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Police charge 3, seek 2 in music party shooting

Officers Friday released the names of five men accused of firing guns last month at a music party in Butner, injuring two people.  Three of the suspects have been arrested. …

South Granville Water and Sewer Authority raises rates

BUTNER — After a contentious public hearing, the South Granville Water and Sewer Authority passed its 2019-20 budget ordinance and rate schedule at its Tuesday meeting. The budget raises water …

Granville Community Briefs for May 17

Crime Stoppers golf tournament The Granville County Crime Stoppers Annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday at South Granville Country Club. Team registration is $200, hole sponsorship …
Charlotte Lundy of the 100 block on Wilson’s Way in Creedmoor has been named the first 2019 Yard of the Month winner by the city of Creedmoor. Contributed photo

Creedmoor’s Lundy wins Yard of the Month

CREEDMOOR — Charlotte Lundy’s yard in the 100 block on Wilson’s Way in Creedmoor has been named the first 2019 Yard of the Month by the city of Creedmoor. Lundy will receive a $50 gift …
Members of the 2019 Associate Degree Nursing class at Vance-Granville Community College who received their nursing pins May 8 included, on front row, from left: Ashton Hobgood, Lakeisha Scott, Rachel Munson, Chelsea Ray; Frances Beddingfield, Emily Padgett and Katie Lee; second row, from left: Michelle Madison, Abigayle Edwards, Rhonda Williamson, Catherine Bullock, Hellen Mbuya, Wanda Davis and Melissa Ramos; third row, from left: Joseane Buckley, Keyona Bullock, Ashley Flynn, Vanna Farrar, Teresa Coley, Tuesday Mathews, Jessica Honhart and Maritza Vazquez; fourth row, from left: Leslie Judd, Phylicia Wimbush, Allison Stell, Shanae Rhoades, Takera Green, Angela Talam and Caitlin Pernell; back row, from left: Kaylin Gibson, Moses Onchonga, Tyler Thorp, Ashley Sawyer, James Temple, Brandon Smith and Christine Atieno; not pictured: Lilian Schleifer. Contributed photo

College pins 2019 nursing graduates

HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College recognized 37 students who graduated this spring from the Associate Degree Nursing Program with a pinning ceremony in the college’s Civic Center on …

Report: Creedmoor teen dies in Saturday crash

A Creedmoor teen died Saturday night in Durham County after she was ejected from a vehicle during a crash, WRAL reported. Jordan Shaye Allen, 17, was a passenger in a car driven by Dereck Wayne …
Linda Jordon, representing Habitat for Humanity, received the framed blueprint for the 2,200-square-foot house designed by Brandon Bowling. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Students design homes for Habitat for Humanity

CREEDMOOR — The drafting class at South Granville High School was recently given the task to design a house for the Granville County Habitat for Humanity. The class, taught by Glenn Forsythe, …
OBITUARIES
Jordan Shaye Allen CREEDMOOR — Jordan Shaye Allen, 17, passed away Saturday, May 11. Allen was born Jan. 12, 2002 to Kenneth and Christine Allen in Chapel Hill. Jordan was a junior at South Granville High School …
Ruby Lester Arnold STEM — Ruby Lester Arnold, 95, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Sunday, May 12 at her home. A native of Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late William Andrew …
Franklin Roosevelt Boyd STEM — Franklin Roosevelt Boyd, 86, a lifetime resident of Granville County, passed away Thursday, May 9. Online condolences can be made to www.eakesfuneralhome.com. Eakes Funeral Home in …
Oscar Stevenson “Steve” Gregory BUNN — Oscar Stevenson "Steve" Gregory, 75, of Bunn, went home to be with the Lord on May 2. Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Emma D. Gregory; his former wife, Brenda …
Terry Lee Whitlock CREEDMOOR — Terry Lee Whitlock, 52, a resident of Creedmoor, passed away Monday, April 29 at UNC Hospital after suffering a heart attack. Terry worked in the tree trimming/removal business …
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Twister terrorizes East Wake ZEBULON — A tornado with winds up to 115 mph tore through a 17-mile stretch of eastern Wake County on Monday, destroying homes, blocking highways, flipping vehicles, tearing down trees and power …
I-87 gets new exit numbers RALEIGH — Signs along Knightdale Bypass in eastern Wake County will be updated starting next week with new exit numbers as a project to transform the highway into an interstate moves forward. …
After daughter’s death, couple plans day care for disabled kids WAKE FOREST — Eleora Toomey’s genetic disorder was so rare, she was the only person in the world to have it. Eleora had an extra copy of part of chromosome 13 and was missing parts of …
Franklin’s ‘Team Hydra’ recognized by school board LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Board of Education honored Team Hydra, the district’s robotics competition team, for their various achievements at the local and state levels at its Monday …
Welcome to the new Wake Weekly Longtime subscribers of The Wake Weekly have seen a great deal of change to their local newspaper in recent months. We can’t thank you enough for your continued patience and readership. We also …
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Come to the rescue

To the Editor, This writer served as a Creedmoor commissioner from December 2013 to December 2017. From the middle of 2016 and throughout 2017, the former mayor found himself in a …

New ideas to improve education

To the Editor, In light of the teachers rallies the past two years, maybe it’s time for improvements in education. Years ago a friend of mine suggested trade high schools for those who did …