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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
RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections and N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles have launched a service to allow NCDMV customers to apply to register to vote or update existing voter registration … 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
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a surge is coming in the spread of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 160,000 Americans and killed more than 3,700, but … 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
RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper issued a statewide order Tuesday that prohibits utility providers from shutting off services to people who are unable to pay during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cooper’s … more
Butner Public Safety investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests from March 20-26. March 20 • Christopher Lee Alewine, 36, of Butner: DWI: $1,000 secured … more
(The Center Square) – New projections released this week by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations forecasts North Carolina reach its peak for daily COVID-19 deaths in late … 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
There are seven confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Granville County as of Monday, according to statistics from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.  Granville Vance Public Health … 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
CREEDMOOR — The South Granville softball team has won 10 state titles, most recently in 2018. The four seniors on the team felt they had a good chance of winning an 11th this year. Now, the … 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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