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OXFORD — A former athletics coach at a private Granville County school was arrested earlier this month on child-sex charges. The suspect, 52-year-old Otis Lee Lyons, was a coach at Oxford … more
OXFORD — Granville County Schools will once again hit the road this summer to bring reading to children in the area with the Book Bus. The Book Bus will make stops at Butner-Stem Middle School at … more
Vance-Granville Community College has once again partnered with the Wake Area Health Education Center to offer a “Mini-Medical School” camp for high school students. The … more
BUTNER — The Butner Town Council on July 11 unanimously denied a rezoning request initially brought before them at their June meeting after several local residents voiced concerns over the … more
OXFORD — The 2019 municipal filing period ends today at noon. All potential candidates must complete their paperwork at the Granville County Board of Elections at 208 Wall St. before the … more
The Butner Church Council food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 507 W. E St., Butner is open on Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. and Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. The pantry serves anyone in need in the … more
STEM — Frank Shelton was sworn in as a member of the Stem Planning Board on Monday at a regular meeting. The board reviewed and approved his application at a July 1 meeting. The Stem Planning … more
BUTNER — Scott N. Schroyer has been named the new director of the South Granville Water & Sewer Authority. His first day in his new post will be Aug. 1. “I’m very excited about my … more
There has been a lot of hay put up in the past three weeks. Conditions have been favorable — sunny days, windy, fairly low humidity and no rain (The no rain brings another set of issues, but … more
The following incidents were reported by Butner Public Safety: June 26 • An assault was reported at The Inn at Creedmoor, 1585 Highway 56. As a result of the incident, Brian Lee Declue, 34, … more
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church The Tuckers, a Southern Gospel group from Madison, North Carolina, will be in concert on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Creedmoor. Admission … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners approved the Granville County Recreation Advisory Committee’s recommendation for its FY 2019-20 recreation grant program at its board meeting … more
CREEDMOOR — Veterans and their families will come together Saturday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Legion at the Moses S. Cash Post 161 on Legion Street in Creedmoor. The … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council has selected five programs for its fiscal year 2019-20 programming. Programs are funded from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 and … more
OXFORD — The filing period for the November municipal elections began last week, but there has not been a rush of candidates to file for election, according to Granville County Board of Elections … more
OXFORD ­— Over the past two months, residents of the area have reported sightings of black bears. Reports have come in from the vicinities of Will Suitt Road, Westbury Drive, Tall Pine … more
OXFORD ­— Social Services Director Lou Bechtel recently retired after many years of service to Granville County government. Bechtel became DSS director in June 1999 and has spent the … more
HENDERSON — Officials from Vance and Granville counties recently approved the donation of surplus law enforcement vehicles from their respective fleets to the Vance-Granville Community College … more
BUTNER — Granville residents enjoyed an evening of fellowship, food and fireworks during the annual Fourth of July Celebration held July 3 at Lake Holt in Butner. The city of Creedmoor and town … more
Tally Ho Missionary Baptist Church Tally Ho Missionary Baptist Church will observe its annual Women’s Day service on Sunday at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Elizabeth Marrow, president of … more
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