By Jaime Thomas It’s not often people gives decades of service to a volunteer organization. But on Saturday night, dozens of community members gathered to honor John McCullen for 50 years of his time with the North Granville Hose Company. McCullen’s son, Chief Scott McCullen, planned a surprise for his dad along with other older [...]
By Jaime Thomas Members of the North Granville Fire Company will soon be seeing some new equipment. Fire Chief Scott McCullen recently got a call telling him the department will receive a $29,469 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA,) which is money that is much needed. “We’ve been fighting to keep these grants [...]
Ten years of work up in flames in Truthville A dream went up in smoke Nov. 2 as fire claimed a Truthville home just before noon. The DeKalb Road home of Betty David was consumed by fire as fire fighters from eight area departments responded to the scene, but were unable to halt the [...]
No one was happy with the weather Sunday night in North Granville. The 23 brave car enthusiasts who defied the weatherman and came to the annual North Granville Engine and Hose fundraiser car show had few cars other than their own to look at. Firefighters were kicking themselves for switching the dates of what is [...]
Bingo Longtime fundraisers fading away? Once upon a time the chairs were full every game night and local fire departments raised a fair amount of money through hosting a weekly bingo game. But those days seem to have gone away.