By Lisa Dougan Kelly Some individuals immediately convey a message that one should keep a polite distance and not ask too many – if any – questions. James Waldron Gillespie was such a man. That’s why he was a mystery and continues to be. Born in 1865, at age 21, he bought a 19-room [...]
Clock ceremony, parade set for Sept. 18 The Veterans Memorial Clock is set to chime again for the first time on Sept. 18 at the conclusion of a ceremony rededicating the clock near the Main Street location where it was first erected 67 years ago. This ceremony will take place rain or shine, organizers said.
Clock origin uncovered, repair to begin soon It hangs above Main Street and has been the subject of much discussion over the years. But new questions have entered the dialog about the Veterans Memorial Clock since fixing it once and for all became the favorite topic of clock fans in Granville.
Hats off to Olympic Torch Run organizer Rick Roberts. The run was fun and I think people at least got a chuckle out of it. Rick out a lot of effort into getting that fun diversion off the ground and got some of us a little more into the Olympic spirit. I’m actually looking forward [...]