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BUTNER — Three people were shot Friday night during a rap music artist release party at Carolina Chicken and BBQ Restaurant in Butner, according to a press release from Butner Public …
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Oxford felon known as ‘Gator’ gets 5 years

RALEIGH — A 38-year-old Oxford man who goes by “Gator” will spend five years in federal prison for carrying a gun. Maurice Shawayne Harris is a convicted felon who is barred from having …
Commissioner David Smith presents Kim Boyd and Rev. Eddie Nutt of Tally Ho First Baptist Church of Stem a commemorative plaque and resolution from the Granville County Board of Commissioners at Monday's meeting. Tally Ho was recognized for extensive volunteer work at Butner’s Murdoch Center. Chris L. Harris | Special to the Butner-Creedmoor News

Tally Ho honored with governor, commissioner accolades

OXFORD — Tally Ho First Baptist Church of Stem was the recipient of both state and county honors during the Granville County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday. The church, headed by Rev. …
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Franklinton man charged with child-sex offenses

An investigation by the Franklin and Granville county sheriff’s offices led to charges April 11 against a 31-year-old man. Michael Kirby Wheeler, of Franklinton, was arrested and charged by the …
The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Creedmoor Community Center was held April 12. On-hand for the event were Bill McCaffrey and Kim Garbisch from MHAWorks, Bethany Long and Larry Worth with Harrod and Associates, Commissioner Del Mims, Creedmoor City Manager Korena Weichel, Mayor Bobby Wheeler, commissioners Archer Wilkins, Neena Nowell, Ernie Anderson, Herman Wilkerson, and Parks and Recreation Chairman David Richardson. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Creedmoor Community Center breaks ground

CREEDMOOR — The much-anticipated Creedmoor Community Center is one step closer to becoming a reality after an official groundbreaking ceremony was held April 12 at the Battle Roberts Ball Field on …

Stem board addresses website work, installation of stop signs

STEM — The Stem Board of Commissioners approved website work, repairs and several guideline policies during its regular monthly meeting Monday. The board has worked on updating the town website …

Granville County Crime Stoppers for April 19

On April 11, someone reported a breaking and entering and larceny at a residence on West Thollie Green Road in Stem. Items reportedly stolen were a blue golf cart with LED lights and a tag on the …
Nate Taylor and Morgan Oakley were voted the 2019 Falls Lake Academy prom king and queen. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Falls Lake Academy enjoys garden-themed prom

STEM — A rainy day turned into a beautiful night for the Falls Lake Academy prom on Saturday, April 13 at Vino Oasi just outside of Stem. Limos, cars and trucks lined the orchard driveway as …
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Jonathan Sander gets life in prison, avoids death RALEIGH — Jonathan Frederick Sander will spend the rest of his life in prison, but he won’t be executed. A jury on Monday suggested a sentence of life without the possibility of parole, …
5 things to know about Wake Forest transportation WAKE FOREST — Town officials on Tuesday heard an update from a consultant developing a comprehensive plan on transportation needs and solutions that is expected to carry the town through the next …
Wake Forest Police Department offering active shooter response class WAKE FOREST — Times have changed, Larry Danforth says. The Wake Forest Police Department lieutenant said the world we live in now includes a real risk of an active shooter threatening …
Third streetscape project starts in downtown Wake Forest WAKE FOREST — Pardon the dust, town officials say, while crews complete sidewalk and street beautification projects along two downtown roads. Streetscape work began Monday on East Owen Avenue, …
Franklin County Police Reports The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following incidents and arrested the following suspects from April 9-15, according to public police records. April 9 • Larceny, …
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Pointing out the ‘negligence’ by SGWASA

To the Editor, Ordinarily I do not respond to criticism from those who do not support or understand why I have been focusing so much on the South Granville Water and Sewer Authority and its many …

The benefits of Senate Bill 274

To the Editor, Granville County Commissioners, I’m writing you again to try to straighten out what we so called “special interest” groups are asking by supporting Senate Bill 274. We are …