Entries by WIZS Staff

Volunteer Fire Depts in Warren/Franklin Counties Receive Funds

Volunteer fire departments in Warren County received $213,576.50 and Franklin County departments were awarded $73,454.55, according to the complete listing from N.C. Department of Insurance. The Volunteer Fire Department Fund was created to assist North Carolina’s volunteer fire departments with purchasing equipment and making capital expenditures. It is administered through the N.C. Department of Insurance/Office […]

Deon Patrick Bobbitt Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder

— press release from District Attorney Mike Waters In Granville County Criminal Superior Trial Court during the week of August 9, 2021, Deon Patrick Bobbitt was found guilty of Second-Degree Murder, Aggravated Felony Death by Motor Vehicle, Driving While Impaired, Driving While Licensed Revoked and Careless and Reckless Driving. Mr. Bobbitt received an active sentence […]

The Local Skinny! Home and Garden Show 8-25-21

WIZS Home and Garden Show – Vance Co. Cooperative Extension On the show today – Click Play Below UPCOMING EVENTS: Fall Vegetable Gardening Monday August 30,2021 6:30pm VCRFM 210 Southpark Drive Contact Cooperative Extension 252-438-8188 for more info and to register. Check vegetables growing now and in the fall for insects more closely. Loopers , […]

Vance County Vipers over Warren County Eagles Recap

A GAME ONE VICTORY FOR THE VIPERS OF VANCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL 34 TO 26 OVER THE WARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL EAGLES FRIDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 20, 2021 REMEMBER YOU CAN LISTEN TO THE VIPERS’ GAMES LIVE AND FREE ON WIZS EACH FRIDAY NIGHT HERE’S YOUR GAME 1 AUDIO RECAP WIZS Radio · SportsTalk 08-23-21 VCFNF Recap

Latest Local Covid Data as of Friday from GVPH

— courtesy of Granville-Vance Public Health In the past 7 days, there have been 84 new cases in Vance County, a 22% decrease from the previous 7 days. The percent positivity rate in Vance County is 5.7%. According to the CDC COVID Data Tracker, there is high community transmission in Vance County. In the past […]

It’s FGV Downtown Henderson DUCK DERBY 2021 BABY!

The 12th annual Ducky Derby race is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 in downtown Henderson. The race, which begins at 12 noon, will have a special twist – the winners will all be child care providers in the tri-county area, according to Garry Daeke, development coordinator for Franklin Granville Vance Smart Start, Inc. The […]

Henderson Man Sentenced to Federal Prison on Firearms Offenses

— press release A Henderson man was sentenced to 101 months in prison for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and possession of a firearm by a felon.  On May 17, 2021, Kyree Leamon Williams pled guilty to the charges. According to court documents and other information presented in court, […]