August 30, 2016

Henderson-Vance Peace – Unity – Love – Live P.U.L.L. Weekend August 26-28

Come be a part of the Community Event scheduled for August 26-28, 2016.  Enjoy wholesome fun and activities for the entire community. The Vance County NAACP is partnering with area community organizations and government entities to create a unified community.  See the attached flyer for the schedule of activities and partnering organizations. For information and […]

Clockworks – Summer 2016 Newsletter

The Henderson Vance Downtown Development Commission newsletter is now available.  Information includes grant opportunities for new and existing businesses, and upcoming events in downtown. Please like the facebook page at and visit their website Download the newsletter here:  Clockworks Summer 2016.pdf

7th Annual Ducky Derby Festival in Downtown Henderson, Saturday August 27th

7th Annual Ducky Derby Festival Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:00a.m.- 2:00p.m. Breckenridge Street, between the library and the police department inDowntown Henderson FREE activities and games for children: *Bounce House *Fire Truck *Face Painting*Smoke House *Games *Music*Zumba *Dance Teams *Exercise* Free haircuts and free book bags, while supplies last by SBKD Entertainment Food Vendors Community […]

Three Henderson Groups Receive Frances Abbot Burton Powers Endowment Funding

The  North Carolina Community Foundation in accordance with the Frances Abbot Burton Powers Endowment awarded three Henderson, NC groups as recipients of the 2016 grant program.  Vance County High School Robotics Team, the Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission, and Community Partners of Hope all received grants this year.  A ceremony was hosted on Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at accounting […]

Reverse Raffle To Benefit “Shop With A Cop” and Chamber Of Commerce

The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce along with the Henderson Police Department (HPD) are partnering to host a reverse raffle.  The event will benefit a program serving local underprivileged children called “Shop With a Cop” along with the Chamber of Commerce and its efforts to help local business. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November […]

VGCC Golf Tournament sets new record with more than $104,000 raised

Vance-Granville Community College’s 32nd annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Oxford-based Union Bank, hit a new record total by raising $104,160 to help fund scholarships for deserving students and support the mission of the college. That result surpassed the $100,318 generated in 2015, in what was previously the highest-grossing golf tournament in VGCC history. […]

Meet Me In the Street Tonight

Next Meet Me in the Street Concert is Thursday, June 23 Featuring North Tower 5:30 – 8:30 along Breckenridge Street Downtown Henderson

Twanna Jones: The Help Center

Who We Are The Help Center NC established in 2016, for the purpose of sharing the Gospel, advocating for the poor, elderly, children and their families by providing the tools needed for families to become self-sufficient through our training and educational programs. We are a community ministry that made the decision not to focus on […]

McGregor Hall offers opportunity to leave ‘lasting impression’

The Performing Arts Center at McGregor Hall wants you to “leave your mark and ‘Take a Seat.’” In addition to purchasing tickets for events in the new performing arts center, patrons are being given the opportunity to leave a lasting impression by naming a seat in honor or memory of individuals, groups, businesses and organizations. […]

Henderson Police Department Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 the  Henderson Police Department participated in their Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Members of the Henderson Police Department, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Alcohol Law Enforcement, and the Vance County Sheriff’s Office participated. The kick off took place at the flag pole in front of the police department in Downtown Henderson, […]