Entries by John C. Rose

Vance County Adopts Budget; Fire Study Coming

The Vance County Board of Commissioners adopted the upcoming fiscal year 23-24 budget Wednesday afternoon. The special called meeting led to a 6 to 1 vote to adopt the budget as presented by the county manager. Immediately after the budget was approved, the board adopted a motion which freezes the four empty, full time Vance […]

Vance County High School Graduation

Vance County High School Graduates 153 Seniors — press release courtesy of Vance County Schools Graduation season is officially underway in Vance County Schools, as Vance County High School awarded 153 students with their high school diplomas on Friday, May 26, in the Vance County High School stadium. Principal Nealie Whitt III shared words of […]

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 05-30-23 Noon Including City Budget Public Hearing

Update 12:45 p.m. — PUBLIC NOTICE Henderson City Council Budget Public Hearing (Tonight) Tuesday, May 30, 6:00 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers, 134 Rose Ave., Henderson, NC 27536 WIZS Radio · WIZS Radio Local News Audio 05-30-23 Noon Agenda CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL OPENING REMARKS BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING – Public Hearing on FY 23-24 Budget […]

United Methodist Men Annual Yard Sale Saturday, June 3

Tommy Farmer with the United Methodist Men at the First Methodist Church downtown has asked WIZS to announce the annual yard sale date, time and location. This Saturday, June 3, from 7 a.m. until Noon in the parking lot behind the church. The church is located at 114 Church Street. Mr. Farmer has indicated that […]

SportsTalk: Orange Co. Speedway Is A Destination For Short Track Racing

Stephen Dunn — race promoter, announcer and enthusiast — discussed short track, Saturday night racing at Orange County Speedway.  Also, we talked about North Wilkesboro and Hickory and the CARS Tour. Dunn operates several businesses that help in the sport of racing and beyond.  He is Founder at RPM Group (rpmgroupnc.com), CEO at GXS Wraps (gxswraps.com) […]

Money to Do Good Works Comes from Selling Great Chicken!

Rebuilding Hope Ministries, located at 414 Raleigh Rd, is having it’s bi-annual BBQ CHICKEN PLATE fundraiser this FRIDAY, APRIL 28TH, 11:00AM – 7:00PM. Half chicken, potatoes, string beans, bread, & dessert for $8.00. Drive thru or Eat-In available, and orders for 5 or more plates may be delivered. For more information or delivery requests call […]

City of Henderson Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting 4-27-23

A flier has been distributed for the 6 p.m. meeting April 27 at Shiloh Baptist Church. Council Member Garry Daeke told WIZS News on April 20 that the Henderson City Council is looking to do a town hall meeting in each ward.  He said it’s so “people will come out and just bring, you know, […]

Easter Sunrise Service April 9th; 6:15am; Henderson Point Campground

Frank Sossamon has asked us to announce… There will be an Easter Sunrise Service Sunday. You can gather on the shore of beautiful Kerr Lake for a celebration of our Risen Savior, Jesus Christ. April 9th at 6:15 a.m. Henderson Point Campground – Glass House Parking Lot – 1427 Rev. Henderson Road, Henderson, NC. Bring […]