Entries by WIZS Staff

2 Yellow, 2 Orange in 4-County Area

North Carolina is experiencing a leveling trend following declines in covid spread. Younger adult groups are experiencing increases, according the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services. In the 4-county area, Vance and Warren Counties are identified in the recent covid County Alert System update as yellow.  Granville and Franklin Counties are orange. More… NCDHHS […]

COVID-19 Fund Helps Offset Quarantine Costs of H2A Workers

Local farmers who employ H2A farmworkers can apply for some financial relief if any of those workers have to quarantine during the 2021 growing season. N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler said Wednesday that his department has $2 million of federal COVID-19 funds that can be used to offset quarantine expenses. “Farmworkers have always been critical […]

Register Now For Oxford 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament April 24

The Isaiah Hicks Basketball Court in Oxford will be the site of a free 3 on 3 basketball tournament next Saturday, April 24. Participants can register by calling 919.603.1135 or online at https://oxfordnc.recdesk.com/Community/Home. Teams should consist of players 16 years and older; participation will be limited to the first 20 teams that register. Teams can […]

The Local Skinny! April 13: Jobs In Vance

Jobs In Vance – Week of April 13, 2021 The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce compiles the job listings each week and, in partnership with WIZS, provides the information for publication here and on the radio. Charles Boyd Chevrolet Charles Boyd Chevrolet is in immediate need for Sales Consultants and Automotive Technicians. Go by the dealership […]

Shiloh Vaccination Clinic New Date Apr 16

On Friday, April 16, 2021, Shiloh Baptist Church is hosting a Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic with free food and PPE distributions. The community is invited to come get their vaccines from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at 635 S. College Street in Henderson. The vaccine clinic will be conducted through drive-up or walk-up service, with […]

From Covid Ashes Rises a Phoenix of Brotherly Love and Support

— submitted by Sheriff Curtis Brame If anything positive can be said about COVID in Vance and the surrounding counties, it is how this pandemic has brought groups of people together and true brotherhood has come shining through. Henderson lost two beloved officers due to complications from COVID. Captain Mike Davis of the Henderson Police […]

Perry Memorial Library Reopened April 5

As of Monday, April 5, Perry Memorial Library is open for all those book lovers who have missed browsing shelves for their next interesting read. The library Patrons can again enter the building to check out books and use the computers.  The library will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and from […]

“The Hope of Easter” Billy Graham Radio Special

“The Hope of Easter,” a Billy Graham Radio Special and production of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, aired Tuesday, April 30, 2021 at 11 a.m. on WIZS. The program will air again on WIZS 1450 AM / 100.1 FM on Easter Sunday at 4:30 p.m. If you would like to listen online, the audio is […]

The Local Skinny! March 30; Speed A Little, Lose A Lot

— information from NCDOT press release Education Leaders Drive Home Safe Driving Message ‘Speed A Little. Lose A Lot’ Enforcement Underway Across North Carolina State education leaders are teaming up with the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program (NCGHSP) to help sound the alarm about speeding, one of the leading causes of death in children and a major cause […]