Entries by WIZS Staff

Louisburg Man Wanted for Numerous Construction/Real Estate Scams

-Press Release, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of James Barry Faircloth. James Faircloth is a suspect in numerous fraudulent scams against unsuspecting victims. Scams include construction and real estate fraud. James also goes by the names JB Faircloth, Barry Faircloth, Jay Faircloth, James Fairchild and […]

Vance Co. Water, Public Safety Committees to Meet Feb. 25

-Information courtesy Kelly H. Grissom, Executive Assistant/Clerk to Board, Vance County Board of Commissioners Please be informed of the following committee meetings. These will be held in the Administrative Conference Room, Vance County Administration Building, 122 Young Street, Henderson, NC. Water Committee (Wilder, Brummitt, Taylor) Monday, February 25, 2019 – 3 p.m. – LKC engineering contract […]

NCDACS Accepting Applications for Healthy Food Small Retailer Program

-Press Release, North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will offer grant assistance to convenience stores interested in offering healthier food options to those living in one of the state’s 349 food deserts. The funding is a part of the Healthy Food Small Retailer Program. “The […]

Section of Dabney Dr. to Close This Evening for Sewer Line Repair

-Information courtesy Esther J. McCrackin, City Clerk, City of Henderson Dabney Drive will be closed for through traffic from Coble Boulevard to Roanoke Avenue beginning Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 10 p.m. The work should be completed by 12 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019. This closure is necessary to repair a sewer line across Dabney […]

Granville Vance Public Health Announces Funding Still Available for WIC Program

-Information courtesy Granville County Government’s Facebook page  UPDATE FROM GRANVILLE VANCE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT: The WIC program still has funding available, even with the risk of a second (potential) government shutdown. NC eWIC cards will still work at grocery stores that accept WIC benefits. Call your local WIC office at 919-693-1333 (Granville County) or 252-492-3147 […]

Regulators Notify Industry Regarding CBD Products in the Marketplace

-Press Release, N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is sending out letters next week to manufacturers and retailers who sell products containing CBD oil, detailing what is legal to sell in North Carolina. “Under federal Food and Drug Administration laws, CBD is considered a drug,” said […]

Thomas Arrested on 52 Felony Drug Violations; Million Dollar Bond Set

-Press Release, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office On February 6, 2019, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit, Special Response Team, Community Action Team and agents with North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE), arrested Vance County resident, Jhi’Tay Thomas, on 52 Felony drug violations. This investigation began when the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit received […]