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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 … more
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 … more
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. … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
The Creedmoor Farmers Market is open for the season and hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays until May 15. Kale, spinach, herbs, sweet potatoes, spring onions, some tomato plants, a variety … more
Hawkins Chapel Ministry Baptist Hawkins Chapel Ministry Baptist will host its annual Easter program today at 7 p.m. There will be seven speakers: Minister Keondre Haywood, Minister William … more
BUTNER — Easter egg hunts are a cornerstone of the early spring season. However, the proverb of “April Showers” sometimes means having to downscale such a hunt on short notice. Such was the … more
RALEIGH — An Oxford’s man decision to stop and buy a lottery ticket during a trip to the landfill on April 1 won the 52-year-old grandfather $10 million -- although he could hardly believe it. … more
OXFORD — Fast food wrappers, beer cans, liquor bottles, buckets, chairs and light fixtures line the shoulders of Joe Peed Road just outside of Creedmoor. The amount of trash and debris along the … more
OXFORD — In a state where tobacco used to be king, rural farmers are hoping hemp can become a new cash crop. Several Granville County farmers are rushing to transform their fields into … more
CREEDMOOR — An Oxford man was shot Sunday night outside a convenience store near Creedmoor, and another man has been arrested in connection to the incident. The Granville County Sheriff’s … more
HENDERSON — Students from Granville County Early College danced the night away at the Vance Granville Civic Center on April 6. The early college was the first school in the county to hold its … more
BUTNER — The South Granville Water and Sewer Authority approved the repair of the aerial sewer line on Veazey Road at its April 9 meeting. The aerial sewer line was destroyed during Hurricane … more
Promised Land Community Church A community Easter egg hunt will be held at Creedmoor Elementary on Saturday from 1-2:45 p.m. (rain or shine) for children 12 and under. All activities are free … more
The Information Technology department at Vance-Granville Community College will launch two new programs this fall: Healthcare Informatics and Cyber Security. Healthcare Informatics is a program … more
Granville Community Briefs The Creedmoor Farmers Market will open for the season Saturday and hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays until May 15. Kale, spinach, herbs, sweet potatoes, … more
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