April 24, 2014

VGCC to hold 30th Benefit Golf Tournament on May 6

Players enjoy the Henderson Country Club course during the 2013 VGCC Endowment Fund Golf Tournament. (VGCC photo)

The 30th annual Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund Golf Tournament will be held at the Henderson Country Club on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. All event proceeds support the mission of the college, the Endowment Fund and student scholarships. The milestone for the fundraiser comes as the college prepares to celebrate its 45th anniversary. “In almost […]

Tour De Vance Bike Ride April 26th, 2014

Seasoned Riders: 30-mile and 60-mile rides traverse rolling farmland. 30-mile “Forest and Farmland” is mainly a circle route. 60-mile “Kerr Lake Look” adds an out-and-back spur past Nutbush Creek State Recreation Area to turn around at Kerr Lake ‘s Bullocksville State Recreation Area. Lunch provided for 30- and 60-mile riders – BARBEQUE from Nunnery-Freeman! Download […]

DBAP showing off new look at Thursday’s opener

With a renewed emphasis on the gameday experience and entertainment, the 18-year-old Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham broke ground on more than $20 million worth of renovations as soon as the last pitch was hurled in September. Fans will get to see the result when the Bulls begin the 2014 season tomorrow (Thursday) against […]

Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” route includes Oxford Stop

N.C. Commerce Sec. Sharon Decker has announced the 2014 Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” route with the help of town representatives at the Division of Tourism offices in Raleigh. The 16th annual ride, scheduled Sept. 27-Oct. 4, will begin in Sparta with overnight stops in Mount Airy, Reidsville, Oxford, Roanoke Rapids, Edenton, Manteo, and […]

Team Ball Pro Seeking Basketball Players for League Play


Team Basketball Pro Teen boys aged 16 – 21 years old are encouraged to join a new league in the Henderson, NC area.  Position can pay up to $9.00 to $15.00 per hour. Tryouts will be held on April 5th, 2014 at the basketball courts behind the Elk Lodge on Chestnut Street in Henderson, NC […]

NCAA March Madness returns to Raleigh

This week, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship – aka March Madness – returns to Raleigh. The NCAA tournament is at PNC Arena this weekend, with second rounds games on Friday, followed by third round games on Sunday. This marks the third time PNC Arena has hosted the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship (2004 and […]

Butterfield Applauds the North Carolina Central University(NCCU) Men’s Basketball MEAC Championship Team.

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Men’s Basketball team for winning the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) championship and finishing the regular season with the best record in the MEAC.  The NCCU Eagles finished the regular season with one of the school’s best records ever […]

ACC football title game stays in Charlotte for 6 more years

The Atlantic Coast Conference football championship game is staying in Charlotte. The ACC commissioner announced that the conference and the Charlotte Sports Foundation have reached an agreement on a six-year contract extension that will keep the football championship game in Charlotte through 2019. The game has been played in Charlotte since 2010. It has thrived […]

Vance County High Schools Basketball Games Rescheduled

The basketball games scheduled between Southern Vance High School and Warren County High School teams for Tuesday afternoon and tonight have been postponed. The games were to be played at Southern Vance. The games have been rescheduled for the same times at Southern Vance High School on Friday, February 21.   The basketball games scheduled […]

Vance County Schools Friday Night Basketball January 10, 2014

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS Friday, January 10, 2014 Academics First…Athletics Second NORTHERN VANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Home of the Vikings)     Southern Durham High Schoolvs.Northern Vance High School 4:30 p.m. JV Men’s, 6 p.m. Women’s, 7:30 p.m. Varsity Men’sat Northern Vance High School $5.00 admission     SOUTHERN VANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Home of the Raiders) […]