Entries by WIZS Staff

Rabid Animal Reported; Second Confirmation This Year

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Granville County Government This year’s second instance of rabies has been reported in Granville County. A raccoon was picked up on January 17, 2020, in the area of St. Lucy Drive and N.C. Hwy. 96 South, Franklinton, with follow-up tests […]

Southern Gospel’s Triumphant Quartet Coming to South Henderson Pentecostal

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Mary Helen Mustian, South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church An evening with Triumphant Quartet, Southern Gospel’s #1 male quartet, is coming to South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, 905 Americal Rd., Henderson, on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 7 p.m. Admission is […]

FCSO: Pineda Charged With 15 Counts of Exploitation of a Minor

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office On Thursday, January 16, 2020, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested Tiburcio Marcial Pineda, a Franklin County resident. Tiburcio Marcial Pineda was charged with (15) counts of Third-Degree Exploitation of a Minor.  Charges […]

DA’s Office Not Pursuing Charges in Second VCMS Assault Allegation

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm Statement from the Office of District Attorney Mike Waters: On December 16, 2019, I learned a parent had made more allegations about the use of inappropriate force against school resource officer, Deputy Warren Durham and Assistant Principal Kevin Ross. These allegations were […]

Commissioners Review Current Plans, Prioritize New Goals at Retreat

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Jordan McMillen, Vance County Manager The Vance County Board of Commissioners met at Perry Memorial Library on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, for the first of two planned retreat days designed to assist with the review of current plans and development […]

Work Completed on Bennett H. Perry/Corbitt Museum Porch

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm In the words of Kenneth Stegall, Corbitt Preservation Association member: Just an update on the porch work at the Bennett H. Perry/Corbitt Museum. The job was just completed and, of course, we have an overrun due to damage underneath the porch. The […]

Oxford Residents Invited to Neighborhood Watch Meeting

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Cynthia Bowen, City Clerk, City of Oxford All Oxford residents are invited to attend a City-wide neighborhood watch informational meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, in the third-floor Commissioners Board Room of Oxford’s City Hall. The meeting will begin at […]

Joe Toler – Oak Hill Continuation Meeting Canceled

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Debra A. Weary, Clerk to the Board, Granville County At the January 6, 2020 meeting, the Granville County Board of Commissioners approved entering into an order that the Joe Toler – Oak Hill Elementary School is currently available and requested […]

Coop. Extension to Offer Free Industrial Hemp Program

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Paul McKenzie, Agricultural Extension Agent, NC Cooperative Extension While there is much excitement in North Carolina about the prospects for industrial hemp, there are still many unknowns. Raising a new crop in an environment with numerous uncertainties around production methods, […]