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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
CREEDMOOR — To Creedmoor residents, Cherie Klein was first known as the bubbly, affable, waitress at Finch’s Restaurant for several years. A lifelong worker in the food service industry, she … more
STEM — The Stem Town Board agreed to let residents fill the seat vacated by former commissioner Jim Dooris in this year’s municipal election. The Stem board confirmed the decision at its March … more
OXFORD — Granville County employees may be enrolled in a new health insurance cooperative if a further review is deemed satisfactory. The Granville County Board of Commissioners unanimously … more
Rodney Jermaine Ragland, 34, of Oxford, was arrested on March 10 during a traffic stop and charged with possession of a schedule I substance and driving while impaired. Ragland was issued a $6,500 … more
CREEDMOOR — National PTA has awarded Creedmoor Elementary PTA with a $1,000 grant to host a Digital Families Community Event at the school between Jan. 1 and May 1. During the event, families … more
BUTNER — Facing close to $53 million in debt while needing an additional $40 million, the South Granville Water and Sewer Authority hired a firm at its March 12 meeting to help address its … more
A United We Sing event will take place Saturday at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 200 W. C St., Butner featuring Unashamed, Lynn Cooper and Clifton Preddy. A love offering will be taken to … more
Granville County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center Manager Trent Brummitt has graduated from the Public Safety Answering Point Manager’s Executive Training Program. The class … more
STEM — A 61-year-old Stem man faces multiple child sex charges after he was arrested at his home on Friday, March 8. Vernon Keith Ellis is charged with seven counts of first-degree rape of a … more
STEM — Stem children will have new equipment to check out soon at Jack Day Community Park. The Stem Board of Commissioners approved the newest piece of equipment to be installed at the Jack Day … more
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