Vance County Schools Bus Driver Training

Vance County Schools will be hosting school bus driver training sessions Monday, July 6, through Wednesday, July 8, at L.B. Yancey Elementary School.

Interested persons must attend the training on all three days to receive certification.

The training sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at approximately 3 p.m. each day.

Those interested in participating in the training sessions must register prior to the sessions with the school system’s Transportation Department, located at 226 Welcome Avenue off Raleigh Road south of Henderson. For additional information, call the Transportation Department at 438-5012.

Granville County Parks and Recreation Survey

Complete the Granville County Parks and Recreation Survey, please take a few minutes to complete the survey and help plan the future of parks and recreation in Granville County. The survey can be accessed through the link below. The deadline for the submission of surveys is June 30, 2015 and we ask that only one survey be completed per household. Thank you for your participation as we continue to improve parks and recreation activities in our county.


Hurricane Preparedness

The 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season continues until November 30th. Are you prepared?

Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations Hurricane Preparedness

Follow the link and see more information now from
Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations
156 Church Street Suite 002 Henderson, NC 27536
252-438-8264 Office
252-438-8145 Fax
252-492-0202 Comm. Center
Brian K. Short, Director

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Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society

The Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society of Henderson is dedicated to helping the homeless animals at the Vance County Animal Shelter in finding the loving homes they deserve. They are in need of items and donations. There are several shelter dogs and cats that need immediate vetting and there are several animals in boarding awaiting transport to rescue groups. Items that are in need include crates, flea/tick medication, puppy pads for travel and much more. Due to the economy, a record number of animals are being surrendered to the shelter.

***If there is any way you can donate, even a small amount, it would be greatly appreciated. Please donate to:

Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society of Henderson
301 Pine Trail
Henderson, NC 27537

Vance County Animal Shelter

The shelter is full of dogs, cats and kittens in urgent need of adoption. Please call or visit the shelter if you are interested in fostering or adopting.

The Vance County Animal Shelter is in need bleach in order to disinfect and keep a disease free environment. If you are interested in donating the shelter is open Mondays 12:30-4:30, Tues-Thurs 10am-2pm and Saturdays 8am-12 noon.

The Animal Shelter is located at 165 Vance Academy Rd in Henderson. Phone number is 252-492-3136.