September 17, 2014

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fall Across North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2014) — Fall’s blue skies, crisp temperatures and vibrant foliage create the urge to head outside, and fresh activities across North Carolina add ways to enjoy the season. With six weeks of prime leaf looking, events that relish the harvest and festivals energized by fall breezes, travelers find boundless rewards for […]

Mountain State Fair offers special days with savings on admission

FLETCHER – Visitors to the N.C. Mountain State Fair can take advantage of special admission and ride promotions on numerous days during the fair, which runs Sept. 5-14 2014 at the WNC Agriculture Center. “Last year, the Mountain State Fair had record-breaking attendance of 191,596,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “We want to see that […]

“John & Jen” to be presented at The Norris Theatre at Louisburg College

LOUISBURG, N.C.— Daniel Dunlow and Collier Cobb, students at the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at NYU in New York City, will be performing “John & Jen” at the Norris Theatre on the campus of Louisburg College for one night only, Thursday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m.  “John & Jen” is an intimate look at the […]

Meet Me In The Street Friday August 15th, 2014


Join the Henderson-Vance Chamber for our final “Meet Me in the Street” of the year on Friday, August 15th starting at 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM featuring Mike Brooks and The Konnection Band as they bring the party to downtown. THE KONNECTION is one of the East Coast’s premiere party bands, specializing in a variety […]

Henderson / Vance Night Out Against Crime 2014 Tonight

 TUESDAY, AUGUST 5 2014 5:00 – 8:00 pm Breckenridge Street between the Henderson Police Department and Perry Library Free Hot Dogs, Drinks and Event T-Shirts*   Presentations and Displays by The Henderson Police Department, Vance County Sheriff’s Office, Henderson Fire Department, Vance County Emergency Services, NC State Highway Patrol, Vance County Schools and many other […]

Tickets Available for The Henderson Community Concert Association Upcoming Season

The Henderson Community Concert Association is involved in its Season Membership Campaign. The 2014-2015 Concert Series will feature five outstanding performances at one low price. The best entertainment value in the area! Season tickets — that is for five live performances — are available at: $55 for an adult, $105 for a couple, $10 for […]

Advance tickets now available for N.C. Mountain State Fair

FLETCHER – The N.C. Mountain State Fair will return to the Western N.C. Agricultural Center for another run of family fun Sept. 5-14, and advance tickets are now available. “There’s no time like fair time, and with savings of $2 on admission tickets and 50 percent on ride tickets, there is no time like right […]

Dolly Parton Imagination Library August 8th, 2014

Franklin-Granville Vance Smart Start, with funding from the Vance County United Way, will be enrolling children in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library at the Perry Memorial Library on Friday, August 8th from noon until 5 pm. Children enrolled in the Imagination Library will receive an age appropriate book each month, mailed to them at their […]

State Fair tickets go on sale Aug. 1 at

RALEIGH – State Fair concert tickets and discounted admission tickets and ride sheets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, at Trace Adkins, Vanilla Ice, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and the Newsboys are just a few of the artists performing in Dorton Arena this year, with concert ticket prices ranging […]

McCLAIN including China Anne McClain to round out 2014 N.C. State Fair concert lineup

RALEIGH – Pop trio McCLAIN including China Anne McClain, with special guest Before You Exit, has been added to the 2014 N.C. State Fair concert series for a show Thursday, Oct. 23. Coming from a family of singers, songwriters and musicians, the sisters grew up in a house filled with music. They formed their singing […]