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I want to thank everyone involved with the Nov. 21 Granville County recycling event. When I reached the Expo Center, there were nearly 30 cars and trucks parked in line along the roadside. However, … more
This letter is concerning the recent article published in the November 12, 2020, issue of the Butner-Creedmoor News on page 1B titled “Granville veterans can get free ID cards for … more
I just read the latest column by the Farm Boy Economist (“Inflation: expanding money, expanding taxes,” Nov. 19) and it seems to me that what he has to say makes no sense. His claim is that if … more
Now that the results of the 2020 election have been certified, I would like to express my greatest appreciation to Granville County Elections Director Tonya Burnette and her staff, to the Granville … more
The Farm Boy Economist column (“Granville commissioners should lower our taxes,” Nov. 12) caught my eye as one who also painfully pays taxes and is a fellow southern Granville County resident. … more
Whether you supported President Trump or not, one thing has become evident about the man: He is clearly not, as he claims, “a macho man.” A great part of being a man lies in his ability to deal … more
Firemen are important because they handle incidents other than fires in today’s world. When they go into a hot zone, they have to wear protective clothing and special breathing apparatus, if … more
According to Safire’s Political Dictionary, the Washington Post may have first used the term “dog whistle” in an article about political polling in 1988. Racial dog whistles are often sneakily … more
It was hard to miss the news story regarding Jimmy Gooch replacing Edgar Smoak as a Granville County Commissioner. It was heartwarming, filled with “local loyalty” and true friendship. Seems … more
Last year, North Carolina lost 35 people during the week of Halloween, and nine of those deaths were caused by impaired drivers who were drunk, high or under the influence of some other mind-altering … more
Forty-four years. That’s how long Joe Biden has been in government. Almost four decades in the Senate and eight years as Vice President. During all those years, Biden has presided over an … more
I generally refrain from commenting on anything political as this often develops into a heated debate; therefore, allow me to share some insightful thoughts, well worth thinking about before you cast … more
I felt compelled to share this with the citizens of Creedmoor for several reasons but, primarily because our Board of Commissioners just had one of the most productive city meetings that I can … more
If Granville County Public Schools closes Wilton it will be closing the top performing elementary school in the county. Wilton Elementary School has an enrollment of 261 and in 2019 ranked better … more
Take 10 minutes of your time to answer a simple, easy, confidential questionnaire that will impact you and your family for the next 10 years. There are no questions about finances, citizenship, … more
I would like to express my opinion about feelings for the Black Lives Matter, the murals and the Black statues. We would like all the people to respect our Confederate flags and statues. I firmly … more
I have been a registered Democrat since 1972. I recently had a knock at my door by someone handing out political cards. I chose not to answer the door. I later found a “Vote Russ May for Granville … more
The South Granville Water and Sewer Authority is currently asking engineering companies to bid on a project to extend and replace and enlarge some sewer pipes in our area. Here is the project … more
Two thoughts, one general and the second much more specific. First, Granville County’s population continues to increase — exponentially compared to many other rural communities in … more
As a community activist, I spent four years of intense work advocating for clean water in South Granville, where water bills are 85% higher than the state average ($140 per month for two people), and … more
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