Entries by John C. Rose

Current Public Service Announcements

  If you have a school aged student in need of breakfast and lunch this summer (or know of someone who does), text “FOOD” to 877877 and receive a message back with a location closest to where they can get free summer meals. This is a nationwide program and no child deserves to go hungry. […]

Current Tradio Items

Monday June 26 White bamboo furniture: one couch, one love seat, two end tables and one coffee table for sale, call 252-492-5737 after 5:00 PM. Looking for a used camper in any condition, priced between 500.00 to 800.00; call 252-432-1185 Husqvarna 48″ cut lawn mower, asking 1500.00; call 252-492-1107 Washing machine, asking 358.00; call 252-430-7834 […]

Current Help Wanted Items

  Will clean out your garage for a reasonable price, can pick up old appliances and also offer moving services. Call Ray at 252-406-6777. Looking to baby sit or day care. Certified in CPR and first aid. Will come to your house, can do light house duties. Very dependable and will travel as needed. Can […]

Boil Water Advisory

Robot call advises water users to boil water. The robot call to customers on Monday night said, “Kerr Lake Regional Water Plant is back producing water at this time.  Normal system water pressure is expected sometime tomorrow (Tuesday).  There may be fire hydrants flowing water to help in this process.  Do not call 911 to […]

Vance Charter School Reinstates Principal by 9-4 Vote

Monday night in closed session, the Vance Charter School board voted 9-4 to reinstate its principal, Sean Connolly. The closed session lasted 30 minutes, followed by the announcement that Connolly was reinstated as principal with stipulations until July 17th. Connolly was suspended in late April, and the news story from that date is linked here. […]

Fire Destroys ETC Warehouse

(Video at facebook.com/wizsradio) For the second time in 13 years, fire has destroyed the warehouse space of ETC in Henderson, a local manufacturer of floor pads, cleaning pads, mops, brushes and more.  (http://www.etcpads.com/about-us/) As of this report at 2:15 p.m. Monday, no one has been injured.  Henderson Fire Chief Steve Cordell said one member of […]

Current Lost & Found Items

05/15/17 – A gray male neutered cat with a white chest and white around the mouth broke out of his carrier and jumped out of the car just past Plum Nutty and Hwy 39 and ran into the woods. His name is Little Bit and he went missing on Saturday April 29th. If seen please contact […]

Thomas C. Church Jr. Boy Scouts Citizen of Year

— by Susan Rose Thomas C. (Tom) Church Jr. was awarded the 2017 Citizen of the Year Award through the Awahili District, Occoneechee Council, of the Boy Scouts of America Thursday night at the Henderson Country Club.  The award is named after George Rose Watkins Sr.  Dinner was served and three testimonials followed. Rev. Donald […]

Vance Relay for Life To Proceed Friday 3p-12a at SVHS

The Relay for Life of Vance County is scheduled to proceed as planned Friday, according to Jon Charest, a community manager with the American Cancer Society.  He said this was a local decision made by the local committee. Rain will not be an issue.  If there is lightning, that changes things for safety reasons.  WIZS […]

Embrace Henderson Family Spectacular 2017

The 2017 Embrace Henderson Family Spectacular was attended by 745 guests, 21 decisions for Christ and 130 volunteers worked the event this past Saturday.  Another big day for the local Embrace event, which was the 7th annual gathering.