Archive for February, 2018

Notice to Prospective Bidders: Fieldstone West Subdivision


Subject: Invitation to Bid


Location: Fieldstone West Subdivision


Scope of Work:

  • Fieldstone West Subdivision: Grading, Ditch/Shoulder repair, Seeding/Mulching, Erosion Control, Signing Modification, Asphalt Patching, and Resurfacing on Belmont Circle, West Stone Drive, and Stoneway Court.


Bid Opening: Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 2:00 P.M.

Date of Availability: The Date Notice to Proceed is issued

Date of Completion: 60 days from the date Notice to Proceed is issued


Granville County is requesting bids for the above mentioned project. Interested bidders can download and print an official bid package from the County website:

It will be the Contractor’s responsibility to continue to monitor the County’s website for any addendums or other updates concerning this project.

Sealed bids must be received in the Granville County Development Services Department office at 122 Williamsboro Street in Oxford, NC by 2:00 P.M. Tuesday March 13th, 2018.

Bidding shall comply with Granville County Outreach Plan for Minority Businesses Participation.


Consideration will be given only to Bids of Contractors who are able to submit evidence showing that they are properly licensed under “An Act to Regulate the Practice of General Contracting”, ratified by the General Assembly of North Carolina on March 10, 1925, and so subsequently amended.



Granville County reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids.  The Owner also reserves the right to increase or diminish the quantities or items given in the Proposal and to award Contracts which appear to be in the best interest of the County.


Each Contractor submitting a Proposal for this work, when requested, shall produce evidence of experience in constructing a project of similar size and nature.  Contractors that are unable to produce this evidence may be rejected although they are low Bidders.





Granville County, North Carolina

Barry Baker, Planning Director



RiceWrap Food Corporation Selects Butner Site for New Manufacturing Plant

Granville County Economic Development announces RiceWrap Foods Corporation, a food manufacture with a patent-pending method of delivering rice used as sushi, selects the Falls Commerce Center Building located in Butner. As a new operations site, the 100,000 square foot building is the perfect facility to expand RiceWrap production. A variety of jobs will be created with this expansion, including production operators, logistics and sales personnel, and managers. The company’s $10 million dollar investment will result in creating 305 new jobs for Granville County.


“I am excited to see new jobs being added to Granville County and the opportunity that it brings to the residents of Granville County,” stated Granville County Commissioner Chairman Edgar Smoak. “I am supportive of any projects that bring jobs and value to Granville County residents.”


 “This project is exciting for Granville County on the surface because it is bringing a large number of jobs. Deeper than that it exemplifies the connection between local units of government, state government and the private sector all working in partnership to achieve a positive outcome in growing our economy,” stated Granville County Commissioner Timothy Karan.


“We welcome RiceWrap Foods to the Butner business community,” stated Mayor Terry Turner of Butner. “We are pleased that RiceWrap decided to select Butner and expand into a new facility, creating numerous jobs for our citizens.”


Granville County Economic Development Director Harry Mills stated that in addition to North Carolina Commerce and the Economic Partnership of North Carolina, other key partners in this project were the North Carolina General Assembly, the North Carolina Community College System, the Golden Leaf Foundation, and the Town of Butner.


For more information about, please contact Harry Mills at 919-693-5911 or by email at

40 Year Anniversary for Granville County DSS Employee

A BIG congratulations to Ernestine Howard, pictured here holding a bouquet of flowers in celebration of her 40th anniversary with the Granville County Department of Social Services.
Ernestine was hired on 2-21-1978 as a Clerk Typist. During her 40 years here at DSS, she has been promoted to Eligibility Specialist, Fraud Investigator, Income Maintenance Supervisor and now Program Administrator, which involves her supervision of all Public Assistance units. She does her job well. Her 40 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Granville County is very much appreciated.

Thank you, Ernestine! 

Rabies Clinic to be Held February 24th

Rabies Case in Oxford Confirmed

Granville Co. JCPC 2018-2019 RFP Issued



The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) has studied the risk factors and needs of Juvenile Court involved youth in this county and hereby publishes this Request for Proposals.  The JCPC anticipates funds from the NC Dept. of Public Safety, Division of Juvenile Justice in the amount stated above to fund the program types specified below.  Such programs will serve delinquent and at-risk youth for the state fiscal year 2018-2019 beginning on, or after, July 1, 2018. The use of these funds in this county requires a local match in the amount specified above.

The JCPC will consider proposals for the following needed programs:


  • Teen Court
  •  Family Counseling(Wrap Around Svs) 
  •  Parent Skill-building
  • Community Service/Restitution
  • Educational /Skill-building Groups (Involving Parent and Child)
  • Emergency Shelter Care/ Respite
  • Tutorial Services
  • Diversion Svs for Undisciplined Youth
  • Substance Abuse Treatment/Education
  • Conflict Resolution/Anger Management
  • Sex Offender Treatment /Assessment
  • Interpersonal Skills-building Groups w/ an Experiential Component
  • Gang Intervention/Prevention Svs

Click here to view the RFP.

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