Entries by WIZS Staff

Governor Cooper: No Official Word on School Plans; ‘Classroom Doors’ Reopening Priority

100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS, Your Community Voice ~ Click to LISTEN LOCAL -Press Release, Office of Governor Roy Cooper Governor Roy Cooper today shared that North Carolina will continue working with schools, teachers, parents, and health experts to ensure that plans for school this coming year will protect everybody, especially those at high-risk. […]

VGCC’s New Truck Driver Training Program Graduates First Class

THIS STORY IS PRESENTED IN PART BY DRAKE DENTISTRY -Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College The new Truck Driver Training, or CDL, program at Vance-Granville Community College began in February, had to be suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and then later resumed before finally concluding this month. Through all the ups and downs, VGCC officials say […]

COVID-19 Update: Current Numbers; Outbreak at Brantwood Nursing & Rehab

100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS, Your Community Voice ~ Click to LISTEN LOCAL -Information courtesy Granville Vance Public Health and the Warren County Health Department As of June 30, 2020, there are 813 known COVID-19 cases in Granville County, 502 cases in Vance County, 160 in Warren County and 64,670 confirmed cases in North Carolina. Granville County: […]

State Launches Testing Initiative for Nursing Homes

100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS, Your Community Voice ~ Click to LISTEN LOCAL -Press Release, NCDHHS The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) will partner with Omnicare, a CVS Health company, to make facility-wide testing available to residents and staff in all North Carolina skilled nursing facilities. There are over 400 […]

Sheriff Noblin Offers Tips for Safe July 4th Weekend

100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS, Your Community Voice ~ Click to LISTEN LOCAL -Press Release, Granville County Government With the approach of the July 4th weekend, Granville County Sheriff Charles Noblin asks all residents to join him in making this holiday a safe and enjoyable one. Traditionally, highways experience one of the highest traffic […]

Benny Finch Named Interim H-V Economic Development Director

100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS, Your Community Voice ~ Click to LISTEN LOCAL In a statement to WIZS News, Vance County Manager Jordan McMillen announced that Benny Finch has been named the interim director of the Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission (HVEDC). Finch begins his new role next week. Dennis Jarvis II, director of the […]

VGCC’s 36th Annual Golf Tournament Set for September

100.1 FM ~ 1450 AM ~ WIZS, Your Community Voice ~ Click to LISTEN LOCAL -Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College Vance-Granville Community College is getting ready for its 36th Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at the Henderson Country Club. The tournament was delayed from its traditional spring date […]