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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
ROCKY MOUNT — The Golden LEAF Foundation announced $15 million in funding to launch a rapid recovery loan program in response to economic losses related to COVID-19. Golden LEAF funding will … more
The U.S. Census Bureau has mailed out invitations to Granville residents to participate in the 2020 Census, but workers are delaying when they will be knocking on the doors of those who don’t fill … more
Takeout food is generally not a concern for transmitting COVID-19, according to guidance from the N.C. State University Cooperative Extension. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food … more
OXFORD — Granville County Government is implementing more operational changes in response to COVID-19. Senior Services — All three Senior Centers (Oxford, Creedmoor and Stovall) are closed to … more
Chamber membership drive The Granville County Chamber of Commerce is holding its “Serving you since 1942” spring membership drive during March. Businesses can receive a 15-month membership at … more
Butner Public Safety investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests from March 13-18. March 13 • Sabrina Bell Green, 46, of Durham: worthless checks; $3,000 secured … more
WILMINGTON — The Creative Lifelong Learning program, offered through Granville County Senior Services, was the recipient of the N.C. Association on Aging’s “Reaching for the Stars” Innovative … 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 — Joshua H. Averette will run as an unaffiliated candidate in District 5 of the Granville County Board of Commissioners this year. The Granville County Board of Commissioners said … 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
RALEIGH — On Monday, Gov. Roy Cooper ordered K-12 public schools to remain closed until at least May 15 for in-person instruction. State and local education leaders helped Cooper make the … more
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