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Correctional officers applaud during the ribbon-cutting ceremony last week. Shawn Taylor | Butner-Creedmoor News

State prison officials welcome name change at Granville facility

By Shawn Taylor
| October 14, 2021

BUTNER — Polk Correctional Institution is no more. At a ceremony last week, the state formally turn...

A father and daughter ride a tandem bike. They began riding together when she was 3 years old. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Granville plays host to 800 cross-state cyclists

By Amanda Dixon
| October 15, 2021

The first bicyclist who rode into a rest stop in Stem on Oct. 6 said he averaged about 17-18 mph on ...

Butner's entry in the Fireman's Day parade. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

City celebrates return of Fireman’s Day parade

By Amanda Dixon
| October 15, 2021

CREEDMOOR — A light rain Saturday afternoon did not stop families from lining up on Main Street in C...

School board to consider closing Tar River Elementary

October 14, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Edging closer to making a final decision about school consolidation after years of del...

The Granville County animal shelter is in Oxford.

Animal control seeks bigger staff

By Amanda Dixon
| October 14, 2021

OXFORD — County Commissioners needed a little over an hour to complete the light agenda on Oct. 4. T...

Creedmoor City Hall

Creedmoor approves big changes to staff structure

By Amanda Dixon
| October 12, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The board of commissioners approved a sweeping reorganization plan last week that will r...

Creedmoor Commissioner Georgana Kicinski delivers remarks during a welcome luncheon for new City Manager Gerald Smith on Monday, March 8. Kicinski was censured by the Board of Commissioners two days later in response to a previous incident between her and a city employee.

Commissioner Kicinski censured by fellow board members for 2nd time

By Amanda Dixon
| October 13, 2021

CREEDMOOR — City commissioners voted to reprimand fellow board member Georgana Kicinski for a second...

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