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Henderson Lions Endorse Higher Education Bonds

The Henderson Lions Club has issued a resolution supporting the Higher Education Bonds, which will be part of the November general election ballot for North Carolina voters. If passed, the bonds will provide $2.5 billion for construction and renovations at the 16 universities of the UNC system and $600 million for the 59 schools of  Read More

VGCC Offers Financial Workshop At Franklin County Campus

Vance-Granville Community College will offer “Financial Workshop for Individual Investors” at its Franklin County Campus in Louisburg. The five-week introduction to financial planning will be held on Wednesdays, Sept. 27-Oct. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. Ed Armstrong, investment representative with Edward D. Jones & Co. in Louisburg, will teach the course. Armstrong said the  Read More

Clay-Working Class At VGCC Offers Fun, Chance To Create

Anyone who wants to have fun and make things would benefit from the clay (hand-building) class that will begin Sept. 11 at Vance-Granville Community College, according to Copper Rain, who will teach the class. All work in the class will be done by hand rather than using a potter’s wheel and, “We’ll make anything you  Read More

VGCC Expands Program To Offer English Instruction To Other Nationalities In Addition To Hispanic

Responding to a stated need in the community, Vance-Granville Community College will conduct a new basic English conversation class at its main campus in Vance County. VGCC currently has several English-As-A-Second-Language (ESL) courses that are primarily directed toward Hispanics in the four counties served by the college. The new class, which will begin Sept. 11,  Read More

VGCC Alumni Association Sets Meeting

The Vance-Granville Community College Alumni Association will hold its first meeting of the fall at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in Room 1107, Building 1, on the main campus in Vance County. Focus of the meeting will be to welcome new members and begin planning community outreach and fund-raising projects for the 2000-2001. Last year’s  Read More

Prizes Increase For Autumn Arts Show At VGCC

They’ve raised the ante for artists exhibiting their works in the Autumn Arts 2000 Juried Art Show. More than $1,500 in prizes and purchase awards are available to exhibitors at the annual show, to be held Oct. 9-31 in the Civic Center on the main campus of Vance-Granville Community College in Vance County. Prizes include  Read More

Quilters Have Fun With Colors In VGCC Workshop

A former area resident returned to Vance-Granville Community College Friday, Aug. 11, and led a workshop for 21 quilters who wanted to learn about how to make diamonds and how to use colors to make their creations more exciting. Priscilla Hair, formerly of Norlina and co-founder of A.B. Hair Carpets, and who now lives in  Read More

VGCC Upgrades Computer Classes At Franklin County Campus

Vance-Granville Community College has upgraded its Microsoft Office programs to the 2000 version in the Computer Center at its Franklin County Campus.  Upgraded Word, Excel, Access and Power Point classes will be taught, beginning after Labor Day. In addition, a longer, 60-hour class has been added that incorporates all four Microsoft Office programs. “This should  Read More

VGCC Upgrades Computer Center At Main Campus In Vance County

Vance-Granville Community College has upgraded its Microsoft Office programs to the 2000 version in the Computer Center at its main campus in Vance County.  Fall classes in Word, Excel, Access and Power Point, which begin after Labor Day, will teach the upgraded programs.  In addition, upgraded Autocad 2000 and Quicken 2000 will be taught at  Read More

VGCC South Campus Offers Two Exclusive Computer Classes

The South Campus of Vance-Granville Community College, like all of the college’s four campuses, offers a wide array of computer extension classes. However, two computer classes are taught only at South Campus, on N.C. 56 between Butner and Creedmoor.  Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing program, will be offered for the first time this fall in  Read More