For the last week, Derek Long, a producer at UNC TV visited Granville for an upcoming taping of the NC Weekend program. During his visit, he spoke to Mark Pace, Librarian in the North Carolina Room at Thornton Library in Oxford. Their discussion centered around the history of Granville County. Also, Long spoke to Angela Allen, Granville Tourism Development Director in her office on Hillsboro Street in Oxford. They talked about places to visit, things to do and where to shop & eat throughout Granville County. Following the interviews, Long visited places like Granville History Museum, Cedar Creek Gallery and local restaurants & retail shops like Harvest Restaurant and This ‘n That in downtown Oxford.
Granville County was featured on NC Weekend Thursday, February 11th at 11:00 pm and Friday, February 12th at 8:30 pm on the UNC public television station. To view the show, log onto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QDqO73Vum8&sns=em.
For more information on this program log onto http://www.unctv.org/content/ncweekend/. To learn more about tourism in the county, please contact Granville County Tourism Development Authority at 919-693-6125 or log onto www.visitgranvillenc.com.