Entries by WIZS Staff

United Way’s 2019 Grant Application Process Now Open

-Information courtesy The United Way of Vance County The United Way of Vance County grant application process for 2019 is now open. The local United Way is accepting grant applications now through April 15, 2019, from nonprofit agencies that seek to provide assistance to disadvantaged citizens in Vance and Warren counties in the areas of […]

Register Now for 14th Annual Relay for Life KLCC Golf Tournament

-Information and application courtesy Jeanette Brummitt, Angels Among Us, Relay Team Captain It’s getting closer to time for outdoor fun at Kerr Lake Country Club! “Angels Among Us” is holding their 14th Annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament on Friday, May 31, 2019, at Kerr Lake Country Club. The team is working diligently and expediently to […]

VGCC to Offer Open House at All Four Campuses

-Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College Vance-Granville Community College will hold an Open House on Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 9 a.m. until noon, at all four of its campuses. VGCC staff members and faculty will be available during those hours to provide information on the enrollment process, academic programs and student support services. Visitors will […]

H-V Recreation & Parks to Hold Upcoming Egg Hunt at Two Locations

Information and flyer courtesy the Henderson Vance Recreation and Parks’ Facebook page The Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department’s Egg Hunt will be held at two locations this year: Aycock Recreation Center and Davis Street Park on Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 10 a.m. until all eggs are gone! For more information, please contact Crystal Allen […]

DNA Analysis Subject of Upcoming Thornton Library Program

-Press Release, Granville County Government On March 30, genealogist Shannon Christmas is scheduled for a discussion of DNA testing and how it relates to family genealogy. The 2 p.m. program will be held at the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford. Christmas is experienced in the field of genealogy, specializing in Colonial America as well […]

Henderson-Vance Chamber Looking for Small Business of the Year Nominees

-Information courtesy the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce is looking for nominees for the 2019 Small Business of the Year. This is your opportunity to recognize an outstanding business in the small business community. You are encouraged to nominate chamber member businesses that are deserving of this recognition. A copy of the […]

Vance Co. Schools Approves Calendars for 2019-2020 School Year

-Information courtesy the Vance County School’s Facebook page The Vance County Board of Education approved the calendars for the 2019-2020 school year during the board’s March 11, 2019, meeting. School calendars include the year-round schedule for E.M. Rollins Elementary School; the early start calendar for both Vance County High School and the Vance County Early College […]

Deadline to Register for Junior Firefighter Program Extended

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center The City of Henderson Fire Department, the Vance County Fire Department and the Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department will be offering a FREE Junior Firefighter program for ages 11-15. This program is designed to enhance career awareness, personal development and […]