April 19, 2014

Vance County Schools Revised Committee Meetings

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.                                                                                 

Space still available for antique farm equipment at Got to Be NC Festival in May

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 […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Avoid home break-ins while on vacation

Planning to travel over Easter weekend, or looking forward to a trip later this summer? Before you leave, take some simple steps to keep your home and belongings safe while you’re away. Burglars are always on the lookout for empty houses.  Protect yourself by NOT sharing your travel plans on social media sites.  If a […]

NCDOT Division of Aviation Sponsors Aviation Career Day for High School Students April 28

Raleigh—The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation will sponsor an Aviation Career Day for high school students at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, April 28. The event will feature speakers from a variety of high-growth aviation sectors. “This is a great opportunity for Triangle-area high school students […]

Audio: City of Henderson City Council Meeting April 14th, 2014

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Kerr Lake Art Show winners named

“Red Carnation” by Stephen Filarksy of Franklinton (Second place, Professional division).

Entries in the 48th Annual Kerr Lake Art Show, co-sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, were judged and put on display for the public in the lobby of the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, April 14-18. This year’s competition saw 21 visual artists from throughout […]

VGCC Student graduates from Leadership Program

Vance-Granville Community College student Theresa Chiplis of Norlina recently graduated from the North Carolina Community College Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP). Graduates were honored at a ceremony in Raleigh on March 14. Serving as keynote speaker for the event was Hilda Pinnix-Ragland of Cary, who is the vice president of corporate public affairs for Duke […]

Vance County Schools Upcoming Committee Dates

Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Dates:             * Building & Grounds, Thursday, April 17th, 8:30 am             * Personnel Committee, Tuesday, May 6th, 8:30 am       Note:  All meetings are held in the Superintendent’s  Conference Room.  

52 Pounds of Marijuana Confisicated in Parham Road Bust

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On Thursday, April 10, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Division and the Vance County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 744 Parham Road, Henderson. Officers arrested Mark Anthony Davis and Lawanda Joyce Ragland. Davis and Ragland were occupants of the residence. During the search, officers recovered 52 pounds […]

Vance County Public Middle and High School Weekly News April 14-18, 2014

VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS   WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 2, Issue 33 A Publication for Middle and High Schools April 14-18, 2014   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   ?   Thursday is the deadline […]