Archive for January, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing


Notice of Public Hearing


All interested persons please take notice that a public hearing will be held by the Granville County Board of Commissioners pursuant to N.C.G.S. 158-7.1 on January 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter in the auditorium of the Granville County Expo and Convention Center, located at 4185 US Hwy 15 South, Oxford, North Carolina.


The purpose of the public hearing is to hear the views of the public on aiding and encouraging the location or expansion of industrial facilities in Granville County, specifically as follows: the expansion of a manufacturing company in Granville County to expand it existing facility.  The company will invest approximately $2,350,000 and employ potentially 10 new employees.  The maximum cost of the County-funded improvements will be up to $70,000 in accordance with the County’s funding policy. This project will be funded with general County operating funds.  The cost to the County of the County-funded capital improvements will be offset by new tax revenues generated by the company’s capital investment in the project over a period not to exceed five years.


The public benefits to be derived from the making of these improvements include the development of industrial properties which will increase the County’s tax base to better provide for County services, and to increase employment opportunities within the County.


All interested citizens are invited and urged to attend.


                                                                                          Debra A. Weary, Clerk to the Granville County

                                                                                          Board of Commissioners

JCPC Programs Present to GCS Leadership Team and Counselors

On January 9, our Granville County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Program Managers had a great time presenting to the Granville County Schools Leadership Team and counselors about programs for youth in Granville County. We hope to get many more referrals for services from the connections made at this presentation. A big thank you to Granville County Schools for inviting us out today!

Programs involved: Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central North CarolinaShepherd Youth RanchYouth Villages, and Granville County 4-H.

To learn more about the Granville County JCPC, please contact Charla Duncan (JCPC Coordinator) at

January 4th Message from Emergency Management

From Granville County Emergency Management: The National Weather Service is issuing advisories for bitter cold wind chill effects associated with the aftermath of this recent winter storm. Our area may experience low temperatures in the low teens with wind chill temperatures as low as -3 degrees on Friday morning at or near the normal commute time. Please take precautions if you must be outside during this time. Dress warmly in layers and cover exposed skin. If possible, avoid breathing the extremely cold air by covering your mouth and nose with a scarf or other warm layer of clothing. And please be reminded that these temperatures will adversely affect your pets as well. Bring them indoors if at all possible, but at the very least, make sure they have a secure, sturdy shelter with fresh bedding to protect them from the wind and please provide them an unfrozen, fresh water supply.

National Weather Service Update from Emergency Management (Jan. 3, 2018)

1/3/2018 @ 8:30AM – The latest forecast from the National Weather Service keeps us in a marginal area for accumulating snowfall. Predictions are for a trace upwards of an inch in some areas. If we receive any, we may expect to see snow begin between 6PM and 11PM as the bulk of the storm system moves over our coast. Of course, with temperatures as low as they are, anything that falls will be frozen and will likely stick to any exposed surface. This may cause some travel difficulties on any untreated road surface. Please use extra caution if you must be on the roads during this time.

National Weather Service Update from Emergency Management

From Granville County Emergency Management 1/2/2018 @ 8:25AM – The National Weather Service is forecasting a slight chance for our area to see some snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Currently, the primary threat of accumulation will be east of I-95. Bitterly cold air will remain over the next several days. Please take precautions to protect water pipes from bursting and to ensure that you have an adequate source of heat in your homes. Remember, NEVER use charcoal or other such material inside your home, and if you are burning a fireplace, please make sure it is venting properly. If you have gas heat, an oil furnace, a fireplace, or other non-electric heat source be certain that your carbon monoxide and smoke detectors are working properly! When going outdoors, cover exposed skin, dress in several insulating layers and limit your time outside. And PLEASE, take measures to protect your pets from the cold. If at all possible, bring them indoors during this cold weather! Make sure that any outdoor pets or livestock have a shelter to go into, and a good source of unfrozen fresh water.

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