Entries by John C. Rose

Magistrates in North Carolina

Click Play and hear the full story from The Local Skinny! WIZS Radio · The Local Skinny! Magistrates in North Carolina According to nccourts.gov/learn/court-officials where you can click on the word magistrates, “A magistrate is an independent judicial officer, recognized by the North Carolina Constitution as an officer of the district court. Magistrates perform numerous […]

BBQ Plates 11am – Until Friday

This Friday – June 24, 2022 – Watkins Volunteer Fire Department will serve you a homemade, take-out, family style BBQ plate. As it was explained to WIZS, each plate will feed three or four people.  That’s enough for a family meal or food for one or two people with leftovers. $25 includes 2.5 pounds of […]

Maria Parham Now Communicates ER Wait Times

If you had needed to travel to the emergency room of Maria Parham Health on Friday night at 7:30, your estimated wait time would have been in the single digits as evidenced by the screen grab of mariaparham.com you clicked on for this article. Minutes matter when it comes to saving lives, and those minutes […]

Henderson State of the City Address

The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Henderson Rotary Club, has announced a State of the City address and luncheon. According to a flyer out about the event, it will serve as the first in a series of informative, local agency meetings. The City’s vision, strategic plan, recent achievements and challenges will […]

Raleigh to Richmond Corridor Grant

— information courtesy of NCDOT and NCDOT Now — The Federal Railroad Administration announced during the week of May 30th more than $368 million in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements grants. Of this, nearly $58 million will go to the development of the Raleigh to Richmond corridor. The grant will support surveys and preliminary […]

TownTalk: Sam Seifert New Associate Administrator at Maria Parham Health

Samuel B. Seifert, MHA, FACHE will serve as Associate Administrator starting Monday, June 13 at Maria Parham Health. He is a board-certified healthcare administrator with over 17 years of continuous experience. The Henderson native most recently served as a Senior Administrator in the Department of Anesthesiology at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta. Before moving to Atlanta […]