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Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides a one-time annual vendor payment to help eligible families pay their heating expense.


When to apply:


December 1st through December 31st :


Households containing and elderly person age 60 and above or a disabled person receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) can apply in December.  Disabled persons are defined as receiving SSI, SSA, or VA disability.


January 1st through March 31st:


Any household can potentially receive benefits during this time or until funds are exhausted.



Households meet income eligibility if the total household members’ countable income for the prior month is equal to or less than 130% of the current poverty level.  Households cannot exceed the countable resource limit of $2,250 as of the date of application.



Leadership Granville Learns About County Government

This year’s Leadership Granville class learned a little more about Granville County Government by visiting the landfill, the Granville County Animal Shelter, and participating in round table discussions with department heads yesterday afternoon.


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Joe Toler-Oak Hill Elementary Students Visit Animal Shelter

Here are some shots from today’s community service visit from students at Joe Toller-Oak Hill Elementary School. Thanks to all the students for their help today with the dogs and cats! Click on photos to enlarge. 


Need Health Coverage?

get-health-coverage-2018Need Health Coverage? Don’t miss out. You have a chance to enroll in health coverage until December 15, 2017. For more information, visit or call the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596.

Downtown Trick-or-Treating

Downtown Oxford Trick-or-Treating takes place October 31st from 3pm-5pm.  Local merchants open their doors to children ages 12 and under with Halloween goodies.  CLICK HERE, for more information on downtown Oxford events.  

Also, the Children & Adult Services department of the Granville DSS will be giving out candy to the public on October 31st from 3 pm to 5 pm.  The office is located on 410 W Spring Street in Oxford.  Please enter at the Staff Enterance.

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Granville Soil and Water District offers technical assistance and cost-sharing

The Granville Soil and Water District offers technical assistance and cost-sharing for applying Best Management Practices. Wayne Overton, from the Huntsboro Community, applied for cost-share through the North Carolina Agriculture Cost Share Program to plant orchard grass on highly erodible cropland. This program cost-shares up to 75% on many practices and offers incentive payments on others to reduce erosion and the transport of nutrients to our waterways. A retired farmer, Overton is planning to cut the orchard grass for hay. He also rented the District’s no-till planter, available to anyone in the county, for a cost of $10 per acre. For more information on cost-share or the no-till drill contact Warren Daniel at 919-693-4603 or



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