2021-08-25

Health department receives 100 children’s bike helmets


NASHVILLE — The Nash County Health Department has received 100 lifesaving bike helmets from the N.C….

Police: Man struck Rocky Mount officer with car


ROCKY MOUNT — City police are looking for a man accused of striking an officer with a motor vehicle….

GCPS Day 1 enrollment jumps, but still lags behind


OXFORD — More students attended the first day of Granville County Public Schools this year than last…

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Granville health department offering 3rd doses to some


HENDERSON — Granville Vance Public Health says it is now offering a third dose of the COVID-19 vacci…

Granville briefs: N.C. Hot Sauce Contest coming up Sept. 11


GRANVILLE Briefs Seaboard Train Depot interest meeting The Granville County Historical Society is l…

Panther athletic director achieves national certification


INDIANAPOLIS — Granville Central High School athletic director Raymond Noel is now a certified athle…

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Community Briefs: Wake Forest plans father-daughter dance


Stress First Aid Training NAMI Wake County is hosting stress first aid training Aug. 27 from 9 a.m.-…

Weekly devotional: Where does your heart lie?

Commentary

Matthew 6:21 (ESV) “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” As part of His Sermo…

Powerball ticket sold at Wilson’s Harris Teeter wins $1 million prize


Powerball’s first Monday night drawing produced a $1 million prize for someone who bought a ticket a…

COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t affect reproductive system

COMMENTARY

An increasing number of pregnant patients have been hospitalized around the country, including here …

Certificate of need laws are too risky

OPINION

RALEIGH — I’ve long thought the North Carolina General Assembly should reform our state’s archaic an…

James Earl Farmer

Alexandria, Virginia — James Earl Farmer, 79, died Monday, August 2, 2021. The funeral service will …

Preston Wornell Gregory

Wilson — Preston Wornell Gregory, 84, of Wilson passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his lov…

Michael Francis West

Wilson — After devoting fifty-four years to the love of his life, his high school sweetheart Susan; …

Mary Ruth Hailey

OXFORD — Mary Ruth Hailey, age 87, died Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Service arrangements are entrusted…

Faye McBroom Husketh

CREEDMOOR — Faye McBroom Husketh, age 75, died Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Service arrangements are en…

Oneita Cooke Aiken

Creedmoor — Surrounded by her loving family, Oneita Cooke Aiken, 94 passed away at home on August 2…

School bell tensions

OPINION

No matter your age I’m betting you remember those annual late-summer trips to Roses “dime” store (or…