Entries by John C. Rose

Radio, Newspaper, Chamber Present Candidates Forum

On Sunday, October 14 WIZS 100.1 FM / 1450 AM teamed up with The Daily Dispatch and The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce to present a Public Candidates Forum for The Office of Sheriff of Vance County. One of the goals was to provide discerning information from the candidates prior to the start of early voting […]


Please release the following Press Release regarding the City of Henderson, October 11, 2018 Curfew: Imposed on the entire corporate limits of the City of Henderson, specifically beginning on this day, October 11, 2018, during the times from 11:00 P.M. to October 12, 2018 at 7:30A.M. Emergency public safety, essential medical personnel, and personnel necessary […]

Weather Briefing: Hurricane Michael

Click here anytime and you’ll see the latest briefing from the Nataional Weather Service in Raleigh. WIZS.com and WIZS Radio (1450 AM and 100.1 FM) will list the latest on the storm online and on air. The latest will remain pinned to the top of facebook.com/wizsradio and twitter.com/wizsradio until storm coverage is no longer needed. […]

McGregor Hall – Unique Economic, Cultural Opportunity

McGregor Hall is unique.  It’s large.  It’s privately funded.  It’s well positioned to promote economic prosperity and cultural diversity.  It’s something that not every community has.  And today on its very stage, a group interested in the 1,000 seat performance and learning center met to learn more about how to cultivate the vision that started […]

Henderson Optimist Club Respect For Law 2018

Tuesday night at 6:00, the Henderson Optimist Club met at the Henderson Country Club and held it’s annual Respect for Law program. Henderson Police Captain Tony Pendergrass presented the Officer of the Year award to Sgt. Graham Woodlief.  Pendergrass said, “Since January of 2018, through numerous arrest and search warrants, Sgt. Woodlief has seized $28,961 […]

Summer Learning Can Be Simple and Engaging

Written and provided by Jean Bell, Parenting Education Coordinator, Vance County Cooperative Extension You can hear Jean Bell, Wayne Rowland and Paul McKenzie each M-Th on WIZS at 2:05 p.m.  The following script will air Thursday, June 7, 2018. Summer Learning Kids work hard during the school year and look forward to summer break. Kids […]

Economic Development Partnership of NC Manufacturers Event

Shown in the cover photo is Dennis Jarvis, II.  He is the director of the Henderson-Vance County Economic Development Commission. In an email to the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, which was subsequently forwarded to WIZS News, Jarvis explained that The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) is hosting an event for NC manufacturers to […]