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Creedmoor Mayor Bobby Wheeler gives remarks during the ribbon cutting of the Creedmoor Community Center in April.

Contract negotiations delay Senior Center opening

By Amanda Dixon
| May 6, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The reopening of the South Granville Senior Center is on hold as city and county officia...

Samala Dawson-Robinson

GCPS names teacher, principal of the year

From staff reports
| May 6, 2021

OXFORD — As part of Teacher Appreciation Week, Granville County Public Schools recognized nominees f...

Brenda Williamson

CG Credle, N. Granville Middle get new principals

From staff reports
| May 6, 2021

OXFORD — School officials on Monday approved new principals at two campuses needed after one princip...

Granville County Manager Michael Felts presents his recommended annual budget to the Board of Commissioners on Monday.

No tax increase in proposed Granville County budget

By Shawn Taylor
| May 4, 2021

OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Commissioners was asked to adopt a $78.5 million spending pla...

Granville Vance Public Health's Tammy Lumpkin, right, administers a second dose of the Moderna vaccine to Patrice Robbinson of Henderson. Robinson and her husband, Al, operate the Family Fare in Creedmoor.

Coronavirus Crisis

Granville vaccine rate falling behind state average

By Shawn Taylor
| May 6, 2021

Granville County residents are less likely to have been vaccinated against COVID-19 than the average...

Granville Central High School's fate is up in the air after the school board on Monday voted to commission a study on closing the school, as well as studies closing two elementary schools. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

School board to consider closing Granville Central High, southern elementary school

From staff reports
| May 5, 2021

OXFORD — School officials said this week they will consider closing Granville Central High School, C...

This distinctive pattern of three bunnies riding bicycles and a unicycle has puzzled investigators for years since found on the pink sweatshirt of a young woman or teenage girl whose body was dumped along Interstate 40 in Orange County in 1990. Local, state and federal investigators have all struck out trying to figure out where the design originated and where the shirt was manufactured.


Body dumped on interstate remains mystery

By Lindell J. Kay
| May 3, 2021

It’s difficult to imagine a more innocent image than three cartoon bunnies, two riding bicycles and ...


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