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Nathan George

Blood drive to honor Falls Lake Academy teen killed in crash

From staff reports
| June 17, 2021

STEM — Officials say they hope they can honor the life of Nathan George, the Falls Lake Academy juni...

Students are thrilled to see the Book Bus pull up to Tar River Elementary School on Wednesday morning and almost can’t wait for the tomes to be laid out on a table.

Line up kids, the Book Bus is back for summer

By Amanda Dixon
| June 17, 2021


Bill Birdsong

Birdsong remembered for his deliberate decision-making

By Amanda Dixon
| June 15, 2021

BUTNER — William “Bill” Birdsong, the former member of the Butner Town Council who unexpectedly died...

Diplomas sit on a table for Granville Central High School graduates earlier this month.

Consensus would keep all Granville high schools open

By Amanda Dixon
| June 14, 2021

OXFORD — Although no official vote was taken, school board members seemed to agree that all three co...

The Granville County Sheriff’s Office said it seized three duffle bags of marijuana, bulletproof vests, a handgun and other drugs from a Jaguar during a traffic stop on Interstate 85 on May 28. Contributed photo

Sheriff: I-85 patrols led to drug trafficking charges

From staff reports
| June 10, 2021

The Granville County Sheriff’s Office is touting a number of recent drug arrests it made while patro...

Courtney Currin, Granville County Public Schools' Principal of the Year, addresses the Granville County Board of Commissioners during a public hearing in May to ask for additional school funding in the county budget.

Granville County board passes budget without funding teacher raises

By Shawn Taylor
| June 8, 2021

OXFORD — A majority of Granville County commissioners on Monday said they will not give Granville Co...

Bill Birdsong

Bill Birdsong, former Butner council member, dies

By Amanda Dixon
| June 8, 2021

BUTNER — William “Bill” Birdsong, a former member of the Butner Town Council who was still active in...

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