Entries by John C. Rose

Perry Memorial Library To Close For Coronavirus Prevention

100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS, Your Community Voice ~ Click to LISTEN LOCAL — press release from Perry Memorial Library, Patti McAnally In evaluating information that indicates that aggressive early social distancing can stop the coronavirus from exponentially spreading, library leadership is making the difficult decision to close to the public beginning on […]

Vance County Schools Leaders Plan For Instruction, Nutrition

100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS, Your Community Voice ~ Click to LISTEN LOCAL — from Vance County Schools District leaders held a conference call this afternoon (Sunday, March 15, 2020) to discuss plans for remote learning, student nutrition, staff support and possible calendar adjustments. Stay tuned for announcements tomorrow. This is a fluid […]

Beautiful Snow Feb. 21, 2020

Beautiful snow … thick, wet, heavy snow fell in Henderson Thursday night.  About three inches fell, and while there were not heavy impacts to travel, a lot of daily activities were disrupted on Friday.  The snow, it seems nearly every flake, stuck to trees and lines.  The glistening snow is visible, from our cover photo, […]

A Chamber That Binds

It’s not easy to bring people together.  To bind them together is still more difficult. It takes energy, and sometimes it takes a “new generation of business leadership.”  That’s the phrase used to describe Tyler Brewer at Thursday night’s Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce Meeting and Banquet.  Brewer is the incoming, 2020 Chamber Board Chair. The […]