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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...

Granville County Animal Control was awarded $6,000 from Petco Love that will fund its trap-neuter-release program for feral cats. Contributed photo by Granville County governmet

Petco grant to help neuter feral cats in Granville

From staff reports
| May 6, 2021

Granville County Animal Control was awarded a grant from Petco Love that will fund its trap-neuter-r...

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...

The recycling shredding station stayed busy from start to finish during the semiannual Granville County Clean Out waste collection event on Nov. 21, 2020. The town of Stem scheduled its Make Stem Sparkle clean out event for May 15 this year to coincide with the next county clean out event.

Granville Briefs: Spring Clean Out is May 15

From staff reports
| May 6, 2021

Medicaid open enrollment Open enrollment for Medicaid ends May 14. Changes to the plan require that...

Korena Weichel

Weichel earns credentials from international government group

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| May 6, 2021

OXFORD — Korena L. Weichel, Granville County’s assistant county manager, recently received the Crede...

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.

UNIDENTIFIED

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 ...

An N.C. State Highway Patrol trooper, right, and a firefighter with the Creedmoor Volunteer Fire Department check inside one of two pickups damaged Thursday in a crash at Hester Road and U.S. Highway 15.

Pickups crash at Hester Road intersection

By Amanda Dixon
| April 29, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Emergency crews responded to a crash between pickup trucks Thursday afternoon at the int...

Butner-Stem Elementary names 28 to third-quarter honor rolls

From staff reports
| April 29, 2021

BUTNER — Twenty-eight students at Butner-Stem Elementary School were named to the honor rolls in the...

Epic Games co-founder donates 83 acres in Granville County

From staff reports
| April 29, 2021

CREEDMOOR — One of the founders of Epic Games donated 83 acres along Horseshoe Road to Tar River Lan...

FCI Butner Medium II is among the facilities in the Butner Federal Correctional Complex.

Federal inmate convicted of mutiny in FCI Butner

From staff reports
| April 29, 2021

BUTNER — A federal jury convicted a federal inmate of participating in a mutiny inside Federal Corre...

Granville County Extension Volunteer Association members Rosalyn Green, Betty Jean Cash and James Lumpkins pick up meals from Area Congregations in Ministry director Sue Hinman to deliver them to youth.

Grant helps Backpack Buddies offers kids meals

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| April 29, 2021

OXFORD — Thanks to grants and donations, the Granville County Extension Volunteer Association Backpa...

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Contract negotiations delay Senior Center opening

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

GCPS names teacher, principal of the year

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

Petco grant to help neuter feral cats in Granville

Granville County Animal Control was awarded a grant from Petco Love that will fund its trap-neuter-r...

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