Entries by John C. Rose

Shop with a Cop 2017

Press Release – November 1, 2017 For the 2017 Holiday Season, the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff’s Office have partnered with the Vance County Department of Social Services to assist children and families in the City of Henderson and Vance County during the holiday season through the “Shop with a Cop” program. […]

Dog Walk For Veterans

Mark Ferri is a local volunteer at The Vance County Animal Shelter.  He joined WIZS for TownTalk Today at about the 11:40 a.m. Mark in the show.  He is also a veteran. It turns out that walking a dog is both good for the animal and good for the person, especially as it can help […]

United Methodist Women’s Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 4

WIZS has been asked to announce: The First United Methodist Church of Henderson will host its annual United Methodist Women’s Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 4th, 2017. The bazaar is from 7 a.m. until noon at First United Methodist Church, corner of Garnett and Church Streets in downtown Henderson. Full Southern country breakfast served 7 […]

VGCC registers potentially life-saving bone marrow donors

— courtesy VGCC Vance-Granville Community College, in partnership with the Project Life Movement, held a three-day, three-campus bone marrow registration drive in October. The service project was led by students and faculty in the VGCC Radiography program. The result was that 40 people joined the national registry of potential bone marrow donors. Students, faculty and […]

DEA establishes six new heroin enforcement teams

— Courtesy DEA RALEIGH, NC – The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced the establishment of six new enforcement teams focused on combatting the flow of heroin and illicit fentanyl. “At a time when overdose deaths are at catastrophic levels, the DEA’s top priority is addressing the opioid epidemic and pursuing the criminal organizations that distribute […]

Oxford Prep School Enrollment Expansion

— courtesy Oxford Prep Oxford Preparatory School Readies for 2017/2018 Enrollment and 6th Grade Expansion Applications for new 6th – 12th grade student enrollments for the 2018 – 2019 school year will be available at oxfordprep.org and available in the school office when Open Enrollment begins on Monday, November 6th. Oxford Preparatory School (OPS) is […]

Maria Parham Regional Home Health

— press release from HomeCare Elite Maria Parham Regional Home Health named as a top agency of the 2017 ABILITY | HomeCare Elite HENDERSON, N.C. – Maria Parham Regional Home Health today announced that it has been named a top agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the […]

Students learn about careers at VGCC Manufacturing Day

— courtesy VGCC Vance-Granville Community College held a “Manufacturing Day” celebration on Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Nearly 200 high school students from Franklin, Granville, Vance and Warren counties attended, along with VGCC students, educators and other members of the community. They learned about how […]

Masonry Students Earn Certifications

— courtesy Vance County Schools There are six students in the masonry program at Southern Vance High School who have received certifications in two specialty areas. Each of the students received certifications that qualify them for employment in masonry work. The certifications are in Core Curriculum and Green Environment. The certifications were granted through the […]

VGCC invites community to Fall Festival

— courtesy VGCC Vance Granville Community College will hold a “Community Fall Festival” on Monday, Oct. 30, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Admission is free to the event, which promises fun for the whole family. Among the scheduled activities are a costume contest […]