Entries by John C. Rose

Current Public Service Announcements

July 2018 Davis Chapel Baptist Church will have sponsor Vacation Bible School beginning Monday July 16 to Friday July 20, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 pm nightly. There will be classes for all ages. For more information call 252-425-8161 Davis Chapel Baptist Church Usher Ministry will Celebrate their Anniversary of 131 years on Sunday July 22, 2018 […]

Current Tradio Items

Wednesday, July 18 Two piece black living room set, 50.00; call 252-590-1736 Gas grill and two tanks, asking 50.00; call 252-492-9272 Cat tower, asking 40.00; White Kenmore over the counter microwave, 150.00; call 252-767-6524 Upright freezer for sale; Three full size truck tool boxes, two chrome 100.00 each, one plastic 75.00. Call 252-213-3771 Big wheel […]

Current Help Wanted Items

  Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation is seeking a full-time Activity Assistant. Must be fun, energetic, and eager to work with the residents and families. Normally Monday-Friday with occasional nights and weekends. No experience needed. We offer insurance benefits, paid vacations, sick time, and 401K. Apply in person at 1245 Park Avenue, Henderson, NC 27536. […]

Summer Learning Can Be Simple and Engaging

Written and provided by Jean Bell, Parenting Education Coordinator, Vance County Cooperative Extension You can hear Jean Bell, Wayne Rowland and Paul McKenzie each M-Th on WIZS at 2:05 p.m.  The following script will air Thursday, June 7, 2018. Summer Learning Kids work hard during the school year and look forward to summer break. Kids […]

Economic Development Partnership of NC Manufacturers Event

Shown in the cover photo is Dennis Jarvis, II.  He is the director of the Henderson-Vance County Economic Development Commission. In an email to the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, which was subsequently forwarded to WIZS News, Jarvis explained that The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) is hosting an event for NC manufacturers to […]

Vance County Budget 2018-2019 Unanimous Decision

The Vance County budget for 2018-2019 was adopted unanimously at Monday night’s Vance County Board of Commissioners meeting.  When all the funds are added up, the budget equals $56,131,498. “The budget does not include any increase in the general fund tax rate (remains 89 cents per $100 value) and does not include any increase in […]

Warren County Commissioners’ Meeting (Tonight) 6-4-18

The Warren County Commissioners will meet tonight at 6:00 (June 4, 2018).  The meeting will take place in the Armory Civic Center Meeting Room located at 501 US Hwy 158 Business East in Warrenton. A group of citizens in Warren County has reached out to WIZS News and asked that this meeting time and location […]

Relay for Life Auction Saturday, May 19

The Relay for Life of Vance County is just a little more than a month away, and fundraising, team formation and finalized logistics are just a few of the things being cared for by your local Vance County relay committee and planners. Tomorrow (Saturday, May 19th), there is a Vance County Relay for Life Auction.  […]

Jim Crawford Recognized as George R. Watkins Citizen of the Year

The Awahili District, Occoneechee Council of the Boy Scouts of America honored longtime local public servant James (Jim) W. Crawford, Jr. Thursday night and named him the 2018 George Rose Watkins, Sr. Citizen of the Year. For the fifth time in as many years, a dinner was held at the Henderson Country Club, with Crawford […]

SHPHC Youth Fundraiser TODAY!

SHPHC Youth Fundraiser TODAY! The South Youth of the South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church at 905 Americal Road, Henderson are having a chicken plate sale TODAY.  Grilled chicken, buttered boiled potatoes, green beans, bread, dessert and beverage for $8.  All proceeds will go to support South Youth. The youth will travel to Kentucky in July […]