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County Property for Sale

The County website includes a¬†listing of both county owned surplus real estate properties¬†and jointly owned¬†City-County properties with the City of Henderson¬†that are available for purchase.¬†Both listing of properties¬†and¬†acquisition process can be viewed by clicking on the “SURPLUS PROPERTIES – LAND” link below.

SURPLUS PROPERTIES – LAND

 

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 creative educational exhibit teaches children in kindergarten through fifth (K- 5) grades how the foods they eat affect their bodies and their health.

When: Tuesday, November 28th – Thursday November 30th from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Where: The exhibit is located inside the Gymnasium at E. M. Rollins Elementary School located at 1600 S. Garnett Saint Ext., Henderson, NC 27537.

Significance: Participants will have an opportunity to experience this unique traveling exhibit focusing on the human body . Childhood obesity is a widespread issue in the state and the nation, with North Carolina having the 23rd highest rate of childhood obesity. The Speedway to Healthy project was created as a resource to fight childhood obesity and poor health among children in North Carolina.

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

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 Pages.

@vancecountyemergencyoperations

@VanceCountyGov

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 affiliation with Vance County. The testing is also NOT the result of any issue with Vance County Water District drinking water, and such testing was not requested by the county.

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‚Ķ.front left (David Parham, ABC Store General Manager), back row from left (Jerry Stainback, Anne Tucker, Arnold Bullock, Nancy Wilson ‚Äď ABC Board Members; Andrea Harris – absent), ¬†Commissioner Chair Dan Brummitt, Commissioner Vice-Chair Tommy Hester.

The Vance County ABC store is located at 874 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson, NC and operates Monday ‚Äď Saturday 9AM to 9PM.

 

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 will take place at the February Board of Commissioners Meeting and we are actively seeking input from the public as a part of this process. 

                Click HERE to download the full plan in PDF form

                 https://atkins.box.com/s/5sa9ge6jxw2n5mzgabe63b7zotqbdvkq

 

                Or click HERE to read an online version of the plan.

                 http://espgis.com/TarRiverHazard/

Vance County Introduces Online Permitting Capability

Vance County introduces online permitting capability. By clicking Permits ‚Äď Online permitting from the county‚Äôs 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 the online permitting.

By using the Code Enforcement area, citizens are now able to make a request or complaint and check on the status of active code enforcement cases. In the near future contractors will have the ability to create a log-in which will allow online submittal of permit applications as well as online requests for inspections. For questions regarding the new online permitting, please contact the Vance County Planning and Development Department at 252-738-2080.

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