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KITTRELL — Just one week after opening for the season, Corn Hill Christmas Tree Farm is displaying a “Closed” sign at its front entrance. The reason? The farm on Cannady Mill … more
BUTNER — There will be no gathering of the community, no parade, no holiday reading or tree lighting, no dance presentation and no drinking hot chocolate with neighbors in Gazebo Park this … more
GREENVILLE — An Oxford man was sentenced to three years in prison by a federal court, authorities said Monday.  Xavier Sanonio Bobbitt was convicted on charges of possession of a … more
AmazonSmile fundraiser The South Granville High School band is asking Black Friday shoppers to use its AmazonSmile link when buying online. Amazon will donate a portion of the proceeds to the band … more
OXFORD — North Carolina officials have moved Granville County into the “orange” tier of a new statewide alert system tracking COVID-19 spread, just as the county reported its 56th death related … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Department of Social Services will begin its Low Income Energy Assistance Program on Dec. 1. The LIEAP is for residents who are 60 or older or who are disabled and … more
OXFORD — Ginnie Currin has spent the bulk of her adult life serving others in Granville County. Her more than four-decade career included the last 24 years as director of the Granville County … more
CREEDMOOR — Authorities are investigating after an armed man flagged down a driver, pulled a gun on her and tried to kidnap her and take her truck. The 31-year-old woman ran away and was … more
OXFORD — The cupboards are bare at the Area Congregations in Ministry food bank in Oxford. “This is scary right now,” the food bank director, Sue Hinman, said Monday afternoon. “These … more
OXFORD — Granville County Crime Stoppers has awarded a law enforcement officer at each agency in the county. The nonprofit public safety organization handed out the awards through visits to the … more
DURHAM — A Durham man has been charged with stealing $73,000 worth of copper wire from three cell towers in Wake Forest and one in Creedmoor, officials said. Kenneth David Voncannon VII of … more
OXFORD — How long ago did Granville County last call for an employee pay and classification study? Well, Board of Commissioners Chair David T. Smith put it in colorful terms. “I was a chief … more
FRANKLINTON — The holiday season is fast approaching, and that usually means the entire Harris family is as busy as can be getting floats ready for holiday parades. But this year, many of those … more
OXFORD — Two more people have died of COVID-19, bringing the number to 55, health officials said. A 74-year-old woman died Monday at Granville House, the Granville Vance Health Department said … more
Open air job fair Vance-Granville Community College will hold an open air job fair at the South Campus in Creedmoor from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 19. Masks and health screening are required. … more
CREEDMOOR — Authorities are investigating a home burglary on Cross Lane that happened last week. According to Granville County Crime Stoppers, someone forced their way into a home off Cross … more
YOUNGSVILLE — A Youngsville woman will be making the holidays a little merrier for those stuck in the hospital. Katie Haynes is the founder of Smiling While Sharing Hope, an organization that … more
Water levels around creeks and rivers in Granville County were high Thursday after heavy rain saturated grounds and filled bodies of water. No major flooding was reported, but other areas of the … more
BUTNER — Authorities said they arrested a Wake Forest man after he sped away from an officer, led police on a vehicle chase and crashed his car on Halloween. The man, 21-year-old Marquise … more
A Honor roll Fifth Grade Noah Jabari Bullock, Ja’Laun Anasa Burwell, Henri Xiangshuai Charboneau, Collin Julian Cisneros, Collen Raymond Clifton, Joseph Robert Dietrich, Elijah Lorenzo … more
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