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 […]
About John C. Rose
John is a graduate of Northern Vance High School & UNC-Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism. He has been a radio personality since 1989.
John is the Marketing Consultant, News, Sports, & Town Talk Broadcaster, Technician, & Treasurer for WIZS Radio.
He is the current On-site Radio Engineer for Duke Basketball and Football and has been their scoreboard announcer in the past as well.
Entries by John C. Rose
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 […]
The widespread power outage in Vance and Warren Counties is over now with all customers restored. District Manager Tanya Evans with Duke Energy told WIZS News, “Around 2 a.m., a tree fell and damaged a transmission structure in Warren County. As a result, the Warrenton and Henderson North Substations locked out.” She said the outage […]
From Vance County Schools: • Today, January 11, 2022, Vance County Schools will operate on a 2-hr delay due to widespread power outages.
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 jail; Closed railroad crossings; Thieves; Hope House; Maria Parham visitation — all “Things to Know” in this latest edition of WIZS TownTalk. Click Play Below WIZS Radio · TownTalk: Things To Know
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]