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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
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
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