April 16, 2014

Vance County Appearance Commissio Seeking Spring Litter Sweep Week Participants

The Vance County Appearance Commission, in partnership with the Henderson Community Appearance Commission, is again sponsoring the Henderson-Vance Spring Litter Sweep Week, April 21-26, and seeking volunteers to participate in clean-up efforts to improve the appearance of our county around homes, businesses, churches, schools, in neighborhoods and subdivisions and along city streets and county roadways. […]

“Godspell” Coming Soon to Louisburg College


LOUISBURG, N.C.—The inspirational and international hit musical Godspell will be presented April 11-13 and May 1, 2014 at the intimate Norris Theatre, part of the JPAC at Louisburg College. Conceived and originally directed by John Michael Tebelak, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Godspell is one of the biggest off-Broadway successes of all time. Based on the […]

Safe Kids Henderson – Vance Coalition Free Child Passenger Safety Car Seat Clinic Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Safe Kids Henderson – Vance Coalition will be sponsoring a Free Child Passenger Safety Car Seat Clinic. This event will be at Compare Food 1143 East Andrews Ave March 27, 2014. Please Come out and support us. Seats will be available for those parents are in need of a child safety seat today. We are […]

Big Toy Day planned for Robert G. Shaw Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

COLFAX – “Toys” of all shapes and sizes will be on display at the Robert G. Shaw Piedmont Triad Farmers Market during Big Toy Day March 29. The event features trucks, construction equipment, forestry equipment and medical vehicles. Visitors will have the chance to explore each machine and learn more about the professionals that use […]

Award-Winning Historian to Speak at Louisburg College April 3

LOUISBURG, N.C.—Dr. Jane Turner Censer, professor of history at George Mason University, will present a lecture entitled “Heroines and Farm Women in Civil War North Carolina” on Thursday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in The Norris Theatre at Louisburg College. This is the third presentation in the Tar River Center for History and Culture’s 2013-14 […]

E. O. Young Elementary School 1st Annual April Madness Night Friday, April 4th, 2014

E. O. Young Elementary School is excited about their 1st Annual April Madness Night Friday, April 4th from 5:30 until 7:30. All are welcome! EO Young Students get in for free, all others ages 10 and up only $1. There will be MANY games, delicious food, cake walk, face painting, bounce houses, 50/50 cash raffle […]

Got to Be NC Festival seeks antique tractors, vendors, musicians

RALEIGH — Space is still available for farm-equipment hobbyists, musicians and food vendors wanting to take part in the Got to Be NC Festival May 16-18 at the State Fairgrounds. Organizers are looking for collectors of antique tractors and farm equipment to join a display of more than 1,000 pieces of machinery. Tractors in working […]

VGCC invites Earth Day participants

Raleigh-based American Wildlife Refuge director Steve Stone educates VGCC students and guests about his birds during the 2013 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 2014 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 Tuesday, April […]

Autism Carnival Fundraiser for Triangle Run/Walk for Autism April 5th, 2014

April 5, 2014 (rain date April 12) Noon – 4:00 pm Crossroads Shopping Center   We will be having a bouncy house, speed pitch, basketball, face painting, balloon twisting, train ride and much more. $10.00 attraction card is available for purchase that will be good for 7 attractions of the child’s choice.   Hot dogs, […]

2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Events

Courtesy of Senator Angela Bryant: 2014 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY EVENTS IN HALIFAX, NASH, WARREN, WILSON, VANCE, EDGECOMBE COUNTIES and SURROUNDING AREAS       Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 – 12pm – Ridgeway Baptist Church’s MLK Program – Sen. Angela Bryant will be the keynote speaker at Ridgeway Baptist Church, 156 Wycoff Rd, Norlina, […]