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KITTRELL — Just one week after opening for the season, Corn Hill Christmas Tree Farm is displaying a “Closed” sign at its front entrance. The reason? The farm on Cannady Mill … more
BUTNER — There will be no gathering of the community, no parade, no holiday reading or tree lighting, no dance presentation and no drinking hot chocolate with neighbors in Gazebo Park this … more
GREENVILLE — An Oxford man was sentenced to three years in prison by a federal court, authorities said Monday.  Xavier Sanonio Bobbitt was convicted on charges of possession of a … more
OXFORD — Ginnie Currin has spent the bulk of her adult life serving others in Granville County. Her more than four-decade career included the last 24 years as director of the Granville County … more
OXFORD — The cupboards are bare at the Area Congregations in Ministry food bank in Oxford. “This is scary right now,” the food bank director, Sue Hinman, said Monday afternoon. “These … more
OXFORD — Granville County Crime Stoppers has awarded a law enforcement officer at each agency in the county. The nonprofit public safety organization handed out the awards through visits to the … more
DURHAM — A Durham man has been charged with stealing $73,000 worth of copper wire from three cell towers in Wake Forest and one in Creedmoor, officials said. Kenneth David Voncannon VII of … more
FRANKLINTON — The holiday season is fast approaching, and that usually means the entire Harris family is as busy as can be getting floats ready for holiday parades. But this year, many of those … more
OXFORD — Two more people have died of COVID-19, bringing the number to 55, health officials said. A 74-year-old woman died Monday at Granville House, the Granville Vance Health Department said … more
YOUNGSVILLE — A Youngsville woman will be making the holidays a little merrier for those stuck in the hospital. Katie Haynes is the founder of Smiling While Sharing Hope, an organization that … more
Water levels around creeks and rivers in Granville County were high Thursday after heavy rain saturated grounds and filled bodies of water. No major flooding was reported, but other areas of the … more
BUTNER — Authorities said they arrested a Wake Forest man after he sped away from an officer, led police on a vehicle chase and crashed his car on Halloween. The man, 21-year-old Marquise … more
BUTNER — The town continued its long-standing tradition of honoring those who served in the military during Wednesday’s abbreviated Veterans Day ceremony. The event did not have all of bold … more
CREEDMOOR — Del Mims was the montly guest speaker at the Creedmoor Lions Club's Nov. 5 meeting. Mims is a member of the Creedmoor Board of Commissioners and is currently serving as Mayor Pro … more
OXFORD — The Home Decorator Shoppe held a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 3 during the store’s grand opening and open house. The store is at 113 College St., Oxford, in the former Touch … more
OXFORD — The Granville County Board of Elections convened Tuesday morning to count absentee and provisional ballots from the 2020 election. According to Tonya C. Burnette, board of elections … more
CREEDMOOR — The city will be a main stop next year on a bike ride that will take cyclists across North Carolina. The Creedmoor Board of Commissioners agreed Nov. 2 for the city to be a host … more
BUTNER — Former Butner mayor and council member, the late Edgar Smoak, was recognized by the town during the Town Council’s meeting on Nov. 5. Smoak’s wife, council member Vickie … more
RALEIGH — State officials say they never approved stone markers and signs that identify U.S. Highway 15 as Jefferson Davis Highway in Granville County. Now, they want them removed.  The … more
CREEDMOOR — A lawnmower was blamed for a fire that destroyed a garage and its contents Friday morning. Creedmoor, Stem and Brassfield volunteer fire departments were dispatched to the home, … more
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