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From left, Wake Forest Garden Club President Ruth Ann Dyer, Paige Bivens, vice president, and Lesa Aldridge and other club members visited Homewood Nursery in Raleigh on Dec. 14. Nursery owner Joe Stoffregen spoke eleoquently, offering expert advice and commentary on the nursery's wide selection of poinsettias.

PHOTOS: Garden Club visits Homewood Nursery

By Gary Band
| December 28, 2021

Some of the 78 members of the Wake Forest Garden Club visited Homewood Nursery on Dec. 14. Surrounde...

Shirley Watson, center, won the big prize during the cover all bingo game.

PHOTOS: Senior Santa brings cheer

By Amanda Dixon
| December 27, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Holiday cheer and ugly sweaters could be found at the South Granville Senior Center on F...

Celebrating the birth of Jesus in the manger scene in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church's live Nativity on Dec. 18.

Away in a Manger: Pleasant Grove holds live nativity

By Amanda Dixon
| December 27, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Despite a light rain, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church held its Live Nativity drive thru on...

Tanner Bailey | Special to the Butner-Creedmoor News

PHOTOS: Downtown Creedmoor trick-or-treats

From staff reports
| November 1, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Main Street again became the stomping grounds of monsters, witches, fuzzy animals and su...

In a show of sportsmanship, Panther and Vikings seniors joined to celebrate senior night together. From left are Hannah Lynch, Megan Ellis Trininty Branche, Destini Bland and Jada Green. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Volleyball

Lady Viking seniors seal win against Granville Central

By Amanda Dixon
| October 20, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville said farewell to its graduating players with a 3-0 thrashing against its...

The Vikings don pink jerseys for the Vikings Kick Cancer Pink game on Oct. 15. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Football

Vikings tickled pink with win over Jaguars

By Amanda Dixon
| October 20, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville used the 12th annual Vikings Kick Cancer Pink game on Oct. 15 as a showc...

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...

A parent teaches her child the meaning of the Butner Public Safety logo on the side of a patrol car during Tuesday evening’s National Night Out event at Butner Athletic Park. BPS and its partners held the annual event to give local residents an opportunity to interact with first responders and law enforcement officers in a positive environment.

PHOTOS: Night Out brings Butner together

From staff reports
| October 7, 2021

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Halie Carroll dives to keep the ball in play for Falls Lake Academy during the Monday night match against Granville Central.

Volleyball

Falls Lake wins all sets against Lady Panthers

By Amanda Dixon
| September 28, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Falls Lake Lady Firebirds cruised to a 3-0 win over Granville Central on Monday nigh...

Bertha Marcinowski and guest Norma Feller take their picture during the Nifty Nineties event.

PHOTOS: Annual Nifty Nineties celebrates Granville nonagenarians

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| September 24, 2021

OXFORD — Granville County residents aged 90 and above were honored Monday at the annual Nifty Nineti...

Runners met Aug. 31 for the first cross-country meet of the season hosted by Falls Lake Academy.

Cross-Country

PHOTOS: Unicorns dominate Falls Lake's 1st meet

By Amanda Dixon
| September 8, 2021

BUTNER — Falls Lake Academy hosted its first cross-country meet at Butner Athletic Park on the hot a...

Line dancers show their moves during live music Friday at Lake Holt's Labor Day fireworks show.

PHOTOS: Fireworks brighten Labor Day weekend at Lake Holt

By Tanner Bailey
| September 7, 2021

BUTNER — A crowd gathered Friday, Sept. 3, for an evening fireworks show at Lake Holt to mark Labor ...

Lynn Cooper sang a powerful rendition of the National Anthem during the opening of the Granville County 275th Anniversary celebration on Saturday.

275 Years of Granville County

PHOTOS: Granville County celebrates its 275th anniversary

From staff reports
| July 27, 2021

OXFORD — It's not every day your county turns 275 years old. On Saturday, Granville County celebrate...

The Phase 3 expansion to Granville Athletic Park was dedicated on Saturday. From left, County Commissioner chair Sue Hinman; Korena Weichel, assistant county manager; Charla Duncan, former county analyst; Michael McFadden, member of the Parks and Recreation Committee; Commissioners Russ May and Zelodis Jay; County Manager Mike Felts’ Commissioners Jimmy Gooch, Tony Cozart, Tim Karan and David Smith; and Charlynne Smith, director of Recreation Resources Service.

County celebrates expansion at Granville Athletic Park

By Amanda Dixon
| July 26, 2021

OXFORD — An hour before Granville County’s 275th Anniversary celebration began Saturday, county offi...

Billy and Mary Lyon and their family take Joe and Helen Davenport and their family on a leisurely Sunday ride down Main Street Creedmoor in a mule-drawn wagon in 1952.

275 Years of Granville County

PHOTOS: A look back through Creedmoor history

July 22, 2021

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NASA Administrator James Webb, left, meets with President Lyndon Johnson in the Oval Office. Webb was born in Tally Ho near Stem.

275 Years of Granville County

PHOTOS: Stem is one of Granville's oldest communities

July 22, 2021

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After the white men finished dinner, Black tenants and neighbors in 1939 eat after a day of corn-shucking at Mrs. Fred Wilkins' home in Tally Ho, near Stem.

PHOTOS: Images show life in Granville through the centuries

July 22, 2021

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Bicyclists pose for a photo on Main Street in Oxford in 1897.

PHOTOS: Oxford through the years

July 22, 2021

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Italian prisoners of war were housed in barracks  at Camp Butner during World War II.

PHOTOS: Historic images of Camp Butner

July 22, 2021

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