Entries by WIZS Staff

Current Public Service Announcements

• CLICK HERE TO SEND YOUR INFORMATION DIRECTLY TO WIZS RADIO 1450AM / 100.1 FM • Email to johncharles@wizs.com • Or call 492-3001 ···························· The Latest: The City of Oxford is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021 at the Public Works Building, 127 Penn Ave. The event will be held from 12:30 […]

It’s FGV Downtown Henderson DUCK DERBY 2021 BABY!

The 12th annual Ducky Derby race is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 in downtown Henderson. The race, which begins at 12 noon, will have a special twist – the winners will all be child care providers in the tri-county area, according to Garry Daeke, development coordinator for Franklin Granville Vance Smart Start, Inc. The […]

Golden Leaf changes approved for Open Grants Program

– courtesy of Golden Leaf and goldenleaf.org – The Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors approved changes to the Open Grants Program at its June 2021 meeting, guided by the recently adopted strategic plan. Historically, the Open Grants Program has awarded $200,000 or less in funding for projects. While most applications will continue to be […]

Vance-Granville Community College addresses needs of employers and students

Vance-Granville Community College, John M. Belk Endowment, and myFutureNC are working together to better address the needs of local employers and adult students. Dr. Rachel Desmarais, President of Vance-Granville Community College called on adults across the region to visit BetterSkillsBetterJobs.com as a first step to gain the skills they need to secure the jobs they […]

Vance Co. Sheriff’s Office Investigates Homicide

On June 11th, 2021 around 4pm, 911 Central dispatched the Vance County Sheriff’s Office deputies to 519 Fields Ave. in Henderson to check on a resident’s welfare. Upon arrival, the family member that called 911 met the deputies. The deputies, along with the family member, approached the residence to check on the occupant. No one […]

Chamber: New Teacher Gift Bags for 2021

Some 140 new teachers will arrive soon. The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce’s annual tradition of new teacher gift bags continues. Vance County Public Schools, Henderson Collegiate, Crossroads Christian School, Kerr-Vance Academy and Vance Charter School will benefit from your help packing the new teacher gift bags. The Chamber is looking for donations from local business […]

4 Locals and 2 Out-of-Towners Arrested and Charged by VCSO

– press release – Sheriff Curtis R. Brame announces the following arrests by the Vance County Sheriff’s Office.  Six Suspects arrested and charged: Trevor Medlin 199 Woodland Rd Wake Forest, NC 27587 Age: 29 Charge: Possession of Heroin Court Date: 07-26-2021 (Vance County District Court) Bond: $5,000.00 Keiontre Maurice Ragland 322 Huff Lane Henderson, NC […]

Families Living Violence Free Has Moved

Families Living Violence Free has moved. The new location is 211 West Antioch Drive, Henrahand Cottage, Oxford, NC 27565. Learn more at (919) 693-3579 or www.flvf.org. The 24/7/365 crisis line is 919-693-5700 for English and 919-690-0888 for Spanish.

Happy 4th of July – FREEDOM!

Happy 4th of July! Please enjoy our Freedom 4th of July audio message as well as the written message below. WIZS Radio · TownTalk: July 4th FREEDOM! This Fourth of July weekend is sure to be filled with cookouts, fireworks and lots of red, white and blue. But if you notice that your Stars and […]