April 19, 2015

Got to Be NC Festival offers food, entertainment, education May 15-17 at State Fairgrounds

RALEIGH – The Got to Be NC Festival returns to the N.C. State Fairgrounds with a full lineup of food, entertainment and family fun May 15-17. “The Got to Be NC Festival continues to get better and better each year,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “Last year more than 70,000 people attended, and I hope […]

Cash Prizes Now Offered To Volunteers In Spring Litter Sweep Week

The Henderson-Vance Spring Litter Sweep Week will be observed Monday, April 20, through Saturday, April 25, with the week’s activities culminating with a Recycling Day event held on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the parking lot of the City Operations Center at 900 S. Beckford Drive in Henderson. Litter Sweep […]

Three VGCC campuses will celebrate Earth Day April 22, 2015

Vance-Granville Community College will hold Earth Day festivals on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, South Campus in Granville County, and the Franklin County Campus. The public is invited to attend events at any location, which are free of charge and are designed […]

VGCC announces that Dinner Theater is sold out

All tickets have been sold for Vance-Granville Community College’s third annual Dinner Theater event, “Smoke on the Mountain,” college officials have announced. Performances are scheduled for the evenings of Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1, 2015, in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. “We are thrilled and humbled by the […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents free Spring Concert

The Vance-Granville Community Band is preparing to perform its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. Admission is free and the public is invited. The title of this year’s concert is “Music From Around the World,” according to Carl Cantaluppi of […]

Louisburg College Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Show Opens April 9 at Norris Theatre

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LOUISBURG, N.C.— The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father’s favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which […]

Got to Be NC Festival seeks antique tractors, vendors, musicians May 15-17, 2015

RALEIGH – Event organizers are looking for farm-equipment hobbyists, musicians and vendors interested in participating in the 2015 Got to Be NC Festival May 15-17 at the State Fairgrounds. This celebration of N.C. agriculture is produced by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, with Lowes Foods as the title sponsor. The festival features […]

Lions Club & Happy Camper Bring The Embers to Louisburg April 10th, 2015

LOUISBURG, N.C.—On Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m., the Louisburg Lions Club and Happy Camper will present beach music legends “The Embers” as a special “Back to the Summer” benefit concert. Louisburg College will host the event in the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC). All general admission tickets are $15, and may be purchased by calling the […]

Tickets now on sale for VGCC Dinner Theater production held April 30th and May 1st, 2015

Vance-Granville Community College’s third annual Dinner Theater event, “Smoke on the Mountain,” is set for the evenings of Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1, 2015 in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. VGCC’s Drama and Culinary Arts departments are teaming up once again to present a delicious meal followed by […]

Violence and Race Meeting March 24th, 2015 at Gateway Community Center

VIOLENCE & RACE Date:  TUESDAY MARCH 24, 2015 Location:  GATEWAY COMMUNITY CENTER 314 S. GARNETT ST.  HENDERSON, NC Time: 6:00PM – 8:00 PM “A COMMUNITY DISCUSSION ON VIOLENCE AND RACE” JOIN US IN A STRUCTURED DISCUSSION ABOUT WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER TO REDUCE THE VIOLENT CRIME IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY. ALL OF US CAN […]

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