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CREEDMOOR — Fire departments from Creedmoor, Stem and Brassfield were called to a house fire on Watson Street in Creedmoor late Wednesday afternoon. According to the initial call, the fire … more
CREEDMOOR — City commissioners Tuesday tackled an array of agenda items in discussions that included diversity, building projects and former finances.  During the meeting, commissioners … more
CREEDMOOR — A Butner-Creedmoor News print or online-only subscription will be required to read stories on starting July 14, parent company Restoration NewsMedia … more
OXFORD — Granville County’s emergency management and fire service department is professional and dedicated to the needs of citizens, an independent reviewer said, while noting that a series of … more
RALEIGH — Ronnie D. Burnette, chairman of the Granville Soil and Water Conservation District board, filed for reelection. Burnette, of Hallie Burnette Road, Oxford, was the only person to file … more
CREEDMOOR — City commissioners voted Tuesday to cancel the 2020 Creedmoor Music Festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic. City Manager Korena Weichel presented the board with a information in the … more
CREEDMOOR — Some may remember kids in high school wearing a dark blue jacket with a large, gold emblem on the back — members of Future Farmers of America. FFA continues its work in high … more
HENDERSON — The new truck driver training program at Vance-Granville Community College began in February, had to be suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and then later resumed before finally … more
STEM — The town has a new website. Commissioners announced the Stem website,, at their work session Monday. Mayor Pro Tem Susan Cope said the site was up but still … more
CREEDMOOR — A married couple was killed last month when their car was struck by a semitractor-trailer, according to a crash report.  Sabrina and Russell Lightfoot were riding in their … more
BUTNER — Town officials said last week they are creating a new department to account for the money it gets for responding to the coronavirus pandemic.   Susan Hiscocks, … more
CREEDMOOR — The Granville County Public Schools Book Bus is rolling again this summer, bringing reading happiness to children across the county. “It is great to see the children … more
DURHAM — Residents of independent and assisted living homes, who are often older adults, are usually among the most at risk of serious illness from COVID-19.  They are also some of the … more
OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools will have a staggered reopening beginning Aug. 17 if the state allows students to return to class, the Board of Education decided Thursday. The plan … more
BUTNER — A group of incarcerated men at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner voluntarily dismissed their lawsuit that had claimed their constitutional rights were violated by the … more
OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools announced Wednesday it will push back the start of athletic skill development training to Monday, July 20. The district had earlier said it would … more
Candidate filing period The filing period for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor will end Monday, July 6, at noon. Candidates can file their notarized notice of candidacy and … more
OXFORD — In a public announcement on Tuesday, Granville County Sheriff Charles Noblin asked the public to keep in mind driving safety while traveling during the Fourth of July weekend, historically … more
OXFORD — A monument that was listed on the United States Department of the Interior National Parks Service register of historic places no longer stands in Granville County. The Confederate … more
OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools said its Book Bus will visit sites across the county this summer. The bus hands out a book and a snack to each child that stops by. Families can visit … more
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