Entries by WIZS Staff

Social Services to Offer Heating Assistance for Eligible NC Residents

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, NCDHHS The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will begin accepting applications through county social services departments for the state’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Households including a person aged 60 or older, or […]

Taurus Howard Named Rebuilding Hope’s Dec. Spotlight Volunteer

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Rebuilding Hope, Inc.  Often folks who have been helped by Rebuilding Hope become volunteers. “After Rebuilding Hope built a ramp for me,” Taurus Howard says, “I came up to see if I could volunteer.” Taurus joined the team about eight months […]

Former Early College Student Credits VGCC for Success

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Vance-Granville Community College Oneisha Rebecca Leonard came to Vance-Granville Community College in 2011 as a Granville Early College High School student. “I was a good student, with mostly A’s and B’s, but I was not as focused on school as I […]

Maza Food Mart Clerk Robbed at Gunpoint, Suspect Apprehended

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Henderson Police Department On November 29, 2019, at around 3:30 a.m., a W/M subject entered Maza Food Mart at 1421 E. Andrews Avenue, brandished a handgun, and robbed the clerk of an undisclosed amount of currency. After a relentless investigation […]

Filing Period for 11 Granville County Seats Now in Progress

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Granville County Government The Granville County Board of Elections has announced that the filing period for 11 seats for the 2020 election is now in progress. Local offices up for election include County Commissioner seats for Districts 1, 3, 4 […]

Reminder: Henderson Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting This Saturday

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Alice Sallins The Henderson, NC Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019. The parade begins at 4 p.m. and will proceed along Garnett St. in downtown Henderson, ending at Montgomery Street. Food vendors will be available at the […]

Mayor Ellington Calls Special Meeting on City Manager Position

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy Esther J. McCrackin, City Clerk, City of Henderson, NC Mayor Eddie Ellington has requested a Special Called meeting of the Henderson City Council on Friday, December 6, 2019, at 10 a.m.  This meeting will be held at City Hall, 134 […]

NC Community College Educators Attend Regional Seminar at VGCC

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Vance-Granville Community College Vance-Granville Community College recently hosted a regional seminar for educators from a number of North Carolina community colleges on the subject of “active learning.” The event was presented through a partnership with the National Institute for Staff […]