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BUTNER — In a series of motions, the South Granville Water and Sewer Authority approved an exfiltration study at its Tuesday meeting. The three-part motion included approval of a $76,500 budget … more
At a regular meeting of the Creedmoor Lions Club, president Mark Grindstaff presented Creedmoor postmaster Mark Griffin a Certificate of Appreciation for being the guest speaker for the month of … more
Granville Briefs The Stem Fire Department will host a turkey shoot every Friday and Saturday night in October on Hester Road from 7-10 p.m. The cost is $5 per shot. Refreshments will be … more
STEM — Continuing to move the town of Stem forward was the common theme for all of the candidates at the Thursday, Oct. 3 public forum at the Stem Fire Department. Incumbent Casey Dover is … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to move forward with the county managers’ recommendation to award HG Reynolds Co. Inc. the phase III construction contract for … more
BUTNER — Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing Inc., a global aerospace company, will create 126 new jobs in Granville County, Gov. Roy Cooper announced last Friday. The manufacturer will … more
On Sept. 17, Citizenship Day was observed to recognize all who have chosen to become U.S. citizens. It is an observance that is held each year, but the day has special meaning for one local citizen, … more
OXFORD — A woman will serve as many as 10 years in prison following a conviction of trafficking in heroin. Michael Gaberiona Frye pleaded guilty to the charge last month in Granville County … more
CREEDMOOR — The Creedmoor Board of Commissioners approved spending $5,619 to repair sidewalks in and around Creedmoor at its Monday meeting. Many of the repairs are considered minor but are … more
Vance-Granville Community College received welcome news as it celebrated its 50th anniversary recently — an increase in enrollment over the same time last year. As of the beginning of the fall … more
The following is one-stop dates and times for all locations during the early voting period, which begins Oct. 16. Election Day is Nov. 5. Wednesday, Oct. 16; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17; … more
Granville/Person County Extension Director Paul Westfall was honored with the Distinguished Service Award at the National Association of County Agriculture Agents Annual Meeting and Professional … more
OXFORD — A man has been labeled a habitual felon and will spend up to eight years in prison related to an incident in which he led officers on a car chase. According to a press release from … more
Granville Briefs Community United Methodist Church, 405 West E. St., Butner will have its annual Beef Roast today from 4-7 p.m. at the education building at the church. There will be eat-in and … more
OXFORD — The Wake Forest Police Department said a man and woman wanted in connection to the theft of food from grocery stores were arrested in Granville County last week. Police had earlier … more
BOONE — This fall, 20 students in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences started classes as Beaver Scholars, qualifying for scholarships of $10,000 per academic year. … more
CREEDMOOR — Jennifer Curry’s yard in the 900 block of Circle Drive has been named the September Yard of the Month by the city of Creedmoor. A property full of impatiens, nandina bushes and … more
Mayors of three Granville County communities recently signed Constitution Week proclamations proclaiming Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week in their respective municipalities. Butner Mayor Terry … more
CREEDMOOR — The 28th annual Creedmoor Music Festival drew a big crowd last Saturday as visitors enjoyed food, fun and live music. The festival lineup included oldies, bluegrass, blues, country, … more
BUTNER — With early voting set to begin Oct. 16 for the Nov. 5 municipal elections, locals had an opportunity to hear from Butner election candidates at the Monday night candidate forum. This … more
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