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The Granville County Sheriff’s office made the following arrests March 16-25: March 16 • Jesus Elian Prezas, 20, of Cornerstone Drive, Oxford: failure to appear, larceny from a construction … more
Government leaders in Butner and Creedmoor say it will be difficult to implement new federal requirements that all employees be given emergency paid sick leave during the COVID-19 pandemic while also … more
CREEDMOOR — North Carolinians were urged to stay home and stop making unnecessary trips starting this week, but the government’s order — which limits gatherings to 10 people — does not carve … more
OXFORD — To better serve and protect residents who need assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Granville County Department of Social Services is now accepting applications online, by phone, … more
OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools will suspend its free meal program later this month, while staff are scheduled to be away from work for the district’s spring break. The program, … more
RALEIGH — N.C. Forest Service officials urge citizens to reconsider burning yard debris through the end of May, which historically marks the end of spring wildfire season in North Carolina. The … more
STEM — The town of Stem adopted earlier this year a new 20-year development plan that prioritizes protecting natural spaces in the community. In preparation for the growth of the next 20 years, … more
There are 16 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Granville County as of Wednesday, according to Granville Vance Public Health.  The federal prison complex in Butner reported this week two staffers … more
OXFORD — Granville Health System said Thursday it is no longer allowing visitors at its hospital, with few exceptions. The temporary restrictions apply to patients in the emergency … more
OXFORD — Granville Health System said it is in critical need of protective medical supplies, including masks and gloves, and is asking for community members to donate what they … more
OXFORD — As the coronavirus cuts families off from paychecks, some in Granville are hungry and unsure where their next meal might come from. As they have in the past, food banks are stepping … more
RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper  issued a stay-at-home order for all North Carolinia on Friday, in an effort to slow the rate of COVID-19 infections to a level that hospitals will be able to … more
RALEIGH — Most of the state's high school seniors no longer have to worry about grades, classes or tests. The state Board of Education unanimously approved a recommendation to switch to … more
Two people, living in the same household in Granville County, have confirmed cases of COVID-19, officials said, bringing the number of cases in the county to three.  Two people are known to … more
North Carolina reported its first COVID-19 associated deaths Wednesday morning. A Cabarrus County person died Tuesday from complications associated with the virus, according to a press release … more
Granville County Public Schools said it will continue to educate students even while the state extended to May 15 the suspension of public schools. “We are definitely taking the approach that … more
While school is out, day cares are staying open. Many child care facilities haven’t closed their doors, but are taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. State officials … more
OXFORD — A partnership between Granville County and the city of Creedmoor on a park project in Wilton won’t be moving forward after county officials agreed last week to the city’s … more
CREEDMOOR — Saying goodbye to a loved one is never an easy thing to do. In the COVID-19 era of social distancing, coming together to grieve a death is now all the more difficult. “We … more
Granville County, the city of Creedmoor and the town of Butner issued state of emergency declarations Monday evening in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The declarations went into effect at 4:30 … more
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