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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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
At a regular meeting of the Creedmoor Lions Club, president Mark Grindstaff presented Creedmoor postmaster Mark Griffin a Certificate of Appreciation for being the guest speaker for the month of … more
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 … more
STEM — Continuing to move the town of Stem forward was the common theme for all of the candidates at the Thursday, Oct. 3 public forum at the Stem Fire Department. Incumbent Casey Dover is … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to move forward with the county managers’ recommendation to award HG Reynolds Co. Inc. the phase III construction contract for … more
BUTNER — Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing Inc., a global aerospace company, will create 126 new jobs in Granville County, Gov. Roy Cooper announced last Friday. The manufacturer will … more
On Sept. 17, Citizenship Day was observed to recognize all who have chosen to become U.S. citizens. It is an observance that is held each year, but the day has special meaning for one local citizen, … more
OXFORD — A woman will serve as many as 10 years in prison following a conviction of trafficking in heroin. Michael Gaberiona Frye pleaded guilty to the charge last month in Granville County … more
CREEDMOOR — The Creedmoor Board of Commissioners approved spending $5,619 to repair sidewalks in and around Creedmoor at its Monday meeting. Many of the repairs are considered minor but are … more
Vance-Granville Community College received welcome news as it celebrated its 50th anniversary recently — an increase in enrollment over the same time last year. As of the beginning of the fall … more
The following is one-stop dates and times for all locations during the early voting period, which begins Oct. 16. Election Day is Nov. 5. Wednesday, Oct. 16; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17; … more
Granville/Person County Extension Director Paul Westfall was honored with the Distinguished Service Award at the National Association of County Agriculture Agents Annual Meeting and Professional … more
OXFORD — A man has been labeled a habitual felon and will spend up to eight years in prison related to an incident in which he led officers on a car chase. According to a press release from … more
Granville Briefs Community United Methodist Church, 405 West E. St., Butner will have its annual Beef Roast today from 4-7 p.m. at the education building at the church. There will be eat-in and … more
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