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Tri-County bids welcome to our new neighbors Welcome home! Are there two sweeter words? Whether you’ve been gone away for months or just had a long day at the office, “Welcome home” means you’re back among friends. You’re in safe surroundings. Hopefully, you know that feeling of being welcomed home. And hopefully, that’s the feeling you have now that you’ve decided to call the Tri-County area your home. You are now among friendly folks. The people who call Vance, Granville and Warren counties their home are among the great-

est people you’ll ever meet. And opportunities abound for you to find a job or find a place to relax — whatever your desires may be. The advertisers in this Newcomer’s Guide and our staff at The Daily Dispatch want to make your move to Henderson, Oxford, Warrenton, or any of the other smaller communities in our area a smooth process. Therefore, we have attempted to gather for you the vital information you need to get your lights, gas, water and telephone ser vices turned on; to get your driver’s license;

to contact your child’s new school; and do so much more. In this guide, you’ll find information on the histor y of the community and famous people from our area. We have a list of churches that are eager to welcome you to their congregations. You’ll also find information about health care, cultural opportunities, restaurants and other activities in the Tri-County area. We’ve attempted to cover as much as we could in this space, but don’t forget that part of the

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A brief lesson on the history of the Tri-County Originally a part of the state of Virginia, the TriCounty area became a part of the state of Carolina when King Charles II of England redefined the state lines in 1665. Granville County was formed in 1746 and named in honor of John Carteret, the Earl of Granville, who owned the Granville District. Today, Granville County is bounded by Vance, Wake, Durham and Person counties, in addition to the state of Virginia. The present land area of the county is 530 square miles and the estimated population in

2012 was 60,436. The first county seat was called Granville Court House, but in 1748, the location became unsatisfactory. It was ordered that the courthouse be located on a branch of the Tar River called Tabb’s Creek. Oxford become the county seat in 1811 and was incorporated in 1816. Warren County was formed in 1779 and named in honor of Joseph Warren, a soldier from Massachusetts who fell while fighting at Bunker Hill. Today, the county is bounded by Northhampton, Halifax, Franklin and Vance coun-

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ties, in addition to the state of Virginia. The present land area is 428 square miles and the estimated population in 2012 was 20, 576. The act establishing the county specified that the first court be held at the courthouse of Bute. It also provided that subsequent courts were to be held at a place decided upon by the justices of the peace until a courthouse could be erected. Commissioners were named to select a site at the center of the county, purchase land and have the courthouse, prison and the stocks erected.

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In 1779, another act was passed establishing Warrenton. This act provided that the courts were to be held at the home of Thomas Christmas until the courthouse was built. Warrenton is the county seat. As the area now known as Vance County prospered in the mid-to-late 1800s, the idea of creating a separate county surfaced. After original legislative efforts to name the new county as “Gilliam” and later as “Dortch” failed, the N.C. General Assembly established Vance County on May 5, 1881. The act directed the county com-

missioners to select a site in Henderson for the erection of the courthouse. Vance County was formed from parts of Granville, Warren and Franklin counties. It was named in honor of Zebulon Baird Vance, a member of Congress, governor of North Carolina and a United States senator. Vance County is bounded by Warren, Franklin and Granville counties, along with the state of Virginia. The present land area is 244 square miles and the estimated population in 2012 was 45,132. Henderson is the county seat.

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Some fast facts on our area towns Henderson

Henderson is named for Leonard Henderson, who was Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court and son of Judge Richard Henderson, known as the father of the state’s law schools. The current population of Henderson about 16,000.


When the railroad was built around 1838, George Kittrell gave the land for the station. He refused the honor of having the station named for himself, but gave the honor to his young son. Kittrell is the resting place of 52 Civil War soldiers from the states of Virginia, North and South Carolina and Georgia. All of the soldiers buried in the cemeter y died at the Kittrell Springs Hotel where they were treated during the war.


First called L ynesville in recognition of the fact that James L yne had a store between the railroad and the Episcopal Church, Townsville received its current name when the Roanoke railroad was built around 1855. Joseph Townes of Montpelier donated land for the station, which was named in his honor.


The Indians in the area originally named the Williamsboro area “The Lick,” meaning a good hunting or meeting place. So many hazelnuts were found along a nearby stream bank that it was named “Nutbush” in early colonial records. In 1772, Judge John Williams of Montpelier gave the land to his son-in-law, Col. Robert Burton, who changed the name to Williamsboro in honor of the judge.


Epsom sits in the southern edge of Vance County on the Vance/ Franklin county line. For many years, the area was called Duke’s Store since Simon W. Duke had a store there. The residents eventually asked that the store be designated as a post office. Nearby places already had “Duke” in the name. So, another name was needed. Talking in the store one day, a physician noticed a package of Epsom salts on the shelf. “Let’s name it Epsom,” he said, “as the word means ‘healthy,’ and this place is so healthy.”


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Assembly in 1761 when he purchased 1,000 acres of land and built a plantation home known as “Oxford.” In 1764, the Assembly ordered that the area be known as the county seat and Benton gave one acre of land where the courthouse was to be built. Not until 1811 did the Assembly give authorization for the county to purchase 50 additional acres around the courthouse from Thomas Littlejohn, and begin to lay out the town and sell lots. The town was incorporated in 1816. The current population of the town is 8,600.


Stovall is the heart of rural Granville County. The town lies about 10 miles north of Oxford and 10 miles south of Clarksville, Va. Originally called Sassafras Fork, the town was situated along the Seaboard Railroad line. It was named for John W. Stovall, who gave the railroad the right-of-way.


The North Carolina Provincial Congress established the town of Warrenton during the fourth year of the American Revolution, . Warrenton has a rich revolutionar y and antebellum

histor y, which is well preser ved. Many homes have been beautifully restored. The Warrenton Academy was chartered in 1786, the Falkener School for Ladies in 1800, and the Mordecai School in 1809, making Warrenton a hub of early educational activity in the area. The town’s population is around 850.


Macon is the smallest incorporated town in Warren County. In the 1880s, the town’s name was changed to honor Nathaniel Macon, a prominent county native who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.


Norlina, located just south of the Virginia state line, sits on land that was part of a grant to an early John Langford for his ser vice in the Revolutionar y War. The town is named for a combination of “North” and “Carolina.” A descendent of Langford sold five acres of land in Norlina to the Richmond, Petersburg and Carolina Railroad for the building of a depot at the juncture of the Seaboard Air Line Railway and the RaleighGaston Railroad. Being a railroad juncture, the

town grew rapidly. The population of the town was at its peak just before and during the time of World War II, when the railroad played an important part in the war effort by providing transportation for the troop trains to the seaports at Portsmouth, Va., and Norfolk, Va. A former railroad dining car now ser ves as a railroad museum in the town.


The Hawkins family cut Middleburg out of the woods around 1860. The settlement was “middle way” between Raleigh and Weldon, giving the town it’s name.


Located in Warren County, Ridgeway was named after the ridge followed by the railroad. The town is best known for its cantaloupes, which are honored annually during the Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival held on the third Saturday of July in the heart of downtown. Before the advent of the interstate highway system, the town shipped cantaloupes up and down the East Coast along the busy U.S. 1 corridor.


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Some notable individuals from the Tri-County area The Tri-County area has been home to many notable citizens throughout its history. From town namesakes to military leaders, from educators to government leaders, and from writers to performers, the list of those who have achieved a name and reputation beyond the boundaries of their home counties is impressive. 

Gerald Alston

As an R&B enthusiast will attest, the name Gerald Alston has always been synonymous with soul, elegance and sophistication. Born and raised in Henderson, where both his mother and father sang gospel music, Alston was raised on the gospel music he heard in church and at home (his uncle, Johnny Fields was one of the Five Blind Boys of Alabama). Enroute to a college degree as a pre-med student with music minor, the fates intervened and Alston left college to join The Manhattans as lead singer. After 16 years with the group, Alston left to pursue a solo career in 1987. But he continues to sing with The Manhattans. In 2003, the group released its first studio album in 15 years. The group celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2004.

Braxton Bragg

Gen. Braxton Bragg was born in Warren County in 1817. He graduated fifth in the class of 1837 at the U.S. Military Academy and made his name a household word as a Confederate general during the Civil War. In March 1862, he marched his forces to Corinth, Miss., while in command of the Second Corps of the Confederate Army, where he participated in the movement against Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Shiloh, Miss. In this famous battle, Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston fell, and Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard succeeded to the gen-

eral command while Bragg was promoted general and assigned to the command of the Army of the Mississippi. After the evacuation of Corinth, the troops retired to Tupelo, Miss., where Beauregard, on account of illness, turned command over to Bragg and left for Mobile, Ala. Beauregard was relieved of duty and Bragg was appointed as his replacement. Bragg was then in command of all of the Confederate forces arrayed against the federal invasion of the area between the Mississippi River and the city of Atlanta. On the last day of 1862 he launched a vicious attack on the Union forces left at Murfreesboro, Tenn., but failed to carry though his success on following days. Later, Bragg was appointed as an advisor to Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his staunch supporter, and maintained an office in Richmond. Ineffective in the position of quasi commander-in-chief, he was dispatched to North Carolina in the waning days of the war, surrendering near Durham Station in 1865. For a time after the war he served as Alabama’ chief engineer and then settled in Galveston, Texas, where he died in 1876 while walking down the street with a friend.

Tiny Broadwick

Between 1908 and 1922, Granville County native and Henderson resident Tiny Broadwick made more than 1,100 parachute jumps from hot air balloon and airplanes, thrilling audiences at fairgrounds all across America and earning herself a place in aviation history. On June 21, 1913, she became the first woman ever to parachute from an airplane, a feat that landed her in the Guinness Book of World Records. She also helped usher in a new era in aviation safety by demonstrating a parachute to the U.S. Army in 1914. Broadwick is considered

one of the founders of modern day sport parachuting. Her parachutes are in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C., and in the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Born Georgia Ann Thompson on a Granville County farm in 1893, Tiny was the youngest of seven girls and weighed only three pounds at birth, giving rise to her nickname. Falling crop prices forced the family to move to Henderson, where there was work in a cotton mill. At the age of 15, Georgia saw Charles Broadwick’s World Famous Aeronauts parachute from a hot air balloon at the state fairgrounds in Raleigh. With her mother’s permission, she soon joined the traveling show, quickly becoming the sweetheart of crowds around the country. For the sake of decorum, Broadwick adopted her as his daughter. In 1913, pioneering aviator Glenn L. Martin took tiny up in a biplane over Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Calif., where, at a height of 2,000 feet, she released herself from a trap seat, becoming the first woman ever to parachute from an airplane. Her final years were spent traveling to aviation conventions and visiting family back in her hometown. She died in 1978.

Charlotte Hawkins Brown

Charlotte Hawkins Brown’s focus on the education of African Americans led her to begin a school near Greensboro in the early 1900s. Born in Henderson, Brown was a northern educated granddaughter of former slaves. She returned to her home state as a teacher in 1901, and the following year established the Alice Freeman Palmer Memorial Institute in Sedalia, near Greensboro. The African-American school evolved from an agricultural and manual training facility to a fully accredited, nationally recognized preparatory school. More than 1,000 students graduated during Brown’s 50-year presidency. She died in 1961. Ten

years and three administrations later, the school closed. In 1982, Maria Cole, a niece of Brown’s, visited friend and schoolmate Marie Gibbs of Greensboro. Together, they returned to the campus where both had been students and expressed a joint desire for recognition of Brown’s social and educational contributions. They contacted other alumni and met with the N.C. Division of Archives and History to explore the idea of restoring the site of the school. The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Historical Foundation Inc., a non-profit society, was founded. In 1985, the foundation and others convinced the state’s legislators to appropriate $400,000 for land acquisition and initial restoration of the Palmer campus. The site is now a memorial to Brown and is linked to the larger themes of African-American education and women’s history in North Carolina and the South. The restored campus contains a dozen 20th century buildings, ranging from houses to dormitories built between the 1920s and the 1960s. Archeological remains of the Alice Freeman Palmer building, the center of the campus, also survive.

Jason Brown

Jason Brown graduated from Northern Vance High School and is a starting offensive lineman for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. Brown was a star center at the University of North Carolina before being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2005 draft. In 2009, Brown signed a five-year deal with St. Louis, worth $37.5 million, making Brown the highest paid center in the NFL.

Benjamin F. Chavis Jr.

Benjamin Franklin Chavis Jr. has spent his life as an African-American civil rights and religious leader. He was born in Oxford in 1948 and was

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a youth coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. In the late 70s, he was one of 10 men wrongly imprisoned after leading a Wilmington demonstration. A minister in the United Church of Christ, he headed that denomination’s Commission for Racial Justice (1985-93). In 1993, he was appointed as director of the NAACP. Controversy surrounding his leadership and his handling of sexual harassment and discrimination charges led to his dismissal the following year. In 1994-95, he was the director of the Million Man March in Washington. In 1997, he became a Black Muslim and changed his surname from Chavis to Muhammad.

Richard Henderson

Richard Henderson was a lawyer and Superior Court judge in North Carolina from 1768-1773 and was also a member of the North Carolina State Legislature. He was a pioneer and colonizer in North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky, and organized what became known as the Transylvania Land Company, which made treaties with the Cherokee Indians. Henderson hired Daniel Boone as an advance agent to blaze a trail through the Cumberland Gap. He died in Granville County on Jan. 30, 1785. The town of Henderson was actually named for Richard Henderson’s son, Chief Justice Leonard Henderson, who was an outstanding colonial jurist and native of Henderson.

Ben E. King

Ben E. King, born Benjamin Earl Nelson, is perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of “Stand by Me,” a U.S. top 10 hit in both 1961 and 1987, and as one of the principal lead singers of the R&B vocal group The Drifters. Nelson was born in Henderson and moved to Harlem at the age of nine. In 1958, he joined a “doo wop” group called The Five Crowns. Later that year, The Drifters’ manager fired the members of the group and replaced them with The Five Crowns, who had performed several engagements with the Drift-

A Guide for Newcomers ers. Nelson co-wrote the first hit by the new version of the Drifters, “There Goes My Baby” (1959). He also sang lead, using his birth name, on “Save the Last Dance for Me”, a song written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman; “Dance With Me;” “This Magic Moment;” “I Count the Tears;” and “Lonely Winds.” King only recorded ten songs with The Drifters. In 1960, he left The Drifters after failing to gain a salary increase and what he felt to be a fairer share of the group’s royalties. At this point, he assumed the more memorable stage name Ben E. King in preparation for a successful solo career. Remaining on Atlantic Records, King scored his first solo hit with the ballad “Spanish Harlem” (1961). “Stand by me” was his next recording. Written by King along with Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, “Stand by me” was voted one of the “Songs of the Century” by the Recording Industry Association of America. “Stand by Me,” “There Goes My Baby,” and “Spanish Harlem” were named as three of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll” and were all given a Grammy Hall of Fame Award, as well as “Save The Last Dance For Me.” In the summer of 1963, King had a top 30 national hit with “I (Who Have Nothing),” a song that reached the Top 10 on New York’s radio station, WMCA. Currently, King is active in his charitable foundation, the Stand By Me Foundation. He has been a resident of Teaneck, N.J., since the late 1960s.

Sammy Jackson

Sammy Jackson (1937 - April 24, 1995) was an American actor known particularly for his roles reflecting rural life. Born in Henderson, Jackson wished to be an actor and moved to California working as a shipping clerk but was contracted to Warner Brothers where he appeared saying one line in the Andy Griffith film “No Time for Sergeants.” He soon appeared in the syndicated American Civil War drama “Gray Ghost” and

on the Warner Brothers Television series “77 Sunset Strip” starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr., and opposite James Garner in the TV series, “Maverick.” When Jackson read that Warner Brothers was going to produce a 1964 ABC television sitcom, “No Time for Sergeants,” he wrote directly to Jack Warner saying that he was the best choice for the role and asked Warner to examine a certain “Maverick” episode as proof. Ten days later, Jackson was told to come to the studio to test for the role. Jackson won the role over several actors, including the better-known Will Hutchins, a Warner Brothers Television contract star who formerly played the sympathetic Sugarfoot and also had been in the “No Time for Sergeants” film. With film roles for “hillbillies” drying up, Jackson began working on-air in radio in 1968 while also acting in a number of motion pictures and doing guest roles in television series. In the 1980s, Jackson worked for a radio station in Las Vegas and briefly played non-country music on KMPC, Los Angeles. In 1992, he appeared in the pilot film, “Casino.” Jackson died of heart failure.

Nathaniel Macon

Nathaniel Macon was a representative and senator from North Carolina. He was born near Warrenton. Macon attended the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and served in the Revolutionary War. He served in the State Senate and was elected to the first Continental Congress, but declined to serve. He did serve in the second through the 12th Congresses, and was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives for the seventh through the ninth Congresses. Macon left the House when he was elected a Republican senator. He served as a senator from December 1815 through November 1828. He was an unsuccessful candidate for vice president of the United States in 1825. He died at Buck Spring near Macon in Warren County in 1837, where he is buried.



Fred Owens

The voice of Broadway actor Frederick B. Owens is more recognizable that his face. The Henderson native has made a successful career of doing voice over work for cartoons and commercials. Owens has starred as a principal member of the cast of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” on Broadway and as Caiaphas in “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Owens also has an impressive series of television parts to his credit, including guest roles on “Law & Order: Special Victims’ Unit,” “Ed,” “The Education of Max Bickford,” and “Swift Justice.”

John Penn

John Penn represented North Carolina at the Continental Congress and was one of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence. While born in Virginia, he moved to Granville County in 1774, where he established a law practice and soon became a gentleman members of the political community. He was elected to attend the provincial Congress in 1775 and elected to the Continental Congress the same year, where he served until 1780. He declined a judgeship in his native state due to declining health, but returned to the practice of law in his retirement. He died at the age of 48.

Reynolds Price

Reynolds Price was born in 1933 in the Warren County town of Macon. Price is a novelist, poet, dramatist, essayist and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University. His first short stories were published in Duke’s student literary periodical, Archive. The well-known Southern author, Eudora Welty, helped Price get his first books published, sending one of his early stories to her own publisher. His books include “Kate Vaiden,” “The Tongues of Angels,” “The Great Circle” and “The Good Priest’s Son,” an account of a 9/11 experience. Price began teaching at Duke shortly see notable page 8


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after completing a Rhodes scholarship in the late 1950s. Price was a favorite of former President Bill Clinton, who invited him to the White House early in his first term. Price also wrote the lyrics to two songs by James Taylor, “Copperline” and “New Hymn.” Price has received numerous literary honors, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, and he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 memoir, “Clear Pictures.”

Sam Ragan

Often called North Carolina’s “literary godfather,” Sam Ragan was for more than 50 years one of the state’s leading men of letters. The newspaper editor who gave legendary news anchor David Brinkley his first reporter’s job in Wilmington was also the North Carolina Poet Laureate. As

North Carolina’s first secretary of the Department of Cultural Resources and first chairman of the North Carolina Arts Council, Ragan helped make the arts in his home state accessible to a wide and varied audience. Born in Granville County, Ragan started writing poetry in grade school. After a stint in San Antonio, Texas, as a reporter, Ragan returned in 1941 as the state editor for The News and Observer in Raleigh where, in 1948, he began writing his trademark column, “Southern Accent.” Except for three years of service in the Army, he remained at The News and Observer as executive and managing editor until 1968, when he purchased the Southern Pines weekly newspaper, The Pilot. He continued to publish The Pilot until his death, continuing to write “Southern Accent,” a column that featured poems, anecdotes and literary criticism, along with social commentary. The oldest and longest running column in the United States, it was read in 43 states and 24 foreign

countries. Ragan, the poet, published six collections of verse, two of which were nominated for Pulitzer Prizes, and four works of nonfiction. Ragan was appointed as the state’s Poet Laureate in 1982.

Charlie Rose

Emmy Award-winning television journalist Charlie Rose entered the news field in 1974 when he became the managing editor of the PBS series, “Bill Moyers’ International Report.” He later worked with Moyers on two other series, “Bill Moyers’ Journal” and “USA: People and Politics.” From 1984 to 1990, he anchored “Nightwatch,” the CBS television network’s late-night interview series, and won for himself what some observers have described as a cult following for the in-depth conversations that have since earned him a reputation as “the best interviewer around today.” Rose was born in Henderson in 1942. He earned a law degree from Duke University in 1968, but decided not to pursue


a career in law. Rose moved to New York to pursue other business interests, and through his wife, who was doing research for the CBS television program “60 Minutes,” he became friendly with people employed in the broadcasting industry. Rose met Bill Moyers at a social gathering in 1974, and the two felt an instant chemistry. Within weeks, he began working with Moyers as the managing editor of his PBS series “Bill Moyers’ International Report.” After Moyers left PBS for CBS, Rose accepted a job as a political correspondent with NBC News. Rose went from there to Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, where he had the opportunity to launch a talk show called “The Charlie Rose Show.” In 1981, he secured national syndication for the show and moved his broadcast studio to Washington, D.C. After two years, CBS hired him in 1983 to anchor “Nightwatch,” an interview program aired in the early morning hours five days a week. After a stint as anchor of another program, Rose approached

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Thad Stem, described as “the last great poet of small town America,” lived all his life in North Carolina, most of it in Oxford where he was born. After college and Army service in WWII, he began writing poetry in 1943-44. In 1945, nine of his poems were published in a single issue of Lyric, a Roanoke, Va., magazine. He continued to write sporadically until this marriage to a widow with a young son in 1947. “I suddenly realized that I had to get serious,” he would later say, and he began producing as many as 15,000 words a week, writing newspaper articles, essays, poems and short fiction. He sold an estimated 8,0000 short pieces to North Carolina newspapers, including The News and

A Guide for Newcomers Observer and The Pilot in Southern Pines. Over the next two decades, he published 11 more books. In the last two years of his life, despite kidney failure that required weekly dialysis, he continued to produce articles, short stories, editorials and “Thad Stem’s Ark,” a collection of essays, poems and a story. His home state honored him with the North Carolina Award for Literature in 1974.

Zebulon Baird Vance

Vance County is named for North Carolina political figure Zebulon Baird Vance. Vance was a Democrat and member of the North Carolina State Legislature in 1854. He served as a U.S. House representative from North Carolina’s 8th District from 1858-61. Vance served as a colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and became governor of North Carolina from 1862-65 and from 187779. He served as a U.S. senator from 1879- 1894. He died in office in 1894.

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James Edwin Webb

James Edwin Webb was born in 1906 in the Tally Ho community of Granville County. He was the second administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), serving from 1961 to 1968. Webb came to the position after a long career in public service in Washington, D.C. Under his direction at NASA, the agency undertook the goal of President John F. Kennedy to land an American on the moon before the end of the decade. Webb used his Washington connections to fight for support for NASA and was ultimately able to acquire continued support for and the resources to accomplish the Apollo moon landing on schedule. After retiring from NASA, Webb remained in Washington, serving on several advisory boards, including as a regent of the Smithsonian Institution. He died in 1992 and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. NASA named the James Webb Space Tele-



scope in his honor in 2002.

Ruth Russell Williams

Internationally known folk artist Ruth Russell Williams was born in 1932 in Townsville. The daughter of sharecroppers, she started painting after her four children left for college. “I got lonesome, so I started dabbling. I didn’t know I had talent. I was just doing something to entertain myself,” Williams said. She would see her work exhibited numerous times, purchased for nationally televised programs, and one piece, “Outdoor Baptism,” appeared on the cover of the Smithsonian magazine. The majority of Williams’ paintings involve storytelling, with scenes like picking plums and grapes, eating watermelon, playing baseball and gossiping. She single-handedly developed a regional, national and international reputation through an annual art exhibition held at her own home in the Williamsboro community. She died in 2010.


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Phone directory for the Tri-County area  Vance County   County Government:  Clerk of Superior Court (252) 4305100 County Manager and Commissioners (252) 738-2120 Animal Control (252) 492-3136 Planning and Development (252) 738-2080 Child Support and

Enforcement Agency (252) 4311200 Cooperative Extension Service (252) 438-8188 District Court Judges (252) 4305112 Economic Development Commission (252) 492-2094 Board of Elections (252) 492-3730 Emergency Services/ Business calls (252) 492-0202

Emergency Management Agency (252) 438-8264 Finance Office (252) 738-2001 Health Department (252) 492-7915 Jail (252) 438-3923 Landfill (252) 492-3036 Magistrate (252) 430-5119 Mental Health Services (252) 4924011 Parks and Recreation (252) 4316090

Register of Deeds (252) 738-2110 Schools (Administrative Office) (252) 492-2127 Senior Center (252) 430-0257 Sheriff’s Office (252) 738-2200 Social Services (Administration) (252) 492-5001 Social Services (Child Welfare) (252) 436-0407 Soil and Water Conservation District (252) 438-5727

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Superior Court Judges (252) 4305116 Tax Office (252) 738-2040 Tourism Department (252) 4382222 Transportation Department (252) 438-5012 Veteran’s Service Officer (252) 438-4619 Water Collection (252) 431-6000 Municipal Governments: City of Henderson (all departments) (252) 431-6000 Aycock Recreation Center (252) 492-9400 Police (Business calls) (252) 4303140 City Manager/City Council (252) 431-6005 Fire, Rescue (Business calls) (252) 438-3123 35+ Years Experience

Public Works (252) 431-6115 City of Middleburg (252) 4926104 Other Agencies/Organizations: Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce (252) 438-8414 Perry Memorial Library (252) 4383316 Vance-Granville Community College (252) 492-2061 U.S. Post Office (Henderson) (252) 492-8771 

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Recreation and Parks (919) 6031135 Register of Deeds (919) 693-6314 Schools (919) 693-4613 Senior Services (919) 693-1930 Social Services Dept. (919) 6931151 Soil and Water Conservation (919) 693-4603 Solid Waste/Recycling (919) 6031354 Sheriff (919) 693-3213 Taxes (919) 693-4181 Veteran’s Services (919) 693-1484 Granville Municipalities: City of Oxford (919) 603-1110 City of Creedmoor (919) 528-3332 Town of Butner (919) 575-3030 Town of Stovall (919) 693-4646 see phone/page 12


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Building Inspector (252) 257-1305 Chamber of Commerce of Warren County (252) 257-2657 from page 11 Child Support and Enforcement  Agency (252) 257-1165 Other Organizations/Agencies: Cooperative Extension Service Granville Chamber of Commerce (252) 257-3640 (919) 693-6125 (919) 528-4994 Economic Development Granville County Museum (919) Commission (252) 257-3114 693-9706 Board of Elections (252) 257-2114 Richard H. Thornton Library (919) Electrical Inspector (252) 257693-1121 1305 U.S. Post Office (Oxford) (919) Emergency Management Agency 690-0352 (252) 257-2666 Vance Granville Community Emergency Medical Service College (919) 693-6575 (Business calls) (252) 257-1191    Farm Bureau (252) 257-2414 Finance Office (252) 257-1778 Warren County Health Department (252) 257   1185 County Manager / Commissioners Jail (252) 257-3314 (252) 257-3115 Library (252) 257-4990 Animal Control (252) 257-1538

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Municipal Government: Town of Macon (252) 257-4732 Town of Norlina (252) 456-3325 Town of Warrenton Administration (252) 257-3315 Water (252) 257-3315 (252) 257-0130 Â Other Organizations/Agencies: Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe (252) 257-2719 Lake Gaston Association (252) 5866577 Lake Gaston Chamber of Commerce (252) 586-5711 Warren Family Institute (252) 2571134 Vance-Granville Community College/Warren Campus (252) 257-1900 U.S. Post Office (252) 456-2904 (Norlina) (252) 257-1296 (Warrenton)

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Where to find answers to your questions Who do I call to get my phone set up? Where do I go to get my gas hooked up? When is trash pick-up? What do we recycle? These are

Telephone service

Local telephone service is available through CenturyLink. Anyone wishing to set up a residential phone account may call (252) 977-9011. To set up a business account, call 1-(800) 786-6272. Other important numbers can be found inside the front cover of the local telephone book, which is available for residents new to the area at the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce, 414 S. Garnett St.  Electrical service In Vance, Granville and Warren counties, Progress Energy provides this utility. Call (800) 452-2777 to request service. No deposit is required if the customer has a good credit record with another utility. If a deposit is required, it is based on an average two months’ bills for the residence. The deposit is refundable, with interest, after 12 months if all bills are paid on time. Next-day start of service is provided unless construction is required. Wake Electric also provides utilities in some areas of Vance and Granville counties. The company can be reached at (800) 4746300. Parts of Warren County are also served by Halifax Electric Membership Corp. Customers may call

the Warren County office for the company at (252) 257-3900.

Water / sewer service

To have service connected within the City of Henderson, go to the city’s Water Billing and Collections Office at City Hall, 134 Rose Ave., Henderson. You will need to provide the following information: • One form of picture identification such as a driver’s license, work identification card, etc. • If you rent, a rent deposit receipt and your landlord’s name and address. • Your telephone number. • A $20 non-refundable account set-up fee (this fee will be charged each time you move from one residence to another). In addition, a deposit is required. The cost will vary depending on which type of service you receive. • Your Social Security number. Your water meter will be read each month. Any collections office personnel will be able to tell you when you can expect your bill. Here’s the contact information for the other town and municipal water/ sewer departments in the Tri- County area: • In Oxford, go to the city hall, 300 Williamsboro

just a few of the questions that face new residents. Here’s a guide to help answer some of the most frequently asked questions:

St., or call (919) 603-1100. • In Warrenton, go to the town hall, 119 E. Market St., or call (252) 257-3315. • In Norlina, go to the town hall at 101 Main St., or call (252) 456-3325. • In Macon, residents who wish to be included in water/ sewer district 2 should contact Macon Robertson, county public works director at (252) 257-3645. • In Stovall, call (919) 693- 4646. • In Middleburg, call (252) 492-6104.

Waste collection

In Vance County, an annual solid waste household user fee is assessed to the owner of each residential unit in Vance County. The revenue generated from these fees is used to pay for the disposal of household trash produced by the residents of Vance County, including the municipalities of Henderson, Kittrell and Middleburg. These fees do not pay for the disposal of commercial, industrial or institutional waste. All residents of Vance County who have paid the annual solid waste household user fee are allowed to take household trash to any of the manned solid waste convenience centers in Vance County. The county also provides recycling containers for aluminum, cardboard,

newspaper, plastic bottles, used motor oil and brown, clear and green glass at these sites. Construction and demolition debris is prohibited. The county further prohibits the disposal of commercial, industrial or institutional waste at any of the manned solid waste convenience centers. Trash pickup is also available. County trash and recycling sites are located at: • Warrenton Road at U.S. 1 Bypass • N.C. 39 North at the old Vance County Landfill • Gun Club Road near the intersection of Dabney Road • Tungsten Mine Road in Townsville • Old Aycock School on Vicksboro Road • North Chavis Road in Kittrell • Drewry, near the Drewry Volunteer Fire Department • Brodie Road near the intersection of County Home Road The sites are open from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. MondaySaturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Items can be recycled at any of the manned convenience centers. In Henderson, householdgenerated trash will be collected at curbside on regularly scheduled garbage collection days. Yard trash will be

collected one day each week. Special pick ups of yard waste exceeding the city’s regulations can be arranged by contacting the Public Works Department/ Sanitation Office at (252) 431-6116. In Oxford, call (919) 693-8669 for information on waste collection. In Warren County, a number of sites are located throughout the county for garbage collection. Sites are located at Eaton’s Ferry, Warrenton-Ridgeway Road, Afton, Arcola, Five Forks, Macon/Vaughn, Inez, U.S. 1/Wise and Drewry. For hours and more information on public works in Warrenton, call the town hall at (252) 257-3315. Many sites also accept some recyclable items. The county landfill is located off Baltimore Road in Warrenton and is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. In Norlina, Warrenton and Macon, garbage collection is provided to residents within the town limits. The town of Middleburg contracts with a private waste hauler to provide residential waste disposal services. Curbside pickup is available once a week. All commercial and industrial waste generators must contract with a private hauler for waste see answers/page 15



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the date you want ser vice to begin. Tr y to give the company as much notice from page 13 as possible. PSNC has a flexible collection. In Kittrell, system of establishing residents are required credit for its customers. to take household trash You can establish credit to one of the manned with PSNC if you: solid waste disposal • Own the property that convenience centers will be ser ved or other in Vance County. All real estate within the same commercial, industrial county. and institutional waste • Can furnish a generators must contract satisfactor y credit report with a private waste hauler that can be quickly and for waste collection. inexpensively checked. • Ask a PSNC customer Gas service with a good credit histor y Public Ser vice Company to be your guarantor, of North Carolina (PSNC) meaning that person would is the local provider of guarantee the amount of natural gas. Contact the your cash deposit. company at (877) 776-2427. • Make a cash deposit. The company will need Several area companies your name, address and also offer propane gas

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Henderson residents are urged to recycle in an effort to conser ve landfill space and to help ease the burden on natural resources. Recyclables will be collected ever y other week and all city residents will be provided an 18-gallon recycling bin. Recyclable materials include: • Newspapers and inserts • Glass bottles and jars • Aluminum and metal cans • Plastic soft drink bottles and milk bottles



Internet providers

For those seeking Internet access, local companies providing access include: • NCOL: (252) 492-4317 • Vance Net: (252) 430-0058 • Time Warner Cable: (252) 556-6011 • Centur yLink: (866) 228- 1362 (residential); (800) 786-6272 (business)

License plates

When moving to North Carolina from another state, you must register your motor vehicle at the expiration of the time granted by reciprocity agreements between North Carolina and your prior state of residence (usually 30 days) or when gainful employment is

accepted, whichever occurs first. Outof- state residents moving to North Carolina should obtain a North Carolina driver’s license prior to registering a vehicle. To register your motor vehicle, you must furnish the state’s Division of Motor Vehicles with the title (unless the title is in the possession of a lienholder) and a valid registration card from the state of prior registration. All new residents of the state must pay a title fee of $35 and a registration fee of $20 for private passenger automobiles in order to obtain a license plate and validation decals. License plate fees for see answers/page 17


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other types of vehicles are based upon plate classification. When registering a vehicle where the title is held by a lienholder (usually a bank or finance company), you must furnish the lienholder’s name and address. The Division of Motor Vehicles will provide a form to be mailed to the lienholder requesting release of the title for North Carolina registration purposes. All liens must be declared in the order of their priority. After registering your vehicle and paying the appropriate fees at any

license plate agency, you will be assisted in applying for a certificate of title, registration plate (validation stickers showing month and year of expiration) and a registration card. The registration card must be carried in the vehicle at all times, and the license plate must be displayed as required by law. For vehicle registration purposes, state law requires you to furnish the Division of Motor Vehicles your residential address. You may use a post office box address in addition to the physical location of your residence. In Vance County, the N.C. Motor Vehicle License Plate Agency’s phone number is (252) 438-3528. The office is located at 946-D W. Andrews

Ave. In Granville County, the auto registration and license agency is located at 143 Old Warehouse Square in Oxford. The phone number is (919) 693- 7821. Driver’s license office locations and hours can be obtained by calling (919) 693-6128. Warren County residents must obtain their auto registration and licenses at the Henderson agency. Driver’s licenses can be obtained during limited hours at the Warrenton driver’s license agency. Call (252) 257-2005 for hours and location or use the Henderson office.

Driver’s license

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Worship Times: Wednesday Sunday 7:00 pm Prayer Service 9:45 am Sunday School for all ages 7:00 pm Youth Meeting and 10:55 am Morning Worship Team Kids 1:00 Gospel Music Program WIZS Radio 5:00 pm (or following game) WIZS Radio 5:00 pm Youth Bible Study 6:00 pm Evening Service

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be found at the local N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles office at 1080 Eastern Blvd. The N.C. Highway Patrol is also located in this building. The number for the driver’s license division is (252) 438-8930. New residents have 60 days after establishing residence to obtain a North Carolina license or learner’s permit. A new resident, 18 years or older, applying for a Class C license is required to take the written test, traffic signs recognition test and a driving test (if the examiner deems it necessary). A driver’s handbook to help prepare for the test is available at the local N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles office, which will provide all of the rules and information needed to


obtain a new license. You may also register to vote or make changes to your current voter registration while applying for a North Carolina driver’s license.

Voter registration

After you have been a resident of the county for 30 days, you may register to vote. In Vance County, you can contact the Board of Elections by telephone at (252) 492-3730, or register in person at 300 S. Garnett St., Henderson. In Granville County, the Board of Elections is located at 120 Williamsboro St., Oxford, (919) 693-2515. In Warren County, you can register at the Board of Elections office at 309 N. Main St. in Warrenton, (252) 257-2114.


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Getting the best education for your child within the Tri-County Schools in all three area counties are focused on providing students with a meaning-

Vance County Schools Vance County public schools are working on ensuring progress in statewide end-of-grade testing scores and student writing by making staff development a focal point. Faculty members have spent time in workshops to make sure teachers — and students — are on the same page, ensuring the student learning is on target with the new Common Core Curriculum. The focus is on helping children who are below grade level as well as those who are high performers. Those needing to register new children for school should contact the school in their district. If you are not sure which district you reside in, contact the Vance County Schools central of fice at (252) 492-2127.  

The public schools in this county can be reached at: Aycock Elementary (252) 492-1516 Carver Elementary (252) 438-6955 Clarke Elementary (252) 438-8415 Dabney Elementary (252) 438-6918 New Hope Elementary (252) 4386549 Pinkston Street Elementary (252) 4383441 E.M. Rollins Elementary (252) 4382189 L.B. Yancey Elementary (252) 4388336 E.O. Young Elementary (252) 4386423 Zeb Vance Elementary (252) 4388492 Eaton-Johnson Middle School (252) 438-5017 Henderson Middle School (252) 492-

ful educational experience that prepares them for the challenges of the 21st century.

0054 Northern Vance High School (252) 492-6041 Southern Vance High School (252) 430-6000 Vance County Early College High School (252) 738-3580 Western Vance High School (252) 438-8407  

Race, income, and prior academic success are not considered or asked about when enrolling at Henderson Collegiate. The school’s mission is to empower students with the academic skills, social experiences, and love of learning necessary for them to shape their own destinies, attend the college of their choice, and become worldchanging problem solvers. For fur ther information, call Vance Charter School (252) 578-7053 or e-mail Henderson Growth and good state rankings Collegiate@    continue for students at Vance Charter School. The school in past years has been named a N.C. School of Excellence. Enrollment at and inter  est in the school continues to grow. Educators in Granville County More than 350 students are have had plenty to celebrate in past enrolled in grades K-8. Small class years, with solid results in the state sizes, a family atmosphere that end-of-grade test rankings and progrequires parental involvement, and ress for several schools in the fedthe lack of tuition and fees make eral No Child Left Behind program. the school attractive to students and The Granville County public schools’ their parents. central office can be reached at (919) Any North Carolina resident may 693-4613. apply to attend any charter school in the state. Enrollment is by lottery. The public schools in this county The lottery for new admissions each can be reached at:  school year generally takes place C.G. Credle Elementary (919) 693in February. For more information, 9191 call (252) 431-0440.  Mt. Energy Elementary (919) 529 

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Henderson Collegiate

Henderson Collegiate is a new charter school that opened in Henderson in August 2010 with only four th-grade students. Additional grade levels will be added each year. The school will focus on reaching students from low-income families and will offer a college preparator y curriculum. Plans are to add a grade each year until the school offers grades four through eight.

0586 Joe Toler-Oak Hill Elementary (919) 693-8935 Tar River Elementary (919) 528-2767 Mary Potter Middle School (919) 6933914 West Oxford Elementary (919) 6939161 Tar River Elementary (919) 528-2767 Wilton Elementary (919) 528-0033 Creedmoor Elementary (919) 5282313

Butner-Stem Elementary (919) 5756947 Stovall-Shaw Elementary (919) 6933478 Northern Granville Middle School (919) 693-1483 G.C. Hawley Middle School (919) 5280091 Butner-Stem Middle School (919) 575-9429 J.F. Webb High School (919) 693-2521 South Granville High School (919) 528-1507 Granville Central High School (919) 528-5530 Granville Early College High School (919) 528-5583 J.F. Webb High School of Health & Life Sciences (919) 693-6411 South Granville High School of Health & Life Sciences (919) 528-5532 South Granville High School (919) 528-5533 Center For Innovative Learning (919) 690-2300

Oxford Preparatory High School

Oxford Preparatory High School is an independent public char ter high school that focuses on the necessary skills and education students need to gain admission to a fouryear college or university. There is also a focus on community service and appreciation of the ar ts. To graduate, students must have four credits each in math, English, social studies and science; three credits in the same foreign language; take one college level class (AP or Dual Enrollment); and complete a minimum of sixty hours of community ser vice. The school’s phone number is (919) 690-0360.

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South Warren Elementary School (252) 257-4606 Vaughan Elementary School (252) 586-4739 Warren County Middle School (252) 257-3751 Warren County High School (252) 257-4413 Warren Early College High School (252) 738-3598 Warren New Tech High School (252) 257-3767

Schools Warren County serves more than 3,000 students in its six schools and pre-kindergarten center. The system’s jewel may be the Space, Engineering Mathematics and Aerospace (SEMAA) Academy, located at Warren County High School. The high tech lab, funded by NASA, offers a variety of sciencerelated experiences for both middle and high school students. The central office can be Haliwa-Saponi Tribal reached at (252) 257-3184. Charter School The public schools in this  Warren County also has its county can be reached at: first charter school, the Haliwa Pre-kindergarten Handicap Saponi Tribal Charter School. Program (252) 257-2529 The school, which educates Hawkins Education Center (252) more than 100 students, offers 257-3767 the state’s Standard Course Mariam Boyd E lementary of Study with an emphasis on School (252) 257-3695 Native American culture. Northside Elementary School For more information about (252) 456-2656 the school, call (252) 257-5853.  

Private Schools The Tri-County area has four private schools — KerrVance Academy, Crossroads Christian School and Victory Christian School, all in Vance County; and Norlina Christian School in Warren County. 

Crossroads Christian School

Crossroads Christian School is located at 583 Old County Home Road in rural Vance County, just south of Henderson. Crossroads Christian School partners with parents to develop the whole child by providing a challenging academic environment in which to prepare men and women who serve Christ and their community from a Biblical worldview. Crossroads educates children in grades kindergarten through 12th grade.


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Call (252) 431-1333 for more mitment to Biblical teaching. information or visit The school is a college-prep school with special programs for Kerr-Vance Academy Kerr-Vance Academy pro- academically gifted as well as vides a curriculum for pre-kin- academically at risk students. dergarten through 12th grade The school also offers yearfocused on an intensive liberal round sports. arts, college preparatory proThe school can be reached at gram in an atmosphere where (252) 456-3385.  ethical values are stressed. Facilities include a primary cenVictory Christian School ter, lower school, two middle Victory Christian School, 475 school/high school buildings, a cafeteria, two gymnasiums and J.P. Taylor Road in Henderson, sports fields. is affiliated with Victory Baptist The phone number is (252) Church and offers instruction in 492- 0018. For more information, grades K-12. The school offers a visit  Christian curriculum that chalNorlina Christian School lenges the students to high acaNorlina Christian School demic standards. A sports prostrives to provide a first class gram for the junior and senior learning environment that is marked by academic excellence, high boys and girls is offered. For more information, conathletic programs, extracurricular activities, and a strong com- tact the school at (252) 492-6079.

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Quality health care is just around the corner The Tri-County area is fortunate to have excellent health care resources to care for the medical needs of area citizens. Private physician practices, home health-care agencies and specialized health-care companies are located throughout the area. Medical centers and hospitals that serve the region include: 

provides you with surgical options and expertise comparable to larger, academic facilities. Other services offered include cardiac catheterization, sleep studies, cardiovascular services and the region’s only accredited Respiratory Care Department. The Oncology Center at Maria Parham offers both Medical and Radiation Oncology programs and is affiliated with Duke Medicine. Maria Maria Parham Medical Center Parham Regional Home Health offers Maria Parham Medical Center nursing and rehabilitation services, is the region’s health care leader. including an at-home, web-based Fully accredited by JCAHO and the telemetry service for patients — greatly College of American Pathologists, reducing emergency visits for its Maria Parham has combined the cardiac and respiratory clients. qualities necessary to offer the best Providing the very best in health in community medicine — physicians representing a wide range of specialties, care to a community demands more than just quality patient care highly trained nurses and clinical in a hospital setting — it also means specialists, and the latest technology. answering the needs of the people it Maria Parham has the region’s serves. Maria Parham Medical Center largest and most comprehensive has joined forces with Vance-Granville Emergency Department staffed by Board Certified emergency physicians. Community College to provide one of the most innovative medical simulation It offers you the leading Maternity labs in the state. It has also responded Center in the four county area and the to the needs of new nurses by opening only Special Care Nursery. It has the only the second NETT-U (Nursing largest and most advanced Intensive Education Transition Telemetry Unit) Care and Progressive Care Services, in the United States. with 20 patient rooms equipped with the very best in technology and staffed by specially trained nurses and Granville Health System physicians. It also has the region’s For more than 91, years Granville only CARF-accredited Inpatient Health System has built its success on Rehabilitation Unit. To complement consistently delivering quality health these inpatient rehab services, Maria care to the community and has been Parham also offers state of the art the proud recipient of several awards, physical, occupational, and speech recognitions and designations from therapy on an outpatient basis. several of the nation’s leading health Advanced technology is featured care ratings organizations, including: • Blue Cross Blue Shield Center in Maria Parham Medical Center’s of Excellence — Blue Distinction® Radiology & Digital Imaging is a program that recognizes facilities Department. With two CT scanners, MRI, Nuclear Medicine and a Women’s that meet objective, evidence-based Diagnostic Center, no other hospital in thresholds for clinical quality. GHS the region can provide this level of care. has demonstrated a commitment to Surgical Services is another area quality care, resulting in better overall that has invested in the latest minimally outcomes for GHS patients who invasive technology and sophisticated undergo knee and hip replacement equipment. With five operating rooms procedures. and a large GI Suite, Maria Parham • The American Alliance of

Healthcare Providers named Granville Health System one of the top 10 hospitals in the country for its commitment to good citizenship and community service. • Community Value Index Five-Star Hospital — This ranking system places GHS within the top 20 percent of hospitals in the United States in providing financial value to their communities and using financial resources efficiently for reinvesting back into the provision of health care at the facility. These recognitions represent Granville Health System’s commitment to high-quality care standards and quality improvement, as well as a strong dedication and commitment to excellence in caring for its patients and their families. Moreover, these awards validate that GHS patients are receiving the most effective medical care as outlined by national best practice standards. The GHS Expansion Plan is a response to the present and future health care needs of its expanding and aging community. The Plan is a 32,000 square foot expansion and renovation project — the largest in its history — one that will allow the health system to keep pace with technology and safety requirements, as well as face major local challenges.

In 2009, Franklin Regional Medical Center became an affiliate of Novant Health, a North Carolina not-for-profit health care system, and has since been nationally recognized for its extraordinary contributions to health care, as well as its success in permeating a customerfocused culture of service excellence. Franklin Regional’s top priority is providing high quality care to patients and their families. Franklin’s expert staff continually pursue the highest standards; for instance, Franklin Regional’s diabetes program and team achieved national recognition for their quality patient care from the American Diabetes Association. Through its extreme commitment to patient safety, its pain management program and its highly trained staff, Franklin Regional Medical Center is committed to providing exceptional quality care, at a level that exudes pride among its staff, patients and communities. Additionally, Franklin Regional has a wide network of primary care and specialist physicians available to provide high quality health care in a convenient setting. Its physicians and hospital staff are your neighbors and community partners, and are dedicated to improving the quality of life for their patients. For more information concerning physician and physician offices, call Franklin’s One-Call Scheduling office at Franklin Regional Medical Center (919) 497-8410. For more information on Franklin Regional Medical Center, Franklin Regional Medical Center visit franklinregional. org or call (919) is a 70-bed, acute-care facility located 496-5131. in Louisburg. As the only hospital in Franklin County, it is small enough to offer extremely personalized care, Community Memorial Healthcenter yet big enough to provide clinical Community Memorial Healthcenter excellence. Fully accredited by The in South Hill, Va., is a community-owned Joint Commission, Franklin Regional nonprofit hospital that is dedicated to offers a wide variety of services: a being the leader in health services for 24-hour emergency department, the south central region of Virginia and intensive care, acute inpatient portions of northern North Carolina, medical and surgical care, telemetry/ including the Tri-County area. The progressive care, same-day surgery, hospital offers quality state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, a comprehensive health care in a convenient, friendly laboratory and a therapy center. setting.

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Come on out and support the arts Support for the arts in the TriCounty area is strengthened by the efforts of local arts councils, societies and associations.

for exceptional children; an annual Youth Art Show, which any student in Vance County can enter and compete for prizes; “Holiday on Vance Square,” the arts council’s annual Christmas Vance County Arts Council show held on the first Thursday Vance County has a long in December; an annual Black tradition of support for all areas Histor y Month program; and of the cultural arts. The Vance special arts programs for the County Arts Council ser ves as an Hispanic community. advocate for all the arts, artists The council opened an art and arts organizations in the area. galler y in downtown Henderson Through partnerships with in October 2010 to provide a other arts organizations, the place to showcase the work of arts council co-sponsors a local artists. Located at 233 S. variety of events and programs, Garnett St. in the Rosemyer Corp. including the Imagination Art building, the galler y is open Station, a summer arts program; on weekends and showcases A Ver y Special Art, a program the work of a different artist

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each month. The arts council also hopes to offer classes and educational programs at the galler y in the near future. The arts council is also the local distributing agency for grass-roots funds from the N.C. Arts Council. The council distributes state monies to local organizations for arts activities. With these funds, as well as local government support, membership fees and fund-raising proceeds, the council sponsors and co-sponsors arts activities in the schools and the community. For more information on the arts council, contact Alice Clark Sallins at (252) 767-4579 or e-mail her at

Granville Little Theatre Theatre has been a part of Granville County for more than 60 years with notations about locally produced plays appearing in newspaper archives from the 1930s. Granville Little Theatre, a completely volunteer community theatre, was organized officially through the efforts of the Granville Arts Council in the spring of 1978. In its first year of existence in 1979, four full-length plays were produced. The theater group produces four to five productions each year. For more information on upcoming productions, go to 

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Henderson Rec Players

The Henderson Rec Players is a drama program celebrating its 37th year of theater excellence. Two shows are performed each season ó a musical production during the summer months and a comedy or drama production in the fall. Summer performances are held in the auditorium of E.M. Rollins Elementar y School and the fall performance is held in the auditorium at Vance-Granville Community College. The Henderson- Vance Parks and Recreation Department provides funding for the theater company, which welcomes anyone

interested in community theater to join in its productions.

Community Concert Association

The Henderson Community Concert Association was organized in 1984 and presents a full slate of concert events each year. Each annual series includes from three to five concerts, which are held in the Vance- Granville Community College Civic Center. The Henderson Community Concert Association is a volunteer, non-profit organization, providing world-class artists to

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Henderson and the surrounding area. A special mission of the HCCA is to expose local children to exception live performances by offering outreach programs in the schools. For further information on purchasing season tickets, call (252) 492-2954 or (252) 425-7359.

Kerr Lake Art Society

The Kerr Lake Art Society, a group of area artists and visual arts enthusiasts, has been active in the area for more than 40 years. The mission of the group is to encourage the work

of local artists and to provide opportunities to display their work, as well as promoting artistic and cultural awareness in Vance and surrounding counties. Over the years, the Kerr Lake Art Society has sponsored art classes, workshops, children’s art shows, sidewalk art shows and other events. Two major annual projects are the Kerr Lake Spring Art Show and the Autumn Arts Juried Art Show, which is co-sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College. For more information on the Kerr Lake Art Society, call Lelia Brigham at (252) 492-5281.

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Tri-County Dining Guide Chex Truck Stop & Restaurant — I-85 at Fleming Road, Middleburg. (252) 492-5189, (252) 492-6833. Full menu. Breakfast served 24 hours. Daily breakfast bar, 6 a.m.-10 a.m. Dinner, noon-9 p.m. Credit cards: MasterCard, VISA. ABC permits: none. China King — 383 Raleigh Road. (252) 4338088. Featuring Hunan, Szechuan and Cantonesestyle dishes; dine in or carry out. Lunch buffet 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Credit cards accepted. ABC permits: none. China Kitchen — 511 E. Andrews Ave. (252) 492-4150. Featuring Henderson/ Vance County Mandarin, Hunan and Szechuan-style cooking. American dishes available. 220 Seafood Restaurant Credit cards: none. ABC — 1812 N. Garnett St. permits: none. 492-8084. Fresh seafood, Cracker Barrel Old chicken, barbecue. Country Store — 1002 Ruin Children’s plates. Creek Road, (252) 431-9111. Credit cards: VISA and Country cooking. Breakfast MasterCard. ABC permits: available all day. Credit none. Bamboo Garden Chinese cards: All major. Crossroads Restaurant Restaurant — 1520 Dabney — 946-G West Andrews Ave. Drive. (252) 438-8080. Lunch and dinner hot bar, Szechuan, Peking, Hunan, breakfast and ice cream bar. Cantonese cuisine and Denny’s — 1524 Dabney sushi bar. American cuisine, children’s and dietetic plates Drive. 438- 4800. Weekly specials. Credit cards: All available. Daily full-time major. ABC permits: none buffet. Credit cards: All George’s Restaurant — major credit cards. ABC 210 N. Garnett St., (252) permits: All. 492-0090. Open daily serving Big Cheese Pizza — lunch and dinner: pizza, Marketplace Shopping pasta, subs, chicken, salads Center. (252) 492-4500. and more. Pickup only. Pizza, salads, Golden Corral Family subs. Steak House — 103 N. Boondocks Restaurant Cooper Drive. 438-3660. — 197 Parham Road, (252) Breakfast bar Saturday and 572-4724. Full service bar and restaurant. Reservations Sunday. Steaks, seafood, chicken, potato bar, “super reccomended. Editor’s note: While we update this listing regularly, it is not possible to check with each restaurant for every publication. If you have a change or information on a new restaurant, call the newsroom at (252) 436-2833.   A variety of tastes and styles are available at privately run restaurants and national chains throughout the Tri-County area. The following is a list of restaurants in Vance, Granville and Warren counties, with a brief description of each establishment.   


bar” of salad, vegetables, desserts. Credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Am. Express. ABC permits: none. Golden Skillet — 444 Dabney Drive, 492- 4040. Featuring chicken, barbecue, seafood, sandwiches, vegetables and desserts. Credit cards: MasterCard/Visa. Checks accepted. Greenway’s Authentic Charcoal Grill — 200 Garnett St., Henderson, NC 27536. (252) 492-7088. Steaks, seafood, salad bar. ABC permits: all; setups available. Credit cards: MasterCard, VISA. Ichibar Japanese Steakhouse — Marketplace Shopping Center, 901 S. Beckford Drive. Casual. Serving “healthy Japanese food” including fresh-made sushi, plus a variety of appetizers, soups and lunch and dinner entrees, plus a cocktail bar. Dining area accommodates more than 100 guests, with smoking and non-smoking areas. Credit cards: Yes. ABC permits: All. J&J Fish & Chicken — 1202 E. Andrews Ave., (252) 431-0060. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Food and drink specials, senior specials. Eat in or take out. The Lotus Lounge — 119 S. Garnett St., downtown Henderson. (252) 431-4712. Credit cards accepted. Mayflower Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar — 201 N. Cooper Drive, 738-2393. Specializing in Seafood, including Greek & Italian specialties. Full bar. Oysters on the halfshell. Mazatlan Mexican

Restaurant — 1601 Ruin Creek Road, 438-6062. Authentic Mexican cuisine. Dinein, Take-out. Visa, MC accepted. Nunnery-Freeman Barbecue — Norlina Road. 438-4751. Dinner plates featuring barbecue pork, fried chicken, seafood, Brunswick stew. Credit cards: VISA, MasterCard. Pino’s Italian Restaurant — 901 S. Beckford Drive (Marketplace) 438-1341. Homemade pizza, subs, salads, pastas. Chef’s daily specials. Credit cards: All (includes check cards). ABC permits: Beer and wine. Pizza Hut — 160 North Cooper Drive 433-6040. Pizzas, pasta dishes, salad bar, sandwiches. Lunch buffet. Credit cards: All major cards. ABC permits: beer. Pizza Inn — 1250 Coble Blvd. 492-2144. Pizzas, pasta dishes, salad bar, sandwiches. Credit cards: All except Discover. ABC permits: Beer. Ribeyes of Henderson — 2002 Graham Ave., Henderson. (252) 430-1117. Category: steakhouse. Website: ribeyessteakhouse. com. Ruby Tuesday — 101 Exchange St. (Dabney Exchange); 492- 6243. Menu includes steaks, pasta, chicken, burgers, Smart-Eating choices. Permits: All. Skipper’s/Forsyth’s Bar-B-Q — Norlina Road. 438-5228. Dinner plates featuring chicken, pork, barbecue, Brunswick stew, fish. pork, barbecue, Brunswick stew, fish. Daily specials. Credit cards: VISA,

MasterCard. Smithfield’s Chicken and BBQ — 100 Exchange St. (Dabney Exchange); 492-3655. Barbecue, fried chicken and seafood. Soul Delicious — 1502 Raleigh Road. Regular menu includes soul food and homecooking (meat loaf, cube steak, ribs, pork chops, chitterlings, pig’s feet, home-style vegetables and desserts). Cooks and staff are volunteers; all profits support the ministries of the Rock of Prayer and Deliverance Church. Waffle House — 1135 Ruin Creek Road; 431-9102, and W. Andrews Ave. (Crossroads Shopping Center). Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily.    

Fast-food restaurants

• Arby’s — 403 Raleigh Road (adjacent to Dabney Shopping Center) • Biddie’s Grill (home of Jerry’s Hot Dogs) — 1155 E. Andrews Ave., 438-7172. • Bojangles (two locations) — 1518 Dabney Drive and Cardinal Shopping Center, 1425 E. Andrews Ave. • Burger King (three locations) — 1817 N. Garnett St., 391 Raleigh Road, 565 Ruin Creek Road. • Chick-fil-A, 200 Trade Street (in Dabney Exchange) • Hardee’s — Dabney Drive • Kentucky Fried Chicken (two locations) — 130 Raleigh Road, 1553 Dabney Drive

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• McDonald’s (three locations) — 1695 Dabney Drive, inside Walmart on Cooper Drive, and at the Cardinal Shopping Center, U.S. 1 at the N.C. 39 exit • Moghadass Subway Inc. — 1520 Dabney Drive. • Sheetz — 619 Ruin Creek Road, (252) 492-1530 • Subway — 1417 E. Andrews Ave. and 1400 N. Garnett St. • Sunrise Biscuit Co. — 333 N. Garnett St. • Taco Bell, 1737 Dabney Drive. • Wendy’s — 1516 Dabney Drive.

Delivery services:

• Domino’s Pizza — 119 Raleigh Road, 438- 2727 • Papa John’s Pizza — 1526 Dabney Drive, 431-1999 • Pizza Hut — 433- 6040.

Oxford/ Granville County  96 Buffet — 913 Linden Ave. (N.C. 96), (919) 603-0486. Located inside the Regency Inn. George’s Oxford Village Family Restaurant — I-85, Exit 202 and 204 (104 Industry Drive) (919) 6033760. Pizza, subs, pasta and salad. Harvest Restaurant — 205 Williamsboro St., downtown Oxford. (919) 603-1460. Sandwiches. Hours: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Friday- Saturday 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Credit cards accepted. Owner: James Dutra. Hibachi Buffet — 1011-109 Lewis St., Oxford, (919) 603-1811. SundayThursday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Friday- Saturday, 11 a.m.-10

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p.m. House of Ribeyes — 102 Roxboro Road Oxford; (919) 693-9282. Menu includes steak, seafood and chicken. Nightly specials. Credit: Visa, MasterCard. Permits; beer and wine. Mazatlan of Oxford — 705 Lewis St. (919) 603-0001. Authentic Mexican cuisine. Milano’s — 127 Williamsboro St.; (919) 693-6444; Pizza, Italian entrees.  

Fast-food restaurants:

• 15 North Take-out — 935 College St. • Burger King — 825 Linden Ave. • China Wok — 412 Granville Corners. 690-8501 • Kentucky Fried Chicken — 527 E. Industry Drive. • McDonald’s — Granville Corners Shopping Center

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• Subway — 913 Linden Ave. • Sunrise Biscuits — 128 Williamsboro St. • Taco Bell — 525 E. Industry Drive. • Wendy’s — 900 Linden Ave.  

Delivery services:

• Domino’s Pizza — 125 Broad St. 693-8001.  

Warrenton/ Warren County The Hardware Cafe — 106 S. Main St. Warrenton. 257-2779. The Local House — 137 S. Main St., Warrenton. 257-1306. Open daily. Full menu featuring breakfast, homecooked meals, vegetables, daily specials. Credit cards accepted.

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Milano’s Pizza — Main St. Warrenton. 257-5800. Pizza, subs and a variety of Italian food. Credit cards accepted. ABC Permits: none. Robinson Ferry Restaurant and Spirits — 111 North Bragg Street, Warrenton. (252) 257-1991; robinsonferryrestaurant. com. Fine cuisine from the Old South. Whistle Stop Café — 123 Hyco St., Norlina. (252) 456-0855. Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner.

Fast-food restaurants:

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Things to do and see in the Tri-County area • Adventure Island — Indoor/outdoor recreation facility that offers miniature golf, lazer tag bumper boats, batting cages, indoor arcade, gameroom and a playmaze. Call for hours of operation. 1211 Coble Blvd. (252) 492- 9888 • Aycock Recreation Complex — full size gymnasium, 25 yard indoor pool 1/12 mile indoor walking track, weight room and outdoor walking tracks. Call for hours and fees. 305 Carey Chapel Road. (252) 492-9400 • Bees Knees Countr y Store — consignment shop featuring handmade local craft items. The shop owners are also beekeepers offering fresh honey gathered form the hives at their adjacent farm. Call or operation hours. 2250 Weldons Mill Road. (252) 492-9599. Visit beekneescountr for more information. • Carolina Lanes — 12 lane bowling alley. Call for hours of operation. 85 US 158 Bypass. (252) 492-1112. League play may interrupt some playing times. • Confederate Cemeter y — A N.C. Civil War Trails Historic Site. The final resting place of 52 Confederate soldiers from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. All soldiers buried here died at the nearby Kittrell Springs Hotel which had been converted into a militar y hospital during the Civil War. Self guided tour. Chavis Lane, Kittrell. (252) 438-2222. • Downtown Antiques — Browse through a store full of beautiful antiques for sale. 207 Garnett St. (252) 431-0860.

• Greystone Quarr y — Stone from this quarr y was used to construct the State Capitol and numerous other government buildings and highways. Work was done by hand until the first steampowered plant was installed in 1885. Breathtaking views from an overlook at the top of the steep cliffs. 6969 Greystone Road. • Henderson Square Shopping Center — Strip shopping center located between Exits 212 and 213 off I-85. Retail merchants include JCPenny, Belk’s, Dollar Tree, Bath & Body Works, Super Walmart and numerous shoe stores and specialty stores. 200 N. Cooper Drive. • Heritage Trail Historical Walking Tour — self-guided walking tour of the Historic Downtown District of Henderson. Listed on the National Register. See var ying styles of architecture and noteworthy examples of distinctive styling of their particular construction era. A driving tour of county historic sites is included. Map and Brochure available at the Vance County Tourism Office, 946T West Andrews Ave. (252) 438-2222. • Kerr Lake Countr y Club — 18 hole, par 72 golf course. Putting green, driving range and pro-shop. Non-metal spikes required. Semi-private. Green fees accepted. 600 Hedrick Drive. (off Satter white Point Road.) (252) 492-1895. • Kerr Lake State Recreation Area — 50,000 acre lake that straddles the border of North Carolina and Virginia.

Over 800 miles of shoreline. Enjoy fishing boating, skiing, swimming, hiking, camping, picnicking and bird watching. Day use areas with children’s tot lots and picnic tables with adjacent grills. Seven parks on the N.C. side of the lake. A visitors center providing information on the park and its histor y is located at the parks office at 6254 Satter white Point Road. (252) 438-7791. • Marketplace Cinemas — Six-screen theatre offering the latest new releases. Call for times and show schedule. 907 S. Beckford Drive. (252) 438-9060. • Miss Lou’s Quilting Studio — Operates in a restored 1917 rural General Store. From hand quilting to using a quilting machine and frame you can learn the latest techniques or historical methods of quilting. Quilting books and supples as well as beautiful quilts for sale. 4733 Raleigh Road. (252) 492-6469 Monday/Tuesday/ Thursday/ Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed Wednesdays; 1st and 3rd Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Skateeum — Roller skating rink. 1248 Coble Blvd. (252) 492-5033. Call for hours of operation and weekly specials. • St. James Episcopal Church — Erected a short time before the Civil War. The minister at that time, Rev. M. M. Marshall, presided at the burials of the soldiers who died at the nearby Kittrell Springs Hotel Hospital. Corner of Main & Williams Street, Kittrell. • St. Johns Episcopal Church — The only remaining colonial Anglican church building in the Diocese of N.C. It is also the oldest frame church in N.C. and the 4rd oldest church standing in N.C. today. No active congregation. Jct. of N.C. 39 North and Stagecoach Road., Williamsboro. Open to visitors each Sunday from June to October, 2-5 p.m. • Supply Line Country Market — locally owned country market with the atmosphere of a farmers market. Carries a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. Also offers a selection of N.C. grown and produced products such as honey, jams and jellies, nuts and N.C. wines. Good selection of imported beers and wines. Custom made gift baskets, flowers and a gift shop for special occasions. 235 Raleigh Road. (252) 438- 2836.

• Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre — One of the few remaining drive-in theatres in NC. Originally opened in 1949. Family entertainment under the stars. 3336 Raleigh Road (U.S. 1 • The Peanut Roaster — Business South). (252) 438-6959. Friday- Sunday nights, show starts Utilizes N.C. grown peanuts to produce some of the best tasting at dusk. Spring through Fall. snacks in the industry using old • Sachs Woodcrafts — Hand family recipes. The manufacturing facility along with an adjoining retail turned wooden bowls, platters, store/ gift shop is located here. 394 cutting boards and other unique Zeb Robinson Road. (252) 431-0100. custom pieces. 529 St. Andrews Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Church Road. (252) 438-3413. Monday-Friday 4-9 p.m.; Saturday Saturday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m-5 p.m. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Searching for a new church home  Around here, by the time you’ve met a handful of your new neighbors or coworkers, you’ve probably been invited to a church or asked if you have found a new church home. This is not intended as an intrusion into your beliefs, but is simply the way things are around here. Most people who attend church want any newcomers to know that the doors to their churches are open. There are several hundred churches of numerous denominations in the Tri-County area. Some are traditional, some contemporary, so if you are

looking for a church home, of worship for you. chances are you will find a • If you are interested in a perfect fit for your worship particular denomination, needs. call those which fit your Besides being a place of preference. The church worship, church plays secretary should be able a large part in the lives to provide information of members of the on congregation size, congregation. If you are time of services, groups indeed looking for a new that are active within the church home, following are church, and educational some tips to help make the opportunities. process easier: • Attend services at different • If someone invites you churches, listen to the to their church, chances message, meet the are they are happy there. members and find out It probably also means what they like about the that the church is active, church. Attend a fellowship involved and a welcoming hour, if it is offered, and place. Visiting their church get to know some of the or any other is the best way members. This is a good to know if it will be a place time to find out if this is a

group in which you will feel comfortable. The list of Tri-County churches (organized by denomination) on the following pages should help you in your search. Editor’s Note: Every effort is made to publish complete and accurate information on all the churches in the area. Notify the newspaper of any corrections or additions by calling (252) 436-2833. Â


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 Taylor’s Chapel AME Zion 106 S. William St. Kittrell, N.C. 27544 (252) 433-0342   Kesler Temple AME Zion Church 426 E. Winder St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-8104

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Mount Moriah AME Zion Church 5448 Hwy. 158 Business Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-6140 St. Mary AME Zion Church RFD 1 Kittrell, N.C. 27544 (252) 430-0973   St. Paul AME Zion Church 2309 Old County Home Road Henderson, N.C. 27587 (252) 434-0060 or (252) 4562923    


Fisher of Men Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ 163 Elsie St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-9848   Greater Ransom Way of the Cross Church of Christ 90 S. Lake Lodge Road Ext. Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-1824   Greater Refuge Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ 235 Boothe Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-3750   Refuge Temple 311 W. Spring St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919)693-2210

United Faith Way of the Cross 570 Horner St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 762-0328   Victorious Kingdom Life Fellowship Ministries 188 Shocco Springs Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-9909    


Aaron Creek Baptist Church 8611 Aaron Creek Church Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 690-0717   Amis Chapel Baptist Church 9198 Amis Chapel Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-3193   Antioch Baptist Church 5046 Antioch Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-4581   Ashley Grove Baptist Church 2425 Nutbush Road Henderson N.C. 27537 (252) 438-8718   Belton Creek Baptist Church 4153 N.C. Hwy. 96 S. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-1727   Bethlehem Baptist Church 1258 Cole Farm Road Warrenton, N.C. (252) 456-3583   Big Ruin Creek Baptist Church 16 Big Ruin Creek Ln. Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-3330

Blessed Hope Baptist Church 741 Dabney Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-6186   Brookston Baptist Church 242 Baptist Church Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-5502   Chapel Hill Baptist Church Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-4324   Clearview Baptist Church 3485 U.S. 158 Business Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 431-0904   Coley Springs Baptist Church 224 Parktown Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-4041   Concord Baptist Church 810 Walter Grissom Road Kittrell, N.C. 27544 (252) 294-6883   Cooks Chapel Baptist Church Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-4450   Davis Chapel Baptist Church RFD 4 Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-9811   Dexter Baptist Church 4549 Chewning Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919)693-1636   Eastside Baptist 1017 Eastern Blvd. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-5904

Fellowship Baptist Church 418 S. Garnett St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-1383   First Baptist Church Granville St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-3669   First Baptist Church 205 W. Winder St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-3172   Flat Creek Baptist Church 1135 Stagecoach Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-9692   Fork Chapel Baptist Church 311 Richardson Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-4251  


Gospel Baptist Church 305 Old Warrenton Road Norlina, N.C. (252) 456-3348 Grace Missionary Baptist Church 1625 US 1 Hwy. S. Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 430-0205   Greenwood Baptist Church 1625 US 1 Hwy. S. Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 430-0205   Greenwood Baptist Church 1175 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-1551 or 257-2503


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Hardy Grove Baptist Church Stovall Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-2644   Harriett Baptist Church 935 S. Carolina Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-0494   Hillcrest Baptist Church 1238 Debnam Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536   Huntsville Baptist Church 6160 Hwy. 96 N. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-7008   Ilong Baptist Church 4043 Fairport Road Kittrell, N.C. 27544 (252) 693-6441

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 Jerusalem Baptist Church 904 Lickskillet Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-1254   Jonathan Creek Baptist Church 9200 Cornwall Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-2325   Jones Chapel Baptist Church 339 Jones Chapel Road Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 492-6738   Jordan Chapel Baptist Church 1926 Alert Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 430-7482   Joy in the Lord Baptist Church 880 Rock Mill Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-6332

 Kittrell First Baptist Church 1380 N. Chavis Road Kittrell, N.C. 27544 (252) 431-0066   Locust Grove Baptist Church 386 Paschall Station Norlina, N.C. (252) 456-3634   Macon Second Baptist Church 299 Old Macon Hwy. Warrenton, N.C. (252) 257-5570   Michael Creek Baptist Church 7683 John Penn Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-7071   Mitchell Baptist Church Lake View Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-2325 or 438-3712 e-mail:

Morning Star Baptist Church 411 Roxboro Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-1527  Mt. Calvary Deliverance Cathedral 231 Lanier St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-6905   Mt. Zion Baptist Church 648 Harristown Road Warrenton, N.C. (252) 257-2112   Mountain Creek Baptist Church 2187 Mountain Creek Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 690-1994   Mountain Spring Baptist Church 4550 Culbreth Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-2331

 Mt. Zion Baptist Church 1171 N.C. 158 Hwy. Oxford, N.C. (919)693-2094   New Beginning Ministries Baptist Church 8139 N.C. 39 Hwy. S. Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-2412   New Bethel Baptist Church 874 Waviely Thompson Road Warrenton, N.C. (252) 257-1833   New Bethel Baptist Church 1238 New Bethel Church Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-8311   New Bethel Baptist Church 613 East Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-6887



New Corinth Baptist Church RFD 1 Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-8249  New Hope Granville Church 5643 Old Roxboro Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-2377   New Life Fellowship Baptist Church 110 Gilliam St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-0272   New Sandy Creek Baptist Church 1699 Weldon’s Mill Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-6000 see church/page 32

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Church from page 31 Nutbush Baptist Church 2955 N.C. 39 Hwy. N. Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-2214   Oak Grove Baptist Church 2213 Enon Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919)693-1250   Olive Grove Baptist Church Providence Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-5415   Oxford Baptist Church 147 Main St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-5182 or 693-5181

Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church Fairport Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-4533   Penn Avenue Baptist Church 225 W. McClanahan St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-5396   Pettiford Grove Baptist Church 4068 Lynn St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-3374   Phipp’s Chapel Baptist Church 4770 Vicksboro Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-2130   Pleasant Grove Baptist Church 7548 Drewry-Virginia Line Road Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-03944

Poplar Creek Baptist Church 1371 Poplar Creek Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-0530   Promised Land Community Church Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-7706   Raleigh Road Baptist Church 3892 Raleigh Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-4911   Redbud Baptist Church 1555 Red Bud Church Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-5959   Ridgeway Baptist Church 156 Wycoff Road Ridgeway, N.C. (252) 456-3626

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St. Matthews Baptist Church 8166 Hwy. 96 N. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-3606   St. Paul Baptist Church 1141 Richardson Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-6787   St. James Baptist Church Old Oxford Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-8500   St. John Baptist Church 490 Jacksontown Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-8844   St. Stephen Baptist Church 3319 N.C. Highway 58 Warrenton, N.C. (252) 257-1117


Saint Zion Baptist Church 1142 N.C. 58 Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-3369   Sandy Grove Baptist Church 2266 Gillburg Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-3662   Serepta Baptist Church 295 Gillis Alston Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-9200   Shiloh Baptist Church 635 S. College St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-2254 or 438-8987   Shiloh Baptist Church 2241 N.C. 43 Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-3102   Snow Hill Baptist Church 504 Snow Hill Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-1458


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Stovall Baptist Church Stovall, N.C. 27565 (919) 293-4380   Stovall First Baptist Church 320 US Hwy. 15 S. Oxford, N.C. (919) 693-9103   Tabbs Creek Baptist Church RFD 3 Oxford , N.C. 27565 (919) 693-2440   Tungsten Baptist Church Tungsten Mine Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-6890   Union Baptist Church 500 S. College St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-6540   Union Grove Baptist Church 6763 Vicksboro Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 492-9433

United Solid Rock Faith Ministries 1020 US 158 Business West Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 257-4976   Unity Baptist Church 41 Martin Creek Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 431-1515   Warren Plains Baptist Church 1245 Warren Plains Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-5351   Warrenton Baptist Church 114 S. Bragg St. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-4803   Warrenton Baptist Church 226 N. Main St. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-3130

Welcome Chapel Baptist Church 237 Welcome Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-8676 West End Baptist Church 619 Dabney Dr. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-6306   West Oxford Baptist Church 101 Pine Tree Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-2848   Whetstone Baptist Church 7549 Cornwall Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-2848   White Rock Baptist Church 6537 Old Roxboro Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-5357



Woodsworth Baptist Church 444 Woodsworth Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252)438-5815  

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Calvary Baptist Church 7222 US 158 W. Bypass Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-4463     Dickies Grove Baptist Church Victory Baptist Church 475 J.P. Taylor Road 2996 Faulkner Town Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-6079 (252) 492-5363 Peace Free Will Baptist Church   1450 Americal Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 Baptist – Missionary (252) 438-2447     Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist – Grace – Missionary Baptist Church 742 N. Chestnut St.   Spring Green Baptist Church Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-1679 240 Powells Mill Road Warrenton, N.C. see church/page 34 (252) 257-4602 or 257-6669

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First Baptist of Soul City 932 Manson Axtell Road Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-0079 Manson Baptist Church 320 Kimball Road Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-5050   Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church 2464 Rock Mill Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-3834   Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church 310 Mount Pleasant Church Road Manson, N.C.

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church 413 Bullock St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 690-4759   Power of Life Missionary Baptist Church 404 Hillsboro St. Oxford, N.C. 27565   Progressive Faith Missionary Baptist Church 735 E. Rock Spring St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-8961    

Baptist – Southern

Carey Baptist Church 1295 Carey Chapel Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-7781

Central Baptist Church 2574 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-4215   Delrayno Baptist Church 208 Rayland St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-3187   Enon Baptist Church 2298 Enon Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-6984   Island Creek Baptist Church 950 Stagecoach Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-6642   Middleburg Baptist Church 80 N. Plummer Ave. Middleburg, N.C. 27589 (252) 492-3446 middleburgbaptistchurch. com


Mount Bethel Baptist Church RFD 3 Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-2567   New Horizons Baptist Church 4523 Belltown Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-5146   New Life Baptist Church 2174 Vicksboro Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 430-8757   Norlina Baptist Church 402 Division St. Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-4121   North Henderson Baptist Church 1211 N. Garnett St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-8012

Providence Baptist Church 4603 Old Rt. 75 Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-8673   Rock Spring Baptist Church 171 Rock Spring Church Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-4688   Sharon Baptist Church 6746 Goshen Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 690-8311   Spring Street Missionary Baptist Church 511 Orange St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-3992   Sulpher Springs Baptist Church 2487 US 401 S. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-9485

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Clearview Baptist Church 3485 Oxford Road (N.C. 158 Bus.) Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-8433 clearviewprayer@gmail. com    

Catholic St. James Catholic Church 3275 U.S. 158 Bypass Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-3124   St. Joseph the Worker Church 113 Joshua Way Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-5605  

Christian Bethlehem Christian Church 324 Keats Road Manson, N.C. 27553 (252) 456-4294   First Congregational Christian Church 429 Rowland St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-3023 firstcongchurch@gloryroad. net   Mt. Zion Christian Church 995 Burr St. Henderson, N.C. 27536   Providence Christian Church 1908 US 1 N. Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-2453

Rowland Chapel Christian Church 2293 Epsom-Rocky Ford Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-0212 St. Andrews Christian Church 203 Mulberry St. Henderson, N.C. 27536   Whites Grove Christian Church 328 St. Tammany Road Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-3818    

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Church of God The Church of God of Prophecy 4073 Lyn St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919)603-5022   South Henderson Church of God 125 J.P. Taylor Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-6179 alice@southhendersonchurchofgod. com   Crystal River Church of God 305 John Deere Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-4321


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The Church of the Holy Innocents 210 S. Chestnut St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-0904   Emmanuel Episcopal Church 127 N. Main St. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-2557   St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 140 College St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-9740

St. John’s Episcopal Church 101 Main St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-0082   St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 134 College St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-3413    

Full Gospel Celebration Church 5030 Fairport Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 690-0073   Joy Christian Center 1120 SE Industry Dr. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 690-8272

Greater Harvest Full Gospel Baptist Church 1203-A Goshen St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 690-1116    

Holiness Divine Anointed Tabernacle 2014 Raleigh Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-0829   Greater Zion Holiness Church 804 Flint St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-7506   Holy Temple Church 728 East Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-6228


Morning Star United Holiness Church 4381 Satterwhite Point Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-8008   Mt. Calvary Holy Church 670 Tungsten Mine Road Bullock, N.C. 27507 (252) 492-2140   Mount Zion Holiness Church 209 Orange St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-0355   Oxford Deliverance Church 501 Henderson St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-5541   St. Delight Holy Church 540 Bullocksville Park Road Manson, N.C. 27553 (252) 456-2501

St. Beulah Holiness Church 69 Morgan Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 431-0068   United Prayer of Faith Miriam St. Kittrell, N.C. 27589 (252) 492-7811   Youngs Memorial Holy Church 1379 Brookston Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-1610    

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County of Vance

Progressing Toward New Opportunities

County Commissioners ........................... 738-2120 County Administration ............................ 738-2001 Register of Deeds ................................... 738-2110 Tourism Promotion.................................. 438-2222 Animal Control ........................................ 492-3136 Economic Development .......................... 492-2094 Board of Elections................................... 492-3730 Cooperative Extension ............................ 438-8188 Solid Waste ............................................. 492-3036 Planning and Development ..................... 738-2080 Senior Center .......................................... 430-0257

Social Services ....................................... 492-5001 Mental Health ......................................... 430-1330 Public Health........................................... 492-7915 Tax Department ...................................... 738-2040 Soil/Water Conservation ......................... 438-5727 Veterans Service..................................... 438-4619 Sheriff’s Office ........................................ 738-2200 Fire/EMS ................................................. 438-6656 Emergency Operations (911) .................. 438-8264 Human Resources................................... 738-2014 Information Technology .......................... 738-2025

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Jehovah’s Witnesses   Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 305 Satterwhite Point Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-8008   Warrenton Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses 876 US Hwy. 158 Bus. E. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-9488    

Lutheran St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 114 Poplar Mount Road Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-2747 stpaulslutheran@embarq. com    

Methodist – United City Road United Methodist Church 903 N. Garnett St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-1823   Cokesbury United Methodist Church 2440 S. Cokesbury Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-5925   First United Methodist Church 114 Church St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-8791 or 438-8804   Flat Rock United Methodist Church 2560 Satterwhite Point Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-0976

A Guide for Newcomers Gillburg United Methodist Church 4815 N.C. 39 Hwy. S. Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-8155   Gray Rock United Methodist Church Gray Rock Road Kittrell, N.C. 27581 (919) 693-3240   Harris Chapel United Methodist Church 3870 Dabney Road Henderson, N.C. 27537   Marrows Chapel United Methodist Church 2828 Morgan Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-4672   Norlina United Methodist Church 401 US Hwy. 1 Norlina, N.C. (252) 456-2606   Oxford United Methodist Church 105 W. McClanahan St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-4091   Plank Chapel United Methodist Church 3047 Bobbitt Road Kittrell, N.C. 27589 (252) 438-6080   Rehoboth United Methodist Church 2975 Old Watkins Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-6345   Salem United Methodist 4151 Salem Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 Mailing address: 302 Forest Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-5844

St. Peter’s United Methodist Church 322 Linden Ave. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-8366   Spring Valley United Methodist Church 855 Spring Valley Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-3138   Tabernacle United Methodist Church 1725 Rock Spring Road Townsville, N.C. (252) 438-7838   Union Chapel United Methodist Church 6535 Raleigh Road Kittrell, N.C. 27544 (252) 438-6978   Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church 210 N. Main St. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-2129   White Memorial United Methodist Church 529 Alexander Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 433-0090   Zion United Methodist Church 143 Zion Church Road Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252)456-3566    

Non-Denominational Abundant Life Fellowship Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-0400   Celebrations Church 5030 Fairport Road Oxford, N.C. (919) 690-0073

Church of Deliverance 1415 College St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-0077   Church of the Remnant 121 Williamsboro St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-5061   Community Fellowship Christian Church of Oxford 40 Church St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-2741   Cornerstone Christian Community Church 3237 Knotts Grove Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 690-1982   Dayspring Christian Church 617 U.S. 401 South Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-1641   Divine Habitation Ministries 227 Orville St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 433-8299   Equipping Faith Church 549 S. Williams St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-3311   Faith Temple Herald of Truth 216 E. Franklin St. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-3274   Full Gospel Faith Ministries 104 College St. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-4522   God’s House of Deliverance Kittrell Community Center Kittrell, N.C.   God’s Way of Deliverance 521 Yadkin St. Henderson, N.C.



Good Shepherd Ministries 125 Orange St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-9556   Greater Faith Ministries 106 Lanier St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-5507   Greater Grace Community Church 1604 Graham Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-8141   Greater Love Deliverance 2994 Raleigh Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-4182   Greater New Life 117 W. Franklin St. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-5183   Greater Love Ministry 110 Court St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-3764   I Believe God Outreach Church 90 Thomas Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-3473   Interdenominational Worship Center 3103 Sterl Carrington Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-6410   Jireh Deliverance Ministries 2565 U.S. 1/158 Henderson, N.C. (252) 213-9000 or (252) 7678289   Knott’s Grove Christian Assembly 3593 Knott’s Grove Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-1400 see church/page 38



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Oasis of Hope Ministries 223 Hillsboro St. Oxford, N.C. (919) 693-6258 from page 37     Our Lord’s House of Prayer Liberty Christian Church 2550 U.S. 158 North 7818 N.C. 39 Hwy. S. Henderson, N.C. 27537 Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 430-8126 (252) 438-8958     Rock of Prayer and Lord Jesus Christ House of Deliverance Prayer 1011 W. Orange St. 145 Broad St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 Henderson, N.C. 27536 (919) 693-1271 (252) 492-2966     Minister’s Outreach Rophe Outreach Ministry Tabernacle 710 Foxborough Lane 925 Lehman St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-8315 (252) 438-6543   ministersoutreachcrusade@ Russell Union RZUA Church Manson, N.C.   (252) 456-3454 Mount Zion Christian Church   of Henderson Shekinah Glory of God 995 Burr St. Ministries Henderson, N.C. 27536 109 LiN.C.oln St. (252) 430-7277 Henderson, N.C. 27536 mtzionchristianchurch@ (252) 430-0002     New Birth Outreach Ministry Spirit of Life Christian Center 1838 Dr. Martin Luther King 305 E. Montgomery St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 Jr. Blvd. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 431-0302 (252) 257-4600     Stovall Church of God New Covenant Christian 3554 Little Mountain Creek Center Road 3714 Salem Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 603-0007 (919 693-6373     Trinity Worship Center New Covenant Ministries 111 College St. 1200 King St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 Henderson, N.C. 27536 (919) 603-0099 (252) 438-7014     United Faith Way of the New Creation Church Cross 108 Hyco St. 575 Horner St. Norlina, N.C. Henderson, N.C. 27586 (252) 456-6090     New Restoration Community United Fellowship Christian Center Church 817 E. Andrews Ave. 4054 Salem Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 Oxford, N.C. 27565 (252) 438-3384 (919) 693-3141

Upon This Rock Ministries 1206 College St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 692-0007 Word and Worship Sanctuary 897-B South Beckford Drive Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 767-2644 wordandworship@hotmail. com    

Pentecostal Amazing Grace 4200 Shock Overton Road Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-4257   Crusade Pentecostal Church 75 Breckenridge Alley Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-3200   Faith Temple Herald of Truth 232 W. Montgomery St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-6983   Greater Love Deliverance 110 Court St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 430-3764   Jacob’s Well Outreach Ministries 318 Manson-Drewry Road Manson, N.C. (252) 456-2081   Livingstone Christian Church 2747 N.C. 39 North Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 433-8858   Macedonia Good Shepard Church 672 Sulphur Springs Road Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 438-2907   New Zion First Pentecostal Church 1470 Bullocksville Park Road Manson, N.C.

United Pentecostal Church 369 D.Y. Hoyle Lane. Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 433-6168 Unity Prayer House of Faith 291 US Hwy. 1 S. Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-2560   Universal Mission Apostolic Church of P A of W 1932 US 401 S. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-4747    

Pentecostal Church of God Kittrell Church of God 2540 US 1 Hwy. S. Kittrell, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-4003    

Pentecostal Holiness Calvary Temple Holy Church 215 Kitchen Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-7065   New Covenant Ministries Pentecostal Holiness Church 1085 US Hwy. 158 Bus W. Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 257-0492   Refuge Church 506 S. Main St. Warrenton, N.C. 27589 (252) 257-2214   South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church 905 Americal Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 438-3322


Crossroads Pentecostal Holiness Church 5256 Vicksboro Road Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-8427 Trinity Church of the Living God Henderson, N.C. (252) 492-4758   Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church 621 US 158 Bypass Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-9143    

Presbyterian Brookston Presbyterian 720 Brookston Road Henderson, N.C. 27536   Cotton Memorial Presbyterian Church USA 511 N. Chestnut St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-3478   First Presbyterian Church 222 Young St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-0156   Oxford Presbyterian Church 121 Gilliam St. Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-6816   St. Andrews Presbyterian Church 100 Hicksboro Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-0660   Timothy Darling United Presbyterian Church USA 123 W. McClanahan Oxford, N.C. 27565 (919) 693-7481

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Young Memorial Presbyterian Church Jacksontown Road Drewry, N.C.

Presbyterian Church in America

West Hills Presbyterian 1354 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, N.C. 27537 (252) 492-3004    

Salvation Army

My Other Closet Thrift Store 1208 US Hwy. 158 Bus. W. Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-4711   Salvation Army 355 Alexander Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 438-7107.

A Guide for Newcomers United Church of Christ

Greater Union United Church of Christ   511 Parham St. Burchette Chapel United Henderson, N.C. Church of Christ (252) 438-7634 148 Burchette Chapel Road   Manson, N.C. 27553 Lewis Chapel United Church (252) 456-2545 of Christ Lewis Road   Oxford, N.C. 27565 Antioch United Church of (919) 690-8782 Christ   357 Antioch Church Road Mt. Zion United Church of Henderson, N.C. 27537 Christ (252) 433-0584 911 Morgan Road   Henderson, N.C. 27537 Fuller Chapel United Church (252) 430-6013 of Christ   1470 N. Lynnbank Road Oak Level United Church of Henderson, N.C. 27537 Christ (252) 492-8070 5631 Jacksontown Road Manson, N.C. 27553 (252) 456-3030     Greater Union Grove United St. Paul United Church of Church of Christ Christ 511 Parham St. 292 N. Lee Ave. Middleburg, N.C. Henderson (252) 438-448 (252) 438-7634 or 492-2149

Warren County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce of Warren County invites everyone to visit our office for information about happenings in beautiful, historic Warren County, N.C. 130 North Main Street - Post Office Box 826 Warrenton, NC 27589 252-257-2657 • Member Directory

St. Andrews United Church of Christ 203 Mulberry St. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 492-7511    

United Holy Church Guiding Star United Holy Church 650 Mt. Pleasant Church Road P.O. Box 444 Manson, North Carolina 27553 (252) 456-2700   Holy Temple United Holy Church 729 East Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536



Rock of Ages United Holy Church 2040 Ave. Henderson, N.C. 27536 (252) 431-0155 Union Chapel United Holy Church PO Box 163 Ridgeway, N.C. 27570   Union Chapel Holy Church 179 Union Chapel Road Norlina, N.C. 27563 (252) 456-5111    

United Pentecostal Long Creek United Holy Church 313 Oak Ridge Church Road Kittrell, N.C. 27544 431-9122



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A & S Pest Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A B Hair Carpets, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Ahner Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Alan Flanigan-ALF Properties . . 40 BB&T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Blessed Hope Baptist Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, 10 Calvary Baptist Church . . . . . . 27, 10 Care Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Carolina Bed Center . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Central Baptist Church . . . . . . 33, 10 Century Link . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover Character Antics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Church Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Clearview Baptist Church . . . . 9, 10 Coffey’s Bail Bonds . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Coldwell Banker Advantage . . . 25 Comfort Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23


Consolidated Marketing . . . . . . . 23 Cortez Roofing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Coventry House Inn of Henderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Crossroads Shopping Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 D.B. Williams Construction Co. . 19 Dot’s Hallmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Dr. Robert F. Allen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Duke Energy Carolinas . . . . . . . . . 24 Ellis Precast Concrete Co, Inc . . . 23 Express Employment Professionals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Farm Bureau Insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Front Cover For Your Occasion Party Rentals 30 Four County Eye Associates 15, 32 Fred’s Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Golden Skillet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Granville County Museum . . . . . 31 Granville County Sheriff . . . . . . . . 27 Granville Health Systems Inside . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover Granville-Vance District Health .31 Granville-Vance Home Health . 14 Grissom’s Fertilizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library 19 Henderson Orthopaedics 36 Henderson-Institute Historical Museum 11 Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce 3 Hopper, Hicks & Wrenn, PLLC 32 Hoyle Reavis-Toyota of Henderson 23 Humpty Dumpty 16 JM White’s Funeral Home 16 Joel T. Cheatham Insurance


Agency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Keats Point Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Kerr Lake Nursing & Rehab Center 35 Kindred Nursing Home . . . . . . . . . . 4 Maria Parham Medical Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1, 14 Maria Parham Pain & Physical Medicine Clinic-Medical . . . . . 15 Mast Drug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Matthew Todd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Medical Directory . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15 New Century Ophthalmology, PC . 15 Northern Carolina Surgical Associates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Paradise Family Dentistry . . . . . . 34 Porter Shaw-Coldwell Banker . . 23 Poythress Tiling Company . . . . . 23

Premier Womens Health Professionals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2, 14 Safe & Warm Outdoor Furnaces 16 Satterwhite Point Marina . . . . . . 34 Screenmaster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Tegarris Associate Realty . . . . . . . 33 United Way . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Vance County Manager’s Office 36 Vance County Sheriff’s Office . . 40 Vance Family Medicine . . . . . . . . 16 Vance-Granville Community College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Victory Baptist Church . . . . . . 19, 10 Warren County Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 West Hills Veterinary Centre . . . 27 White’s Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 WIZS Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 YMCA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

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