— press release courtesy VGCC Restarting a career is never easy. It takes persistence and, often, a leap of faith, to change course, which is what many students come to Vance-Granville Community College to do. That was the case with Jeannie Adcock. A Vance County native, Adcock completed a bachelor’s degree at East Carolina University […]
About John C. Rose
John is a graduate of Northern Vance High School & UNC-Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism. He has been a radio personality since 1989.
John is the Marketing Consultant, News, Sports, & Town Talk Broadcaster, Technician, & Treasurer for WIZS Radio.
He is the current On-site Radio Engineer for Duke Basketball and Football and has been their scoreboard announcer in the past as well.
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The Henderson City Council met Monday night. The fiscal year 2019-2020 budget passed according to Councilman William Burnette. City Manager Frank Frazier said the budget’s approval was unanimous. It totals $42,270,030. No property tax, sewer or regional water increases were adopted. However, as proposed, a water rate increase of 2.5% was included. Another matter was […]
— information courtesy of Vance County Schools The first graduating class of Vance County High School received diplomas Saturday morning during the Commencement Exercise. The event was held in the gymnasium at Vance County Middle School, the same facility that hosted the last countywide graduation in 1990. The spring of 1990 saw the final graduating […]
— WIZS has been asked to announce: GRACE Ministries is having a spaghetti fundraiser on June 14th. It will last from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Located at 961 Burr Street. $7 per plate, and it is take out only. (This is not a paid advertisement.)
— courtesy of the City of Henderson and City Clerk Esther McCrackin The Henderson City Council’s Boards and Commissions Committee will meet on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Large Conference Room at City Hall, 134 Rose Avenue. The purpose of the meeting is to consider applications for various citizen committees. The […]
— info provided by the Granville County Chamber of Commerce The Granville County Chamber’s Sunrise Forum will be held June 14 at 7:45 a.m. The program will feature Granville County Manager Mike Felts. Enjoy a light breakfast and informative presentation. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: 919.528.4994, 919.693.6125 or email: [email protected]; [email protected] (This is not a paid advertisement.)
PRESS RELEASE: Franklin County Public Utilities experienced a discharge of untreated wastewater from the Youngsville Regional pump station in Youngsville. The spill was a result of rain on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The spill occurred at 11:45 AM and discharged until 3:20 PM. The discharge of wastewater was estimated to be 5,700 gallons and it […]
Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect Until 11:00 p.m. – click here According to the latest National Weather Service briefing – click here – there is an enhanced risk for severe weather this afternoon and evening. The threat of severe weather is increasing across central NC. The greatest threat is from Durham and Southern Pines south […]
WIZS has been asked to announce: Sunday, May 26, a Memorial Day service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Sunset Gardens Cemetery to remember and honor persons who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The cemetery address is 3174 Hwy 158 Business in Henderson. Service site is on your immediate right as […]
It’s budget time for Vance County, and the Vance County Board of Commissioners met Monday night and Tuesday night for more than four combined hours in budget sessions. A priority emerged Tuesday night, and that is adding about $250,000 in additional funding to the proposed upcoming county fiscal year budget to provide additional manpower to […]