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STEM — Tally Ho First Baptist Church held its third annual back-to-school luncheon for the faculty and staff of Granville Central High School. The church collected school supplies, mostly copy … more
CREEDMOOR — A Labor Day tradition for a unique part of Creedmoor continued this week with the 30th annual Pecan Hill Reunion. Formerly known as Creedmoor Heights, the small area nestled on … more
The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments has been awarded $200,000 by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency under the 2019 cycle of the Urgent Repair Program to assist residents in Franklin, … more
GRANVILLE COMMUNITY BRIEFS The Butner Church Council food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 507 W. E St., Butner is open on Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. and Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. The pantry … more
OXFORD — While the Granville County Board of Commissioners’ post-Labor Day regular meeting on Tuesday was filled with the usual consent items, presentations, and appointments to be approved or … more
Vance-Granville Community College recently held its annual fall convocation to bring faculty and staff together for a kickoff to the new academic year. Much of the event focused on a discussion of … more
Leaders from this newspaper’s publishing company will participate in a yearlong program at the University of North Carolina designed to help news outlets improve their products and remain … more
Granville County’s free emergency notification system, CodeRED, will be tested on Tuesday between 6:30-7 p.m. The purpose of the test is to validate telephone numbers in the Granville County … more
Schools will close for the second consecutive day Friday as locals brace for what is expected to be the worst impacts from Hurricane Dorian. Franklin County Schools will also be closed Friday. Athletic and after-school events are also canceled. more
ROXBORO — Granville County authorities said they found several plastic bags with crystal methamphetamine inside a home near Roxboro this month. Deputies with the Granville County Sheriff’s … more
Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed Granville County Commissioner David Smith to serve on the N.C. Sheriff’s Association and Training Standards Commission. Smith, who served as Granville County … more
Every 10 years, America comes together to count all the residents and households in the country, providing the basis for reapportioning congressional seats, redistricting, and distributing federal … more
GRANVILLE COMMUNITY BRIEFS The Butner Church Council food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 507 W. E St., Butner is open on Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. and Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. The pantry … more
OXFORD — Rep. Terry Garrison and N.C. Secretary of Commerce Tony Copeland visited the Triangle North industrial site last Friday. The tour, led by Granville County’s Economic Development … more
BUTNER — In a brief ceremony at the Butner construction site for the Veterans Life Center, Bank of America presented a $75,000 check to the Veterans Life Center. The money will go toward the … more
At Vance-Granville Community College’s recent fall convocation, college president Dr. Rachel Desmarais announced awards to a pair of outstanding employees for the 2019-20 year. Tammy Ball, an … more
The following incidents were reported by Butner Public Safety: Aug. 10 • Jaylen Howard, 18, of Butner was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. The incident occurred … more
OXFORD — Four people were arrested earlier this month as part of two separate investigations into the sale of cocaine and other drugs in Granville and Franklin counties, authorities said. The … more
WILTON — Granville County Schools Superintendent Alisa McLean and district staff on Wednesday visited Wilton Elementary School for a surprise announcement, naming Principal Sheila Atkins the … more
Almost half a century after he enrolled at the school that is now Vance-Granville Community College, Steve McRavin is giving back by establishing a pair of scholarships for today’s students. … more
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