Entries by WIZS Staff

Fairytale Characters to Take Over McGregor Hall!

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center is gearing up for its presentation of “Into the Woods,” a fully staged Broadway-style musical presented with a live, professional orchestra. Evening performances include Sat., February 1, Fri., February 7 and […]

VGCC Continues Enrollment Growth Trend

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College Vance-Granville Community College is celebrating good news to begin 2020. The fall 2019 semester that recently ended brought growth in enrollment along with an 11% increase in course hours completed in both credit (curriculum) and non-credit programs. In […]

Friday Institute Showcases Partnership With Vance Co. Schools

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Vance County Schools Vance County Schools’ partnership with NC State and The Friday Institute continues to be valuable to both students and staff. We are excited about the opportunities we are afforded through this partnership and extending our lessons through […]

West End Community Watch Hears on Importance of CPR Training

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Notes courtesy Claire Catherwood, West End Community Watch Jim Gunderson was the speaker for the West End Community Watch meeting held on January 21. Gunderson is employed by DAN (Divers Alert Network), located in Durham, where he is a First Aid and […]

Plenty of Community Events Offered in Granville This Winter

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Granville County Government JOURNALING FOR BEGINNERS is being offered at the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford on Saturday, Jan. 25. Sharon Swanson, an award-winning essayist and Manager of Arts and Health at Duke University Hospital in Durham, will provide […]

Mims Charged With Abduction of Children

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Unit arrested William Richard Mims, a Wake County resident on January 22, 2020. William Richard Mims was charged with the following: one (1) count of Abduction of Children.  William Richard […]

VCS Announces Innovative School Application Dates/Deadlines

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Vance County Schools Vance County Schools announces important dates and deadlines for its innovative school options for the upcoming 2020-21 academic school year. Applications for innovative schools, including EM Rollins STEAM Academy, STEM Early High School, AdVance Academy and Vance […]

Granville County BOE Continues Negotiation to Lease JTOH

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Granville County Public Schools At a special called work session held at West Oxford Elementary School on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, the Granville County Board of Education voted unanimously to express its concern regarding the suitability of the former Joe […]