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Lewis Bowling

Back in the Day

Granville history inexhaustibly fascinating

By Lewis Bowling
| May 6, 2021

Welcome. I will occasionally write a column here on events and happenings from the past in Granville...

Commentary

Weekly devotional: A Shepherd of the sheep

By Grace Ministries USA
| May 6, 2021

John 10:1-2 (ESV) “I tell you the truth, the man who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but c...

John Hood

OPINION

There is no teacher pay penalty

By John Hood
| May 5, 2021

RALEIGH — Are nurse anesthetists overpaid by 74%? Are telemarketers underpaid by 25%? If you accept...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

A funny thing happened on the way to herd immunity

By Tom Campbell
| May 5, 2021

In early April, Duke University announced that all new and returning Duke students must present proo...

John Hood

OPINION

Conspiracy theories damage democracy

By John Hood
| May 3, 2021

RALEIGH — For weeks after the ballots were counted, supporters of the defeated presidential candidat...

Gary Pearce

OPINION

Will NC get real on climate change?

By Gary Pearce
| May 3, 2021

When I think about climate change, I think about my brother-in-law Tillman. Tillman spent his career...

D.G. Martin

COMMENTARY

2 Black-owned barbecue restaurants make expert's list

By D.G. Martin
| May 3, 2021

Is Black barbecue better than what whites prepare? A new book by a respected Black food writer raise...

OPINION

Half-baked bills target tech giants

By Corey Friedman
| May 3, 2021

Fuming at Facebook for deleting your post? Having a temper tantrum over a Twitter takedown? You coul...

Erma Hudgins

Commentary

An Earth Day stroll around Butner

By Erma Hudgins
| April 29, 2021

Ahhhhh — spring has sprung, and it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the warmth of the sun and the be...

Commentary

Weekly devotional: Have faith like a mustard seed

By Grace Ministries USA
| April 29, 2021

Luke 17:6 (ESV) “And the Lord said, ‘If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed, you could say to...

John Hood

OPINION

Resist the temptation to coerce

By John Hood
| April 29, 2021

RALEIGH — The problem with freedom is that other people may do things that trouble, annoy or even an...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

The disappointing rabbit-trail census

By Tom Campbell
| April 29, 2021

The 2020 decennial census was problematic from the beginning and could lead North Carolina down a ra...

Josh Stein

COMMENTARY

Don't fall for fake vaccine cards

By Josh Stein
| April 29, 2021

More than 3 million North Carolinians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This is a remarkabl...

John Hood

OPINION

Tax policy shapes migration flows

By John Hood
| April 29, 2021

RALEIGH — North Carolina is a popular destination for those seeking to make a new life in a new stat...

Gary Pearce

OPINION

Will Gov. McCrory become Sen. McCrory?

By Gary Pearce
| April 29, 2021

Maybe you can’t stand Pat, but former Gov. McCrory could be future Sen. McCrory. When McCrory announ...

local news

Contract negotiations delay Senior Center opening

CREEDMOOR — The reopening of the South Granville Senior Center is on hold as city and county officia...

GCPS names teacher, principal of the year

OXFORD — As part of Teacher Appreciation Week, Granville County Public Schools recognized nominees f...

Petco grant to help neuter feral cats in Granville

Granville County Animal Control was awarded a grant from Petco Love that will fund its trap-neuter-r...

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