July 28, 2016

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Don’t get ripped off by AC repairs

Soaring temperatures mean air conditioners are working overtime. If your AC goes out, it may be tempting to get it fixed as quickly as possible, no matter the cost. But try to keep your cool and do your homework before hiring someone to fix your air conditioning. Each year, dozens of consumers contact our office […]

Breastfeeding and Work – Easy Steps to Supporting Breastfeeding Employees

Granville Vance Public Health is pleased to announce that we are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week August 1st -7th, 2016. This year we would like to promote breastfeeding in the workplace by urging all local employers to become a Breastfeeding-Friendly Employer. Return on investment (ROI) is the bottom line in assessing the value of new programs. Research shows […]

Meet New Principal at Vance County Early College High School

A “Meet and Greet” event will be held on Thursday, August 25, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Civic Center at Vance-Granville Community College to provide an opportunity for students, parents and community members to meet Debbie Hite, the new principal at the Vance County Early College High School. The public is invited to […]

Reverse Raffle To Benefit “Shop With A Cop” and Chamber Of Commerce

The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce along with the Henderson Police Department (HPD) are partnering to host a reverse raffle.  The event will benefit a program serving local underprivileged children called “Shop With a Cop” along with the Chamber of Commerce and its efforts to help local business. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November […]

VGCC student recognized as a Microsoft Office ‘Master’

Andrew S. Dawson of Henderson recently became the first Vance-Granville Community College student to earn the “Microsoft Office Specialist Master” certification. The certification is awarded to someone who successfully passes a set of certification exams that test proficiency in multiple Microsoft software applications. Dawson completed the Excel 2013, Excel 2013 Expert-level, Access 2013 and Word […]

VGCC ranked as best online two-year college in North Carolina

Vance-Granville Community College was recently recognized as the top two-year college in North Carolina for online programs, and, in a separate ranking, was named one of the top five two-year colleges in the state for the second year in a row.  In its list of the “Best Online Schools in North Carolina for 2015-2016,” the […]

Henderson City Council’s Public Safety Committee meeting Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Henderson City Council’s Public Safety Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Large Conference Room at City Hall, 134 Rose Avenue.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss traffic issues.  The public is welcome.

Granville County Intersection Switched to Four-Way Stop

Drivers in the Oxford area need to pay attention to a change in the traffic setup for the intersection of Huntsboro Road/Tabbs Creek Road and Salem Road as it was switched to a permanent four-way stop yesterday. In the past, vehicles in both directions on Huntsboro Road/Tabbs Creek Road had to stop, but traffic on […]

VGCC Trustees elect Wright as chair; Wester, Seifert reappointed

The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees selected Danny W. Wright of Henderson as its next chair, succeeding Deborah Brown, as the board met for its bi-monthly meeting on Monday, July 18, on the college’s Main Campus. Herb Gregory of Oxford was re-elected as vice chair, while Brown, a Henderson resident, was elected secretary of […]

Vance County Schools School Bus Driver Training

Vance County Schools will host school bus driver training sessions Monday August 8  – Wednesday August 10, at L.B. Yancey Elementary School. Interested persons must attend the training on all three days to receive certification. We will only be training individuals to drive school buses. The training sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at approximately 3 p.m. each day. […]