August 21, 2014

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 […]

N.C. State Fair announces 2014 Dorton Arena lineup

RALEIGH – The 2014 N.C. State Fair Dorton Arena lineup will feature performances by country, gospel, rock and contemporary Christian artists, along with a stand-up comedian. Vanilla Ice will kick off the series on Thursday, Oct. 16, with a “Throwback Thursday” show. The rapper and reality TV show personality became the first hip hop artist […]

N.C. peach season on tap to be a good one

RALEIGH – Homemade ice cream, cobbler or sliced fresh, no matter what way you enjoy peaches, this season is looking good for the crop. While an unusually cold winter did impact the crop, mid- to late-season peaches will be plentiful in much of the state. “North Carolina growers produce 70 varieties, each with its own […]

Summer Events at the Perry Memorial Library

The Summer Reading program has begun at Perry Memorial Library.  We have many special events coming throughout the summer and weekly events for kids of all ages –  preschool to 18.  There are prizes for reading as well as the many programs and everything is free! We kick off each week with the Books & […]