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COVID-19 vaccine shots are distributed to nurses during a recent mass vaccination clinic for farmworkers at the Wilson County Agricultural Center.

Coronavirus Crisis

Over half of N.C. adults at least partially vaccinated

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 7, 2021

RALEIGH — Half of adults statewide are at least partially vaccinated, according to the N.C. Departme...

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Appreciate correctional officers who worked through virus

May 6, 2021

This is National Correctional Employees Week and National Nurses Week. Each year we take time out to...

Granville Vance Public Health's Tammy Lumpkin, right, administers a second dose of the Moderna vaccine to Patrice Robbinson of Henderson. Robinson and her husband, Al, operate the Family Fare in Creedmoor.

Coronavirus Crisis

Granville vaccine rate falling behind state average

By Shawn Taylor
| May 6, 2021

Granville County residents are less likely to have been vaccinated against COVID-19 than the average...

Central Regional Hospital employees protest for hazard pay and increased staffing outside the facility on Wednesday, April 14.

Central Regional Hospital union wants hazard pay reinstated

By Amanda Dixon
| April 20, 2021

BUTNER — A state employee union last week petitioned and protested for better wages and working cond...

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

Shawn Taylor

Commentary

A double dose of reality

By Shawn Taylor
| April 15, 2021

I woke up one night last week in chills and aches — and boy I’m glad I did. All said, the symptoms ...

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Cooper approves summer learning, literacy programs

By Nyamekye Daniel
| April 15, 2021

(The Center Square) – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed last Friday two education bills into law...

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Publix online orders now qualify for state food aid

For Restoration NewsMedia
| April 21, 2021

RALEIGH — North Carolina Food and Nutrition Services participants can now purchase groceries online ...

Cathy Newton Tillitson was happy to get her vaccine and encouraged others to get one as soon as possible.

Vaccination effort has been ‘all hands on deck’

By Amanda Dixon
| April 1, 2021

BUTNER — Granville Vance Public Health gave hundreds of people their first or second dose of the COV...

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March 25, 2021

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Cooper signs order to ease capacity restrictions

By Olivia Neeley
| March 24, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper said he’ll further ease COVID-19 restrictions on Friday as the state charts continue...

David Mares-Lugo acknowledges his family's cheers after receiving his diploma from Granville Central High School during a private drive-thru ceremony in 2020.

Granville school board says no to proms, yes to modified graduations

By Amanda Dixon
| March 22, 2021

CREEDMOOR — High school seniors in Granville County Public Schools won't get a formal prom this year...

Larger classrooms at G.C. Hawley Middle School were built with additions to the building.

Granville moving grades 6-12 to Plan A

By Amanda Dixon
| March 23, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Granville County Board of Education voted during a special meeting Monday to let all...

Susan Odell prepares to receive patients at the Gardens at Wakefield during a vaccination clinic in March. Amber Revels-Stocks | The Wake Weekly

Coronavirus Crisis

Group 4 can get vaccinated starting Wednesday

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| March 12, 2021

RALEIGH — People with high risk medical conditions are eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine st...

Jeremiah McDaniel enjoys a graham cracker as Jammie Roberts holds him in a chair at the First Friday in Creedmoor event.

Return of First Fridays features families, fires

By Amanda Dixon
| March 10, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The city’s recreation department hosted its first event in nearly a year Friday night. T...

A COVID-19 shot is administered Wednesday.

State opens vaccinations to some front-line workers

The Wilson Times
| March 5, 2021

More front-line essential workers in Group 3 will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Wed...

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Letter to the editor

Life more important than open schools

March 4, 2021

What is the value of a life? The current pandemic we are all dealing with has brought this question ...

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Letter to the editor

County health workers often overlooked

March 4, 2021

Through our most difficult times we all have much to be thankful for. The past year has been one of ...

The Butner-Creedmoor News welcomes letters to the editor of 350 words or fewer. Letters should be signed with the writer's name and hometown. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Phone numbers are not published. Email your letter to the editor to editor@butnercreedmoornews.com.

Letter to the editor

Granville health department deserves kudos

March 4, 2021

I wanted to give thanks to the Granville health department for how it has managed the COVID-19 vacci...


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