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Former President Donald Trump tells a crowd in Johnston County that America has President Joe Biden to blame for inflation and supply-chain woes.

Trump blasts Biden, Democrats

By Debbie Herrera
| April 16, 2022

SELMA — America is failing, and President Joe Biden is to blame, former President Donald Trump told ...

Jean McCamy


Don’t go complaining if you didn’t bother voting

By Jean McCamy
| November 9, 2021

Last week’s Election Day was almost a nonevent. There were some national races that were on the rada...

Emma Albright and Robert Way, candidates for Creedmoor's Board of Commissioners, wait for voters at the Mount Energy precinct on Tuesday.

2021 Municipal Election

Election results: Albright, Way to be seated on Creedmoor board

From staff reports
| November 3, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The election results are in, and there were no surprises.  All municipal races in Butner...


2021 Municipal Election

Franklin County election results: Neal wins race for Louisburg mayor

From staff reports
| November 3, 2021

LOUISBURG — The race for Louisburg mayor was tight with less than 10 votes separating the winner fro...

2021 Elections

Stem mayor seeking another term unchallenged

From staff reports
| October 18, 2021

STEM — As is the case in Creedmoor and Butner, the politicians running for local office in Stem are ...

Butner candidates, clockwise from top left: Terry Turner, Michel Branch, Tom Lane and Judy Cheek.

2021 Election

Bunter council, mayor see no challenge to reelection

From staff reports
| October 13, 2021

BUTNER — Don't expect the Butner Town Council to look very different after November's election. May...

From left, Robert Way, Bobby Wheeler and Emma Albright.

2021 Election

Creedmoor candidates running unopposed

From staff reports
| October 13, 2021

But Bobby Wheeler, Robert Way and Emma Albright are still courting voters to mark their ballots for ...

A voter exits Middlesex Baptist Church after voting on Nov. 5, 2013.


Voter registration deadline is Oct. 8

From staff reports
| October 1, 2021

State elections officials are encouraging Nash County residents to check their voter status and ensu...

Poll worker Genice Hagans waits to collect municipal election ballots at the Reid Street Community Center on Nov. 5, 2019. Wilson City Council elections are held on odd-numbered years, but this year's contest is postponed until March 2022 due to delays in census results that could reshape the city's voting districts. Elections are planned in Wilson County towns whose council members and commissioners are elected on an at-large basis.

NC elections board: Mass mailings are coming

For Restoration NewsMedia
| September 21, 2021

RALEIGH — Voter advocacy and political organizations have begun to send mass mailings to voters and ...

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Expunged felonies now disqualify prospective sheriffs

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| September 2, 2021

RALEIGH — Under a new state law, a person is not eligible to serve as a sheriff in North Carolina if...

District Attorney Mike Waters speaks at an event in June.

Granville Democrats, Republicans respond to recent party switchers

By Shawn Taylor
| September 1, 2021

At the beginning of summer, Granville County’s sheriff, district attorney and clerk of court were al...

Yancey Washington, Granville County Clerk of Superior Court, shares information about the court system during the Granville County 275th Anniversary celebration.

Granville Clerk of Court becomes latest Dem to switch to GOP

By Shawn Taylor
| August 30, 2021

OXFORD — Following in the footsteps of the county sheriff and district attorney, Granville County Cl...

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2021 Elections

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 8 for municipal elections

From staff reports
| August 27, 2021

RALEIGH — The voter registration deadlines for the 2021 municipal elections are approaching. Voters ...

District Attorney Mike Waters speaks at an event in June.

District Attorney Waters switches party affiliation to GOP

By Shawn Taylor
| August 24, 2021

OXFORD — Michael D. Waters, the district attorney representing Granville, Franklin and surrounding c...

Granville County Board of Elections sworn in

Granville County Elections Director Tonya Burnette, left, prepares to administer the oath of office to Board of Elections members Tuesday afternoon. Also pictured, from left, are Elizabeth Torres-Evans, Kay W. Wiggins, James A. Wall Sr., Sharyn C. Alvarez and Donna Parham. Wall will be the chair of the board. Board members, except the chair, are appointed by the State Board of Elections. The chair is appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper. County boards of elections conduct local elections, including this year’s municipal elections. They are also responsible for maintaining voting sites and voter registration lists. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Granville County Board of Elections sworn in

July 22, 2021


Creedmoor commissioners Del Mims, left, and Neena Nowell are not seeking reelection.

2021 Municipal Elections

Creedmoor commissioners not seeking reelection

By Amanda Dixon
| July 21, 2021

OXFORD — The ballot has been set for November’s municipal elections, and in southern Granville Count...

Properly placed campaign signs line the entrance of the Mount Pleasant early voting site near Bailey ahead of last year's general election. Such signs should only be placed in the right-of-way 30 days prior to the beginning of voting.

GOP, Dems push state election reform

By Nyamekye Daniel
| April 15, 2021

(The Center Square) – Republicans and Democrats in the North Carolina General Assembly are pushing b...

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