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Day-Heggie selected as Butner-Stem Elementary principal

BUTNER — The Granville County Board of Education approved Charmain Day-Heggie to be named the new principal of Butner-Stem Elementary School at an Oct. 7 meeting. Day-Heggie will assume her …

Granville Community Briefs

Granville Briefs The Stem Fire Department will host a turkey shoot every Friday and Saturday night in October on Hester Road from 7-10 p.m. The cost is $5 per shot. Refreshments will be …
Patricia Thorpe on Wednesday cast the 46th ballot on the first day of one-stop early voting for the Nov. 5 election at the South Branch Library in Creedmoor. Granville County voters can submit their early ballots through Nov. 1 at the Richard H. Thornton Library large conference room (in lieu of the Board of Elections office), 210 Main St., Oxford or the South Branch Library Multipurpose room, 1550 South Campus Drive, Creedmoor. Penny Carpenter | Butner-Creedmoor News

Submit your ballots: 2019 Election voting begins

Granville Couny voting polls opened Wednesday to mark the start of the 2019 election. Candidates in this year’s field were finalized during the municipal filing period in July, and now voters …
Creedmoor candidates for the board of commissioners and the mayoral race spoke at a forum Tuesday night. Georgana Marie Kicinski, Robert Way, Kechia Brustmeyer-Brown, Bobby Wheeler, Ernie Anderson, Herman B. Wilkerson, Amor Agdeppa and Ed Mims spoke at the forum. Kicinski, Way, Brustmeyer-Brown and Mims are running for commissioner against incumbents Ernie Anderson and Herman B. Wilkerson. Wheeler, the mayoral incumbent, is challenged by Agdeppa. Commissioner incumbent Archer Wilkins (not pictured) was unable to attend the forum due to a prior commitment. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Creedmoor candidates convene at forum

CREEDMOOR— Almost all of the candidates who are running for the Creedmoor Board of Commissioners and both candidates running for mayor attended a candidate forum hosted by the Granville County …
A parade worth smiling for..Kennedy Lewis flashes a grin while wearing a firefighter hat during the parade at Saturday’s Creedmoor Fireman’s Day event. The much-anticipated event was a celebration of the Creedmoor Volunteer Fire Department and served as its only fundraiser of the year. For more photos from Saturday’s festivities, visit granvilleonline.com. Tanner Bailey | Special to the Butner-Creedmoor News

Photos from the Creedmoor Fireman's Day

Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins

County to keep paying sheriff indicted in murder plot

OXFORD — Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins will continue to earn his $109,000 annual salary after temporarily stepping down as sheriff while criminal charges against him play out in …

SGWASA approves exfiltration study

BUTNER — In a series of motions, the South Granville Water and Sewer Authority approved an exfiltration study at its Tuesday meeting. The three-part motion included approval of a $76,500 budget …
OBITUARIES
Sherry Allen Campbell Sherry Allen Campbell, 66, of Beaufort, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport. Her funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. today at Cornerstone Church …
Linda Gale Satterfield OXFORD — Linda Gale Satterfield, 66, a native of Granville County, died Thursday, Oct. 10. Online condolences can be made to www.eakesfuneralhome.com. Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is …
Lena Wheeler Gooch CREEDMOOR — Lena Wheeler Gooch, 89, a lifetime resident of Granville County, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3. Online memorials can be made to www.eakesfuneralhome.com. Eakes Funeral Home in …
Toby Skorupski Toby Skorupski passed away Sept. 30. Eakes Funeral Home is assisting the Skorupski family.
Gloria Dudley Adcock CREEDMOOR — Gloria Dudley Adcock, 75, a resident of Creedmoor, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 27 with family by her side. Gloria’s journey began on June 21, 1944 in Florence, South …
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Early voting in Franklin, Wake starts Wednesday RALEIGH — Voters will begin casting ballots to select mayors, commissioners and other local office holders when early voting opens Wednesday. The “one-stop” early voting period ends Friday, …
Some WFHS students may be reassigned to Wakefield RALEIGH — Wake County officials are proposing school assignments for next school year that would transfer some Wake Forest High School students to Wakefield High School to reduce overcrowding. …
Local author tackles famous murders in new book WAKE FOREST — There’s something fascinating about murders that draw people in, eager to learn more, Rick Jackson says. “It’s so far out of character of human nature,” Jackson, the …
Best of the Best winners recognized at banquet WAKE FOREST — The ninth annual Best of the Best awards banquet brought together beloved local businesses and entrepreneurs on Thursday, Oct. 3. Best of the Best is a friendly competition where …
GoRaleigh service for Knightdale to replace GoTriangle routes On Monday, GoTriangle Route 102, which runs peak hours between Raleigh and Garner, and GoTriangle’s Knightdale-Raleigh Express, another peak-hour-only service, will be replaced by two new all-day …
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
When the ‘right man’ for the job is a woman

To the Editor, With local and national elections approaching, and each having several women running for office, my title is worth considering, especially on the local scene. Here’s why. For …

Local elections matter; make an informative vote

To the Editor, I wanted to take this opportunity as one-stop early voting has started to remind voters about Vote411.org sponsored by the League of Women Voters. This is a one-stop website …

Local leaders in need of a reality check

To the Editor, I read with interest what Butner candidates had to say at the recent candidates forum, and what I heard sounded more like something from “The Twilight Zone” rather than cold …

Respecting someone who acknowledges hard work

To the Editor, Donna Currin wrote a good article [“In response to the city sidewalk and complaining,” Sept. 6]. I had a neighbor who worked for Fred Smith Paving Company. He had to get up …

Why do you throw out trash?

To the Editor, You do not help Butner by throwing out trash along the road and into yards. This has to stop. You can put your trash in the trash can where you buy your food. When you throw …