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Stem commissioners: Clean up outside your homes

By Amanda Dixon
| January 22, 2021

STEM — Commissioners spent a significant amount of time during their Tuesday, Jan. 19, meeting discu...

The Granville County Department of Social Services office in Oxford

Granville commissioners approve design costs, fill vacant advisory posts

By Amanda Dixon
| January 22, 2021

OXFORD — County commissioners worked through an agenda Jan. 19 that included a number of appointment...

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...

April Parker

Butner worker gets state employee Larkins Award

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| January 20, 2021

RALEIGH — April Parker, a social worker and program coordinator with the N.C. Department of Health a...

Granville Health System held drive-thru vaccination clinics over the weekend, during which more than 2,600 people were given the first dose of vaccine, officials said. Contributed photo by Granville Health System

More vaccinated against COVID-19 in Granville, but supply still limited

From staff reports
| January 20, 2021

More than 2,600 were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Granville County over the weekend, but officials...

Beth Day

Audit: GCPSS finances clean, no issues

From staff reports
| January 20, 2021

OXFORD — Granville County Public School System, with more than $5.8 million in savings, was found to...

Charissa M. Puryear

Cooperative Extension names new Granville director

From staff reports
| January 20, 2021

OXFORD — Charissa M. Puryear will serve as the next director of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Offic...

Sarah Elliott

Creedmoor Girl Scout earns Gold Award for education project

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| January 20, 2021

RALEIGH — North Carolina Coastal Pines congratulates Sarah Elliott of Creedmoor for becoming a Gold ...

Rev. Jeanette Paschall delivered the keynote speech during the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.

MLK celebration held virtually

By Amanda Dixon
| January 20, 2021

OXFORD — “Love,” “caring,” “understanding” and “defining a servant leader” were many of the words sp...

Postmaster Brian Edwards poses at the Creedmoor post office. Edwards first filled in when former Postmaster Mark Griffin retired last March, and later accepted the role in August. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Postmaster’s first months on job defined by pandemic

By Amanda Dixon
| January 20, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Brian Edwards started working at the Creedmoor post office last March, when he began fil...

Deadline extended for Governor’s Volunteer Service Award nominees

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| January 20, 2021

Each year the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award is awarded to deserving individuals who make Granvi...

Granville briefs: Granville launches volunteer website

From staff reports
| January 20, 2021

Granville Gives volunteer website Granville County Government has launched a website to match indivi...

Jimmy Gooch

Butner Council to vote on new member

From staff reports
| January 20, 2021

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SGWASA agrees to expand financial aid opportunities

By Will Bontrager
| January 15, 2021

BUTNER — South Granville Water and Sewer Authority may begin working with more nonprofits and outsid...

Registered nurse Courtney Pernell, left, administers the COVID-19 vaccine to Laverne Bernard on Tuesday during a drive-thru clinic at Granville Health System in Oxford. Many hospitals across the region have begun vaccinating people aged 75 and older. Plans are underway to begin vaccinating adults 65 and older.

Coronavirus crisis

Granville Health lowers age to 65 to get vaccine, plans weekend clinic

From staff repots
| January 15, 2021

OXFORD — After state officials issued new guidelines this week, Granville Health System announced it...

Stem Town Hall

Stem looks to finish zoning project, get more SGWASA representation

By Amanda Dixon
| January 14, 2021

STEM — Commissioners are making progress on an overhaul of the town’s zoning ordinances after a boar...

Rep. David Price

Rep. Price votes to impeach Trump, says President’s actions ‘criminal'

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congressman David Price, after voting to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, r...

North Carolina AIDS Action Network Executive Director Lee Storrow, left, presents Dr. Lisa Macon Harrison, the health director of Granville Vance Public Health, with its Local Health Department of the Year award in an outdoor ceremony Oct. 22, 2020.

Health briefs: GVPH earns honors from AIDS group

From staff reports
| January 13, 2021

Alexander GVPH earns honors from AIDS group RALEIGH — The North Carolina AIDS Action Network present...

Oxford author Cameron Pendergraft released “Jack and Rebie” in December.

Oxford author releases 4th children’s book

From staff reports
| January 14, 2021

GREENSBORO — Oxford author Cameron Pendergraft released a new children’s picture book in December. ...

Sue Hinman

Hinman appointed co-chair of state food insecurity task force

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| January 15, 2021

RALEIGH — Granville County Commissioner Chair Sue Hinman was appointed to help lead a task force to ...