April 1, 2015

Vance County Schools – Biodiesel 4 Schools Program

Vance County Schools announces a new partnership with the North Carolina based Biodiesel 4 Schools program in an effort to collect used cooking oil from Vance County area restaurants and grocery stores.   This is Vance County School’s first partnership specifically designed to create a local, sustainable, agriculturally-based, bio-energy source. This partnership represents the 10th public school […]

NC Cooperative Extension Updates for Small Scale Farmers

BACKYARD POULTRY CLASS Are you interested in small-scale poultry production? Our Backyard Farmer School continues this Thursday evening, 4/2, with a session on raising chickens. The class will be taught by Kelsey Lichtenwalner, Warren County Livestock Extension Agent, 6:30 pm at the Warren County Extension Center (158 Rafters Lane, Warrenton). The cost is only $5 […]

Union Bank honors founders with new VGCC Scholarship

Celebrating the creation of the Union Bank & Trust Founding Directors Academic Achievement Award at the bank’s headquarters in Oxford were, in front, from left: Robert T. Williford, II, Dr. Stelfanie Williams, Stanley H. Fox, R. Gene Edmundson, Betty Lou Gentry, representing her late husband, B. Autry Gentry, and Crawford A. Knott; and in back, from left: F. Wills Hancock, IV, Herbert T. Gregory, Jr., T. Gray Yancey, Thomas M. Combs, James B. Belcher, Chandler T. Currin, Jr., and Mayor Darryl Moss. Dr. Williams is the president of VGCC and a member of the Union Bank board of directors. Fox and Edmundson are former chairmen of the board, while Knott is the current chairman. 

(VGCC photo)

Oxford-based Union Bank has established a new Vance-Granville Community College scholarship to pay tribute to the business and community leaders who founded the bank. The “Union Bank & Trust Founding Directors Academic Achievement Award” will be presented to a VGCC student for the first time in 2016. This is the second scholarship created by the […]

Downtown Revitalization Leaders Honored at Main Street Conference

North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and Assistant Secretary Dr. Patricia Mitchell highlighted downtown revitalization efforts across the state at an awards celebration in Morganton March 19. The N.C. Main Street Awards Conference featured 23 awards to participants in the N.C. Main Street and Small Town Main Street programs. Winners are recognized for […]

Vance County Schools – Viking Voices Perform

NVHS Show Choir

Members of the Northern Vance High School show choir, Viking Voices, are shown as they prepare to perform for the Region K Senior Games Opening Ceremony at the D.N. Hix gymnasium in Oxford on March 26, 2015. The students include, from left, Camden Jones, Jakelyn Delcid, Miranda Yount, Avery Adcock, Tre’shon Williams, Jaylen Webb, J’eonte […]

VGCC offers weekend Motorcycle Safety program

Vance-Granville Community College has announced upcoming spring and summer dates for the Motorcycle Safety program, which is offered on weekends at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The 22-hour motorcycle safety course will be offered over three consecutive days (Friday through Sunday) on these dates: April 17-19, May 1-3, May 22-24, June 5-7, June […]

Elementary School News March 30-April 3, 2015

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS       ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 2 Issue 31                      March 30-April 3, 2015         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         We wish […]

Vance County Public Safety Committee Meeting Notice April 7th, 2015

Vance County’s Public Safety Committee (Commissioners Brummitt, Brown and Hester) is scheduled to meet Tuesday, April 7 2015 at 3:00 p.m. to discuss Fire and EMS matters.  All commissioners are invited to attend.

Middle and High School News March 30-April 3, 2015

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS     WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS     Volume 3, Issue 31 A Publication for Middle and High Schools March 30-April 3, 2015       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 […]

VGCC names 346 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists

Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 159 students earned President’s List and 187 students earned Dean’s List academic honors for the fall 2014 semester.   This is the first semester that VGCC has published a President’s List, which recognizes students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) while carrying a “full load” (of at […]

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