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OXFORD — Local health officials are urging residents to heed social distancing advice, saying that staying home and limiting contact with others is reducing the number of COVID-19 … more
The official state tally of known COVID-19 cases in Granville County reached 70 on Monday.  There are no deaths from the coronavirus reported in the county, according to statistics from the … more
BUTNER — The Veterans Life Center, a planned residential facility for 21st century veterans experiencing problems reintegrating to civilian life, was awarded a $582,200 grant from the U.S. … more
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 — To help families access food during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is temporarily increasing benefits for March 2020 and April 2020 to … more
BAILEY — A locked up drug ringleader is the main person of interest in the disappearance of a Wilson man more than a decade ago. Travis Lamont Lynch, 21, vanished on Christmas Eve 2003. He was … 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
CREEDMOOR — North Carolinians were urged to stay home and stop making unnecessary trips starting this week, but the government’s order — which limits gatherings to 10 people — does not carve … 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
Senior, library programs All Granville County senior services creative lifelong and other senior programs, along with library programs, have been canceled until further notice. These include … more
OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools will suspend its free meal program later this month, while staff are scheduled to be away from work for the district’s spring break. The program, … more
Community and Stem United Methodist There will be a gathering in the parking lot at Community United Methodist at 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 12, at 507 W. E St., Butner, to hold worship … more
RALEIGH — N.C. Forest Service officials urge citizens to reconsider burning yard debris through the end of May, which historically marks the end of spring wildfire season in North Carolina. The … 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
STEM — The town of Stem adopted earlier this year a new 20-year development plan that prioritizes protecting natural spaces in the community. In preparation for the growth of the next 20 years, … 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
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