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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...

Butner police investigating after man shot in parking lot

From staff reports
| April 26, 2021

BUTNER — A man was injured in a shooting earlier this month, authorities say.  The victim, who Butne...

Car radio thief caught on camera; police seek leads

May 4, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man seen on camera breakin...

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

Ex-officer at Butner prison indicted on bribery, smuggling charges

From staff reports
| April 29, 2021

WILMINGTON — A former prison official who worked at the federal complex in Butner was indicted on ch...

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Catalytic converters stolen from Creedmoor church vehicles

From staff reports
| March 4, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Authorities are investigating after someone stole the catalytic converters from two vehi...

Scott Andrew Wilson

Granville sheriff charges man with gun crimes; held on $550K bond

From staff reports
| March 2, 2021

OXFORD — A man is facing several gun-related felony charges after an investigation by the Granville ...

A car with front-end damage is towed away from the scene of a crash on N.C. Highway 50 on Monday.

NC 50 snared by 4-vehicle chain-reaction crash

By Shawn Taylor
| March 1, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Early morning traffic on N.C. Highway 50 south of Creedmoor was backed up Monday after m...

Susan Dickerson Satterwhite

Sheriff: 1 charged after deputies find meth in Stem home

From staff reports
| February 26, 2021

STEM — A woman was charged this week with trafficking in illegal drugs, including methamphetamines, ...

Granville sheriff reports uptick of scams

From staff reports
| February 25, 2021

From staff reports OXFORD — County deputies are investigating several reports of scammers making off...

Christopher Maurice Harris

Man faces cocaine charges in Franklin, Granville counties

From staff reports
| February 19, 2021

FRANKLINTON — A man accused of selling cocaine in three counties was arrested Wednesday, authorities...

Men seen on camera breaking into store

February 18, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Two men tried to break into the Citgo gas station convenience store in Wilton early Fr...

Creedmoor police released video from Capital Chevrolet’s security cameras showing two men they think are responsible for the thefts, and asked anyone who could identify them to reach out.

Sports car stolen from Wake Forest dealership; police see ties to Creedmoor thefts

From staff reports
| February 15, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Police investigating the theft of vehicles from a car dealership in downtown Creedmoor l...

Granville Crime Stoppers wants info on hit-and-run, break-in

From staff reports
| February 11, 2021

OXFORD — Granville County Crime Stoppers is offering rewards of up to $1,000 for information that wi...

Anthony Andrew Renuart

SBI names Granville man killed after 18-hour standoff

From staff reports
| February 5, 2021

RALEIGH — Authorities have named the man shot and killed by a special agent following an 18-hour sta...

The driveway to the scene of a fatal police shooting in Granville County was blocked by crime scene tape late Wednesday. Special agents with the SBI shot and killed a Granville County resident  outside a home on Cannady Mill Road after an 18-hour standoff. Authorities say they were there to charge the suspect on child pornography charges.

Officers shoot, kill Granville child-sex suspect after standoff

From staff reports
| February 3, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Authorities say a Granville County resident was shot and killed by a state agent Wedne...

A security camera at Crossroads Grocery captured a white pickup truck with a distinguishing red brake light bar, which the Granville County Sheriff’s Office said may be involved in a nearby incident where a home was struck by gunfire.

Granville home struck by shotgun pellets

From staff reports
| February 4, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Granville County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information after a home was struck...

Creedmoor convenience store burglarized twice in 1 week

From staff reports
| January 21, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Police are investigating after a man broke into the Lucky Den Convenience Store early Sa...

Teen charged in Butner shooting, robbery

From staff reports
| January 8, 2021

BUTNER — Authorities said Friday they have charged a 17-year-old in connection to a shooting and att...

Shooting injures 1, damages homes, cars in Butner

From staff reports
| January 6, 2021

BUTNER — Authorities are investigating after a shooting was reported at the Twin Circles mobile home...

Police: Man tried to break into coin machine with drill

From staff reports
| December 29, 2020

CREEDMOOR — Police are investigating after a man tried to gain access to a coin machine at a car was...


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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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