Entries by WIZS Staff

Potential New Vance County Park Subject of Upcoming Public Meetings

-Press Release, Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department The Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department will hold public meetings to gain input for the possibility of applying for a grant for a new public park on the corner of Williams and Montgomery Street in Henderson. If successful, this grant will be for a skate park, splash pad, […]

Granville Co. Animal Shelter Closed Wed. for Staff Development

-Information courtesy the Granville County Government’s Facebook page The Granville County Animal Shelter, located at 5650 Cornwall Road in Oxford, will be closed to the public tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, for a staff development day. Staff development days are now held on the third Wednesday of every month. Granville County Animal Control will still […]

Pins for Pets Bowling Proceeds to Benefit Local Spay/Neuter Programs

-Information and photos courtesy Community Partnership for Pets, Inc. On March 16, 2019,  animal shelter directors, veterinarians, volunteers, friends, family and bowlers got together for the annual Pins for Pets bowling tournament. This event was held at the Palace Pointe Fun Center in Roxboro, NC. Over $12,000 was raised through donations, bowling fees, bowling lane sponsors, […]

VGCC Alumnus: Acting in Dinner Theater ‘Feels Like Coming Home’

-Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College Vance-Granville Community College holds a special place in the heart of Spencer Nunn, who has returned to his alma mater as a member of the cast of the college’s upcoming Dinner Theater production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical comedy, “Company.” When the former Warrenton resident first enrolled at VGCC, he planned […]

‘Swat-A-Litterbug’ Program Simple Way for Public to Help Keep NC Clean

-Information courtesy the Vance County Government’s Facebook Page The N.C. Department of Transportation’s “Swat-A-Litterbug” program encourages the public to report people who litter in an effort to help make North Carolina roadways cleaner. The program provides every individual an opportunity to be an active participant in reducing litter on NC roadways. The public can report […]

Perry Memorial Library to Hold Spring Book Sale

-Information courtesy Perry Memorial Library You are invited to the Friends of Perry Memorial Library’s Spring Book Sale May 3-5, 2019. The library is located at 205 Breckenridge St. in downtown Henderson. Friday, May 3 ~ 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Members Only Sale (membership available at the door) Friday, May 3 ~ 1 – […]

Rotary Club of Henderson Accepting Student Scholarship Applications

-Information courtesy the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce The Rotary Club of Henderson, NC is accepting student scholarship applications now through Friday, April 19, 2019. In order for students to be eligible to apply for this scholarship, they must be a current senior in high school and attend any school or homeschool in Vance County, NC. […]

Oxford Man Sentenced to 60 Months for Illegal Possession of Firearm

-Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice Robert J. Higdon, Jr., the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced MAURICE SHAWAYNE HARRIS, a/k/a “Gator”, 38, of Oxford to 60 months’ imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised released. On January 2, 2019, […]

VGCC Announces Changes to Public Cosmetology Services

-Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College The Main Campus (Henderson, NC) Vance-Granville Cosmetology Department will no longer offer services to the public effective April 11, 2019.  Beginning May 21, 2019, services will be offered at our Franklin Campus, located at 8100 Hwy. 56, Louisburg, NC. Services will resume at our South Campus, located in Creedmoor, NC […]