April 27, 2015

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Savvy scammers divert money from real estate closings

Real estate attorneys in North Carolina are reporting a new scam. Crooks hack into the email account of someone who is involved in a real estate closing, and impersonate that person in communications with the law firm. They present themselves as the legitimate seller of the property, who lives out-of-state. In a phone call or […]

City of Henderson City Council Meeting Monday April 27th, 2015

Henderson City Council Short Regular Meeting Monday, 27 April 2015 6:00 PM Work Session to immediately follow City Hall Council Chambers, 134 Rose Ave., Henderson, NC 27536 Download the full agenda packet here:  20150427_coh_agenda_packet I. CALL TO ORDER II. ROLL CALL III. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IV. OPENING REMARKSIn order to provide for the highest standards of ethical behavior […]

Vance County Schools – Secretary Honored at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

Pulley is shown at the center of the accompanying photo holding her flowers as she is joined by McKoon, left, and Darden.

Jodi Pulley, the secretary and receptionist at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary School in Middleburg, was honored on April 22 as one of only 100 school secretaries from the more than 20,000 nominated nationwide to be named a winner of the Secretary Appreciation Sweepstakes through Scholastic Inc. Pulley was presented a bouquet of flowers and showered […]

VGCC to offer new Food Truck Entrepreneurship training

The Chick-n-Que mobile food truck (photo provided by Queen Harris)

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer a series of courses specifically for entrepreneurs who want to compete in the growing food truck industry. The program is the first of its kind in North Carolina. A partnership of VGCC’s Small Business Center and Personal Enrichment department, the Mobile Food Truck Entrepreneurship Workshop Series will be held […]

VGCC offers Workshops on Managing Chronic Health Conditions

Vance-Granville Community College has partnered with the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments to offer a new series of “Living Healthy” workshops this summer. All will be held at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. These programs are being offered to individuals who suffer from chronic health problems, such as diabetes and chronic pain, and […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness North Carolina welcomes new affiliate to cover Franklin, Granville, Warren and Vance counties

RALEIGH, NC (April 22, 2015) – The National Alliance on Mental Illness North Carolina (NAMI NC) is pleased to announce a new affiliate, NAMI North Central, a volunteer-run affiliate that covers Franklin, Granville, Warren and Vance counties. NAMI North Carolina works to improve the lives of people living with mental illness and their families through […]

VGCC Students inducted into Honor Society

VGCC students from Franklin and Wake counties who were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society on April 14 included, seated from left: Amy Downing, Keyona Bullock, Heather Henkel, Madeline Osika, Elizabeth Caulfield, Cynthia Black and Jenifer Stearns; standing, from left: Collin Byerley, Robert Chafee, Kathy Conant, Elizabeth Elliott, Nancy Ianniello, Alexander Cockman, Daysha Dawson, Arturo Torrecilla and Joshua Moody. (VGCC Photo)

Vance-Granville Community College recognized 59 students who were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for students of two-year colleges, on April 14 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus. VGCC students honored with induction into Phi Theta Kappa must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 (3.75 for […]

Henderson Police Department Joint Operation Nets Cocaine Charges

Monday night, April 2, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and the North Carolina Law Enforcement Division conducted an investigation into illegal activities at 21 Spring Valley Road, Henderson. As a result of this investigation numerous charges have been brought against one individual. Anastacio Bolanos, […]

City of Henderson Planning Board Meeting April 28th, 2015

The Henderson Planning Board will hold a Work Session on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 134 Rose Avenue.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss regulations regarding additional Supplementary Use Regulation Article 600B (design standard) for solar farms.   For further information, please contact Robert Harris, City […]

Vance County Schools – Reading Rewards at Carver Elementary

The students are shown in the first photo as they prepare to leave in the limousine. The students include: Aniya Palmer, Jabnan Hayes and Alexander Cruz, all fifth graders; Kanye Davis, Aliya Palmer and Amiyah Henderson, all fourth graders; and Tyler Ray, Tarian Hayes and Jonathan Gouldman, all third graders. They are joined by their chaperones for the trip, from left, Diane Averett, Janice Ellington and Regina Miles, all staff members at Carver Elementary.

Students in grades 3-5 at Carver Elementary School who won top honors in the school’s Reading Fair were treated to a limousine ride to the Barnes & Noble bookstore at Triangle Town Center in Raleigh, followed by lunch at The Olive Garden in Wake Forest on April 17. The students won first, second and third […]