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Speedway to Healthy

On behalf of Vance 4- H, E. M. Rollins Elementary School and NC A&T SU Cooperative Extension program, we would like to invite you to come see our students participating in a program that puts kids on a fast track to healthy habits. What: Speedway to Healthy is a 1,200- square- foot, walk- through exhibit representing the human body. This… Read More

County Leadership Forum on Opioid Abuse

County Leadership Forum on Opioid Abuse for Granville and Vance Counties. Learn the full effects of the opioid crisis on our counties’ citizens, discover resources available to help families, and develop collaborative strategies for effective education, prevention and treatment. Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center, October 17 from 2PM to 5PM Questions? Contact Lisa Harrison — lharrison@gvdhd.org

GOLDEN LEAF FOUNDATION COMMUNITY BASED INITIATIVE GRANTS FY 2018

TO: INTERESTED PARTIES FROM: JORDAN MCMILLEN; COUNTY MANAGER DATE: SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 On behalf of the Golden Leaf Foundation, Vance County will be participating in the Community Based Grants Initiative (CBGI) program. This initiative will allow the county to submit between 1-3 letters of inquiry for project ideas that have a TOTAL of no more than $1.5 million. MAJOR POINTS… Read More

Interested in Receiving Weather/Emergency Related Updates

For weather/emergency related event updates, please register for the County’s CODE RED Warning System. All existing county landlines are enrolled in the system. This system will notify you in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Code Red Registration   For real-time updates and information please like the Vance County Emergency Operations and the Vance County Government Facebook… Read More

Regional Broadband Infrastructure Request for Proposals

The Kerr-Tar Council of Governments has released an RFP for professional services of a qualified consultant to conduct a community broadband assessment and develop a broadband infrastructure strategy for four counties in the Kerr-Tar region of North Carolina.  A copy of the complete RFP can be viewed by clicking here.

Vance County is not requesting free water tests

Vance County Water District water customers may have received a letter recently requesting that residents allow DVR labs, also known as Carolina Fresh Water located in Greensboro, N.C., to complete a free water test. According to the company’s website, the water test will ensure that homeowners have clean, safe drinking water. Residents should be aware that the company has no… Read More

ABC Board Recognized For Paying Off Building Debt 7 Years Early

The Vance County Board of Commissioners recognized the ABC board for displaying sound financial principles and management during their July 6th meeting.  The ABC board retired their debt for the Vance County ABC Store 7 years early and saved $175,000 in interest costs.  Shown from left to right are….front left (David Parham, ABC Store General Manager), back row from left… Read More

Hazard Mitigation Plan

Vance County has partnered with its surrounding counties and has participated in the development of a regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. This plan is intended to identify know areas within our jurisdictions that are susceptible to natural and manmade incidents and to address methods and practices that are intended to lessen or eliminate any impact from such occurrences. A public hearing… Read More

Vance County Introduces Online Permitting Capability

Vance County introduces online permitting capability. By clicking Permits – Online permitting from the county’s main webpage, citizens, contractors and interested individuals are now able to estimate permitting fees, search for contractors, download permit applications, check on the status of permits, and print out monthly permitting activity reports. All of this is available through the Permits and Inspections section of… Read More

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