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News in Granville County, North Carolina
Same-sex couples line up for marriage licenses, adoption papers
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:20:13 -0700
Same-sex couples streamed into county register of deeds offices across North Carolina Monday to obtain marriage licenses.
Holiday won't delay same-sex marriages in NC
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:50:40 -0700
State marriage license offices will open on Monday, a federal holiday, to accommodate same-sex couples that show up.
NC panel says man serving time for murder innocent
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:26:12 -0700
A special three-judge panel has found a Durham man who spent nearly 40 years in prison for murder is factually innocent of the crime.
Women turn to martial arts, guns for self-defense
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:25:16 -0700
Some women take self-defense classes or learn how to handle a weapon to keep themselves safe.
Parties fight over legislative seats, but control will stay with GOP
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:13:25 -0700
North Carolina Republicans almost certainly will maintain control of both the state House and Senate, but Democrats would like to trim the GOP advantage, both to become bigger players in… Click to Continue »
Outdoor notes: Boating access areas closed
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:53:40 -0700
Published: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 09:39 PM. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) has closed a pair of boating access areas in the coastal plain for renovation – Dawson Creek in Pamlico County and Turkey Creek in Onslow County.
How voter ID confusion, early voting could affect turnout in November elections
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:32:03 -0700
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKS Courts strike down voter ID laws in Texas, Wisconsin Supreme Court OKs Texas voter ID law for November election Voter ID law has Virginia Democrats scrambling GWEN IFILL: In an unusual Saturday ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for enforcement of Texas’ voter I.D. law, considered among the strictest in the nation. The action is the ...
Early voting for mid-term election begins Thursday
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:48:48 -0700
Early voting for the long-awaited mid-term election in North Carolina gets underway on Thursday. For the next 10 days — through Saturday, Nov. 1 — state voters may cast their ballots at county board of elections offices for the Nov. 4 general election.
Durham man in prison for 1975 murder set free
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:05:15 -0700
A Durham man who spent nearly 40 years in prison for murder walked free from a Caswell County prison Friday afternoon, hours after a special judicial board found him factually innocent of the 1975 crime.
Community Calendar This Week
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:37:30 -0700
Monday, Oct. 13 Bennington Free Clinic Monday hours BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Free Clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St. Call for an appointment, 802-447-3700. Drop-ins will not be seen. Elks hosts bingo BENNINGTON -- Every Monday, the Bennington Elks hosts bingo.