August 21, 2014

NC Cooperative Extension: Gardening Updates, plus farmers markets!

HUGE SHOPPING CART AT WARREN FARMERS MARKET ON SATURDAY! Thirteen feet tall! Powered by a Chevy 396 V-8! Big enough to hold all the delicious food products made in North Carolina! Come on out to the Warren County Farmers Market this Saturday, 8/23, to see this amazing vehicle, and also pick up some of the […]

VGCC schedules “Let’s Have a Tea Party”

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a course on “afternoon tea,” the tradition that is enjoying a renaissance as fine hotels, inns and tea rooms across the country give guests an opportunity to retreat from the hurried pace of their lives.  The course, called “Let’s Have a Tea Party,” will meet on VGCC’s Main Campus in […]

Board of Agriculture approves fees for woodland plans

RALEIGH – The N.C. Board of Agriculture recently approved fees for woodland management plans, following a directive from the state General Assembly. The state budget approved by the General Assembly directed the N.C. Forest Service to start charging for woodland plans, commonly referred to as forest management plans. The budget bill also allowed the Board […]

VGCC Warren Campus to hold free Grant-Writing Seminar

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Finding & Writing Grants,” for Thursday, Sept. 11, from 1 until 4 p.m. at the college’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton. Ideally suited for non-profit organizations, this seminar focuses on how to get organized to prepare grant proposals, along with grant-writing tips. […]

Vance County Committee Meeting Notices

Joint Education Committee – Friday, August 29th at 12:00 noon Water Planning Committee – Wednesday, September 3 at 12:00 noon Both meetings will be held in the County’s Administrative Conference Room.

VGCC Upcoming Small Business Seminars – Energy Savings & Networking

The Small Business Center of Vance-Granville Community College will be offering the following free small business seminars the week of August 25th:     SEMINAR TITLE DESCRIPTION OF SEMINAR LOCATION DAY TIME DATE Register Small Business Energy Saver Program Through the new Small Business Energy Saver Program, your business could be eligible to receive substantial […]

Greg’s Garden Aug. 18th, 2014

Greg’s Garden Aug. 18th, 2014 By Mari Miller   We Have Been Busy! We have 30 pints of corn and 36 pints of lima beans in the freezer to date. I will start canning my tomatoes this week. Though the green beans have been slow to produce enough for canning, we have had many at […]

Personal Enrichment opportunities scheduled at two VGCC campuses

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled several non-credit personal enrichment classes to start soon on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County and the Franklin County Campus near Louisburg, offering area residents a variety of fun opportunities to learn new skills or develop hobbies. Painting classes taught by longtime art instructor Lelia Brigham will be offered […]

Search Warrant Arrest Nets Cocaine and Prescription Meds

Roderick Antonio Lewis

On Thursday, August 15, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit arrested Roderick Antonio Lewis, 51, of 1100 Parham Street, Henderson. Lewis was charged after officers executed a search warrant at the Parham Street residence. During the search, officers recovered cocaine and several different types of prescription medications. Lewis has been charged […]

Friday Felony Probation Arrest

Sieel Omari Allen

On Friday, August 15, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Operations Division arrested Sieel Omari Allen. Allen, 23, 3829 Raleigh Road, Henderson was charged with one count of violating supervised release from a prior federal conviction. Allen was placed in the Vance County Jail without privilege of bond pending transfer of custody to the […]