July 30, 2015

United Way of Vance County 46th Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, June 17th 2015, the United Way of Vance County will hold its 46th Annual Meeting. Brian Sinotte, Chief Executive Officer at Maria Parham Medical Center, will be the guest speaker. In addition, the Second Annual Sam Watkins Visionary Award will be presented to an outstanding member of our community. The meeting will be held […]

Relay For Life of Vance County Starts May 29th, 2015

Relay For Life of Vance County will kick off May 29th, 2015 at 3pm and close on May 30th, 2015 at noon at Southern Vance High School. The main event page is here:  http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY15SA?pg=entry&fr_id=64775 Luminaria’s are still available for sale!  We are in great need of more luminaria’s at this point, we don’t even have […]

Heads shaved, thousands raised for cancer research at VGCC St. Baldrick’s event

VGCC student George Bridges already had a shaved head, but he got a trim from VGCC Cosmetology instructor Nancy Jackson to support the cause. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus hosted a St. Baldrick’s “Head-Shaving” event on March 28, raising $2,821 for children’s cancer research. Donations were made to sponsor 11 people whose heads were shaved in the Cosmetology lab on the campus. The event was organized by VGCC Human Services Technology program head/instructor Tracy Wallace of Kittrell, who became […]

Touch a Truck – Saturday May 2nd, 2015


Touch a Truck is a fundraising event that provides kids of all ages the opportunity to experience life sized vehicles and interact with community support leaders like firemen, rescue workers, farmers and many more. Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 10am to 2pm City of Henderson Operations Center900 South Beckford DriveHenderson, NC  27536 $5.00 per child ages […]

Trout Dinner Fundraiser for Community Partners of Hope, Inc. at 220 Seafood Monday April 13th, 2015

Trout Dinner Fundraiser for Community Partners of Hope, Inc. at 220 Seafood Monday April 13th, 2015 (Men’s Shelter and Hope House) 4pm – 7pm French Fries, Slaw, Hushpuppies, Tea or Coffee (Beverages for eat in only) $7.00 per plate Eat in or take out Walk ins welcome! 220 Seafood1812 North Garnett StreetHenderson, NC 27536

Third Annual Tour De Vance April 25th, 2015 benefiting United Way of Vance County


Dust off your bike and head out to Vance Granville Community College on Saturday, April 25th, 2015! This year’s event will benefit the United We Read….United We Succeed early reading initiative program sponsored by the United Way of Vance County.   Rides include at 10 mile Party Ride for youth, families and beginners; a 20 […]

Aycock Elementary School Plans Yard Sale

Aycock Elementary School is planning a yard sale on the front lawn of the school from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, with proceeds benefitting programs and services in the school. The public is invited to attend. Aycock Elementary is located at 305 Carey Chapel Road in the southeastern part of Vance […]

ACTS in Need of Donations After Water Line Bust Damages Supplies

Monday morning when ACTS opened up, they found that their basement was covered in water from a broken pipe over the weekend. Because of all the water they have no heat in the house, therefore they are unable to prepare food in the kitchen. They have also lost all of their supplies that were in the […]

VGCC to host St. Baldrick’s cancer research fundraiser

The South Campus of Vance-Granville Community College will be the site of an event to raise funds for children’s cancer research. A St. Baldrick’s “Head-Shaving” event is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the campus, which is located on N.C. 56 between Creedmoor and Butner. The event benefits the […]

Oxford Prep to Hold 2nd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser

On Saturday, October 4th Paul Smith and The Mattress Center will sponsor a fundraiser to raise money for Oxford Preparatory High School to help fund the school’s athletic program. Smith, a 2006 graduate of J.F. Webb High School and former deputy sheriff with the Granville County Sheriff’s Department, is the president and owner of Mattress […]