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Vance-Granville Community College recently brought together students, faculty, staff and community members to mark the 50th anniversary of the college, with festivities on all four of its campuses. … more
STEM — Tar River Land Conservancy has acquired more land to buffer the North Carolina National Guard’s Camp Butner from future development. TRLC purchased 66 acres known as the “Hunter … more
Granville County Briefs The individuals and staff of Murdoch Developmental Center will host Farm Day 2019 on Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be musical entertainment and a classic car … more
John and Linda Sigmon of Granville County have been recognized with the North Carolina Forest Service’s “Outstanding Woodland Steward Award” for the Piedmont region for 2019. The award was … more
OXFORD — Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins, who is facing criminal charges accusing him of urging the murder of a former deputy, agreed to step aside Monday as the case makes its way to … more
The Granville County Tourism Development Authority has received a top honor for marketing from the North Carolina Travel Industry Association. The TDA earned the coveted platinum award in the … more
OXFORD — Mid-September is traditionally a warm time in Oxford but is an apt time for an outdoor festival celebrating the food that can literally bring tears to your eyes. The 13th Annual North … more
The Lord Granville Agricultural Heritage Association is currently taking orders for their 2019 Annual Stew Sale. Every year during the last weekend in October the LGAHA cooks and prepares from … more
OXFORD — The county attorney said Tuesday he may consider asking a judge to remove Granville Sheriff Brindell Wilkins from office after the sheriff was indicted on criminal charges connected to an … more
STEM — For only the second time since the South Granville Water and Sewer Authority was established in 2005, an executive director of the organization made a presentation to the Stem Town Board at … more
Granville County Briefs The Methodist Men of Creedmoor United Methodist Church will host a fish fry fundraiser next Friday. Hours for serving are 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Cost will be $8 per … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Education voted to extend the contracts of Granville County Public Schools Superintendent Alisa McLean’s administrative team despite the reservations of … more
The following incidents were reported by Butner Public Safety: Sept. 6 • Fraud was reported at Hardee’s, 2568 West Lyon Station Road. Someone allegedly bought food with a stolen credit … more
The Lord Granville Agricultural Heritage Association is inviting the public to attend their 13th Annual Harvest Show on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5. The show grounds are located at the … more
OXFORD — Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins faces two counts of felony obstruction of justice because he withheld "knowledge of a credible threat made by an individual" to kill a former deputy … more
CREEDMOOR — A school bus driver is being praised for quick thinking after preventing a bus from overturning during a crash Friday morning in Granville County. At least four students had … more
STEM — Rebecca “Becky” Lane had been on this journey before. Joining different weight loss programs, spending thousands of dollars in membership fees, food packages and the supplemental … more
RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Education last week released performance grades for public and charter schools during the 2018-19 school year. In Granville County, one school, J.F. Webb High … more
CREEDMOOR — The City of Creedmoor Finance Department has announced that it has received the Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association. The … more
Friends and colleagues of the late Robert C. Pirie Jr. have established a scholarship fund in his memory at Vance-Granville Community College. Pirie passed away in May at the age of 75. A Vance … more
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