Entries by WIZS Staff

City of Oxford Seeking Downtown, Historical Pictures

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Information courtesy the City of Oxford The City of Oxford is seeking photos from around the city to use on its website. Desired photos include those of downtown Oxford and pictures of historical homes, buildings or scenery. Please submit anything you are […]

Jones Arrested on First Degree Burglary Charge

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm -Press Release, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office On June 18, 2019, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division with assistance from the Community Action Team arrested Demetrius Edward Jones, age 25, a resident of 455 Loblolly Circle, Louisburg. On June 18, 2019, at […]

Jackson Recipient of Superintendent of the Year Award

-Press Release, Vance County Schools Vance County Schools Superintendent Anthony Jackson has been selected as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Central Carolina Regional Education Service Alliance (CCRESA) Superintendent of the Year Award. He was presented the award on June 17 by Dr. Neil Pederson, executive director of CCRESA, during the Vance County School System’s administrative […]

Fox Pond Park to Light Up the Night With Fireworks, Jazz Performances

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center Fireworks in the Park: The Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department presents Fireworks in the Park! This FREE event will be held at Fox Pond Park on Friday, July 5, 2019. Fox Pond Park will close at 5 p.m. Shuttling from Aycock Recreation […]

Frances Abbot Burton Powers Fund Accepting Grant Applications

-Press Release, NC Community Foundation The Frances Abbot Burton Powers Fund for support of the Town of Henderson will be accepting grant applications for its 2019 grants cycle, according to Preston Powers. The endowment will make grant funds available for government entities and nonprofit organizations that benefit the Town of Henderson and have a physical […]

Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist to Offer Health Fair, AGE Screening

-Information courtesy Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 742 N. Chestnut St., Henderson, will hold a Health Fair event for the community on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Pre-Registration will be held from 11:45 a.m. until 12 p.m. Health Fair will begin at 12 p.m. and will conclude at 1:30 p.m. Quick […]

Join Oxford Police Dept. for ‘Coffee With A Cop’

-Information and flyer courtesy the City of Oxford The Oxford Police Department will offer “Coffee With A Cop” at Uptown Cafe, 101 College St., Oxford, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 9 until 11 a.m. This is a chance for residents to meet their neighborhood officers, ask questions and voice concerns in a relaxed environment. […]

Franklin Co. Schools Offering Free Summer Lunches!

-Information courtesy the Franklin County Schools’ Facebook page Franklin County Schools is offering free summer lunches to students age 5-18, Monday – Thursday through June 27, 2019. Lunches will be provided from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. inside the Franklinton Middle School cafeteria. The school is located at 3 N. Main St. in Franklinton, NC.

Wiggins, Former KVA Headmaster, and Wilkerson Named FCS Principals

-Press Release, Franklin County Schools Franklin County Schools is proud to announce that two new principals have been hired for District elementary schools for the 2019-2020 school year. Frank Wiggins Jr. is the new principal of Youngsville Elementary School; and, Jamie Wilkerson is the new principal of Franklinton Elementary School. “We are excited to welcome […]