September 30, 2014

City of Henderson: Development Services Deparment Director Corey Williams

Per City Manager Ray Girffin:  I am pleased to advise you I’ve appointed Code Compliance Directory Corey Williams as the Director of the newly formed Development Services Department.  His promotion is effective of 26, September 2014, or the beginning of the current work period. The Development Services Department is comprised of the former Code Compliance […]

Vance County Public Middle and High School Weekly News September 29-October 3, 2014

VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS   WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 3, Issue 7 A Publication for Middle and High Schools Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 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       […]

Oxford Prep to Hold 2nd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser

On Saturday, October 4th Paul Smith and The Mattress Center will sponsor a fundraiser to raise money for Oxford Preparatory High School to help fund the school’s athletic program. Smith, a 2006 graduate of J.F. Webb High School and former deputy sheriff with the Granville County Sheriff’s Department, is the president and owner of Mattress […]

Skate For The Cure October 3rd and 4th, 2014


Vance County Public Elementary School News September 29-October 3, 2014

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS       ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 2 Issue 7            September 29-October 3, 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       Monday, October 6, is […]

VGCC Warren Campus helps local kids in need

VGCC Warren Campus faculty and staff hold some of the book bags donated to J-Jireh Services; in front, from left, campus coordinator/Warren Early College liaison Faye Goode, J-Jireh director Gertie Williams Crute, Basic Skills coordinator/instructor Edna Scott and security officer Helena Jenkins; and in back, from left, administrative assistant Lisa Rodwell, Office Administration instructor Jessica Harvey, campus Dean Mitch Evans and campus custodian James Burwell. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County Campus recently formed a partnership with Warrenton-based nonprofit organization J-Jireh Services that has resulted in local schoolchildren receiving book bags and school supplies. The new relationship between the college and J-Jireh’s director, Gertie Williams Crute, began with a chance meeting between Crute and Warren County Campus Dean Mitch Evans on […]

NCDPI Receives 40 Applications to Open Charters in 2016

Forty nonprofit organizations have filed applications to open a public charter school in August 2016. These applications met the Sept. 26 deadline and were submitted through the automated application system utilized by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI).  A spreadsheet of applicants is available at “These new applications represent an opportunity to expand […]

VGCC and Chamber partner for Health Care Reform discussion

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center, will present a “Lunch Break to Educate” seminar, called “Health Care Reform for Small Business, Season 2: What Have We Learned?” on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from noon until 1 p.m. in Room 7107 (Building 7) on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance […]

Suspect Wanted for First Degree Murder – Rewards Offered for Info

Gregory Lamant Basket

Gregory Lamant Baskett, 43, is wanted for 1st Degree Murder in connection with the death of Tisha Hargrove. The victim and the suspect were living in a domestic relationship at the residence of 124 N. Bullock Street, Henderson at the time of the incident. Mr. Baskett is an African American male. He is 5’8” and […]

Vance County General Government Committee Meeting Cancelled

Please be informed that the County’s General Government Committee meeting scheduled for today at 4:00 p.m. has been cancelled.