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David Richardson, right, Granville County school board member, made a motion to rescind an early vote to merger South Granville and Granville Central high schools.

School board votes to keep high schools separate

By Amanda Dixon
| December 2, 2021

OXFORD — In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Granville County School Board changed its plans to merge ...

Bobby Wheeler spoke as an alumni, resident, business owner and mayor of Creedmoor at Tuesday's public hearing. He said that merging the high schools would definitely have an impact on Creedmoor.

39 speak against merging schools

By Amanda Dixon
| December 1, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Forty speakers stood up Tuesday night to voice their opinions about the merger of South ...

James Spurling looks at the west concourse that honors him.

James Spurling honored at UNC

By Amanda Dixon
| November 30, 2021

CHAPEL HILL — No one bleeds Carolina blue blood quite like James Spurling. Just ask Rams Club member...

Anita Harrison, coordinator for Smiling While Sending Hope, stands by donations at Creedmoor Drugs. She hopes to fill the donation box with toys and gifts for children with chronic conditions. The dontations will be collected on Dec. 10.

Toy drive helps kids with chronic health issues

By Amanda Dixon
| November 29, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Shoppers in Creedmoor Drugs will see a large box near the pharmacy that needs to be fill...

A redrawn N.C. Senate District 13 combines Granville County with a northern and eastern swath of Wake County that includes Wake Forest, Rolesville and Zebulon.


Mary Willis Bode to seek Wake-Granville seat in NC Senate

From staff reports
| November 29, 2021

Attorney, nonprofit leader and real estate regulator Mary Willis Bode wants to represent Wake and Gr...

County Commissioners Zelodis Jay, left, and Jimmy Gooch, center, help  a Shred Ace worker unload items to be shredded at the fall county recycle event Saturday.

Fall recycle event called a success

By Amanda Dixon
| November 22, 2021

OXFORD — Although the official information on Saturday’s fall recycle event have not been made avail...

Sue Hinman, executive director of Area Congregation in Ministries, holds one of the empty baskets used to distribute meat products to families. Hinman said there is very little meat on hand and donations are very welcome.

Holiday help needed to feed families

By Amanda Dixon
| November 21, 2021

OXFORD — Children are often asked to say the blessing at the Thanksgiving table, and sometimes it ca...

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