Home in Henderson http://homeinhenderson.com News and views from the heart of Vance County, N.C. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:00:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Chamber Ribbon Cutting – eli Screening & Consulting, LLC http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/business/chamber-ribbon-cutting-eli-screening-consulting-llc/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/business/chamber-ribbon-cutting-eli-screening-consulting-llc/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:03:56 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64860 eli

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for eli Screening & Consulting, LLC are, Jenny Hester, PRIM Development and Rentals; Mayor Pro-Tem Mike Rainey, City Tire; Lisa and Edward Zurick, Owners; HVCC Board Member Kim Jordan, CCB; Melanie Mann, HVCC Office Manager; Chamber Ambassador Michael Bobbitt; Connie Ragland, HVCC Work First Coordinator; Sheri Jones, HVCC Communications Consultant; John Barnes, HVCC President; Katie Bloom, CCB Not Pictured:; HVCC Director of Membership Services, Annette Roberson.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, March 26th 2015 for eLi Screening & Consulting, LLC to celebrate their membership with the Chamber.

eLi Screening & Consulting, LLC has opened their doors for business in our Henderson Vance community.  They offer professional background screening for any business industry.  From government organizations, non-profits, schools, hospitals, to real estate and tenants.  Virtually any company that has a need to screen applicants, employees or tenants.

eLi Screening & Consulting, LLC doesn’t need to convince you that background screenings of potential new hires or tenants are important.  But are the costs worth the risks?  They offer the convenience and responsiveness of a local business, yet they are powered by a premier national provider of online background screenings with competitive rates and screening packages.

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If your company or organization already pays for a background screening service; allow eLi Screening & Consulting, LLC to see if they can bring you a better service with savings that your company or organization will appreciate.  Email:  eliscreening@gmail.com or call 919-999-8166 to allow their consultants to offer you a professional background screening service to you.

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VGCC offers weekend Motorcycle Safety program http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/news/education/vgcc-offers-weekend-motorcycle-safety-program/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/news/education/vgcc-offers-weekend-motorcycle-safety-program/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:03:45 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64856 Vance-Granville Community College has announced upcoming spring and summer dates for the Motorcycle Safety program, which is offered on weekends at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County.

The 22-hour motorcycle safety course will be offered over three consecutive days (Friday through Sunday) on these dates: April 17-19, May 1-3, May 22-24, June 5-7, June 19-21, July 10-12, July 17-19 and Aug. 7-9.

Each course begins on Friday from 6 until 10 p.m. and continues from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, with breaks for lunch. The classroom portion of the course will be held in room 7136 (Building 7).

The class was created for students with little or no motorcycle experience, but even seasoned riders have found it beneficial. Riders of all levels are welcome. The college provides the motorcycles for use in training, as well as helmets, if necessary. Students should wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt or jacket, boots that cover the ankles, full-fingered gloves, and eye protection such as sunglasses or a face shield on a helmet.

Many insurance companies provide discounted rates for motorcycle operators who successfully complete this program.

Upon successful completion of the course, which is also known as the Basic Rider Course (BRC), students will be issued a skills waiver card for the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles. Riders with this card will not be required to take the DMV motorcycle riding test, but will still be required to visit their local DMV office and take a written exam before being issued a motorcycle endorsement.

Kevin Osborne oversees the course.

The cost of the course is $154. Generally, the deadline to register for each class is seven days prior to the start date.

Registration for these or other Personal Enrichment courses can be completed online at www.vgcc.edu/coned/personal-interest or in person at Main Campus, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information and to register, contact Emily McCormick at (252) 738-3300 or ped@vgcc.edu.

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Elementary School News March 30-April 3, 2015 http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/news/education/elementary-school-news-march-30-april-3-2015/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/news/education/elementary-school-news-march-30-april-3-2015/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:03:44 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64852  

VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS

 
 

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS

 

Volume 2 Issue 31                      March 30-April 3, 2015

   
   

The MISSION of Vance County Schools is to be committed to educating all students

to prepare them for lifelong learning and productive citizenship.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
 

 

 

We wish everyone a safe and relaxing spring break!

 

 
   

The nine-week grading period will end on Thursday.

 

 

 

Friday is the holiday for Easter. All schools and school system offices are closed.

 

SCHOOL EVENTS FOR THIS WEEK

 
   

Aycock Elementary: (Monday, March 30) – School Leadership Team meeting at 3:30 p.m.

 
   

E.O. Young Jr. Elementary: (Tuesday, March 31) – Girls on the Run program at 3:15 p.m.

 
   

E.O. Young Jr. Elementary: (Wednesday, April 1) – Spring pictures taken

 
   

Zeb Vance Elementary: (Wednesday, April 1) – Special Rewards

 
   

E.M. Rollins Elementary: (Thursday, April 2) – Easter Egg Hunt for pre-kindergarten students

 
   

Zeb Vance Elementary: (Thursday, April 2) – Earn and Color Block 9

 

UPCOMING SCHOOL EVENTS

 
   

Monday, April 6-Friday, April 10: Spring break for students

 
   

Monday, April 6-Tuesday, April 7: Annual leave days for employees

 
   

Wednesday, April 8-Friday, April 10: Teacher workdays

 
   

Monday, April 13-Friday, April 17: National Volunteer Week

 
   

Monday, April 13: The Vance County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue in Henderson.

 
   

Tuesday, April 14: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Henderson Family YMCA at Dabney Elementary

 
   

Tuesday, April 14: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Aycock Recreation Center at Pinkston Street Elementary

 
   

Tuesday, April 14: Girls on the Run at 3:15 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 
   

Wednesday, April 15: PBIS doughnut fundraiser money due at Zeb Vance Elementary

 
   

Wednesday, April 15: Vance County Schools’ Volunteer/Business Partner Recognition Reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Northern Vance High School.

 
   

Thursday, April 16: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Henderson Family YMCA and a PTA meeting at 7 p.m. at Dabney Elementary

 
   

Thursday, April 16: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Aycock Recreation Center at Pinkston Street Elementary

 
   

Thursday, April 16: PTO business meeting at 5:30 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 
   

Friday, April 17:Around Town” community helpers trip for pre-kindergarten students at E.M. Rollins Elementary

 
   

Friday, April 17: ROTC visit with fifth graders at 10:30 a.m. and Attend & Win and Top Reader celebration at 1:30 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 
   

Friday, April 17: Earn Block 1 at Zeb Vance Elementary

 
   

Monday, April 20: Color Block 1 and Leadership Team meeting at 3:15 p.m. at Zeb Vance Elementary

 
   

Tuesday, April 21: Report cards are distributed

 
   

Tuesday, April 21: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Henderson Family YMCA at Dabney Elementary

 
   

Tuesday, April 21: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Aycock Recreation Center at Pinkston Street Elementary

 
   

Tuesday, April 21: Girls on the Run at 3:15 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 
   

Thursday, April 23: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Henderson Family YMCA at Dabney Elementary

 
   

Thursday, April 23: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Aycock Recreation Center at Pinkston Street Elementary

 
   

Thursday, April 23: Girls on the Run at 3:15 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 
   

Friday, April 24: No school for pre-kindergarten students. Teachers attend all-day staff development.

 
   

Friday, April 24: Breakfast with the Principal at Dabney Elementary

 
   

Friday, April 24: RODEO STEM Career Fair at L.B. Yancey Elementary

 
   

Friday, April 24: All fourth graders and their teachers attend a free concert featuring a violinist and other musicians at 1 p.m. at the Civic Center at Vance-Granville Community College. The concert is sponsored by the Henderson Community Concert Series Association.

 
   

Tuesday, April 28: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Henderson Family YMCA at Dabney Elementary

 
   

Tuesday, April 28: Second graders participate in “Save Our Kids” water safety classes held at the Aycock Recreation Center at Pinkston Street Elementary

 
   

Tuesday, April 28: Pre-kindergarten cap and gown photos taken and Girls on the Run at 3:15 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 
   

Wednesday, April 29: Doughnut pickup at Zeb Vance Elementary

 
   

Thursday, April 30: Girls on the Run at 3:15 p.m. at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

 
   

Thursday, April 30: Parent meeting “Keeping Kids Safe” led by counselor Valerie Hairston at Zeb Vance Elementary

 

 

 

 

 

If you have a school event and would like to have it added to the Elementary School News email,

send the information to Terri Hedrick, public information officer, at thedrick@vcs.k12.nc.us.

 
                     
                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Louisburg College Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Show Opens April 9 at Norris Theatre http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/entertainment/louisburg-college-presents-joseph-and-the-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoat-show-opens-april-9-at-norris-theatre/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/entertainment/louisburg-college-presents-joseph-and-the-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoat-show-opens-april-9-at-norris-theatre/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:03:30 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64848 Joseph_and_the_Amazing_Technicolor_DreamcoatLOUISBURG, 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 his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. He is purchased by Potiphar where thwarting advances from Potiphar’s wife lands him in jail. When news of Joseph’s gift to interpret dreams reaches the Pharaoh, Joseph is well on his way to becoming second in command. Eventually his brothers, having suffered greatly, unknowingly find themselves groveling at the feet of the brother they betrayed but no longer recognize. After testing their integrity, Joseph reveals himself, leading to a heartfelt reconciliation of the sons of Israel. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock ‘n’ roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.

Joseph is produced with special arrangement with Rogers and Hammerstein Music Library and will run the following dates: April 9,11,16 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 12 and Saturday, April 18 at 2:00 p.m. A school-day matinee will be presented on Friday, April 17, 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. 


Tickets

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and children, and can be purchased by calling (919) 497-3300. Tickets can also be purchased at the Louisburg College Box Office (located in the Holt Lobby of the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center) from 1-5pm, Monday through Friday, or at the Norris Theatre door before the beginning of each performance. All tickets are for general admission seating.

Contact

Walter Hurst, Director of the Norris Theatre at (919) 497-3429 or whurst@louisburg.edu for more information.

 
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About Louisburg College

Related by faith to The United Methodist Church, Louisburg College is the oldest two-year residential college in the nation, and the only one in North Carolina. With a student body of 700 students, over 90 percent of Louisburg graduates continue their education at four-year schools. Learn more at www.louisburg.edu.

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Vance County Public Safety Committee Meeting Notice April 7th, 2015 http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/news/county-business/vance-county-public-safety-committee-meeting-notice-april-7th-2015/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/news/county-business/vance-county-public-safety-committee-meeting-notice-april-7th-2015/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:03:14 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64858 Vance County’s Public Safety Committee (Commissioners Brummitt, Brown and Hester) is scheduled to meet Tuesday, April 7 2015 at 3:00 p.m. to discuss Fire and EMS matters. 

All commissioners are invited to attend.

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Middle and High School News March 30-April 3, 2015 http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/news/education/middle-and-high-school-news-march-30-april-3-2015/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/news/education/middle-and-high-school-news-march-30-april-3-2015/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:03:10 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64854  

VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS

 
 

WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS

   

Volume 3, Issue 31

A Publication for Middle and High Schools

March 30-April 3, 2015

 
   

The MISSION of Vance County Schools is to be committed to educating all students

to prepare them for lifelong learning and productive citizenship.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
 

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We wish everyone a safe and relaxing spring break!

 

 

 

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  There will be an information session for parents of current eighth graders on the

  application process to apply as ninth graders for the 2015-2016 school year at the

  Vance County Early College High School at 6 p.m. on Monday in the Board

  Room of the school system’s Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue.

  Parents can complete applications during the meeting. All completed applications

  Must be turned in to the Early College High School by Thursday.

 

 

 

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  End of nine-week grading period at middle schools on Thursday.

 

 

 

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  Friday is the Easter holiday. All schools and school system offices are closed.

 

 

SCHOOL EVENTS FOR THE WEEK

 
 

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Early College High: (Monday, March 30-Friday, April 3) – Spring break for students. Monday through Thursday are designated as teacher workdays.

   
 

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Western Vance High: (Monday, March 30) – Faculty meeting at 3 p.m.

   
 

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Northern Vance High: (Thursday, April 2) – Interim Progress Reports distributed

   
 

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Southern Vance High: (Thursday, April 2) – Interim Progress Reports distributed

   
 

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Western Vance High: (Thursday, April 2) – Interim Progress Reports distributed and Career Fair from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

   

 

 

UPCOMING SCHOOL EVENTS

 
 

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Monday, April 6-Friday, April 10: Spring break for students, except at Early College High

 
 

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Monday, April 6-Tuesday, April 7: Annual leave days for employees, except at Early College High

 
 

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Wednesday, April 8-Friday, April 10: Teacher workdays, except at Early College High

 
 

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Monday, April 13: The Vance County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue in Henderson.

 
 

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Monday, April 13-Friday, April 17: National Volunteer Week

 
 

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Wednesday, April 15: Winning Wizards recognitions at Western Vance High

 
 

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Wednesday, April 15: The Vance County Schools’ Volunteer/Business Partner Recognition Reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Northern Vance High

 
 

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Thursday, April 16: End of the six-week grading period at Early College High

 
 

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Monday, April 20: Report cards distributed at Early College High

 
 

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Monday, April 20-Wednesday, April 22: SAT Prep sessions led by Dr. Joseph Aicher for high school students across Vance County at Southern Vance High School beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the first night and 6:10 p.m. on the second night. On the final night, Dr. Aicher will meet with students and parents on a first-come-first-serve basis beginning at 6:30 p.m.

 
 

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Tuesday, April 21: Report cards distributed in middle schools

 
 

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Saturday, April 25: PTO Campus Cleanup at Northern Vance High

 
 

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Wednesday, April 29: Officials from Elizabeth City State University visit Early College High and Western Vance High

 
 

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Thursday, April 30: End of six-week grading period at Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Western Vance high schools

 

 

 
 

SPRING ATHLETIC EVENTS
Northern Vance and Southern Vance Baseball Admission is $5.00.

Soccer Admission is $5.00 and Softball Admission is $5.00.

Admission for Tennis, Track and Golf is free.

Eaton-Johnson and Henderson Middle Baseball and Softball Admission is $5.00.

Soccer Admission is $5.00 and Track Admission is free.

 
   

ACADEMICS FIRST…ATHLETICS SECOND

 

Monday
(March 30, 2015)

Tuesday
(March 31, 2015)

Wednesday
(April 1, 2015)

Thursday
(April 2, 2015)

Friday
(April 3, 2015)

 

 

EVENTS

MAY BE

POSTPONED

DUE TO

WET CONDITIONS.

 

BASEBALL

 

EJMS

Away

HMS

4 p.m.

 

HMS

Home

EJMS

4 p.m.

 

SVHS

Home

Bunn

4 p.m.

 

MEN’S TENNIS

 

NVHS

Away

Person

4 p.m.

 

SOFTBALL

 

EJMS

Away

HMS

4 p.m.

 

HMS

Home

EJMS

4 p.m.

 

SVHS

Home

Bunn

4 p.m.

 

WOMEN’S SOCCER

 

NVHS

Home

Cardinal Gibbons

6 p.m.

 

 

 

 

BASEBALL

 

EJMS

Away

Terrell Lane

4:30 p.m.

 

NVHS

Home

Warren County

4:30 p.m.

 

LACROSSE

 

NVHS

Away

Cardinal Gibbons

6 p.m.

 

MEN’S TENNIS

 

NVHS

Away

SVHS

4:30 p.m.

 

SVHS

Home

NVHS

4:30 p.m.

 

SOFTBALL

 

EJMS

Away

Terrell Lane

4:30 p.m.

 

NVHS

Home

Warren County

(at Aycock Center)

4:30 p.m.

 

TRACK

 

NVHS

Away

SVHS

4:30 p.m.

 

SVHS

Home

NVHS

4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

GIRLS’ SOCCER

 

HMS

Home

Bunn

4:15 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LACROSSE

 

NVHS

Home

Roxboro Community

5 p.m.

 

 

 

BASEBALL

 

SVHS

Home

J.F. Webb

4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have a school event and would like to have it added to the Weekly School News email,

send the information to Terri Hedrick, public information officer, at thedrick@vcs.k12.nc.us.

 
                     
                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tuesday Open Line http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/quick-hits/open-lines/tuesday-open-line-180/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/31/quick-hits/open-lines/tuesday-open-line-180/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:01:30 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64863 The 15th Amendment to the Constitution declared the right to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” It was ratified on February 3, 1870. The new, affirmed civil right was first exercised on this date that year, though in a decidedly minor electoral matter. Thomas Peterson-Mundy, a former slave, was the first African-American to exercise the franchise, casting a vote in favor of revising the charter for Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He, himself, was elected to a committee to draft the change. In the presidential election in 2012, 17.8 million blacks cast votes, a participation rate of 66.2 percent. You can find more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau online at <www.census.gov>.

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Rusty McMahon: EDC Truth http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/30/opinion/rusty-mcmahon-edc-truth/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/30/opinion/rusty-mcmahon-edc-truth/#respond Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:04:38 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64816 The Daily Dispatch reported recently that the Economic Development Commission (EDC)  Board is considering not renewing its membership to the Research Triangle Regional Partnership.

Director Stuart Litvin and others argued that Vance county has gotten absolutely nothing for our investment of tens of thousands of dollars. Said Litvin, “It’s been the same story over the past 20-some years.”

While they are seeking truth, there is another fact they should acknowledge – their own economic development record. It is dismal. Their costly meddling in the private sector almost always ends in failure. The only “successes” they can claim are instances of redistributing our tax dollars to businesses that were going to expand anyway, with or without taxpayer help. One word describes what they have done – cronyism. From Owen Kugel’s stone soup to Downtown Development to Paint Reclamation International to Semprius, their record reeks of special favors to local, well connected property owners and developers.

They have even redefined EDC success. No longer is it creating jobs. Instead, it is keeping the jobs that are already here. Government and quasi-government boards do neither. Independent businessmen and women do.

A couple of members, Terry Garrison and Andrea Harris, want to keep wasting thousands of our tax dollars each year on the Partnership. Living on wasted money, grants, and ill-advised infrastructure loans has become a way of life in Vance County. The problem with freeloading is that someday the host will not or cannot continue to feed the parasite.

If you ask for something you did not earn, you are a beggar. If you take something you did not earn, you are a thief. If you expect something you did not earn, you are a socialist. There is nothing lower.

Not only do we need better leaders. Our kids need better role models.

Rusty McMahon

Kittrell, NC

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VGCC names 346 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/30/news/education/vgcc-names-346-students-to-presidents-and-deans-lists/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/30/news/education/vgcc-names-346-students-to-presidents-and-deans-lists/#respond Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:03:50 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64824 Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 159 students earned President’s List and 187 students earned Dean’s List academic honors for the fall 2014 semester.

 

This is the first semester that VGCC has published a President’s List, which recognizes students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) while carrying a “full load” (of at least 12 credit hours) in 100-level or higher courses leading to a diploma or degree.

 

To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student had to earn a GPA that was at least 3.5 but less than 4.0, and have no grade lower than “B,” while carrying a “full load” of such courses.

 

Fall Semester President’s List honorees are listed below by program of study and then by residence.

 

Accounting:

Elena A. Caballero Martine of Creedmoor;

Bobby R. Faulkner, Sr., and Selene Govea Rostro, both of Oxford;

Lanasia M. Williams of Warrenton.

 

Associate Degree Nursing:

Lisa A. Lucht of Raleigh.

 

Associate in Arts:

Taylor A. Queen and Isabelle L. Snyder, both of Butner;

Michelle L. Beckum of Creedmoor;

Stacy L. Weiss of Franklinton;

Paul Caroline of Garner;

Charles J. Fuller, Colton B. Hayes and Brittany M. Williams, all of Henderson;

Elizabeth M. Caulfield and Adam C. Storey, both of Louisburg;

Leah F. Williams of Macon;

Darian L. Boyd, Lydia A. Hendrick and Morgan G. McFalls, all of Oxford;

Karly R. Blue of Stem.

 

Associate in General Education – General Science:

Bruce W. McGavran of Creedmoor;

Heather J. Floyd of Franklinton;

Adam J. Gray of Kittrell;

Lane D. Phipps of Oxford.

 

Associate in Science:

Karla A. Garcia Cervantes of Butner;

Reba J. Prince of Creedmoor;

Andrew P. Boyle of Franklinton;

Ligaya Carissa S. Aguas of Henderson;

Elizabeth D. Cole of Kittrell;

Keyona D. Bullock, Alexander T. Cockman and Ashley N. Garcia, all of Louisburg;

Geoffrey Arnott and Alisha D. Murray, both of Oxford;

Abigail G. Hey of Stem;

Haley M. Coffey of Youngsville.

 

Automotive Systems Technology:

Donald W. Tilley of Creedmoor;

Chandler E. Owen of Henderson;

Robert L. Mallory of Oxford;

Connor B. McCauley of Raleigh;

Bradley T. Cockram of Youngsville.

 

Business Administration:

Billy W. Hollowell of Butner;

Andrew J. Cagney and Dianna L. Deweese, both of Creedmoor;

Angela M. Garrett and Amber L. Williamson, both of Durham;

Cassie J. Harris and Autumn M. Woodard, both of Henderson;

Sheila M. Alston, Leaanne K. Hahnel and Allison M. Leonard, all of Louisburg;

April F. Brogden, Shannon M. Hester, Temeka G. Marable, Broguen McKeown and Tyler R. Woodside, all of Oxford;

Stephen Fullington of Stem;

Heather A. Henkel of Wake Forest;

Melissa J. Gibb of Warrenton.

 

Carpentry:

Jonathan Calamaco and Josie M. Smith, both of Henderson;

Keith A. Tunstall of Raleigh.

 

Computer Information Technology:

William P. Newton of Bullock;

Cassandra N. Griffin of Castalia;

Susan B. Burnett of Creedmoor;

Max N. Moore  , John P. Sanford and Hughon F. Topping, all of Henderson;

Sonia M. Bishop of Stem.

 

Computer Technology Integration:

Andrew Hentze of Henderson;

Charles M. Leonard and Shanta Moss, both of Norlina.

 

Computer Technology Integration – IT Support Track:

Monica T. Greenwood of Franklinton;

Cody M. Trivette of Oxford.

 

Cosmetology:

Eva A. Barnette of Carrboro;

Robin G. Boyd, Jessica A. Brown, Sonja L. Henderson, Lucero Reyes-Alegria and Tracy L. Spain, all of Henderson;

Ashley N. Moore, Shannon A. Nichols and Cassandra C. Stapleton, all of Louisburg;

Darlene G. Hill of Manson;

Seana R. Faltz of Norlina;

Deshana R. Barnett and Jordan N. Lane, both of Oxford;

Brianna T. Clark, Wing Y. Leung and Tammeka S. Williams, all of Wake Forest;

Mary R. Dunleavy and Holly W. Height, both of Zebulon.

 

Criminal Justice Technology:

James C. Hann of Creedmoor;

William M. Nutt of Henderson;

William K. Furlow and Benjamin B. Layton, both of Kittrell;

Kiara L. Taylor of Littleton;

Hunter D. Meffert and Steven P. Pearce, both of Louisburg;

James H. Williams of Manson;

Adam G. Rooker of Norlina;

Lindsay E. Brown, Teresa K. Eakes, Luis E. Martinez, Allyssabeth R. Trowbridge and Sandra K. Wilkins, all of Oxford;

Daysha M. Dawson of Youngsville.

 

Culinary Arts:

Angela Moore of Clarksville, Va.;

Jacob A. Deweese, III, of Creedmoor;

Loren M. McCuiston of Franklinton;

Maria M. Williams and Alison L. Yarborough, both of Henderson;

Dustin E. Gregory and Heather B. Stallings, both of Oxford;

Miranda D. Reaves of Wake Forest.

 

Early Childhood Education:

Amy K. Stockinger of Henderson;

Raven T. Williams of Warrenton.

 

Electrical/Electronics Technology:

Bobby J. Watson, Jr., of Henderson.

 

Electrical Systems Technology:

Dylan W. Breedlove of Creedmoor;

Jarrod E. Stanley of Henderson.

 

Electronics Engineering Technology:

Dustin S. Benedict of Henderson;

Collin C. Byerley of Louisburg.

 

Entrepreneurship:

Anita M. Trippi of Durham.

 

Global Logistics Technology:

Tony L. Pendergrass of Henderson;

Mary T. Dutka-Chiplis of Norlina.

 

Human Services Technology:

Wendy L. Fowler of Henderson;

Nikia C. Wortham of Macon.

 

Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse:

Brenda E. Watson of Durham;

Abbey M. Garner of Oxford;

Roxanna M. Morales of Rougemont.

 

Information Systems Security:

Dennis K. Tally of Creedmoor.

 

Medical Office Administration:

Crystal M. Wilkins and Crystal A. Williams, both of Creedmoor;

Jennifer Cain-Hargrove, Shaun R. Hymon and Lawrence E. Yates, all of Henderson;

Jacquline H. Williams and Victoria Williams, both of Louisburg;

Sara G. Belville, Kelsey M. DeJesus, Donnie P. Long and Tiffany W. Perry, all of Oxford.

 

Office Administration:

Mary A. Elberson of Henderson;

Ethel Sims of Louisburg.

 

Paralegal Technology:

Kristy L. Hope of Henderson;

Michelle R. Williams of Raleigh.

 

Radiography:

Elizabeth R. Twisdale of Henderson.

 

Simulation and Game Development:

Steven B. Bowling of Creedmoor;

Elizabeth Burroughs of Oxford.

 

Web Technologies:

Mary Cox of Oxford.

 

Welding Technology:

Zachery T. Bailey of Bullock;

Brandon T. Brown and Daniel E. Creager, both of Franklinton;

Brian M. Buchanan and Thaddaeus M. Smith, both of Henderson;

Altoires J. Gentry and Michael V. Porter, both of Louisburg;

Steven A. Harris of Norlina;

Travis A. Bell of Stem.

 

–end of President’s List–

 

Fall Semester Dean’s List honorees are listed below by program of study and then by residence.

 

Accounting:

William P. Unger, III, of Butner;

Regina M. Durham and Bobby G. Elmore, both of Henderson;

Christie L. Jordan of Louisburg;

Donna J. Pearce of Zebulon.

 

Associate Degree Nursing:

Megan N. Jordan and Kaitlin H. Robertson, both of Henderson;

Katherine M. Sego of Wake Forest.

 

Associate in Arts:

Lizeth Y. Toral of Butner;

Bradley W. Beckham and Roxie L. Gilliam, both of Franklinton;

Annika N. Alicardi, Emma C. Burgess, Dishon J. Cobbins, Bethany C. Dement, Mallory P. Falkner, Lexus Fisher, Thomas D. Grissom, Tykayla Martin, Joshua B. Mercer, Braelyn M. Polk, Jakara D. Steed and Rosa-Isela Z. Trejo, all of Henderson;

Imani K. Burwell of Kittrell;

Robert A. Chafee, Joshua W. Moody and Nicholas E. Shearin, all of Louisburg;

Meagan M. Asselta and Daniel A. Davis, both of Norlina;

Tiffany L. Bradshaw, Trevor D. Breedlove, Caitlin E. Glover, Alexandria D. Hawley, Alexis Hawthorne, Madeleine M. Hubbard and Ymani D. Yancey, all of Oxford;

Shawna D. Vasilko of Raleigh;

Abigail E. Rodriguez of Stem;

Kelsey N. Carden and Stephanie Hommel, both of Youngsville;

Madison Volk of Zebulon.

 

Associate in General Education – General Science:

Rebecca L. Lee of Bullock;

Emily G. McGhee of Franklinton;

Jessica C. Allgood, James Bolton and Madalyne N. Woods, all of Henderson;

Katlyn T. Riley of Louisburg;

Maricela Carbajal of Oxford.

 

Associate in Science:

Toran S. Hughes and Matthew D. Smith, both of Creedmoor;

Courtney M. Brodie and Melissa A. Medlin, both of Franklinton;

Zachary T. Andrick, Megan D. Breedlove and Jason A. Taylor, all of Henderson;

Emily K. Garrett of Kittrell;

Christopher A. Ford and Daniel K. Hunter, both of Manson;

Dennis C. Archer of Oxford;

Luke V. Stavish of Stem;

Christian Frazier of Warrenton;

Julia A. Rhodes of Youngsville.

 

Automotive Systems Technology:

Latrell A. Smith of Louisburg;

Jonita L. Garnes and Wallace L. Howard, both of Wake Forest.

 

Bioprocess Technology:

Melissa D. Messner of Creedmoor.

 

Business Administration:

Lauren L. Key of Creedmoor;

Amie E. Annis of Franklinton;

Linda P. Baskett, Brisia L. Felix, Keenan L. Lewis and Jonathan Ramirez Perez, all of Henderson;

Allison K. Batchelor and Johnny B. Rogers, both of Louisburg;

Matthew T. Currin of Oxford;

Zenaia D. Champion and Kim N. Holland, both of Warrenton.

 

Carpentry:

Brian C. Edwards of Henderson.

 

Computer Information Technology:

Sandy L. Tingen of Henderson.

 

Computer Technology Integration:

Tabatha D. Proffitt and Taylor N. Vass, both of Henderson;

Timothy A. Farley and Travis J. Power, both of Oxford;

Ashley N. Allen of Wake Forest.

 

Computer Technology Integration – Networking and Security Technologies Track:

Genifer R. Gibson of Fayetteville.

 

Computer Technology Integration – Web Design and Support Track:

Thomas K. Boyd of Henderson.

 

Cosmetology:

Toni A. Williams of Castalia;

Laquaanida Simmons of Durham;

Jasmine D. Blacknall, Tyeresa Bullock, Kimberly A. Edwards, Keosha S. Perry, Cecilia L. Rosales Martine and Shannon V. Satterwhite, all of Henderson;

MaNacon L. Harris of Hollister;

Shavonne D. Cheatham and Kelsey L. Edwards, both of Oxford;

Alicia M. Burke of Wake Forest.

 

Criminal Justice Technology:

Damon M. Brackett, Willie C. Tant and Hunter C. Thompson, all of Creedmoor;

Stacie A. Bowes of Henderson;

Dominique J. Braswell and Kendrick L. Gregory, both of Louisburg;

Jordan P. Dickerson and Dylan K. McFalls, both of Oxford;

Jessica Edwards-Kearney of Warrenton;

Todd T. Anderson of Youngsville.

 

Culinary Arts:

Emory L. Gant-Hawkins and Randy L. Wilfong, both of Henderson;

Amanda S. Tillotson of Stovall;

Samantha J. Bunn of Youngsville.

 

Early Childhood Education:

Deanna J. Godinez of Creedmoor;

Dana J. Harris and Carolyn F. Yancey, both of Henderson;

Tracey H. Humphries and Jesica Rivera, both of Oxford;

Vanessa Martinez of Youngsville.

 

Electrical Systems Technology:

William P. Moss of Henderson;

Nicholas D. Allen and James L. Bynum, Jr., both of Warrenton.

 

Electronics Engineering Technology:

Justin Danielle T. Dizon of Butner.

 

Entrepreneurship:

Carnell Parham of Bullock;

Kimberly M. Alston of Roanoke Rapids;

Nancy M. Ianniello and John B. Thomas, both of Youngsville.

 

Global Logistics Technology:

Cherie L. McBeth of Henderson;

Eric W. Swart of Wake Forest.

 

Human Services Technology:

Kenia Benitez of Castalia;

Kim H. Holmes of Creedmoor;

Jenifer M. Stearns of Louisburg;

Lucille D. Ferrell of Henderson.

 

Human Services Technology/Mental Health:

Nicole M. Humphries of Oxford.

 

Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse:

Lauren N. Devore of Oxford;

Jennifer A. Smith of Raleigh.

 

Medical Assisting:

Tabitha L. Winstead of Creedmoor;

Kourtney J. Cockrell of Henderson;

Whitney D. Kelsey and Ashley P. Scarberry, both of Oxford.

 

Medical Office Administration:

Jamie D. Pendergrast of Butner;

Lakesha Jones of Durham;

Amy E. Downing of Franklinton;

Kalithia Adams, Katherine M. Matthews, Amaria G. Ponce and Dalisha M. Ricks, all of Henderson;

Cassidy M. Hinkle of Louisburg;

Jennifer D. Bowman of Oxford;

William A. Hamlett of Stem;

Kadedrah D. Small of Townsville;

Kayla N. Murray of Wake Forest.

 

Office Administration:

Zalika F. Brown of Manson;

Anella F. Cooper of Oxford.

 

Paralegal Technology:

Aide Nonato and April M. Thompson, both of Henderson;

Kala M. Bacon of Louisburg;

Margaret A. Cooper of Oxford;

Marilyn A. Swensen of Stem;

Shana J. Nunn of Wake Forest.

 

Pharmacy Technology:

Larry L. Morgan of Butner;

Jacqueline P. Burton, Janiqwa M. Cheek, Kaitlyn B. Gill and Sierra C. Hanks, all of Henderson;

Autumn L. Gruber of Rougemont.

 

Radiography:

Patricia A. Webb of Butner;

Lindsey B. Hinkle and Carmen R. Pate, both of Creedmoor;

John D. Britton, John T. Kelly and Juli A. Mitchell-Luther, all of Durham;

Amber N. Lankford of Efland;

Christina L. Cates of Franklinton;

Jenna F. Talley of Oxford;

Sarah E. Sutton of Raleigh;

Amberly L. Stepp of Rougemont;

Clinton R. Burnette and Chelsea M. Woods, both of Wake Forest;

Katie E. Sumner of Youngsville;

Hannah M. Griffin of Zebulon.

 

Simulation and Game Development:

Nyrelle S. Busby of Henderson;

Benjamin J. Knutson of Stem.

 

Web Technologies:

Eleanora Depasquale of Youngsville.

 

Welding Technology:

Cesar A. Terrazas of Butner;

Claude F. Creech of Henderson;

Deryke H. Schmeer of Rolesville;

Alexander P. Wittke of Youngsville.

 

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Got to Be NC Festival seeks antique tractors, vendors, musicians May 15-17, 2015 http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/30/entertainment/got-to-be-nc-festival-seeks-antique-tractors-vendors-musicians-may-15-17-2015/ http://homeinhenderson.com/2015/03/30/entertainment/got-to-be-nc-festival-seeks-antique-tractors-vendors-musicians-may-15-17-2015/#respond Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:03:47 +0000 http://homeinhenderson.com/?p=64838 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 foods, wines and beers from across North Carolina, live music, a full carnival, and one of the largest displays of antique tractors and farm equipment in the Southeast. Individual tractor collectors and tractor clubs can join the display of more than 1,000 pieces of antique machinery at this year’s event. Tractors in working order also can participate in the daily tractor parade through the fairgrounds. Participation is free, but pre-registration is required.

On Saturday, May 16, the festival will host a bluegrass band competition as part of an all-day bluegrass celebration. The winning band will earn $500 in prize money, plus guaranteed paid performances at Lorraine’s Coffee House in Garner and PreddyFest 2015. The second-place band will receive $250, and $125 will be awarded for third place. Competition is open to all amateur bluegrass bands from North Carolina, but is limited to the first eight bands to register.

There also are a few outside spots available for independent food vendors, commercial vendors and organizations. Applications for outdoor vendors are due April 15.

More festival details, along with registration forms and vendor applications, are online at www.gottobencfestival.com.

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