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OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners heard strong opposition to a proposed North Carolina Senate bill related to hunting at its Monday meeting. Senate Bill 274, which was filed … more
Butner Public Safety will host its monthly community watch meeting on Thursday at the Butner Town Hall. Information such as recent arrests, crimes and safety concerns are addressed to the … more
OXFORD — Granville Little Theatre will close its 40th season with “Smoke on the Mountain,” a comical uplifting story about an old-time gospel sing in a small community church in the mountains. … more
Granville County Animal Control is offering spay and/or neuter coupons to qualifying low-income residents in the area. Qualifying residents can pay $20 for neuter/spay service for a dog or $10 for … more
Maegan Frederick, a math teacher at Granville Central High School, recently earned a national board certification. “It really helps you develop and finesse your teaching strategies,” Frederick … more
Joel Jiljo Jose, a third-grader from C.G. Credle Elementary School in Oxford, won the second annual district Spelling Bee sponsored by Granville County Schools on March 14. Over 100 supporters … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Education on Monday approved an application for the release of state lottery funds to pay off debt toward the Granville Central High School expansion during … more
PRINCETON — Authorities say a state trooper shot and injured an armed driver during a Thursday afternoon traffic stop. The shooting happened around 1 p.m. after Sgt. J.M. Dorsey pulled over a … more
Around 1,300 high school FFA and 4-H members from across North Carolina flocked to the University of Mount Olive for the fifth annual AgFest event to promote and celebrate awareness of agriculture … more
BUTNER — Wires, motors, gears, pneumatics, computer coding, joysticks, and a bucket. Add all those together and it results in the first robot created by Fire Hazard 7671, a team of students from … more
LOUISBURG — A recently-awarded N.C. Department of Transportation contract will see four pipe crossings repaired during the second half of the year in Franklin and Granville, and Warren … more
OXFORD — After a public hearing in which multiple residents voiced their opposition, the Granville County Planning Board voted against approving a rezoning request at its March 21 meeting. The … more
OXFORD — Celebrating Women’s History Month in Oxford, the League of Women Voters of Granville County in collaboration with Granville County Friends of the Library recently hosted Mary … more
Walter “Wally” Hurst, the executive director of Families Living Violence Free, spoke to Creedmoor Lions Club on Thursday, March 7 at a regular meeting of the Creedmoor Lions Club. Hurst was … more
Hawkins Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Hawkins Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2199 Grove Hill Road, Franklinton will sponsor a gospel program at 2 p.m. on Sunday. The Greenfield Male … more
Genealogist Shannon Christmas is scheduled for a discussion of DNA testing and how it relates to family genealogy at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford. Christmas is … more
RALEIGH — Gaddis Faulcon has been appointed interim president of Saint Augustine’s University, a historically black college near downtown Raleigh. “I am truly honored to be asked to lead my … more
CREEDMOOR — Mount Energy Elementary School on Feb. 21 inducted eight fifth-grade students into the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS). The NEHS is modeled on its companion organization, … more
STEM — The Humane Society of Granville County in partnership with the Granville County Animal Shelter hosted the second annual “Paws for Granville” event on March 23 at the Vino Oasi event … more
The Butner-Creedmoor News launched a newer, sleeker website March 15 as part of its print and digital redesign. more
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