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VGCC Franklin Campus Offers Golf Instruction

Warmer days and greening grass can only mean one thing for many people – the beginning of golf season! Vance-Granville Community College has just the thing for those who are just taking up the game or who need some sound, basic instruction in its finer points. The Franklin County Campus will sponsor a course in  Read More

Sponsors Hope To Strike Gold, Silver At Expo ’99

Why would a business that is not generally thought of as “local” spend the extra money to become a Gold Sponsor for Expo ’99? At least one – Wake Electric Membership Corp. – is looking to the future and thinks association with the event on May 20 at Vance-Granville Community College will help position it  Read More

Women’s History Lecture At VGCC Focuses On Henderson-Born Educator

Click here for historical data: http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hs/chb/chb.htm Charlotte Hawkins Brown (shown at right at age 35, ca. 1918) is recognized as one of the pioneers of educational opportunity for African-Americans. She was born in Henderson Vance-Granville Community College wants area people to know more about this important American figure and invites the public to attend a  Read More

VGCC, GLT Present Shakespeare

For an entertaining and cultural night out, make plans now to attend William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Oxford City Hall auditorium. To be presented jointly by VGCC and the Granville Little Theater, the play is scheduled on Friday and Saturday, March 19-20 and March 26-27, beginning at 8 p.m. Jerome Johnson, VGCC’s theater  Read More

VGCC Proposes $19M 1999-2000 Budget, Learns Construction Ahead Of Schedule

VGCC BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: MARCH 15, 1999 NEW TRUSTEE – In the photograph at right, Superior Court Judge Henry W. Hight Jr. administers the oath of office to Marion J. Church of Henderson as a member of the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees on Monday, March 15. The Vance County Board of Commissioners  Read More

Art Class Students To Hold Winter Show In Civic Center

Students in Lelia Brigham’s Tuesday morning art class at Vance-Granville Community College will hold a Winter Art Show March 2-16 in the college’s Civic Center. Fourteen women and men from Vance, Granville and Franklin counties and from two counties in southern Virginia are preparing art works to depict cultural aspects of their heritage for the  Read More

An Official Welcome

Vance-Granville Community College officially welcomed Robert A. Miller as president with a luncheon March 9 attended by members of the college Board of Trustees, Endowment Fund Corporation Board of Directors, and college faculty and staff. In the picture above, Phyllis “Button” Brady, VGCC Instructor of the Year, welcomes members of the three groups to the  Read More

VGCC Offers Floral Arranging Course

Need tips on how to better utilize all your fresh spring flowers? Vance-Granville Community College has just the course for you.| Henderson florist Tommy Thompson will instruct a class on Floral Arrangements for seven weeks, beginning March 17, on VGCC’s main campus. Classes will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. in Room 5230. Participants  Read More

Portrait Painting Class Begins This Month At VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College will offer another portrait-painting class, beginning March 16, on the main campus. Sessions of three hours each will be held beginning March 16 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. for 10 weeks in Room 5230. Leslie Hall Johnson of Oxford will again teach the portrait class. Johnson said that portrait painting has the  Read More

John Trammel Church, Sr. – 1917-1999

HENDERSON — John Trammel Church, Sr., 81, of 420 Woodland Road, died on Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999. He was born in Raleigh, N.C., on Sept. 22, 1917, son of the late Charles Randolph Church and Lela Johnson Church. His family moved to Salisbury, N.C., where he attended public schools. After two years at Catawba College,  Read More