Entries by WIZS Staff

Bundy Appointed Chief Finance Officer for Vance County Schools

-Press Release, Vance County Schools Michael Bundy has been appointed as the new chief officer for Finance and Business Operations for Vance County Schools. Members of the Vance County Board of Education approved his appointment at their regular monthly meeting this evening. Bundy is joining Vance County Schools after serving since September of 2015 as the […]

Maria Parham Health Limits Visitations Due to Seasonal Flu Outbreak

-Information courtesy Maria Parham Health Due to high levels of viruses in the community, Maria Parham Health is implementing seasonal influenza precautions. Visitation restrictions will be in place during peak flu season, which generally lasts through the first of April. Our primary goal at Maria Parham Health is to provide the best quality of care […]

Granville History Museum to Host ‘A Night at the Museum’ on Feb. 13

-Information courtesy the Granville Co. History Museum/Harris Exhibit Hall Facebook page The Granville County History Museum will host “A Night at the Museum” on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Harris Exhibit Hall in Oxford. Visitors will have the chance to view the “GRANVILLE GREATS: Footprints in History” exhibit. Also, […]

HPD: Mason St. Drug Search Results in Four Arrests

-Press Release, Henderson Police Department On February 7, 2019, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Division along with the Special Response Team executed a search warrant at the residence of 330 Mason St., Henderson, NC. During the execution of the search warrant over 4 grams of crack cocaine, 47 grams of marijuana, over […]

Granville Co. Animal Shelter Announces Change to Operating Hours

-Information courtesy the Granville County Government’s Facebook page Beginning Wednesday, February 20, 2019, the hours of operation for the Granville County Animal Shelter will change. Every third Wednesday of each month, the Shelter will be closed for staff development. Animal Control officers will still be on call during these hours. Regular hours for the rest […]

Happy Hill Society to Present Black History Luncheon – Feb. 23

-Information courtesy the Happy Hill Society The Happy Hill Society will present their 1st Annual Black History Luncheon on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the Crossroads Event Center, 943 West Andrews Avenue, Henderson. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m.; admission is $10. Guest speakers include Senator Erica Smith, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), […]

Thornton Library to Host Free Concert Featuring Buck Meek & ‘Twain’

-Press Release, Granville County Government The Granville County Library System provides more than just books and informational resources, serving as a local cultural center with programs scheduled for all ages and backgrounds. On Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Richard H. Thornton branch will welcome Buck Meek – a musician influenced by blues, jazz and western […]

Cash Charged With Nine Counts of Exploiting a Minor

-Press Release, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office On February 7, 2019, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested Jason Hoyt Cash, a Franklin County resident. Jason Hoyt Cash was charged with the following: nine (9) counts of Second-Degree Exploitation of a Minor. Charges stemmed from an extensive investigation conducted by Franklin County Sheriff’s Office […]

Women With Children Needed as Health Focus Group Volunteers

-Information and flyer courtesy NC Cooperative Extension – Warren County Center The Warren County Cooperative Extension Office is looking for local women with children to participate in a volunteer focus group on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, from 6 to 7 p.m. Participants will provide the Poe Center, a health education organization, with feedback related to […]