Entries by WIZS Staff

Opioid Abuse In Our Area

If you live in Vance County or the surrounding area, then you know that opioid abuse, addiction and overdose is a real issue. Tuesday at Vance Granville Community College, leaders and interested parties gathered to discuss awareness and prevention.  It was put on by Granville Vance Public Health and other agencies. There are stats everywhere […]

Warrenton Festivals Oct 21 + Oct 28

A pair of Warreton Festivals will round out the planned special events for October. Town of Warrenton Commissioner Mike Coffman told WIZS that on October 21st “Family Movie Night” will feature Rango and then October 28th is “Fright Night.” Johnny Depp is “Rango.”  The movie takes place on the Warrenton Courthouse Square.  Admission is free.  […]

Carver Elementary Yard Sale & Silent Auction

— courtesy Vance County Schools Plan to attend the Carver Elementary School “Make a Difference Day” yard sale and silent auction at the school on Saturday, October 28, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by the school’s PTO and Partnering, Educating, Empowering, Role modeling and Service (PEERS) student organization. School staff, parents, […]

World War II Aircraft at RDU Airport

— courtesy NCDOT (https://www.ncdot.gov/aviation/ and https://apps.ncdot.gov/newsreleases/details.aspx?r=14365) RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation and the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority are proud to host the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour, giving people in the Triangle a one-of-a-kind chance to see living aviation history. The tour features four living WWII aircraft – a B-17 Flying […]


— courtesy Granville Chamber of Commerce CLUCK ‘N SHUCK Friday, October 20th The Granville County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring their seventh annual fall seafood event – a “CLUCK ‘N SHUCK”, to be held Friday, October 20th, 5:30 until 8:00 pm at The Red Barn – Golf Course Road, off Lake Devin Road, in Oxford. […]

Granville Board of Ed Work Session

NOTICE TO PUBLIC AND PRESS The Granville County Board of Education will meet in a Board Work Session on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at Granville Early College High 1552 South Campus Dr., Creedmoor, North Carolina.  The Board will also meet in Closed Session for Personnel/Attorney Client Privilege.  The next regular meeting of […]

Trick or Treat Downtown

— courtesy of the Henderson Vance Downtown Development Commission Downtown businesses are encouraged to participate in our annual Trick or Treat this October 31st, 2017 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. In this event, local children come visit our downtown area and go to the businesses for trick or treat. This event is advertised in local […]

Henderson Man Sentenced for Possession of Ammunition by a Felon

— courtesy U.S. Department of Justice GREENVILLE – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that in federal court on October 10, 2017, Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard, sentenced QUINCEY TYRONE CHAMPION, 38, of Henderson, NC to 85 months of imprisonment followed by 3 years of […]

Granville County Crime Stoppers

— courtesy Granville County Crime Stoppers Sometime between Monday, September 25th, 2017 and Friday, 29th, 2017 early evening hours, an unknown person or persons unlawfully went upon private property located off Highway 158 West Oxford , NC and criminally removed several antique collectibles. Sometime between Friday, September 29th, 2017 late evening and Saturday, September 30th, […]