Entries by WIZS Staff

Young St. in Henderson to Become One-Way; Court St. Traffic Flow to Reverse

-Information courtesy Esther J. McCrackin, City Clerk, City of Henderson CITY OF HENDERSON – TRAFFIC FLOW CHANGES On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Young Street will become a ONE-WAY street. Traffic will flow from Garnett Street to Chestnut Street. DO NOT enter Young Street from Chestnut Street. Court Street will continue to be a ONE-WAY Street but the traffic flow will […]

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

-Press Release, NC Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is accepting grant applications for the 2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Applicants have until 5 p.m. on March 1, 2019, to apply. “Specialty crops make up a significant portion of the state’s $87 billion agriculture industry and […]

Vance Co. Schools Announces Pre-Kindergarten Site Selection Process Now Open

-Press Release, Vance County Schools The N.C. Pre-Kindergarten Site Selection process is now open. N.C. Pre-Kindergarten Site Selection applications are due on April 11, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. from local child care centers, preschools and day care centers. The applications should be sent to the Vance County Schools, Federal Programs Office at 1724 Graham Avenue […]

Local Youth Encouraged to Register for 5th Annual African-American Quiz Bowl

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center Come enjoy friendly and educational fun as the Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department hosts the 5th Annual African-American Quiz Bowl from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The competition is open to 6th – 12th graders […]

Granville Co. Board to Hear Presentations, Make Appointments at Jan 22 Meeting

-Information courtesy Debra A. Weary, Clerk to the Board, Granville County The Granville County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Granville Expo and Convention Center, 4185 US Highway 15 South, Oxford. Agenda items include: Consent Agenda 1. Contingency Summary 2. Minutes Recognitions and Presentations 3. Presentation – […]

Vance Co. Schools Addresses Meal Changes During Govt. Shutdown

-Press Release, Vance County Schools Vance County Schools was first notified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on January 4 that the federal government shutdown would affect funds for our school system’s School Nutrition Program. School system officials subsequently were notified on January 7 by the N.C. State Department of Agriculture that food shipments […]

Granville Co. Teacher of the Year Named WRAL’s Teacher of the Week

-Information courtesy Granville County Public Schools The Granville County Public School System is proud to announce that Mrs. Kimberly Allison, a math teacher at GC Hawley Middle School and GCPS’ 2018 Teacher of the Year, was recognized as WRAL’s Teacher of the Week. Allison’s students say her “fun personality” and willingness to help everyone make […]

Cocaine, Heroin Among Drugs Seized at State St. Residence

Press Release – Henderson Police Department On January 15, 2019, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Division along with the Special Response Team executed a search warrant at the residence of 819 State St., Henderson, NC. During the execution of the search warrant over 1,500 Xanax bars, 271 grams of marijuana, 2.9 grams […]