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CREEDMOOR — Business was booming at El Corral on Friday, March 13, and Alex Fuentes, manager of the popular Mexican restaurant in Creedmoor, could not have been happier. Patrons did not seem … more
CREEDMOOR — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Butner-Creedmoor News has voluntarily closed its office through Tuesday, March 31. While the front desk is closed, we will continue working to … more
CREEDMOOR — About 2 in 3 Granville County public school students are on free or reduced lunch, officials said. After the state’s schools began a two-week closure Monday to prevent the … more
CREEDMOOR — A 29-year-old woman was fatally shot Friday in Creedmoor, authorities said.  The Creedmoor Police Department said it has started an investigation after responding to the 500 … more
RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency for North Carolina on Tuesday over the spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19. The move allows the state to use federal funds … more
BUTNER — The South Granville Water and Sewer Authority is looking to the federal government for help with its finances. Scott Schroyer, SGWASA executive director, and Jim Wrenn, its attorney, … more
ROXBORO — Ruth Bryant is nobody’s wallflower. The Roxboro woman turned 100 on March 4 and she had the most unusual request of the staff at Cambridge Hills, where she has been a resident for … more
CREEDMOOR — With 19.1 seconds left on the clock in an intense basketball game between Reidsville and South Granville on Tuesday, chaos erupted. An altercation between fans spilled onto the … more
Butner Presbyterian Church Granville County and Friends will present the fifth annual Joint Easter Cantata under the direction of composer and writer Joel Raney at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, … more
Political Notebook While the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes roil the stock market, State Treasurer Dale Folwell said North Carolina’s state pension payments aren’t at … more
OXFORD — Funding through the U.S. Tennis Association and USTA Southern has been made available to assist in the construction of new tennis courts at Granville Athletic Park. Six 78-foot tennis … more
At its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, the Granville County Board of Education approved several changes to the district’s academic calendars. First, the board approved changes to the … more
(The Center Square) — North Carolina is the 23rd-friendliest tax state among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to a new report from the personal finance website WalletHub. In its … more
HENDERSON — A pair of recent agreements between Vance-Granville Community College and East Carolina University — one a new partnership and the other an update to a longstanding program — help … more
RALEIGH — Four correctional officers at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner were indicted this week for allegedly making false statements surrounding three unrelated inmate deaths in 2019, … more
WINSTON-SALEM — The NCWorks Commission, North Carolina’s workforce development board, recently recognized the certification of the NCWorks Career Centers in the area served by the Kerr-Tar … more
Butner Public Safety investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests from March 3-6. March 3 • Property damage, at El Rio in the 2500 block of East Lyon Station Road: … more
Granville County Sheriff’s Office Arrests The Granville County Sheriff’s office made the following arrests Feb. 27- through March 3 FEB. 25 • Shanieka Brown, of Leaning Oak Road, … more
NEW YORK — Near the end of World War II, a downed American pilot and a deserting German officer try to survive together as the Third Reich collapses around them. That’s the heart of the … more
Chamber membership drive The Granville County Chamber of Commerce is holding its “Serving you since 1942” spring membership drive during March. Businesses can receive a 15-month membership at … more
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