Entries by WIZS Staff

TownTalk 1-18-21: MLK Day of Service, Marcia Allen and Vance Dem Party

Members of the Vance County Democratic Party and other local officials braved cool, breezy conditions Monday to demonstrate servant leadership by collecting non-perishable food items for two agencies. Marcia Allen, chair of the Vance County Democratic Party, said the group sponsored the event in conjunction with the National Day of Service as part of the […]

Why I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine by Adrian Ogle

Submitted by Adrian Ogle, Chief of Staff, Maria Parham Health For most of us, this past holiday season was unlike any other we have experienced. Instead of the typical hustle and bustle of holiday parties, family gatherings and being surrounded by those we love – this year was just different. I know for me personally, […]

Warren Co. Ext Dir and Family Consumer Science Agent Crystal Smith Featured on Statewide Podcast

Warren County Extension Director and Family Consumer Science Agent Crystal M. Smith was a featured guest on a statewide podcast to talk about innovative programs to combat food insecurity. Smith appeared on CountyCast, a podcast series created by the N.C. Association of County Commissioners. She and her Pitt County counterpart Leigh Guth spoke to host […]

GCPS Receives Yet ANOTHER “Clean” Financial Audit Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: At their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, January 11, 2021, the Granville County Board of Education received the official financial audit for the 2019-2020 fiscal year from the firm of Anderson, Smith and Wike, PLLC.  Partner Dale Smith, CPA, summarized the 72 page report to the Board, commenting, “these reports are the […]

Hollander Virtual Hiring Event January 19th

WIZS has been asked to announce, by the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments’ Workforce Development Board, Hollander Sleep Products is holding a virtual hiring event. It will take place Tuesday, January 19 at 11 a.m. Visit the Weebly events page to register.  (https://ncworkskt.weebly.com) You can join for this hiring event with Hollander Sleep Products to […]

IRS Warns About New Wave of Covid Scams

— press release IRS Criminal Investigation warns North Carolina taxpayers about new wave of COVID-19 scams as second round of Economic Impact Payments are delivered The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) is warning North Carolina taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact […]

Warren County Launches Public WIFI at Two County Parks

— press release Warren County now has public WIFI at two of its parks – the Warren County Recreation Complex in Warrenton and the Magnolia Ernest Recreation Park in the Soul City community. The service at the Warren County Recreation Complex, located on the Hwy 158 Bypass, was funded directly by the county using CARES […]

GCPS Board of Education: Schools to Remain in Plan C

— GCPS Press Release At their regularly scheduled meeting on January 11, 2021, the Granville County Board of Education voted 5-2 for students to remain in remote learning status, or Plan C.  Board members LeBreque and Houlihan voted against the motion.  The approved motion directed staff to continue providing updates on the readiness indicators and […]