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Granville Briefs: Local tax help extended 4 weeks

From staff reports
| April 16, 2021

Creedmoor Farmers Market The Creedmoor Farmers Market opens for its 15th season on Saturday, April 1...

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...

Vance-Granville Community College announced last week that it would join #CCMonth, a month-long grassroots education and stigma-busting campaign coordinated by the Association of Community College Trustees.

Vance-Granville Community College celebrates Community College Month

For Restoration NewsMedia
| April 15, 2021

HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College announced last week that it would join #CCMonth, a mon...

VGCC Endowment Fund gets new name, mission

For Restoration NewsMedia
| April 15, 2021

HENDERSON — The board of directors of the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund Corporati...

Small Business Summit to focus on Agriculture

For Restoration NewsMedia
| April 15, 2021

NORLINA — Vance-Granville Community College will present the ninth annual Small Business Summit, ent...

 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...

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 15, 2021

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

Campaign signs line the entrance of the Mount Pleasant early voting site near Bailey ahead of November's general election.

GOP, Dems push state election reform

By Nyamekye Daniel
| April 15, 2021

(The Center Square) – Republicans and Democrats in the North Carolina General Assembly are pushing b...

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Dominion Energy offering $1M in community grants

For Restoration NewsMedia
| April 15, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. — Dominion Energy is inviting nonprofit organizations across the company’s footprint t...

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Audit: State agencies mismanaged federal programs

By Nyamekye Daniel
| April 15, 2021

(The Center Square) – North Carolina’s state auditor has found numerous issues with the way state ag...

Rep. David Price

Rep. Price, congressional leaders meet with Biden on infrastructure

From staff reports
| April 15, 2021

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of lawmakers, including North Carolina’s Rep. David Price, met with ...

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...

The recycling shredding station stayed busy from start to finish during the semiannual Granville County Clean Out waste collection event on Nov. 21, 2019. The town of Stem scheduled its Make Stem Sparkle clean out event for May 15 this year to coincide with the next county clean out event.

Make Stem Sparkle event set for May 15

By Amanda Dixon
| April 12, 2021

STEM — The townwide cleanup event has a date. Commissioners on Monday decided to hold the Make Stem ...

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 ...

A homeless man digging for food in a Rocky Mount dumpster in 2007 discovered the body of an unidentified baby boy covered by this plastic Cheetos bucket that investigators believe may be a clue in the case.

UNIDENTIFIED

‘John Nash’ baby’s killing remains unsolved

By Lindell J. Kay
| April 12, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — A baby boy found in a Food Lion dumpster 14 years ago had been strangled to death by s...

Lindell J. Kay

UNIDENTIFIED

Dozens of bodies found across the state remain mysteries

By Lindell J. Kay
| April 12, 2021

My niece Michelle Bullard felt safe watching television in her home with friends on a January night ...

Granville County is selling commemorative heavyweight coins to mark its 275th anniversary. Collectors can pick up the coins at the Butner-Creedmoor News office and at other sites across the county.

Granville planning joint celebration for GAP, 275th anniversary

By Shawn Taylor
| April 9, 2021

OXFORD — County officials say they plan to celebrate completing the third phase of Granville Athleti...

The N.C. Department of Transportation will resurface portions of N.C. Highway 56 and U.S. Highway 15 around Creedmoor next week.

Overnight resurfacing work scheduled next week for NC 56 and US 15

From staff reports
| April 9, 2021

CREEDMOOR — A contractor working for the state will repave several highways around Creedmoor next we...

Granville County Clerk Debra Weary, left, administers the county assessor and tax collector oath to newly appointed Tax Administrator Jennifer Griffin, center, on March 16 while Granville County Manager Michael Felts holds the Bible. Griffin was appointed by the board of commissioners last month to oversee the Granville County Tax Office as well as tax listing/tax collection functions, managerial and administrative planning, and the real property appraisal process. Griffin's certifications include County Personal Property Appraiser I and County Real Property Appraiser I. She served as property appraisal supervisor (formerly called the deputy tax administrator) in the county's tax office since 2014.

New tax administrator sworn in

From staff reports
| April 9, 2021


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Granville Briefs: Local tax help extended 4 weeks

Creedmoor Farmers Market The Creedmoor Farmers Market opens for its 15th season on Saturday, April 1...

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

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

Vance-Granville Community College celebrates Community College Month

HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College announced last week that it would join #CCMonth, a mon...

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