Entries by John C. Rose

GCPS Changes Mind – No School for Students 12-12-18

— from Dr. Stan Winborne, Granville County Public Schools Despite anything you may have seen or heard previous to this message, Granville County Public School (GCPS) has changed its mind, and there is no school Wednesday for all students. Please read now this full message from GCPS. Good evening GCPS Families. We are calling again this […]

Winter Storm Update & Cancellations

Remember to tune in to WIZS Radio at 100.1 FM / 1450 AM with a regular radio.  You can Listen Live online by clicking here. Click here for the LATEST BRIEFING FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. You may report weather delays and cancellations by email to [email protected] or by text at 432-0774. Delays and cancellations […]

Maria Parham Inclement Weather Plan In Effect

FROM MARIA PARHAM HEALTH:   Maria Parham closings and delays update as of Monday afternoon:   All outpatient services and physician practices remained closed for Monday, December 10.   The following services and physician practices will operate on a two-hour delay for Tuesday, December 11.   Maria Parham Advanced Wound Center – Opening at 10 […]

Winter Storm Updates (12-9-18)

Remember to tune in to WIZS Radio at 100.1 FM / 1450 AM with a regular radio. Click here for the LATEST BRIEFING FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. You may report weather delays and cancellations by email to [email protected] or by text at 432-0774. Delays and cancellations will be posted on the WIZS Facebook page […]

Mack Brown Hired at UNC

— courtesy UNC Sports Information and goheels.com MACK BROWN RETURNS TO LEAD TAR HEEL FOOTBALL PROGRAM CHAPEL HILL – Mack Brown, whose charismatic style and disciplined approach propelled the University of North Carolina’s football program to the top 10 and the University of Texas to a national championship, is returning to Chapel Hill with the […]

ACC Football Championship Week 2018

— courtesy of The ACC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 27, 2018 @ACCFootball Upcoming ACC Football Schedule: Saturday, Dec. 1, Time, TV, Sirius, XM, Internet 2018 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game Clemson (12-0) vs. Pitt (7-5), 8 p.m., ABC, 84, 84, 84 Series: Pitt leads, 2-0; Last meeting: Pitt, 43-42 (Nov. 12, 2016) ABC: […]

Bullock and Smith Bodies Discovered

The Vance County Sheriff’s office reports the discovery of the bodies of Robert S. Bullock of Vance County and Kesha L. Smith of Franklin County, NC. Their bodies were discovered at approximately 10:40 a.m. Saturday (11/24/2018) inside Kerr Lake just off shore of the Satterwhite Point Rd. boat ramp area. The Vance County Rescue Squad also located a 2008 […]

Tigers Are Tough And Poised For Greatness Again

— by Patrick Magoon (patrickmagoon.com) of WIZS — photo by Patrick Magoon Clemson’s Saturday night game at Clemson Memorial Stadium was a special event for several fans, coaches, players and veteran soldiers in attendance. Before kickoff, current and former military personnel and Tigers’ seniors playing out their final home game of this season received words […]

McGregor Hall’s Popularity Continues to Grow, Study to Determine Economic Impact

While the next step in the Embassy Cultural Center Foundation’s quest to conduct an economic impact study of the McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center on Henderson and the surrounding area is likely a formality, what is needed now is a contract with N.C. State University’s Department of Public Administration and its respective professors. WIZS News conversations with Vance County […]