Entries by John C. Rose

Court, School, Government and More Affected by Weather

WIZS LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS COURT – The Vance County Clerk of Superior Court, Henry Gupton, says “the courthouse and clerk’s office will open Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock.  Magistrate court will start at 10:30 a.m. and superior court will resume at 11 a.m.” SCHOOL – Vance County Schools – asynchronous remote learning day January 4 for […]

January 4 An Asynchronous Remote Learning Day for Vance County Schools

The Vance County public school system has announced an asynchronous remote learning day for January 4. Aarika Sandlin, director of communication and marketing, said in an information release the asynchronous remote learning day will be “for all students and school-based instructional staff. All other staff will operate with an optional workday with buildings opening at […]

Car Accident Claims Life of Local Teen

According to the North Carolina State High Patrol, a single-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon in Granville County claimed the life of a 16 year old from Vance County. Gabriel Lee Pitchford, 16, of Bobbitt Road, died Sunday, December 19. The highway patrol told WIZS “speed was a factor and no seatbelt.” His 16-year-old passenger was transported […]

Guthrie Installed as President-Elect NCAFP

A local doctor — Dr. Shauna Guthrie, a Henderson family physician — was installed as President-Elect of the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians (NCAFP) for a one-year term during the organization’s annual meeting in Asheville this weekend. Guthrie presently is the medical director at Granville Vance Public Health, the local district health department where […]

Cook’s Chapel Food Distribution Fri, Dec 10

Cook’s Chapel AME Zion Church — From Rev. Dr. Omega T. Perry, Pastor There will be a food distribution on Friday, December 10th at 11:30 a.m. The church is located at 200 Center Street in Henderson. This will be on a first come, first served basis. If anyone would like to send a monetary donation, make […]