May 22, 2015

Relay For Life of Vance County Starts May 29th, 2015

Relay For Life of Vance County will kick off May 29th, 2015 at 3pm and close on May 30th, 2015 at noon at Southern Vance High School. The main event page is here: Luminaria’s are still available for sale!  We are in great need of more luminaria’s at this point, we don’t even have […]

Vance / Warren Garden Updates & Events

PATIO GARDENING SEMINAR, SATURDAY, 5/23Come on out to the Vance County Regional Farmers Market this Saturday, 5/23 at noon for a short seminar on Patio Gardening! Taught by one of our Extension Master Gardener volunteers, you will learn all the tips and tricks to successfully growing vegetables in containers on your deck on patio. Feel […]

Northern Vance High School Graduation Marshals

NVHS Graduation Marshals

Northern Vance High School has announced students who will serve as graduation marshals for year-end events for the Class of 2015. The marshals will assist at the Class Night event at Northern Vance on May 28, and during commencement exercises on June 13. Graduation marshals are shown in the accompanying photo and include, front row […]

NCDOT Launches Wi-Fi on Piedmont Train Service on May 25, 2015

Raleigh—On May 25, in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the Piedmont train, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division will launch its new Piedmont Connect Wi-Fi Service. The addition of Piedmont Connect Wi-Fi will ensure complete wireless internet services to passengers traveling between Raleigh and Charlotte. The Piedmont Connect Wi-Fi service will allow passengers […]

2 Arrested on Heroin Related Charges

Sherron Pickett

On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit arrested Sherron Pickett, 31, 822 Eaton Street, Henderson. Pickett was charged with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, and/or deliver heroin, one count of manufacturing heroin, one count of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, and/or […]

End-of-the-Year Testing Schedule for Vance County Schools

Students in Vance County Schools are already involved in state testing that will now stretch through the end of the school year with the last day of classes set for Wednesday, June 10 2015. The Early College High School has been administering state end-of-course and end-of-the-semester exams throughout this week. The Early College Class of […]

VGCC graduates 16 Cadets in School’s 100th BLET Class

On front row, from left, VGCC Basic Law Enforcement Training Class 100 graduates Jason Lee Grainger, Bronson Douglas Murphy, Matthew Scott Craft, Brittany Lauren Strother, Katherine Leigh Keville, Ryan Hulett Woodlief, Joshua Adam Bailey, Leigh Hester and Daniel Scott Watson; on back row, from left, VGCC law enforcement training coordinator Andrea Ferguson, graduates Kenneth William Fitzsimmons, Jr., Zeb Landon Robinson, Melinda Ann Hester, Tyler Brady Currin, Matthew Ryan Groves, Joshua Wayne Garrett, Mark Anthony Williamson and VGCC instructor Glen Boyd.

(VGCC Photo)

Sixteen cadets graduated on May 12 from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program at Vance-Granville Community College, in a ceremony held in the Civic Center on Main Campus. After passing the state certification exam, all are authorized to work in any law enforcement agency in North Carolina. Graduates of VGCC’s 100th BLET class included […]

VGCC awards 574 degrees and diplomas to 2015 graduates

Deborah Brown, left, chair of the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees, and Dr. Stelfanie Williams, right, president of VGCC, present a plaque to Theresa Chiplis, president of the Student Government Association and the student trustee on the trustees board for 2014-2015, at the board’s meeting on May 18. Chiplis, who graduated with her third degree this month, served for two years as student trustee. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College’s commencement exercises on May 15 awarded a record 574 degrees and diplomas, according to an announcement Monday night from VGCC President Dr. Stelfanie Williams. Dr. Williams made the report to the VGCC Board of Trustees at the board’s bi-monthly meeting at the main campus on May 18. She noted that the registrar […]

VGCC offers Health Unit Secretary job training course

Vance-Granville Community College will soon begin a certificate program that provides students with the skills and knowledge to succeed as a Health Unit Secretary. The course is scheduled to be held Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., June 1 through July 23, in room 7335 on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. There will […]

Vance County Board of Education Called Board Meeting

VANCE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION Called Meeting Wednesday, May 27, 2015 5:30 p.m.   Administrative Services Center Superintendent’s Conference Room 1724 Graham Avenue Henderson, N. C.   27536   AGENDA Call to Order *        II.       Approval of Meeting Agenda *        III.      Executive Session *        IV.     Personnel Recommendations *        V.      Adjournment *        Requires Board Action