Entries by WIZS Staff

M.A.D.D. Henderson-Vance Meeting Jan 23, 2018

Local citizens and people interested are encouraged to attend a Henderson-Vance Mothers Against Drunk Driving meeting Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m.  It will take place in the Vance County Commissioners meeting room at the old courthouse downtown. M.A.D.D. representatives Lorraine Watkins and Karen Callahan appeared on WIZS TownTalk Monday to promote the meeting.  Click […]

Vance Charter On-line Apps for 18-19 School Year

This is a press release, not a paid advertisement. Vance Charter School will be accepting on-line applications for the 2018-2019 school year from now until Friday, February 16 at 11:59 p.m. Individuals wishing to apply are encouraged to attend one of the informational meetings that will be held at the school on Tuesday, January 30 […]

Oxford Meeting of the Planning Committee Jan 24, 2018

The Planning Committee for the Oxford Board of Commissioners will meet on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 1:00 PM. The meeting will be in the First Floor Training Room, City Hall, 300 Williamsboro Street. The purpose of the meeting is to review Chapter 20 of the City of Oxford Code of Ordinances. All those interested […]

Noting ACC Basketball Jan 22, 2018

— courtesy theacc.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2018 Release: http://theacc.co/accmbb1718release Media Guide: http://theacc.co/mbb1718mediaguide Scoreboard: http://www.theacc.com/scoreboard-mbb ACC Tournament: http://theacc.com/ACCTourney ACColades The second ESPN Big Monday game of the season finds No. 10 North Carolina making the trip to Virginia Tech … Cameron Johnson averaged 18.5 points in the last two outings for the Tar Heels, […]

H-V Chamber Banquet Feb. 1, 2018

Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet February 1, 2018 Speaker: Joseph Dittmar, Sr World Trade Center Survivor/Always Remember Initiative Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center Dinner will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $35 per person; Reserved Tables of 10 are $320 Contact Melanie Mann for information or to purchase tickets [email protected] Presenting Sponsor: Duke Energy […]

Granville Chamber Banquet January 29th

— News Release GRANVILLE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S 76th ANNUAL BANQUET MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2018; 6:30 PM VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S CIVIC CENTER Featured speaker:  Adrian H. Wood, PhD.: “TALES of an EDUCATED DEBUTANTE” In celebration of 76 years, the Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors announces Adrian H. Wood, PhD., author of […]

Fatal I-85 Collision Involved Moped

Press Release – Saturday, January 20, 2018 The Henderson Police Department is investigating a fatality motor vehicle collision that occurred between the 214 and the 213 southbound mile marks on I-85 that occurred around 5:11 AM this morning. The collision involved a moped that was in the right lane, a passenger car, and a commercial […]

H-V EDC Encouraged By Community Growth

Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission Encouraged By Community Growth by Kelly Bondurant, Freelance Writer for Hire Dennis Jarvis, II, the newly appointed Director of the Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission (EDC) has been hard at work in his first two months on the job. Jarvis, who began his new position on November 6, 2017, is focused on […]

Public Help to ID Suspects from Sweepstakes Armed Robbery

Press Release – Friday, January 19, 2018 The Henderson Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying individuals involved in an armed robbery that occurred on January 15, 2018 at the Sweepstakes Casino on South Beckford Drive, Henderson. Suspect vehicle is described as a black in color four-door vehicle. One of the suspects was […]

Louise Marie Lee – Silver Alert Cancelled 1-20-18

UPDATE SILVER ALERT CANCELLED FOR MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT RALEIGH 11:59 PM — At the request of the Henderson Police Department, the N.C. Center for Missing Persons has cancelled the Silver Alert for Louise Marie Lee. For more information, call Detective Z. Phillips at the Henderson Police Department at 252-438-4141. NORTH CAROLINA SILVER ALERT ANNOUNCEMENT NC […]