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Butner-Creedmoor News unveils new website

The Butner-Creedmoor News launched a newer, sleeker website March 15 as part of its print and digital redesign.
Cherie Klein stirs a large pot of seafood gumbo, one of the many specials on Diner 56’s menu. Chris L. Harris | Special to the Butner-Creedmoor News

Waitress to owner: Diner 56’s Klein growing into new role at restaurant

CREEDMOOR — To Creedmoor residents, Cherie Klein was first known as the bubbly, affable, waitress at Finch’s Restaurant for several years. A lifelong worker in the food service industry, she …

Stem board seat to remain vacant

STEM — The Stem Town Board agreed to let residents fill the seat vacated by former commissioner Jim Dooris in this year’s municipal election. The Stem board confirmed the decision at its March …

N.C. Health Insurance Pool enrollment review authorized

OXFORD — Granville County employees may be enrolled in a new health insurance cooperative if a further review is deemed satisfactory. The Granville County Board of Commissioners unanimously …

Butner Public Safety crime report

Rodney Jermaine Ragland, 34, of Oxford, was arrested on March 10 during a traffic stop and charged with possession of a schedule I substance and driving while impaired. Ragland was issued a $6,500 …
Four agreements for happiness

In my spiritual journey, I’m always looking for a good self-help book based in spirituality and have been reading a lot of books by authors such as Paulo Cuelho, Eckhart Tolle and Lao Tzu. …

February, that quirky and unusual month

The Word, our walk makes us unbreakable

Lawmakers should expand Medicaid

‘Education is the key’: School unlocked future for 3 decades of black children

Vashti Perry, the daughter of a former slave, went to school, completed high school and began a legacy of education in her family that now includes three generations of college graduates. Perry …

Spring Hope museum celebrates local sports

Spring Hope to consider electronic gaming center

Embers to headline 2019 pumpkin festival

A way forward for SGWASA

By now you must have heard, all development in the South Granville area has come to an unplanned and abrupt halt. No more homes can be built, except those already approved. “Why?” you may ask. …

Prescription drugs and health care costs

The cost of prescription drugs has not been mentioned on health care costs. They will cost more per year than doctor visits, and more than an operation at a hospital. Citizens at the federal, …