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CREEDMOOR — A proposal by Creedmoor Mayor Bobby Wheeler to extend the length of the term of the job he currently occupies was defeated in its infant stages in a split vote at Monday’s meeting of … more
Vance-Granville Community College President Rachel Desmarais recently presented medallions to honor the college’s faculty and staff members of the year for 2018-19. The medallions are provided … more
OXFORD — Granville County native Cameron Pendergraft’s new book features the story of Tigger, a funny-looking dog and a new playmate, Elsa, in a book called, “The Story about Tigger and … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Education voted 4-2 to extend Granville County Public Schools Superintendent Alisa McLean’s contract at a special meeting held Aug. 8 at the Masonic Home … more
BUTNER — New South Granville Water & Sewer Authority executive director Scott Schroyer was welcomed to his new position by a host of public comments from residents during Tuesday’s board … more
GRANVILLE COMMUNITY BRIEFS The Butner Church Council food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 507 W. E St., Butner is open on Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. and Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. The pantry … more
HENDERSON — Vance-Granville Community College formally welcomed its new leader on Tuesday, Aug. 6, with an inauguration ceremony for Rachel M. Desmarais, the college’s seventh president, in the … more
LOUISBURG — College students Kelly Eakes and Tommy Fairbairn will complete 12-week professional internships with Tar River Land Conservancy this month. Kelly Eakes and Tommy Fairbairn, who are … more
BUTNER — James Champion was sworn in as the new chief of Butner Public Safety on Aug. 1 in a special ceremony that preceded the regular meeting of the Butner Town Council. Champion, who has 26 … more
OXFORD — Area Congregations in Ministry recently celebrated its partnership with Walmart and others who have helped ACIM get freezers to store donations and a refrigerated truck to transport the … more
OXFORD — Lynn Allred was sworn in as the Granville County Board of Education representative for District 1 at Monday’s meeting. Allred replaces Tony Smith, who announced his resignation during … more
GRANVILLE COMMUNITY BRIEFS The Butner Church Council food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 507 W. E St., Butner is open on Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. and Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. The pantry … more
CREEDMOOR — Hundreds of area residents enjoyed Creedmoor’s National Night Out on Tuesday. The free annual event coincided with thousands of participating communities nationwide and aimed to … more
CREEDMOOR — Officials believe alcohol was a factor in a crash that seriously injured multiple people last week at the intersection of N.C. highways 56 and 96. An Oxford man has been charged … more
OXFORD — All programs will take place from 6-7 p.m. in the Thornton Library, 210 Main St., Oxford Aug. 20 — Lawn Care Learn the basics of how to start and maintain a healthy lawn. I will … more
OXFORD — While regular business may have taken prominence on the monthly agenda, a great deal of Monday’s meeting of the Granville County commissioners was dedicated to honoring a retiring … more
The Center for Living has announced the awarding of academic scholarships to two graduates of Granville County Early College High School. Ulia Hargrove has worked hard and excelled in both her … more
WAKE FOREST — Officials recovered the body of a 15-year-old girl from Falls Lake on Wednesday, a day after she jumped into the water to help her father rescue a 10-year-old … more
BUTNER — Butner Public Safety Director Danny Roberts sat at his desk recently and pondered life after retirement. Now that day has arrived. Roberts retired effective Thursday with 33 years and … more
A pair of National Night Out events are set to be held next week in Granville County. The free annual event, which coincides with thousands of participating communities nationwide and aims to … more
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