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OXFORD — Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins faces two counts of felony obstruction of justice because he withheld "knowledge of a credible threat made by an individual" to kill a former deputy … more
CREEDMOOR — A school bus driver is being praised for quick thinking after preventing a bus from overturning during a crash Friday morning in Granville County. At least four students had … more
RALEIGH — The first top prize of $250,000 in the new 20X The Cash games went to Jamal Jones of Creedmoor. Jones' good luck occurred with a $5 ticket he purchased at Smoker Friendly on N.C. … more
Schools will close for the second consecutive day Friday as locals brace for what is expected to be the worst impacts from Hurricane Dorian. Franklin County Schools will also be closed Friday. Athletic and after-school events are also canceled. more
GREENVILLE — A man convicted of causing a crash that killed two pedestrians while under the influence is among five Mexican nationals indicted this week with having entered the country … 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
RALEIGH — A man who was previously deported and found in Granville County faces up to two years in prison after he was charged by a federal grand jury last week. Jorge Alberto Nativi, … more
Butner Church Council food pantry 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. … more
BUTNER - Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in connection to the shooting of two people at a music party outside a Butner restaurant in April.  Amani Rae'Shawn Lee King, 18, of … more
CREEDMOOR — Police have arrested two men in connection to a shooting that left one man with serious injuries Tuesday morning. According to a post on the City of Creedmoor's Facebook page, … more
BUTNER - The South Granville Water and Sewer Authority approved the implementation of the pay plan and adopted a new personnel policy at its Tuesday meeting. The option selected by the board … more
CREEDMOOR — After much debate the Creedmoor Commissioners voted not to raise taxes for the fiscal year 2020 at the June 4 meeting.  Ed Gleason spoke in the public hearing portion … more
OXFORD — Granville County residents are still angered by the talk of school closings and during public comments at the regular meeting, the residents let the Granville County School Board … more
OXFORD — A 23-year-old Oxford man died Sunday when his car ran off a road and struck a tree.  The N.C. Highway Patrol said Darin O'Bryan Webb was killed as the result of a crash on … more
RALEIGH — A proposal that could bring the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to Granville County was revealed in Tuesday's North Carolina Senate budget. Section … more
CREEDMOOR — A man involved in a serious crash near Wilton Sunday morning died this week from his injuries, authorities said. Another person was seriously injured in the crash, but her … more
NEW BERN — A Granville County man who sexually abused two teenagers, including a boy with autism, will spend 27 years in federal prison on child pornography charges. Mark Bass, 59, of … more
Officers Friday released the names of five men accused of firing guns last month at a music party in Butner, injuring two people.  Three of the suspects have been arrested. … more
Crime Stoppers golf tournament The Granville County Crime Stoppers Annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday at South Granville Country Club. Team registration is $200, hole sponsorship … more
A motorcyclist died Saturday on N.C. Highway 96 after he veered into a lane of oncoming traffic and crashed into a John Deere tractor, state troopers said. more
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