school year. […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Fake Tax Collectors Target College Students

The phony tax collector scam has a new twist: targeting college students. North Carolina college students are reporting calls from imposters posing as IRS agents. They’re demanding that students pay a federal student tax immediately, a tax that doesn’t really exist. They may claim the tax is connected to student loans and threaten you with […]

Henderson Police Department Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 the  Henderson Police Department participated in their Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Members of the Henderson Police Department, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Alcohol Law Enforcement, and the Vance County Sheriff’s Office participated. The kick off took place at the flag pole in front of the police department in Downtown Henderson, […]

NC School Nutrition Professionals Participate in Innovative K-12 Culinary Institute

School nutrition administrators from across the state are participating in a K-12 Culinary Institute kick-off workshop today and tomorrow at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte. A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Professional Standards Training Grant received by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) School Nutrition Services is funding the institute, which is […]

Vance County Board of Education Committee Upcoming Meetings

Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Dates:             * Building & Grounds, Thursday, May 26th, 8:30 am                       * Curriculum Committee, Thursday, May 26th, 9:15 am             * Policy Committee, Thursday, June 2nd, 5:30 pm                            * Finance, Thursday, June 2nd, immediately after Policy             * Personnel Committee, Tuesday, June 7th, 8:30 am Note:  […]

NC Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Registration Now Open

Join the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (NCLBCF) EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP EVENT on June 17, 2016 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina. The Foundation has provided support to higher education in North Carolina for well over 29 years by awarding need-based scholarships to students attending one […]

Vance County Schools Revised Dates for Bus Driver Training

The school bus driver training sessions provided by Vance County Schools have been rescheduled due to a conflict with the instructor’s calendar to Monday, June 27, through Thursday, June 30, at L.B. Yancey Elementary School. Interested persons must attend the training on each of the first three days to receive certification. We will only be training […]

Vance County Schools Testing Begins This Week

Students in Vance County Schools’ elementary and middle schools will be given N.C. end-of-grade tests Tuesday through Thursday of this week, with final exams for the school year administered at local high schools beginning on Friday. At Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Western Vance high schools, testing will begin Friday, May 27, with first-period N.C. […]

NCDA&CS conducts card-skimmer sweep in 12 counties

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspectors recently conducted a month long sweep at gas stations across the state looking for credit card skimmers. Inspectors visited 972 stations in 12 counties and checked 8,567 dispensers. The inspectors found three skimming devices. The devices were found in Mecklenburg and Nash counties. Thieves can install credit […]

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 […]