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RALEIGH — Granville Vance Public Health and 22 other local health departments in North Carolina will receive a share of a $2.1 million award annually for up to three years to implement high-impact, … more
BUTNER — Any long-time resident of Butner is probably acquainted with the one-story brick building at 106 West C St. Some older residents may remember the days the building was a local IGA … more
OXFORD — Byron Currin is the newly-hired Natural Resources Conservationist for Granville County’s Soil and Water District. A native of the area, Currin has prior experience from the Vance … more
A media company formed by North Carolina’s last two independent daily newspapers has been hired to manage a pair of family-owned publications in eastern Illinois. Kathleen Lewis, publisher of … more
CREEDMOOR — Consultants from utility firm Raftelis Financial updated the Creedmoor Board of Commissioners Wednesday on the city’s stormwater management. Jennifer Tavantazis and fellow manager … more
Community prayer vigil The Butner Church Council will host a community prayer vigil for Australia, Iran and the scenes of other ongoing world events at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The vigil will be at … more
Jan. 10 • Douglas Brian Matthews, 52, of Creedmoor, was arrested for an outstanding warrant for probation violation. Matthews was issued a secured bond of $5,000. Jan. 11 • An assault … more
CREEDMOOR — Creedmoor Elementary School of the Arts PTA has been awarded a $1,000 grant from National PTA and Google to host a Be Internet Awesome Family Workshop at its school and empower parents … more
OXFORD — The keynote speaker at an annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day fellowship breakfast Monday spoke of some of King’s lesser known contributions. The breakfast and program, hosted by the … more
OXFORD — At its Jan. 6 meeting, the Granville County Board of Education received the official financial audit for the 2018-19 fiscal year from the firm of Anderson, Smith and Wike PLLC. Partner … more
BUTNER — The county will spend $13.4 million on improvements to its water treatment plant — about $10 million more than officials estimated would be needed two years ago. The South Granville … more
BUTNER — A second grade class at Butner-Stem Elementary School is trying to learn more about its campus’s history and is looking for locals who may have information or photos to share. … more
OXFORD — Granville County Government announced Jason Reavis has been hired as director of Granville County Emergency Services. Reavis has more than 20 years’ experience in the emergency … more
TRLC tree planting event Tar River Land Conservancy will hold tree planting events from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 17-18 at 831 Roberts Chapel Road, Stem. Attend either or both days and help Tar … more
CREEDMOOR — The City of Creedmoor is accepting applications for positions on the planning board. Three seats are to be filled by city residents and one by a resident in the extra-territorial … more
OXFORD — Mary Potter School is now The Mary Potter Center of Education. The Granville County Board of Education unanimously approved the name change at its Jan. 6 meeting. Board member … more
Jan. 3 • Bryan Anthony Walters, 37, of Orrum, was charged with two counts of assault on a government official. Walters was issued a $10,000 secured bond. Jan. 4 • James Beverly Boone, … more
OXFORD — The N.C. Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation is accepting applications for the Careers in Conservation Scholarship Program, the Granville County Soil and Water Conservation District … more
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