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Butner Public Safety responded to an overturned tractor trailer at 26th Street on Wednesday morning. According to BPS Director, James Champion, the driver failed to judge the turn.

Tractor-trailer overturns in Butner, spilling wood chips

By Amanda Dixon
| April 16, 2021

BUTNER — A tractor-trailer overturned Wednesday morning in Butner. Around 9:05 a.m., Butner Public S...

A Wilson County Health Department employee administers a COVID-19 vaccination Monday in Stantonsburg.

State pauses J&J vaccine amid reports of rare blood clots

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 15, 2021

RALEIGH — The state will stop giving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while federal regulators...

 Wilton Elementary School kindergarten teacher Serena Stainback reviews the calendar with students who are watching virtually in August.

GCPS may face layoffs, spending cuts in next budget cycle

By Shawn Taylor
| April 15, 2021

OXFORD — As students exit public schools for private and charter alternatives, Granville County Publ...

Lewis Bowling


Be careful when bragging about local sports

By Lewis Bowling
| April 15, 2021

I bet some of you know who Rick Bragg is, perhaps some of you read him. He now writes a column in ea...

The morning sun rises over the top of the Creedmoor Community Center earlier this year.

Creedmoor board not yet OK with senior center contract

By Amanda Dixon
| April 12, 2021

CREEDMOOR — City officials swiftly moved through last week’s meeting agenda, approving several items...

N.C. Sen. Sarah Crawford, second from right, attends the women's ACC Championship pre-COVID-19 with, from left, her husband, Dan, and daughters, Abby and Emily.

College basketball

Bill would make ACC tournament public holiday in NC

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| April 12, 2021

RALEIGH — North Carolina is a basketball state. A local state senator is proposing a law that would ...


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