November 1, 2014

Henderson License Plate Agency Focuses on Customer Service, Office to undergo two-day training sessions

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will close its Henderson license plate agency on Tuesday, November 4 and Wednesday, November 5 to conduct customer service training. NCDMV is currently holding statewide customer service training courses for all office locations. The Vance County-based agency will reopen on Thursday, November 6 at 8:30 a.m. […]

Vance County Board of Commissioners Meeting Monday November 3rd, 2014

Download the full packet here:  20141103_vcboc_agenda_packet Invocation Pastor Brenda Peace-Jenkins,Greater Little Zion Holiness Church 1. Appointment 6:00 p.m. Porcha Brooks, Tax OfficeBusiness Personal Property Late List Appeal 2. Public Hearing 6:15 p.m. Rezoning Request #RZ1410-1NC Hwy 39 South 3. Public Comments (for those registered to speak by 5:45 p.m. – speakers are limited to five […]

Vance County Regional Farmers Market Winter Hours Begin November 1

Beginning 11/1/2014 the VCRFM will operate under their Fall/Winter Schedule: The Farmers market will be open on SATURDAYS ONLY: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Also check out the latest flyer for What’s at the Market:  What’s at the Market 11.1.14-1

VGCC Scholarship endowed in memory of Hubert Gooch

Geraldine Green Gooch (seated) and Katrina Gooch Lawson (standing, center) present contributions to the VGCC Endowment Fund, represented by Endowment Director Eddie Ferguson (left) and VGCC President Dr. Stelfanie Williams (right). (VGCC photo)

A longtime educator and community leader will continue to make a difference in the lives of local students, through a new Vance-Granville Community College scholarship established in his memory. The family of Hubert L. Gooch Jr. of Oxford, who died in March, recently created a new scholarship through the VGCC Endowment Fund. In awarding the […]

Vance County Water Planning Committee Meeting November 3rd, 2014

Vance County’s Water Planning Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, November 3rd at 12:00 noon in the County Manager’s Administrative Conference Room.  The purpose is to discuss water project matters.

VGCC Child Care kids learn about Fire Safety


Children enrolled in the Child Care Center on Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus recently learned about fire safety and fire trucks as part of October’s observance as Fire Prevention Month. Special guests at the center in October were, pictured above (from left), Captain Bryant Williams of Vance County Emergency Services and Battalion Chief Tim Twisdale […]

DuPont Forest planning November timber harvest

CEDAR MOUNTAIN – DuPont State Recreational Forest will be harvesting timber in November on 35 acres near the Conservation Road and Lake Julia Dam Road and on 25 acres near Joanna Road. The start date for the work is dependent on the weather, but there will be periodic trail closures as well as forestry equipment […]

VGCC to hold Business Technologies Fair

Vance-Granville Community College will hold a “Business Technologies Fair” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. From 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., area high schools will bring groups of students to the event. Parents of high school students are welcome to attend with their children. Members […]

Vance County Regional Farmers Market Advisory Board Meeting November 6th, 2014

The Vance County Regional Farmers Market Advisory Board will meet Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr. Henderson, NC. The meeting is open to the public.

VGCC now enrolling students for new Criminal Justice Cohort program

Vance-Granville Community College’s Criminal Justice Technology program is again offering an innovative approach to help certified law enforcement officers earn a two-year degree in a little more than a year. Starting in January, officers will be given a chance to complete an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice through a series of hybrid […]