Respite Care Events

The Kerr Tar Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is cosponsoring two events with The Duke Family Support Program in January to distribute respite vouchers to families caring for individuals with dementia. The first event will be held on Tuesday, January 17th at the Oxford Senior Center, 107 Lanier St, Oxford, NC.  The second event will be on Wednesday, January 18th at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett St, Henderson, NC. Yaneli Smith and Bobbi Matchar from the Duke Family Support Program will meet with caregivers of loved ones with dementia and offer counseling, education and/or respite vouchers. Respite care is a key component of caregiver support that strengthens family systems while protecting the health and well-being of family caregivers as well as care recipients.  For more information contact Melissa Catlett at


NCDOT Launches Annual Customer Survey

The N.C. Department of Transportation has opened the department’s second annual customer survey.

All citizen feedback will be collected online. Citizens wishing to participate can visit The survey takes 15 minutes to complete and the survey link is mobile friendly.

The N.C. General Assembly requires the survey to gauge how the transportation department is providing great customer service. Participation can help NCDOT identify ways to make North Carolina transportation services safer, more efficient and customer focused.

The online survey will close December 31. The results will be available to the public on in 2017.

TAC/TCC Meeting Wednesday, December 14th 3-5p.m.

Happening NOW!!!

NEW!! Our next Kerr-Tar TAC/TCC meeting will be held on  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 3-5pm.  Guest speaker will be Mr. Charles Edwards, Director of Logistics Strategy at NCDOT giving us a presentation on Freight Focused Developments in North Carolina.

Please feel free to attend the meeting in person or via Conference Call.
Conference Call Option:
Phone #: 1-888-636-3807
Access Code: 7668349

Please click here or the agenda.
Please click here to see the proposed amendment to the TCC Bylaws (highlighted in yellow on page 1).  Please click here for December 14 TAC/TCC Meeting Packet.

Alternative Fuels Seminar

The Kerr-Tar staff is pleased to invite representatives from Person, Granville, and Franklin counties to participate in a seminar on Tuesday, December 6th at 10:30 a.m. at the COG Office (1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson). Speakers will include: Mr. Happy Fox, Alternative Fuel Consultant with Alliance Autogas and Mr. Matt Abele, Clean Technology Specialist with the NC Clean Energy Technology Center. Please RSVP to either Suja Jacob ( or Michael Kelly (