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Tom Campbell

OPINION

An altar call for the unvaccinated

By Tom Campbell
| July 29, 2021

Sometimes I hate it when I’m right. My April Fool’s column predicted that our return to life as we ...

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

State: COVID cases spike in unvaccinated patients

For The Wake Weekly
| July 26, 2021

RALEIGH — After months of decline, North Carolina is experiencing a rapid increase in COVID-19 sprea...

3 of 4 staff members vaccinated at state facilities

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| July 21, 2021

As of July 1, 77% of staff at state-operated health care facilities were fully vaccinated, according...

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Letter to the editor

Pandemic housing crisis not yet over

June 17, 2021

It may feel like the pandemic is ending and everything is returning to normal, but we need to rememb...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

What economic lessons has the pandemic taught us?

By Mike Walden
| June 8, 2021

Although I no longer teach students in the classroom — having retired after 43 years at N.C. State U...

Norma Critcher, 91, gets a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from registered nurse Courtney Pernell  at Granville Health System in January.

Granville Nurse of the Year: All of them

From staff reports
| May 24, 2021

OXFORD — Granville Health System recently named its Nurse of the Year. Or rather, Nurses of the Year...

Coronavirus Crisis

Children 12 and up can get vaccinated in Granville

From staff reports
| May 19, 2021

Health care providers in Granville County have begun to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children as young...

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

Coronavirus Crisis

Kids 12 and older can receive vaccines

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 14, 2021

RALEIGH — Kids 12 and older are now eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, according to th...

Across the state, 1,501 new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday

Coronavirus Crisis

State lifts most COVID-19 restrictions

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 14, 2021

RALEIGH — The state lifted most of its COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately on Friday. All ma...

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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Letter to the Editor

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 ...

Cooper

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...

Dave DiFilippo cartoon

Opinion

Dave DiFilippo Cartoon

March 25, 2021

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Opinion

Dave DiFilippo Cartoon

March 25, 2021

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