RALEIGH – Despite a late cold snap, local strawberry growers are still expecting a strong season that will last into the first part of June. “It’s been a challenging winter season for strawberry growers, including a record freeze in early January and a late cold snap in April,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “Fortunately, growers […]
Audio from Vance County Intergovernmental Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m. in the County Manager’s Office. The purpose is to discuss Recreation.
A pair of students in the Culinary Arts program at Vance-Granville Community College recently came away from a regional cooking competition with a victory. Shiona MacLean and Matthew Hosier, both of Oxford, won first place at an American Culinary Federation “Mystery Box” Hot Food competition held on April 1 as part of the annual Wake […]
Vance-Granville Community College recently brought together fire department officials from throughout the region to receive training on the state’s new fire rating schedule and on what they can do to reduce local residents’ insurance costs. VGCC’s Fire/Rescue Programs partnered in this initiative with the Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department, which hosted the class on April […]
Please be informed that the County’s Intergovernmental Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m. in the County Manager’s Office. The purpose is to discuss Recreation.
RALEIGH – Last week the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program surpassed 3 million pounds collected since the program began in 1980. At a collection day in Nash County the program needed just 763.5 pounds to hit the 3 million pounds. Instead, residents dropped off 6,000 pounds for disposal. “North […]
COMMUNITY LEADERS AND CONCERNED CITIZENS: WE NEED YOUR HELP! WE ARE IN A RACE AGAINST TIME TO SAVE OUR WATER, OUR WAY OF LIFE, OUR ECONOMY, AND OUR CHILDREN’S FUTURE WHERE H. Leslie Perry Library 205 Breckenridge Street Henderson, NC 27536 WHEN Thurs. April 24th from 6:00-8:00pm We will meet to discuss […]
LOUISBURG, N.C.—Louisburg College is pleased to announce that Dr. Randy Bridges, a 1977 graduate of the College, will deliver this year’s commencement address on Friday, May 2, 2014, at 5:00pm in the Frances Boyette Dickson Auditorium of the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC). Bridges served for two years as the superintendent of the Stafford County […]
Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Dates: * Finance Committee, Tuesday, April 29th, 5:30 pm followed by the Policy Committee * Community Relations, Tuesday, April 29th, 6:00 pm or immediately following Policy Note: All meetings are held in the Superintendent’s Conference Room.
RALEIGH — Festival organizers are still accepting applications from farm-equipment enthusiasts and tractor clubs for the farm display at the Got to Be NC Festival, May 16-18, at the State Fairgrounds. Tractors in working order also can participate in the daily tractor parade on the fairgrounds. Participation is free, but pre-registration is required. Registration forms […]