Entries by John C. Rose

Juvenile Took Loaded Gun To Clarke Elementary Thursday

Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame informed WIZS News Friday evening that a juvenile took a loaded gun to Clarke Elementary School on Thursday. In a press release earlier Friday, the Sheriff said, “On Thursday, June 13, 2019, Vance County Deputies were dispatched to Clarke Elementary School at 309 Mt. Carmel Church Road.” When deputies arrived, […]

Special Vance Co. Commissioners Meeting 6 p.m. Monday

— info courtesy Kelly Grissom, Clerk to the Board Vance County Commissioners Chairman Archie B. Taylor, Jr. has called a special meeting for Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Conference Room, Vance County Administration Building, 122 Young Street, Henderson, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to: Adopt the FY 2019-20 […]

WOVEN: A Safe Community Starts With YOU

— courtesy of the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce Sandra Wilkerson, Director of Admin and Events, told WIZS News, “The 3rd WOVEN (Women of Vance Empowered Networking) is scheduled for July 16th. Lieutenant Jessica West, Henderson Police Department, will be the keynote speaker. Ladies, you don’t want to miss this enlightening topic…’A Safe Community Starts with […]

Granville County Board of Commissioners Agenda 06-17-19

June 17, 2019 – Regular Meeting Consent Agenda 1. Contingency Summary (p. 1) 2. Budget Amendment #8 (p. 3) 3. Project Ordinance Amendment #3 – Law Enforcement Center (p. 8) 4. School Facility Roof and HVAC Roof Repair Project Ordinance Amendment (p.10) 5. Tax Releases and Refunds (p. 12) 6. Closing of BB&T -DSS/AFDC Checking […]

July 15th Forum About Autism Identification Changes

— courtesy Vance County Schools A forum for interested parents will be held for the North Central Region, which includes Vance County Schools, on the proposed Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities, specifically, the changes in the evaluation and identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The forum will be held on Monday, July 15, from […]

Vance County FY 19-20 Budget CONSENSUS

The Vance County Commissioners met Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock, and County Manager Jordan McMillan told WIZS News, “I believe we made progress this evening in finalizing the budget. The discussion tonight focused on the fire fund and the board reached a consensus to add equal funding for Epsom and Drewry.” He said, “That means […]

31 Retire From Vance County Schools

— photo and information courtesy of Vance County Schools A total of 31 associates with Vance County Schools were honored during the evening of June 12, at the school system’s Annual Retirement Banquet. The event was held at the Henderson Country Club. The Honorable Judge Caroline Burnette, who is a 9th District Court judge, was […]

Candidate Interviews for Vacant Dist 1 Board of Ed Seat

NOTICE TO PUBLIC AND PRESS from Dywanda Pettaway, Clerk to Board of Education The Granville County Board of Education will hold a special meeting to interview candidates for the vacant District 1 seat on the Board of Education on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 2:30 pm, at the Granville County Public Schools Central Office, 101 […]

Granville Chamber: HR Meeting June 20 at Noon

According to information from the Granville County Chamber of Commerce, the HR meeting for June is Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 12 noon. The host for the meeting will be the Granville Vance Public Health Dept. (101 Hunt Dr., Oxford, N.C.). Lindsey Bickers Bock, Health Educator will be speaking on the educational programs that are […]