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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
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
BUTNER — Board members of the South Granville Water & Sewer Authority spent much of Tuesday’s meeting listening to presentations, including the Hazen and Sawyer Water Treatment Plant upgrade. … more
CREEDMOOR — The Creedmoor Lions Club hosted its annual “all you can eat hot dogs and watermelon” lunch on July 4, followed by a cake-baking competition at Lake Rogers Lake in Creedmoor. … more
CREEDMOOR — Ralph and Barbara Fields’ yard in the 1900 block of Bowles Avenue has been named the Creedmoor Yard of the Month for July. The Fields family will receive a $50 gift certificate to … more
OXFORD — An Oxford man has been charged with murder after he allegedly shot and killed another man at a home in Oxford this week, according to a press release from the Granville County Sheriff’s … more
CREEDMOOR — The transformation of the Creedmoor Community Center has begun, as the $5.4 million renovation project officially kicked off construction in June. Once complete, the Community … more
OXFORD — The Granville Board of Commissioners dissolved the current structures of the Granville County Recreation Committee and the Granville County Greenway Technical Committee during its Monday … more
Tally Ho Missionary Baptist Church Tally Ho Missionary Baptist Church will observe its annual Women’s Day Service on Sunday, July 14 at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Elizabeth Marrow, … 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 — According to Mayor Casey Dover, Stem residents are enjoying the new equipment at the Jack Day Community Park. Mayor Casey Dover said he’s received a wealth of positive feedback about … more
OXFORD — In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Granville Athletic Park is seeking community support to continue to grow the facility for public use by offering 15 sponsorship opportunities. As … more
OXFORD — Even though the municipal elections are months away, would-be candidates are already vying for votes with campaign rhetoric as today’s filing period begins. Those considering running … more
BUTNER - Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in connection to the shooting of two people at a music party outside a Butner restaurant in April.  Amani Rae'Shawn Lee King, 18, of … more
OXFORD — The filing period for Granville County’s municipal elections opens July 5. The period will begin at noon and end Friday, July 19 at noon. The Granville County Board of Elections … more
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