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Granville Sheriff: Human remains found in burning vehicle

From staff reports
| October 22, 2021

OXFORD — Authorities are seeking leads after finding human remains inside a burning vehicle last wee...

Paul Thomas Keith

Creedmoor man known for charity work faces child-sex charges

From staff reports
| October 21, 2021

CREEDMOOR — A local man who for decades collected Christmas gifts for disadvantaged kids is facing f...

Granville briefs: Domestic violence walk to light candles for survivors

From staff reports
| October 21, 2021

Medicare enrollment assistance Granville County Senior Services is offering free assistance for resi...

The Granville County animal shelter is in Oxford.

Skunk confirmed to have rabies, animal control says

For the Butner-Creedmoor News
| October 22, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Granville County Animal Control reports that it picked up a potentially rabid animal in ...

Granville qualifies for $3.7M opioid relief funds

By Shawn Taylor
| October 21, 2021

OXFORD — County commissioners on Monday took the next step in securing more than $3.7 million from a...

Early voting for municipal elections opens at 8 a.m. Thursday.

Early voting available through Oct. 30

From staff reports
| October 22, 2021

Election Day is Nov. 2, but most voters in this year’s municipal elections can take advantage of ear...

Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson speaks during the Wilson County Republican Party's annual Reagan Day Dinner in March. Robinson is scheduled to speak during the local GOP's annual oyster roast fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Mark Robinson to headline Granville GOP dinner

October 21, 2021

OXFORD — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is one of several high-profile Republicans speaking next week at a l...

The Panthers crowned their Homecoming King, Kanye Owens, left and Homecoming Queen, Allison Iliffe.

Panthers crown homecoming court at Friday’s game

From staff reports
| October 20, 2021

STEM — Friday was homecoming for Granville Central High School. The Panthers celebrated during half...

Bridget Harris, a Tar River Elementary School parent, speaks at a public hearing Monday to urge the Granville County Board of Education not to close the school, saying the problem with the district’s finances is the board’s fault, not the school’s.

‘Are you listening to us?’: Tar River Elementary families rally against closure plan

By Amanda Dixon
| October 20, 2021

FRANKLINTON — It was the Tar River Elementary School community’s turn this week to step up and convi...

Rep. David Price, center, meets with Wake Forest officials during a tour of infrastructure in September.

Rep. Price announces he won't seek reelection

From staff reports
| October 19, 2021

CHAPEL HILL — Congressman David Price announced Monday he won’t seek re-election after more than 30 ...

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 Town Hall

Butner offering staff $400 to vaccinate

By Amanda Dixon
| October 18, 2021

BUTNER — The town is offering bonuses to its employees — if enough of them roll up their sleeves to ...

Ryan Hayworth

Knightdale officer, 23, killed in I-540 crash

From staff reports
| October 18, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — A police officer was killed and others were seriously injured early Sunday morning in a...

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Missing Raleigh woman matched to body in Durham

By Lindell J. Kay
| October 18, 2021

DURHAM — For the third time this year, a group of volunteers has used forensic genealogy to help au...

Correctional officers applaud during the ribbon-cutting ceremony last week. Shawn Taylor | Butner-Creedmoor News

State prison officials welcome name change at Granville facility

By Shawn Taylor
| October 14, 2021

BUTNER — Polk Correctional Institution is no more. At a ceremony last week, the state formally turn...

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...

School board to consider closing Tar River Elementary

October 14, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Edging closer to making a final decision about school consolidation after years of del...

The Granville County animal shelter is in Oxford.

Animal control seeks bigger staff

By Amanda Dixon
| October 14, 2021

OXFORD — County Commissioners needed a little over an hour to complete the light agenda on Oct. 4. T...

Granville briefs: Here's what's happening in the area

From staff reports
| October 14, 2021

Comprehensive plan The city of Creedmoor is developing an update to its comprehensive plan, which st...


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