Oxford-based Union Bank has established a new scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College in honor of a longtime community leader who has been instrumental in the success of both the bank and the college. Stanley H. “Stan” Fox of Oxford, a former state legislator, director emeritus on the bank’s board and current vice-chair of the VGCC […]
Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 310 students earned Dean’s List honors for the spring semester that ended in May. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student had to maintain a 3.5 grade-point average and have no grade lower than “B” while carrying at least 12 semester hours, according to VGCC Vice President of […]
FLETCHER – The N.C. Mountain State Fair will return to the Western N.C. Agricultural Center for another run of family fun Sept. 5-14, and advance tickets are now available. “There’s no time like fair time, and with savings of $2 on admission tickets and 50 percent on ride tickets, there is no time like right […]
Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Date: * Personnel Committee, Tuesday, August 5th, 8:30 am Note: All meetings are held in the Superintendent’s Conference Room.
Several Vance-Granville Community College students recently completed special training for afterschool program administrators and staff members. VGCC School-Age Education program head Jacquelin Heath incorporated the “Upping Your After School Game” course content into a curriculum course, School-Age Program Administration (EDU 263), this summer. Heath’s program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree and a diploma […]
The County’s Water Board Planning Committee met Thursday, July 31st at 12:00 noon in the County Manager’s Administrative Conference Room. The purpose wasw to discuss water project matters.
Law enforcement officers in North and South Carolina are unraveling a complex scam that began with a phony online relationship and racy photographs, and ended with a demand for money to repair a damaged church window. In addition to a fake pastor, the scam also involved a crook masquerading as an agent of the North […]
The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Networking Tips That Can Grow Your Small Business,” on Thursday, Aug. 28, from 6 until 9 p.m. at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. In this seminar, Anita Hicks will teach participants why networking is important for small businesses, how to […]
THIS WEEK IN THE GARDEN (from the WIZS Home & Garden Show) 1. You can start your fall garden now! Consult this planting calendar for complete details: http://cals.ncsu.edu/hort_sci/extension/documents/AG-756.pdf 2. We are only about 5 weeks from tall fescue seeding time. If you plan to do a complete renovation, you will need to spray in the […]
Would you like to get your musical instrument out of the closet, and play it again? Have you longed for your high school days when you loved to play your instrument and wished you could do so again? The Vance-Granville Community Band, under the direction of VGCC music instructor Ivory Brock, is looking for people […]