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True Nutrition Club offers options

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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

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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

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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 […]

Spiess joins Veterans Services Office

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For the News OXFORD — The Granville County Veterans Services Office welcomes Albert “A.J.” Spiess as its new veterans services technician.  He will work under the direction of veterans services officer Chris Dethmers to assist veterans and their families in the complex process of accessing resources at the state and federal level. Originally from Lula, Ga., Spiess retired from the […]

Senior Center welcomes Christy Southall

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For the News OXFORD — Visitors to the South Granville Senior Center are now greeted by a new face with the hiring of Christy Southall to serve as program coordinator for the Creedmoor Senior Services location. Southall took the reins following the retirement of Cheryl Carrier in July. Southall brings more than 17 years of experience working with the Franklin […]

Board names new principal, assistant principals

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For the News OXFORD — At its regularly scheduled meeting Aug. 1, the Granville County Board of Education named Kristin Wilson as the new principal of Wilton Elementary School. Wilson has more than 12 years of experience in public education, the last 10 of which she has served in GCPS as a teacher, instructional coach, and most recently as an […]

Butner Public Safety report: July 22-28

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For the News The following is a list of incidents and arrests from July 22-28 by Butner Public Safety officers. All information is from public law enforcement records. July 22 • A hit and run was reported on East C Street. As a result of the incident, PSO N. M. Zuber issued a citation to William Santos, 37, of Butner, […]

Butner-Creedmoor News launches new website


A new version of the Butner-Creedmoor News website that allows visitors to read a limited selection of stories before logging in or subscribing is now live at ButnerCreedmoorNews.com. Parent company Restoration NewsMedia partnered with Clifton Springs, New York-based vendor Our Hometown to redesign the websites for all five of its local newspapers, including The Wilson Times, The Wake Weekly in […]

National Mary Potter Club introduces new oral history project

For the News OXFORD — Long-time Granville County residents may recall the campus of Mary Potter Academy in Oxford, with its stately buildings and the iconic archway that welcomed students, teachers and visitors from all over the country. Although only three buildings of the original Mary Potter Academy are still standing, the school’s long and prestigious history is being preserved. […]

Officer awarded commendation

By Amanda Dixon amanda@butnercreedmoornews.com | 919-424-1785 BUTNER — During the July 7 Butner Town Council meeting, Butner Public Safety Chief James Champion recognized officer Justin Aaron for saving a resident’s life.  “On May 22, Aaron was at the station completing a report when he heard a loud banging and yelling at the door,” Champion said.   Aaron was informed there […]

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