March 30, 2015

Date Set for VGCC Golf Tournament May 5th, 2015

Vance-Granville Community College’s 31st Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Union Bank, will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Henderson Country Club. There will be morning and afternoon rounds, and meals for players. Tournament sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, call Kay Currin at (252) 738-3409.

Former Harlem Globetrotter emphasizes importance of education


A Harlem Globetrotter “Legend” visited two campuses of Vance-Granville Community College on Jan. 20, and he brought with him a message: education is the only surefire path to success. Raleigh native James “Twiggy” Sanders, who played with the Globetrotters from 1974 until 1991, spoke first at VGCC’s Franklin County Campus near Louisburg and later in […]

U.S. Figure Skating Championships to feature more competitors, bigger FanFest in Greensboro

Greensboro made a strong showing four years ago as host of the U.S. Figure Skating Championship, with more than 110,000 attending the various skating events. Add to that 26,000 who attended the free FanFest events outside the main arena, and 25,000 others who watched practices and other events on a second rink. The goal this […]

Former Harlem Globetrotter to speak at two VGCC campuses

James Sanders (submitted photo)

The Male Mentoring Program at Vance-Granville Community College is bringing former Harlem Globetrotter James “Twiggy” Sanders to speak to students, faculty, staff and the community. Sanders is scheduled to speak first in the multi-purpose room at VGCC’s Franklin County Campus near Louisburg on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 10:30 a.m. Then, he will speak in the […]

Henderson, NC Area Man Winner of 2015 Bassmaster Classic in Lake Hartwell

Brandon Gray with Area Hearing Center of Henderson, NC is the 2015 Bassmaster Classic Berth. By winning the Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship Classic Fish Off, Gray earned the final 2015 Bassmaster Classic berth and accepted another “gift” — an $88,000 Skeeter FX20 bass boat/Yamaha 250 outboard rig for him to run in the […]

Maria Parham Medical Center Basketball Game – Hospital Staff vs Medical Staff

Basketball Game Hospital Staff  Versus Medical Staff When: November 18, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. Where: Kerr Vance Academy Gym Prices: Adults—$5.00 Children (under 12) – $3.00 Concessions will be sold For ticket purchases contact: (252) 438-4143Jon at ext. 1749 Erin at ext. 1570 Afton at ext. 1573 Jane at ext. 1167

Gobble Gallop 2014 presented by Girls on the Run of Northern NC November 22, 2014

For the 3rd year GOTR NNC is partnering with ACTS (Area Christians Together in Service), a local non- profit organization in Vance County whose mission is to help those who are without food by providing food and moral support for those who have been abused. Part of the Girls on the Run experience is giving […]

Friday Night Football October 24, 2014

NORTHERN VANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Home of the Vikings) Northwood High Schoolvs.Northern Vance High School 7 p.m. at Northwood High School $6.00 admission   SOUTHERN VANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Home of the Raiders) Warren County High Schoolvs.Southern Vance High School 7 p.m. at Warren County High School $6.00 admission  

Vance County Schools Friday Night Football

NORTHERN VANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Home of the Vikings) Cardinal Gibbons High Schoolvs.Northern Vance High School 7 p.m. at Cardinal Gibbons High School $6.00 admission       SOUTHERN VANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Home of the Raiders) South Granville High Schoolvs.Southern Vance High School 7 p.m. at South Granville High School $6.00 admission  Northern Vance High School and […]

Vance County Homecoming Football Games Rescheduled to Tonight

The Homecoming Football Games at Northern Vance High and Southern Vance High have been rescheduled to tonight. Please attend the games and support our teams!   Chapel Hill High School at Northern Vance High School 6 p.m. in Viking Stadium   Bunn High School at Southern Vance High School 6 p.m. in Raider Stadium