2021-06-16

Virtual forum to address Wilson opioid crisis


The St. John Community Development Corp. is continuing its forum series with a Thursday session on W…

Tips for reading ‘Nutrition Facts’ labels

COMMENTARY

Did you know that most Americans think they eat healthier than they actually do? General recommendat…

Entrepreneur addresses startup leaders

Rocky Mount officer of the year resigns after Wilson DWI crash


The Rocky Mount Police Department’s officer of the year stands accused of driving the wrong way on a…

Friday, June 18, 2021

Coach knew convictions matter more than race

OPINION

Dr. Martin Luther King’s admonition that “a man should be judged by his character, not the color of …

Dave Difilippo Cartoon for June 18

Community briefs: Friday Nights on the Tar return this week


Friday Nights on the Tar Friday Nights on the Tar, the summer concert series in downtown Louisburg, …

Thinking of my own dad

God’s Poet

I wrote this poem thinking about what I would like a father to be. This was written when I was growi…

Dave Granlund cartoon for June 18

America’s gun problem is certainly not OK

Opinion | Views and Reviews

I grow weary of hearing people proudly proclaim that it is their right as an American to have a gun….

Weekly devotional: Find the truth in the author of truth

Commentary

1 Timothy 6:3-5 (ESV) “If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound word…

Former Louisburg planning director Tony King dies at 56


LOUISBURG — Tony King, the former planning director and assistant town administrator of Louisburg, d…

Computers donated to new South Granville Senior Center


CREEDMOOR — Two desktop computer systems, complete with monitors, keyboards and software, were recen…

Blood drive to honor Falls Lake Academy teen killed in crash


STEM — Officials say they hope they can honor the life of Nathan George, the Falls Lake Academy juni…

Granville Crime stoppers: Break-ins under investigation


OXFORD — Granville County Crime Stoppers is offering rewards for information related to two separate…

Sheriff: Cocaine, pot found in Oxford home


OXFORD — A man was held on a $200,000 secured bond on felony drug charges after the Granville County…

Granville Briefs: Movie Night Under the Stars to show ‘Top Gun’


Drug-Free Coalition Parade The Drug-Free Coalition of Granville County Inc. will host an overdose aw…

GCPS shuffles central office staff


OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools will reassign duties across its staff in a leadership shake…

Line up kids, the Book Bus is back for summer