1001 – Local news

Louisburg College announces concert series

For the News LOUISBURG — Tickets are now on sale for Louisburg College’s 65th Allen de Hart Concert Series, which will feature a wide variety of performances at the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center, ranging from R & B tunes and classic rock hits to a country music star and a stunt dog show. The season opens Sept. 9 […]

United Arts hires new president and CEO

For the News RALEIGH — The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County has hired Jennifer Dwyer McEwen to be the organization’s next president and CEO beginning Aug. 22.  McEwen comes to United Arts from Hilton Head Island, S.C. where she was the town’s director of cultural affairs for the past five years. Prior to her time on Hilton […]

Franklin County commissioners seek community involvement

For the News LOUISBURG — Franklin County’s Board of Commissioners encourages residents to apply for several upcoming vacancies on its advisory committees.  Service on committees is a great way for those interested to serve their community, have a voice on issues, and make a difference. Individuals must be a resident of Franklin County to serve on advisory committees. Applications received […]

Gold Star Dinner to honor families of the fallen

For the News DURHAM — The Gold Star Family Dinner committee invites the public to attend a special event honoring relatives of service members who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. military.  The statewide dinner will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park, 4700 Emperor […]

GCPS to hold Safety Summit

For the News OXFORD — The top priority for Granville County Public Schools is the safety, health and well-being of its students and staff. To help launch this school year off right, GCPS will host a Safety Summit on Thursday, Aug. 18, from 6-7 p.m. at Northern Granville Middle School.   Superintendent Alisa McLean will give a brief presentation on […]

Butner Public Safety report

The following is a list of incidents and arrests by Butner Public Safety officers. All information is from public law enforcement records. July 22 • A disturbance was reported on East C Street. As a result of the incident, PSO N. M. Zuber placed Jakeon Maorice Bullock 26, of Henderson under arrest for possession of cocaine. Bullock was seen by […]

South Granville grad’s photos featured at museum

By Amanda Dixon amanda@butnercreedmoornews.com | 919-424-1785 OXFORD — Destiny Eudy’s landscapes and nature photos will be on display through the month of August at the Granville County History Museum. The opening for the photography exhibit will be held Aug. 14 from 3-4:30 p.m. Eudy, a former South Granville Viking from Creedmoor, became interested in photography while working on the high […]

True Nutrition Club offers options

By Amanda Dixon amanda@butnercreedmoornews.com | 919-424-1785 CREEDMOOR — Ask Molly Wilson, owner and operator of True Nutrition Club on Main Street, and she’ll offer a complete rundown on what she says makes her shakes and teas beneficial.  Wilson, who began this multi-level marketing business through Herbalife Nutrition in March, said she was on a weight loss journey and reached the […]

BACK IN THE DAY: Old headlines were cause for concern

Back in 1958, Creedmoor had a visitor come to town that put quite a scare into locals. The headline in the Oxford Ledger ran: Creedmoor Alarmed as Monkey Frightens Woman.  The report stated: “Otis Daniel’s pet monkey escaped from his cage. The alarm spread when Mrs. R.E. Braxton glanced up from her bean picking and saw the animal leering at […]

NCDOL recognizes Gate Precast

For the News OXFORD — The N.C. Department of Labor recognized Gate Precast Company as a 10-year Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program participant during an award ceremony held at the company’s plant Aug. 3. Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson and Consultative Services Bureau Chief Kevin O’Barr attended the ceremony to personally congratulate company leadership and employees for their outstanding commitment […]


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