Entries by WIZS Staff

Six Granville Co. Roads Currently Closed Due to Flooding

-Press Release, County of Granville After torrential rains in the area, six Granville County Roads have been closed by the N.C. Department of Transportation due to hazardous driving conditions. Residents traveling in these areas should expect to be detoured onto safer roadways until conditions improve and/or roadwork has been completed. Affected roads are Aaron Creek […]

Maria Parham Health Awarded Hospital Accreditation From the Joint Commission

-Press Release, Maria Parham Health Maria Parham Health announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Maria Parham Health […]

Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers to Hold Annual Awards Banquet

-Information courtesy the Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers Facebook page  The 2018 Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers Annual Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, September 20 at Vance-Granville Community College’s Civic Center at 6:30 p.m. Speaker for the occasion will be Lt. Governor of NC Dan Forest. Tickets for the banquet are $12 and include eat in only. (This […]

September’s ‘Gathering of Gardeners’ Workshop Canceled

-Information courtesy Paul McKenzie, Agricultural Extension Agent, Vance/Warren Counties, NC Cooperative Extension The Saturday, September 22, 2018,  “Gathering of Gardeners” workshop which was to be held at Buck Spring Park in Warren County has been canceled. Any questions may be directed to Paul McKenzie at NC Cooperative Extension, Warren County at [email protected] or by phone at 252-257-3640. […]

Aycock Rec. Center’s Fall Festival to Offer Family Fun

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks presents their 2018 Fall Festival to be held at the Aycock Rec. Center, 307 Carey Chapel Rd., on Thursday, October 18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring the family for an evening of games, rides and a haunted […]

Amis Chapel Baptist to Host ‘Family Fun Day’ at Oxford’s Camp Oak Hill

— courtesy Granville County Chamber of Commerce | Ginnie Currin, Executive Director ~ 919-693-6125 ~ [email protected] Camp Oak Hill and Retreat Center, 1528 Oak Hill Rd., Oxford, will be the site of a Family Fun Day event on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Hosted by the Young Adults of Amis Chapel Baptist Church, the event will feature […]

Vance Co. Tornado Not Confirmed by Local Officials; No Damage Reported

Sunday at 6:06 p.m., WIZS received a tornado warning for Vance County from the National Weather Service. At one point, the radar-indicated tornado was forecast to pass very near downtown Henderson. On Monday, Brian Short, director of Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations, told WIZS News that there was no confirmed touchdown of a tornado or any […]

Television Show ‘Fishing University’ to Feature Kerr Lake, Vance Co. Attractions

-Press Release, Fishing University Internationally televised, Emmy award-winning television show, Fishing University, will soon make Vance County home, filming an episode to air in 2019 and featuring not only Kerr Lake but local dining, activities and attractions. The film crew, along with hosts/fishing legends Charlie Ingram and Ray Brazier, will arrive on September 24, to […]

Hurricane Florence Updates – Sept. 14

Updated Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. WIZS will be bringing you updates on Hurricane Florence as new information is received. Please check the WIZS website, Facebook page and listen live to WIZS 1450 AM and 100.1 FM for updates. The latest briefing from the National Weather Service can be found by clicking here.  -Information courtesy Brian K. Short, Director […]