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VGCC Line Dancing Class Offers ‘Chattahoochie Hustle,’ ‘Texas Waltz’

Line dancing classes will begin again at Vance-Granville Community College on March 6, and instructor Lori Forsythe will teach a wide variety of the most popular of the dances. Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 9111 on the lower level of the Civic Center on VGCC’s main campus  Read More

VGCC Offers Certification Course For Computer Service Technicians

Area residents can take a giant step toward earning international certification as computer service technicians through a course being offered by Vance-Granville Community College. The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ Certification Course will begin March 6 on VGCC’s main campus in Vance County. Graduates of the course will qualify to take the examination that  Read More


Sadie Gupton, left, and Monique Nash feel the hard shell of a box turtle brought to the Day Care Center at Vance-Granville Community College Jan. 30 by employees of the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. Three people from the Science Education Resource Center at the museum presented a “Meet the Turtles” program in  Read More

Fire Departments Seek Employees At VGCC’s 23rd Annual Career Day

Henderson-Vance County Fire Chief Daniel E. Wilkerson said he’ll definitely have representatives at Vance-Granville Community College’s 23rd annual Career Day program March 28. The fire departments are among about 100 area businesses, industries and agencies that have been invited to participate in the annual Career Day event, to be held in the Civic Center on  Read More

VGCC Increases Days Offering Free English Instruction Classes

Vance-Granville Community College now offers its English-As-A-Second-Language (ESL) classes four nights a week. The college has been holding the classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at all of its four campuses – in Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties. Recently, ESL classes began on Monday and Wednesday evenings at VGCC’s South Campus on N.C. 56 between  Read More


Bryan Hughes, son of Susan and Len Hughes of Oxford, shows Rhonda Pegram and his classmates his favorite bedtime book, The Piano Book, in the 2-year-old class at the Vance-Granville Community College Day Care Center Jan. 5. Pegram is the lead teacher for the class. Children in all the classes at the center wore their  Read More

VGCC Instructor Earns Cisco Certification

Billie J. Evans, program head/instructor for Information Systems at Vance-Granville Community College, passed the Cisco Systems exam Dec. 28, 2000, to become a Cisco Certified Network Associate. Evans is one of four VGCC instructors who underwent Cisco Regional Academy training September-December to qualify to teach in the Cisco Academy at Vance-Granville, which will begin the  Read More