Entries by WIZS Staff

VGCC Names 79 Students to Fall Semester President’s List

-Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 79 students earned President’s List academic honors for the fall 2018 semester. The President’s List recognizes students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) while carrying a “full load” (at least 12 credit hours) in 100-level or higher curriculum courses. *WIZS will post […]

Reminder: Eichner to Perform at McGregor Hall Friday Evening

-Information courtesy McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center A Part of the Classical and Chamber Performance Series Pianist Solomon Eichner will be performing at the McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in downtown Henderson on Friday, April 19, 2019, at 8 p.m. Declared by the American Liszt Society as “A sensitive pianist, Solomon’s playing is poetic, beautiful […]

Troxler Encourages Horse Owners to Vaccinate Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

-Press Release, NCDA&CS Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging horse owners to have their animals vaccinated against Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis and West Nile Virus. “April until November is prime mosquito-breeding season in North Carolina and when horses are at risk if not properly vaccinated,” Troxler said. “EEE is fatal 90 percent of the time in […]

Franklin Co. Sheriff Partners With ALE to Make Drug Arrests, Seizures

-Press Release, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation On Tuesday, state and local authorities raided two houses and seized over 26 ounces of methamphetamines valued at more than $218,000 following an operation in Franklin County. Over the last three months, ALE special agents and Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies partnered to address ongoing illegal drug activity at […]

Kerr Lake Set for T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament

-Press Release, Fishing League Worldwide WHAT: The FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament season will continue Saturday, April 27, 2019, with a T-H Marine FLW BFL North Carolina Division tournament on Kerr Lake. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day […]

City of Henderson Announces Recent Untreated Wastewater Discharges

-Press Release, City of Henderson Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a Public Notice when untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. The City of Henderson experienced heavy rainfall on April 13, 2019, […]

Altec Industries Sponsors VGCC Golf Tournament’s Afternoon Round

-Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College Altec Industries of Creedmoor recently made a contribution to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund to serve as the afternoon round sponsor for the upcoming 35th Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament. The company is a longtime supporter of the golf tournament and partners with VGCC training programs related to advanced […]

Delrayno Baptist to Present ‘The Living Last Supper’ – Thurs., April 18

-Information courtesy Delrayno Baptist Church Delrayno Baptist Church, 1315 College St., Oxford, presents “The Living Last Supper” on Maundy Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. “The Living Last Supper” is a short, but powerful, melodrama about the reflection and inner turmoil of each disciple when Jesus announced that he would be […]