August 29, 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 […]

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. […]

Vance County Schools Free Athletic Exams June 8th, 2016

Free athletic physical examinations will be available to all student-athletes who live in Vance County on Wednesday, June 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Maria Parham Medical Center on Ruin Creek Road in Henderson. The physicals are required for those students who want to play sports in local schools for the 2016-2017 school year. […]

VGCC Golf Tournament postponed/rescheduled

Vance-Granville Community College’s 32nd Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Union Bank, which was scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, 2016, has been postponed due to the forecast of inclement weather. The tournament, held at the Henderson Country Club, has been rescheduled for Monday, May 23, with a rain date of Monday, June 6. Morning […]

VGCC to hold 32nd Benefit Golf Tournament on May 3, 2016

Vance-Granville Community College’s 32nd Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Union Bank, will be held at the Henderson Country Club on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. All event proceeds support the mission of the college, the Endowment Fund and student scholarships. With the support of numerous golfers and sponsors, the annual event has raised more […]

4th Annual Tour de Vance April 30th, 2016

From novice to well-seasoned, we have rides for all riders! The 10-mile Family Fun Ride is great for beginners and families. A 20-mile course awaits cyclists ready for a bit more. The 30-miler rolls through forest and farmland; 60-mile ride spurs off the 30 to visit Kerr Lake.   Ride, have fun, and raise money for United […]

NVHS Soccer Earns Academic Award

The Northern Vance High School men’s soccer team for the seventh consecutive year received a High School Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) with the fourth highest grade point average among the 152 teams receiving national recognition for the award for the 2014-2015 school year.  The team’s overall grade […]

Louisburg College Recognizes 139 Scholar-Athletes

On Wednesday, January 27, the College held its annual Scholar-Athletes Awards Program, honoring 139 student-athletes.The program was held in the Roger G. Taylor Athletic Center prior to the men’s basketball game against Wake Tech. The Hurricanes Scholar-Athletes Awards Program was established at Louisburg College in 2005 to encourage student-athletes at Louisburg to be scholar-athletes. The […]

Inaugural volleyball tournament expected to bring $700,000 to Raleigh region

The inaugural City of Oaks Challenge volleyball tournament at the Raleigh Convention Center debuts this Saturday (Jan. 16), and runs through the holiday weekend. According to the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance, the event will feature 141 teams playing on 20 courts in the Raleigh Convention Center’s 150,000-square-foot exhibit hall. The City of Oaks Challenge is […]

Southern Vance High School Student Nominated to Play in All-American Games

McDonald’s is pleased to announce the 750 high school seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2016 McDonald’s All American Games. This year’s list includes players from 49 states and the District of Columbia who have been selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection […]