Entries by WIZS Staff

Second Suspect in Kittrell Food Mart Armed Robbery Arrested

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Vance County Sheriff’s Office On Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 1 p.m. the Vance County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division arrested the second suspect, Raeshon Marquice Dunston, age 23, for an Attempted Armed Robbery on February 13, 2020, at Kittrell […]

FREE Henderson Junior Firefighter Program Open to First 15 Participants

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Program Superintendent, Aycock Recreation Center The City of Henderson Fire Department, the Vance County Fire Department and the Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department will offer a FREE Junior Firefighter program for ages 11-15 this […]

Granville Co. Activities: Feb. 22 – Feb. 29

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Granville County Government Mark your calendars for the following Granville County activities: FOREST MANAGEMENT WEBINARS continue as the Granville County Center for NC Cooperative Extension hosts their informational series for landowners. The next webinar date is Feb. 27 at the […]

Plank Chapel UMC Hosting Resources Brunch, Caregiving Discussion

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Dr. Carolyn N. Roy, Plant Chapel UMC Plank Chapel United Methodist Church is hosting a Resources and Refreshments “brunch” on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Representatives from the Kerr-Tar Area Agency on Aging and Dementia […]

Henderson City Council to Hold Annual Strategic Planning Retreat

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Esther J. McCrackin, City Clerk, City of Henderson, NC The Henderson City Council will meet for its annual Strategic Planning Retreat on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at the Satterwhite Point Community House from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A quorum […]

Big Ruin Creek Baptist Church to Hold 220 Seafood Fundraiser

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Dorothy Wimbush, Big Ruin Creek Baptist Church Big Ruin Creek Baptist Church will hold a Trout Dinner Fundraiser on Monday, April 6, 2020, from 4 – 7 p.m. at 220 Seafood Restaurant, 1812 Norlina Rd. in Henderson. Trout, coleslaw, french […]

Closings and Weather 02/20 – 02/21

  Closings and Weather 02/20 – 02/21 Crossroads Christian — closed Friday, Feb 21 Vance County Schools — closed 2/21/2020 with an optional teacher workday. March 18 now a full day of school. Vance-Granville Community College — Closed Feb 21 Victory Christian School — closed Friday, February 21   Chick-fil-A Henderson — open at 8 […]

George R. Watkins Receives United Way’s Sam Watkins Visionary Award

THIS STORY IS PRESENTED IN PART BY DRAKE DENTISTRY -Information courtesy Citizens Aligned To Take Back Henderson, NC Mr. George Rose Watkins received the United Way of Vance County’s Sam Watkins Visionary Award on February 18, 2020. This award was named after and is given in memory of Mr. Watkins’ twin brother, Samuel Merriweather Watkins, Jr. […]