Entries by John C. Rose

Vance Charter School Education Lottery Applications

WIZS has been asked to announce: John Sossamon, member of the board of directors of Vance Charter School says, “Vance Charter School Education Lottery applications will be accepted 1/24/2022 – 2/28/2022. Applications can be accessed at www.vancecharter.org. The lottery will be held on 3/5/2022. Parent information sessions will be held on 1/25/2022 and 2/17/2022 at […]

Cook’s Chapel Food Distribution Friday, January 14

From Rev. Dr. Omega T. Perry, Pastor: Cook’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 200 Center St. in Henderson, will hold a food distribution this Friday, January 14th at 11 a.m. First come, first served. Dr. Perry told WIZS, “We are a partnering agency with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Also, if anyone […]

For High School Sophomore, Junior Females Interested in STEM Careers

For the second time in three years, young women in North Carolina interested in careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) will have an opportunity to participate in a five-week paid internship designed in part to improve gender inequity and the gender wage gap. Fifteen high school sophomore and junior women will work with […]

The Local Skinny! Chamber Of Commerce Looks To 2022

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce continues to work to bind the business community and the community at large together through human resource efforts, economic development efforts and through its own participation. When an entity like a chamber can boast that only a handful of its board members ever miss meetings, it provides evidence to others […]

Vance Charter Prepares for OSHA Vaccine Requirement Deadline

Businesses and employers of 100 or more people face a quickly approaching vaccine deadline. The federal mandate which was on, then off, then back on again starts to take effect in a week. The Vance Charter School board of directors met last Wednesday night in a special meeting. Board Chair Johnny Yount wrote in correspondence […]

Court, School, Government and More Affected by Weather

WIZS LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS COURT – The Vance County Clerk of Superior Court, Henry Gupton, says “the courthouse and clerk’s office will open Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock.  Magistrate court will start at 10:30 a.m. and superior court will resume at 11 a.m.” SCHOOL – Vance County Schools – asynchronous remote learning day January 4 for […]

January 4 An Asynchronous Remote Learning Day for Vance County Schools

The Vance County public school system has announced an asynchronous remote learning day for January 4. Aarika Sandlin, director of communication and marketing, said in an information release the asynchronous remote learning day will be “for all students and school-based instructional staff. All other staff will operate with an optional workday with buildings opening at […]