December 18, 2014

VGCC Small Business Seminars

The Small Business Center at Vance-Granville Community College has many exciting seminars planned for 2015.  We hope you will take advantage of these free seminars.  You can find the complete list of seminars here.  Our first seminar of the year is:  Ten Steps to Starting a Business   Register Tuesday, January 06, 2015 6:00 PM […]

NCDMV Announces Holiday Business Hours

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles’ driver license offices and license plate agencies will be closed from Wednesday, December 24 through Saturday, December 27 in observance of the Christmas holiday. All driver license office and agency locations will resume normal business hours on Monday, December 29. In addition, all office locations will […]

VGCC History Club celebrates successful Food Drive

The VGCC History Club poses with items donated during their recent food drive, before delivering them to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Pictured, from left: students Amanda Richardson of Warrenton and Jessie Hartley of Oxford, instructor/club advisor Victoria Klesmith, students Morgan McFalls of Oxford and Jennifer Burns of Henderson, instructor/club advisor Natasha Thompson, and students Stephanie Hommel of Youngsville, Taylor Abbott of Kittrell and Justin Dizon of Butner. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College’s History Club recently conducted a food drive as its major service project of the fall semester. Students collected non-perishable food items, as well as paper products and hygiene products, all of which were donated to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. The Food Bank works with food pantries in […]

Middle and High School News December 15-19, 2014

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS   WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 3, Issue 18 A Publication for Middle and High Schools December 15-19, 2014       The MISSION of Vance County Schools is to be committed to educating all students to prepare them for lifelong learning and productive citizenship.   IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS       […]

Elementary School News December 15-19, 2014

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS       ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 2 Issue 18                       December 15-19, 2014       The MISSION of Vance County Schools is to be committed to educating all students to prepare them for lifelong learning and productive citizenship.   IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS     Wishing everyone a very safe and […]

Search Warrant Leads to Drug Arrests

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On Thursday, December 11, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit executed a search warrant at 814 Dorsey Avenue, Henderson. During the warrant service, officers located over 10 ounces of marijuana, one gram of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. , 29, 814 Dorsey Avenue, Henderson was charged with the following offenses: Possession with […]

Vance-Granville Community Band kicks off holiday season with free concert

From left, Dee Pinnell of Palmer Springs, Va., Laurel Sciortino of Oxford and Bev Lazar of Henderson play “Angels We Have Heard on High” during the Community Band’s holiday concert. (VGCC photo)

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its seventh annual free holiday concert on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Entitled “A Powerful Christmas Concert,” the program featured a variety of traditional holiday favorites. Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, who has played clarinet in the band for many years, […]

Vance County Special Board Meeting December 17th 2014 Time Change

Please note that the time has changed for the special Board meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 he time has changed from 12:00 noon to 11:45 a.m.  The purpose is to enter into closed session to discuss a personnel matter.  Action may be taken in open session following the closed session.

Students learn about careers at VGCC Business Technologies Fair

Students filled the VGCC Civic Center and circulated through booths set up by college programs as well as local employers during the Business Technologies Fair. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College’s first-ever Business Technologies Fair brought young people to campus to learn more about careers and how to prepare for them. The event, held Nov. 12 in the VGCC Civic Center, engaged hundreds of middle and high school students from Vance, Granville and Warren counties, as well as educators from those counties and […]

VGCC Franklin Campus hosts two Small Business Seminars

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a pair of free seminars for Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the college’s Franklin County Campus (located on N.C. 56, just outside Louisburg). “Tax Requirements for Small Businesses” will be held from 1 until 4 p.m., while “Cash: The Lifeline of Your Business” will follow from […]

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