100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm On Sunday afternoon, Governor Roy Cooper visited Shiloh Baptist Church in Henderson and was officially welcomed by Mayor Eddie Ellington. Cooper was in town to support NC House 32 Representative Terry Garrison. Ellington thanked Cooper for being a “friend” to the local […]
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.
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Today (08/02/19), Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 320: “Regional Water Systems and State Grants.” You can click the link to the bill to read it for yourself. Upon vetoing the bill, the Governor shared the following statement: “Local governments have an important duty to resolve differences between themselves and ensure fair access to vital […]
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At a special called meeting of the Henderson City Council Thursday afternoon, a human resources consultant with the NC League of Municipalities (NCLM), Hartwell Wright, appeared before the board to discuss the process of replacing retiring Henderson City Manager Frank Frazier. Wright, who is a resident of Vance County and was a City of Henderson […]
Town Talk 11 a.m., M-F, 100.1 FM / 1450 AM In the continuing discussion about the proposed move of The Department of Health and Human Services administrative offices to the Triangle North Corporate Park in Granville and Vance Counties, NC House 32 Representative Terry Garrison says, “If we can get true bi-partisan support on the […]
Press Release – July 11, 2019 On Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at approximately 9:00pm, Henderson Police Department officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 400 block of Charles Street. Upon arrival to the area, officers located a subject who had been shot, lying in the roadway. The shooting victim was transported to […]
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, […]
— 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 […]
— 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 […]
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 […]