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TRLC tree planting event Tar River Land Conservancy will hold tree planting events from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 17-18 at 831 Roberts Chapel Road, Stem Join us either or both days and help Tar … more
Butner Public Safety crime reports The following incidents were reported to Butner Public Safety Dec. 19 through Jan. 1. Dec. 19 • An assault was reported at 600 E. B St. As a result of … more
After a few weeks off, I’m returning with the first column of a new month, year and decade. I am also using a new laptop with an unfamiliar keyboard layout, so I am certain there will be more … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Education has approved the process for filling the District 5 seat made vacant by the resignation of Ed Mims in December. It is the intent of the board to … more
First Baptist Church of Oxford The members of First Baptist Church invite you to the Installation Service for the Rev. Edward L. Davis, Jr. as pastor of the church. This celebration will be held 3 … more
BUTNER — Six months after the sale of the former Umstead Correctional Center to the Town of Butner, the town board have an accurate picture of the condition of the property thanks to an assessment … more
OXFORD — The League of Women Voters of Granville County announced its third “Women Who Make A Difference” Award to recognize an exceptional woman who lives, works or volunteers in Granville … more
CREEDMOOR — The Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s executive committee and board of directors announced this month that Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson, a survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School … more
For those of you who do not like January, take heart. Even with the coming of some of our coldest weather of the year, there are blessings and ways to warm up to January with a little … more
OXFORD — The Oxford Granville Martin Luther King Celebration Committee is sponsoring A Night of Dialogue, Tribute, and Celebration. The event will be on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. … more
More and more often, I’m making sheet pan meals for dinner. I love the ease of cooking meat and vegetables at the same time and having fewer pots and pans to clean up after we eat. Twice last … more
CREEDMOOR — Students and staff at Creedmoor Elementary School were evacuated to South Granville High School Tuesday after staff members thought they smelled gas, officials said. All students … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners appointed a sheriff's office sergeant to serve as sheriff while former sheriff Brindell Wilkins faces criminal charges related to a plot to … more
BUTNER — Butner Public Safety responded to a call of an overturned vehicle on Gate 1 Road on Friday morning. Upon arrival they found a dump truck that had run off the road and was leaning … more
WAKE FOREST — Shawn Taylor, an award-winning community journalist, will serve as the next editor of the Butner-Creedmoor News and The Wake Weekly, President and Publisher Keven Zepezauer announced … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College last month announced a $194,160 investment from Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. The funds will help connect students with hands-on training and … more
A new 4-H agent has been hired for N.C. Cooperative Extension in Granville County. Lina Lue Howe began work on Thursday. Howe came to the Granville County Center with previous experience as a 4-H … more
CREEDMOOR — Altec Associates is a sponsoring the city of Creedmoor kiosk located at the trailhead for the recently opened hiking trails at Lake Rogers. This kiosk contains a trail map, park … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Sheriff’s Office is asking citizens, particularly seniors, to be cautious after the agency received several reports of fraud this holiday season. In many of the … more
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