March 31, 2015

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 […]

19th Annual Vance County Storytelling Festival Tuesday March 25th, 2015

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19th Annual Vance County Storytelling Festival Tuesday March 25th, 2015 starting at 6pm at the Perry Memorial Library Featuring Storytellers: Tyris JonesLloyd ArneachWright ClarksonCasey Nees

VGCC invites Earth Day participants

VGCC students, employees and guests visit booths at the 2014 Earth Day festival on the college’s main campus. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College is planning to hold Earth Day festivities at three campuses this year, and organizers are inviting members of the community to participate. Earth Day 2015 celebrations will be held on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, South Campus (between Butner and Creedmoor) and Franklin County Campus (near Louisburg) on Wednesday, April […]

First-Time Events Join Signature Festivals for an Inviting NC Spring

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 5, 2015) ? Like a well-tended garden, North Carolina builds on a festive foundation to heighten spring’s arrival in destinations from the mountains to the coast. Along with Biltmore Blooms, the North Carolina Azalea Festival and other traditional favorites come new celebrations of flowers and flavors inspired by natural beauty and nurtured […]

“A Celebration of Black History” in Downtown Henderson, NC February 20th, 2015

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The Vance County Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council presents, “A Celebration of Black History” on Friday, February 20th at Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street, at 6:00PM. Guest speaker will be Dr. David E. Alston Chairman of the Henderson-Vance County Human Relations Committee. Alston is a native of Pennsylvania and a descendant […]

Vance County NAACP Banquet February 21st, 2015

106th Annual Equality Fund Banquet Saturday, February 21, 2015 Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center 6:30 p.m.   GUEST SPEAKER: Irving L. Joyner NC Central University Law Professor Member of NC NAACP Legal Team   $30.00 per person $15.00 Children 12 and under Contact number for tickets: 1-252-219-0042

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