Henderson City Councilwoman Sara Coffey helped organize a bench press contest at the YMCA, which was held this past weekend to benefit Raegan “Rae Rae” Owen and family. Rae Rae is a 10-year-old young lady in our community, and she was recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and is receiving treatment at this time. Her […]
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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On Wednesday evening, January 23, 2019, at approximately 7 p.m., a major fire occurred at an older two-story farmhouse on Glebe Road in Henderson. The home belongs to Wayne and Karmen Meadows. No one was reported injured, but the house is a total loss according to Vance County Fire Chief Chris Wright. Wright said, “When the […]
A full meeting of the Vance County Commissioners occurred today, Wednesday afternoon, for about two hours. It was a work session for commissioners to hash out differences, ask questions and obtain data from county staff. Everything done up to and including this latest meeting has constructed the framework for meaningful discussion to continue regarding fire […]
Among the agenda items for the City of Henderson’s Public Works Committee at their meeting this past Friday, January 11 was the proposed outdoor pavilion set to complete the area known as Breckenridge Commons. Intended for live performances and more, the pavilion will sit on the open end of the block occupied by the Henderson […]
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO O’CLOCK, MCGREGOR HALL PAID TRIBUTE TO ITS PRIME VISIONARY, SAMUEL MERRIWEATHER WATKINS, JR. THE LATE SAM WATKINS WAS A DRIVING FORCE BEHIND PERRY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BEING IN ITS PRESENT LOCATION ALONG WITH THE PERFORMANCE AREA AND CONNECTING SPACE KNOWN AS MCGREGOR HALL. THE HENDERSON POLICE STATION TOO FOR THAT MATTER. IN […]
Henderson Police Department Press Release – January 06, 2019 This morning, around 6:30, Jonathan Durham, age 47, succumbed to a gunshot wound he sustained during an encounter in front of his residence of 611 Highland Avenue. The Henderson Police Department has been working diligently on this case and is asking for your assistance. If anyone has […]
At the meeting of the Vance County Board of Education Monday night, Board of Education members who were re-elected in November were sworn in to serve new four-year terms. Those receiving the oath were Gloria J. White, Ruth Hartness, Margaret Ellis and Darlynn Oxendine. The Honorable Henry Hight, Jr. administered the oath of office. Each […]
For the second time in less than three weeks, a local Mexican restaurant has caught on fire. Habanero Grill Mexican Restaurant, located on Parham Road in Henderson, caught on fire about 2:49 a.m., according to Henderson Fire Chief Steve Cordell. According to Cordell, the fire is under investigation and there are no reported injuries. Visible […]
VGCC is closed on Wednesday, Dec. 12; an optional workday has been scheduled for employees.