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CREEDMOOR — During a special Nov. 10 worship service at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, a bronze marker was revealed acknowledging the church’s 149 years of being established in the Hester … more
OXFORD — A Raleigh-based architecture firm appraised the Granville County Board of Education on a potential renovation of Creedmoor’s G.C. Hawley Middle School at a special work session Nov. … more
Candle-making workshops The Granville County Beekeepers Association will host beeswax candle-making workshops Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Granville Expo Center, 4185 U.S. Highway … more
The following incidents were reported by Butner Public Safety. Nov. 21 • David John Autry, 32, of Butner, was arrested for an outstanding warrant for probation violation. Autry was issued a … more
Pine Grove Baptist Church Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have another Brunswick stew sale Saturday starting at 10 a.m. at 1624 NC Highway 56, Creedmoor. Pre-orders can be made by … more
OXFORD — Detective Keith Campbell with the Granville County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the identity of a person wielding an assault rifle outside of the Bridgestone Bandag … more
Since early 2016, the North Carolina State Board of Education has provided a little known option for schools that face challenges in “making the grade.” A state-designated “Restart” status … more
OXFORD — Ed Mims announced his resignation from the Granville County Board of Education during the board’s regular meeting Monday as he will transition into a new role as a Creedmoor city … more
The filing period began Monday at noon and ends Friday, Dec. 20 at noon. The Granville County Board of Elections office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will not close for lunch. The … more
OXFORD — No holiday season would be complete without the Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Thanksgiving Breakfast. This year’s event on Nov. 27 was most memorable with the … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced last week the arrest of Allison Waymer, 50, of 1614 Sunset Road, Oxford. Waymer is charged with insurance fraud, a … more
South Granville residents got their first taste of the Christmas season Sunday during the annual Stem Christmas parade, and now it’s Butner and Creedmoor’s turn to get in on the … more
Residents of Granville County will soon be asked to respond to the 2020 Census. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly every household will be invited to respond online, by phone or by mail … more
North Carolina State University recently announced a $1,064,000 investment from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation to expand the Community College Collaboration program, which guarantees … more
Beginning Monday, Dec. 2, some households in Granville County may qualify for assistance with their heating bill during the winter. Depending on the heat source, eligible households may receive $300, … more
WILMINGTON — Granville County Emergency Services Director Doug Logan has been awarded the Col. Phillip Nichlos Waters Award by the North Carolina Emergency Management Association. The … more
OXFORD — Children’s author Jo Watson Hackl was special guest of the Granville County Library System on Nov. 15 as she shared her book and her writing journey with fourth and fifth graders of six … more
Wesley and Sheila Smith of Kittrell recently established a new scholarship for students at Vance-Granville Community College. Wesley Smith has a longstanding association with VGCC. He graduated … more
Turkey Trot Area Congregations in Ministry, the local food bank, will host the 15th annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, Thanksgiving morning. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Oxford United … more
FRANKLINTON — Students at Wilton Elementary School received a treat last Friday when they were visited by guest speakers from the community who came to share about their careers. A total of 15 … more
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