Judy Cheek was selected by Butner Town Council to fill a Council seat vacated by Jimmy Gooch when he moved on to serve as District 7 Granville County Commissioner. Cheek was selected from 3 applicants who were interviewed during a Special Meeting on January 21. Cheek will serve until December 2021. The seat will be up for election this fall. Cheek has strong community involvement as Past President and active member of the Butner Community Association. She also serves on the Granville County Citizens Advisory Committee for Environmental Affairs, The Granville County Local Emergency Planning Committee and assists with the Butner Council of Churches Food Bank. She will represent Butner on the Granville Greenways Advisory Council.
Council Member Cheek was sworn in by Mayor Terry Turner on January 22.