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OXFORD — Byron Currin is the newly-hired Natural Resources Conservationist for Granville County’s Soil and Water District. A native of the area, Currin has prior experience from the Vance … more
Jan. 10 • Douglas Brian Matthews, 52, of Creedmoor, was arrested for an outstanding warrant for probation violation. Matthews was issued a secured bond of $5,000. Jan. 11 • An assault … more
BUTNER — The county will spend $13.4 million on improvements to its water treatment plant — about $10 million more than officials estimated would be needed two years ago. The South Granville … more
BUTNER — A second grade class at Butner-Stem Elementary School is trying to learn more about its campus’s history and is looking for locals who may have information or photos to share. … more
OXFORD — Granville County Government announced Jason Reavis has been hired as director of Granville County Emergency Services. Reavis has more than 20 years’ experience in the emergency … more
TRLC tree planting event Tar River Land Conservancy will hold tree planting events from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 17-18 at 831 Roberts Chapel Road, Stem. Attend either or both days and help Tar … more
CREEDMOOR — The City of Creedmoor is accepting applications for positions on the planning board. Three seats are to be filled by city residents and one by a resident in the extra-territorial … more
OXFORD — Mary Potter School is now The Mary Potter Center of Education. The Granville County Board of Education unanimously approved the name change at its Jan. 6 meeting. Board member … more
Jan. 3 • Bryan Anthony Walters, 37, of Orrum, was charged with two counts of assault on a government official. Walters was issued a $10,000 secured bond. Jan. 4 • James Beverly Boone, … more
OXFORD — The N.C. Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation is accepting applications for the Careers in Conservation Scholarship Program, the Granville County Soil and Water Conservation District … more
CREEDMOOR — Students and staff at Creedmoor Elementary School were evacuated to South Granville High School Tuesday after staff members thought they smelled gas, officials said. All students … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners appointed a sheriff's office sergeant to serve as sheriff while former sheriff Brindell Wilkins faces criminal charges related to a plot to … more
BUTNER — Butner Public Safety responded to a call of an overturned vehicle on Gate 1 Road on Friday morning. Upon arrival they found a dump truck that had run off the road and was leaning … more
CREEDMOOR — The South Granville Vikings defeated the Rolesville Rams 84-74 to claim the Columbia Bracket title in the 10th annual South Granville Holiday Invitational on Saturday. South … more
NEW BERN — An inmate and an accomplice will serve prison time for trying to smuggle opioids into the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner through the mail system in 2017.  Charlie … more
The Creedmoor Board of Commissioners saw its three seats flip to a trio of challengers after all Granville County precincts reported unofficial results Tuesday night. Challengers Kechia … more
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