Entries by WIZS Staff

Elevated Lead In County Water Most Likely Isolated Cases, Manager Explains

Vance County commissioners and staff recently became aware of a couple of elevated lead values in water samples in the Vance County Water District, Phase 1A. The two locations – one on Warrenton Road and one on Vicksboro Road – showed twice the allowable levels of lead at .030 MG/L. The threshold is .015 MG/L. […]

TownTalk: Fire Safety Tips For Your Home

Batalion Chief Lee Edmonds with the Henderson Fire Department reminds residents of several safety measures to preserve property and protect lives as December ushers in colder weather. Anyone who uses a portable space heater as a supplemental heat source should make sure that it is positioned at least 3 feet from things like furniture and […]

The Local Skinny! Christmas Pop Up Shop To Support Domestic Violence Victims

A local nonprofit organization that assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault is sponsoring a Christmas Bazaar on Sunday, Dec. 10 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Kearah’s Place, located at 946 W. Andrews Ave., Suite O, is hosting the pop-up fundraiser which includes pictures with Santa, a silent auction and a number of […]

Read and Send In Public Service and Event Announcements

• CLICK HERE TO SEND YOUR INFORMATION DIRECTLY TO WIZS RADIO 1450AM / 100.1 FM • Email to johncharles@wizs.com ••••••••••••••••••••••••• The 2nd Annual Vance County Camp Meeting will be held nightly from Monday, Dec. 4th through Friday, Dec. 8th, 7pm, at McGregor Hall, 201 Breckenridge St. in Henderson. The event will be moderated by Scott […]

Items to Buy and Sell

CLICK HERE TO EMAIL US YOUR ITEMS 100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS ~ YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Monday, December 4, 2023 Size 10 brand new women’s Ariat cowboy boots with the tags. Light brown in color with multicolor stitching. $200.  Call 252-425-1143 Looking for a load of wood for a decent price. On […]

MPH Cancer Center Angel Fund Gets $19K Boost From Henderson Firefighters

Flanked by a dozen or so fire department colleagues, Henderson Battalion Chief Lee Edmonds presented a check for more than $19,000 to members of the Maria Parham Health Oncology Department on Thursday afternoon. The money – $19,070.06 to be exact – will be deposited into the cancer center’s Angel Fund, which helps cancer patients in […]

Optimist Club Essay Contest Open; Deadline Feb. 2, 2024

The Optimist Club of Henderson’s essay contest is now open! The deadline to submit entries is Feb. 2, 2024. This year’s theme is “Optimism: How It Connects Us,” and Diane Barberio said the contest is open to any Vance County resident who is a student in primary or secondary school under the age of 19 […]

Franklin County DSS Gets $2,500 From Food Lion To Address Food Insecurity

– Information courtesy of Franklin County Public Information Officer James Hicks Franklin County Department of Social Services has received a $2,500 gift from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to address food insecurity needs across the county. “We are excited to receive the funds provided by the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation as it will […]

Granville Youth Leadership Council Gives Teens A Voice In Decision-Making

-information courtesy of Granville County Public Information Officer Terry Hobgood The Granville County Youth Leadership Council provides high school students a voice in local government’s decision-making processes while promoting civic engagement and responsibility. The Council is a platform that empowers young minds to actively participate in decision-making processes, fostering a sense of responsibility and commitment to community […]

Dec. 12 Program To Discuss Supporting Children Of Incarcerated Parents

As part of its continuing Community Information Series, Baskerville Funeral Home is the location for a program to support children whose parents are in prison or are set to be released from incarceration. Our Children’s Place of Coastal Horizons Program Director Melissa Radcliff will lead the discussion titled “Invisible Sentence: Recognizing, Supporting and Advocating For […]