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Sandra and Hiram Webb at their shop, JMD Graphics in Creedmoor.

Back in the Day

When Hiram met Sandra

By Lewis Bowling
| June 27, 2022

Hiram Webb came to the Oxford Orphanage in 1954 and graduated from John Nichols School on the orphan...

Students from G.C. Hawley Middle School job shadow at the sheriff's office preparing small first aid kits. Shown from left are Taylar Thorpe, Endya Eaton and Warren Herndon from the Southern Granville Ministerial Alliance, and Deputy Tracy Neal.

Students go to work job shadowing

By Amanda Dixon
| June 27, 2022

OXFORD — The Southern Granville Ministerial Alliance will expand its partnership with the sheriff’s ...

Officer Tiffany Smith displays her degree.

Creedmoor officers earn degrees

For the News
| June 27, 2022

CREEDMOOR — Officers Tiffany Smith and Timothy Kapp Jr. were recently awarded associates degrees in ...

Granville County Government recently welcomed five students participating in the 2022 Summer Civic Leadership Program.

Five students participate in Summer Civic Leadership Program

For the News
| June 26, 2022

OXFORD — Granville County Government recently welcomed five students participating in the 2022 Summe...

The Bridge presents a community response to an active shooter training at 10 a.m., on Saturday, June 25 at Cornerstone Christian Community Church, 3237 Knotts Grove Road, Oxford. The public is invited to attend this free training and learn how to identify, respond, and survive a mass casualty event. No guns will be allowed at or used during the training, which will be lead by Robert Fountain Jr. For more information, call 919-482-5630.

Church to host active shooter training

June 23, 2022

The 2021-22 Leadership Granville class gathers for graduation at Main Street Oasis in Oxford.

Leadership Granville applications accepted through July 1

For the News
| June 26, 2022

OXFORD — Applications for the Leadership Granville program are now being accepted for the 2022-23 cl...

The Federal Medical Center is a federal prison for male inmates of all security levels who have special health needs.

Mata sentenced for assault

For the News
| June 22, 2022

RALEIGH — An Arizona man was sentenced on Tuesday to assaulting a federal law enforcement officer at...

Logan

Logan selected to serve as interim county manager

For the News
| June 26, 2022

OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners appointed former emergency services director Do...

Members of the Granville County Board of Commissioners shown from left are: Zelodis Jay, David Smith, Russ May, Sue Hinman, Tony W. Cozart, Timothy Karan and Jimmy Gooch.

County budget approved with 6-cent fire tax

By Amanda Dixon
| June 22, 2022

OXFORD — County officials adopted the 2022-23 budget during the meeting on June 20. The ad valorem r...

Team Fire Hazard held a workshop for those interested in building robots or learning more about robotics at the Creedmoor Community Center on June 7. Shown standing from left are Wayne Haas, mentor, and students Colin Reese, Trey Currin and Hailey Anderson. Wesley Williams, VGCC program head of engineering technologies, was Fire Hazard's co-coach this past year. Sam and Fiona Last are in charge of FIRST Lego League and FIRST Tech Challenge. They brought a full set-up of those programs for students to look at. Shown kneeling from left are Michael York, Eric Manz and Jenna Andrews. Currin and Andrews have graduated high school and will have aged out by 2023 competition, but plan to stay and volunteer as mentors.

Robotics Club seeks builders

By Amanda Dixon
| June 26, 2022

CREEDMOOR — Are you interested in engineering, computers or building robots? Are you curious as to h...

County Commissioner Tim Karan prepares to cut the ribbon at the opening of the Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve on June 17.

New hiking trails open in Granville County

For the News
| June 22, 2022

CREEDMOOR – Tar River Land Conservancy officially opened the Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve on June ...

In memory of Paul Ivory Carrier Jr. (1950-2022), the Granville Museum will hold an opening for an exhibit featuring a selection of his oil and acrylic paintings, along with photos from his life, on Tuesday, June 28, at 11 a.m. Carrier left Oxford in the mid-1970s — first to New York and Los Angeles, then to France, Germany and Greece before settling in Norway in 1979. His brother Keith Carrier and his family still reside in Oxford. His daughter, Emma Semonia Carrier Lien, friend Merete Lien from Norway, and his local family will attend the June 28 opening. The exhibit will be on display in the museum’s art gallery room in the Harris Exhibit Hall through July. The museum is open Tuesday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Granville Museum to hold exhibit opening

June 21, 2022

SGHS names fourth quarter honor roll members

For the News
| June 20, 2022

South Granville High School has named those students who made the honor roll for the fourth quarter ...

On the purpose of the GCHRC

For the News
| June 20, 2022

OXFORD — The Granville County Human Relations Commission was established by the Granville County Boa...

A shot from the Hot Sauce Festival in September 2021.

City of Oxford, DOEDC recognized

For the News
| June 19, 2022

OXFORD —  The city of Oxford and the Downtown Oxford Economic Development Corporation have been desi...

The Harold Sherman Adult Day Center will hold an open house on June 22.

Adult Day Center to host open house

For the News
| June 19, 2022

OXFORD — The Harold Sherman Adult Day Center, part of Granville Health System, will host an open hou...

The 6th Annual Bee Jubilee and Food Truck Rodeo will be held at the Granville County Expo Center on Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrating North Carolina pollinators, makers and growers, the festival will feature local arts and crafts, bee products and supplies, plants, a farmers market, animals, kids activities, a live auction at noon and more. Free admission.

Honey lovers rejoice

June 19, 2022

South Granville Water and Sewer Authority's Board of Directors honored the late Edgar Smoak with the Award of Excellence for his leadership and years of service to the authority. Smoak's wife Vickie and daughter, Maggie Brummitt were at the June 14 meeting to receive the award. Shown in the front row from left are Linda Jordon, Maggie Brummitt, Vickie Smoak, Jimmy Gooch and Georgana Kicinski. In the back row, Robert Way, Kenneth McLamb and Tim Karan.

SGWASA honors former chairman

By Amanda Dixon
| June 16, 2022

BUTNER — The South Granville Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors honored the late Edgar Smo...

The town of Butner will receive an $825,000 Rural Transformation Grant.

Butner to receive Rural Transformation Grant

For the News
| June 16, 2022

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced June 16 that 30 local governments in rural areas across the stat...

Library offers ‘tech tutoring'

For the News
| June 15, 2022

OXFORD — Berea Branch Library will host “tech tutoring” on Thursdays at 4 p.m. on a first come, firs...


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