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BUTNER — A walk through Daniel’s Army Surplus reveals rich military history: unit and division patches, fatigues, a World War II Army helmet and dummy grenades. Honor, tradition and … more
BUTNER — Fifteen cars, with drivers blasting horns and waving signs, rolled past the federal prison complex Friday to protest the treatment of prisoners confined during the COVID-19 … more
BUTNER — The town of Butner will continue to have the lowest tax rate in Granville County at 36.5 cents per $100 valuation if a draft of the budget presented Tuesday is adopted by town … more
FRANKLINTON — Strong winds overnight Wednesday took down a tree in the Wilton community.  More trees may topple as soggy conditions and anticipated wind gust up to 20 mph are expected … more
BUTNER — Janet Silver’s plea for hazard pay struck a chord with other health care workers attending a rally Wednesday outside Murdoch Developmental Center. Silver, Shanequa Logan and … more
OXFORD — A local sorority alumnae chapter celebrated its 75th anniversary earlier this month with a parade to honor its last surviving charter member. The Oxford-Henderson alumnae chapter of … more
The U.S. Census Bureau has announced that, due to COVID-19 and the temporary suspension of field operations, the 2020 Census response deadline has been extended to Oct. 31. A previously-extended … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College has resumed its commercial driver’s license truck driver training program. The program, offered in collaboration with Caldwell Community College … more
OXFORD — A countywide challenge to show support for local heroes, while bringing communities together, is entering its final week. The Little Light Challenge is a project of the Granville … more
Editor’s note: Check with event organizers for up-to-date information on event cancellations, postponements, refunds and other impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Corona Community A new … more
FAYETTEVILLE — Peter Eley, a professor of mathematics education and interim chair of the department of health, physical and secondary education at Fayetteville State University, has been named a … more
STEM — The Stem town board discussed potential ordinance changes again during Monday’s virtual meeting. Commissioners once again brought up the idea of reducing the speed limit on town-owned … more
OXFORD — Granville Health System celebrated National Hospital Week from May 10-16, it said Friday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the theme of the local event was “Celebrating Our Health care … more
BUTNER — A union of state employees at Murdoch Developmental Center is demanding the state provide workers with hazard pay after one of the center’s employees tested positive for the coronavirus. … more
OXFORD — The soil testing lab at the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced that the lab is again accepting predictive soil samples on a limited basis. Farmers, gardeners … more
RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday announced the appointment of Carolyn J. Thompson to the N.C. Employment Security Board of Review. Thompson, a former superior court judge in the 9th Judicial … more
The Granville County Sheriff’s Office made the following arrests May 6-13. All information if from public law enforcement records. May 6 • Donald Douglas Chalk, 51, of Culbreth Road, Stem: … more
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Erica Jastrow, the department chair of nursing at Vance-Granville Community College, received a Doctor of Education degree in organizational leadership with an emphasis in higher … more
OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools announced Monday it will station six school buses around the county to broadcast Wi-Fi for free to the community. The six buses will be stationed at … more
HENDERSON — A virtual pinning ceremony was held using Zoom, on Thursday, May 14 at 6 p.m., for the Vance-Granville Community College associate degree nursing class of 2020. The family and … more
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