Entries by WIZS Staff

Perry Memorial Library Adding New Programs to Winter Youth Lineup

-Information courtesy the Perry Memorial Library website Winter youth programs will begin at Perry Memorial Library, 205 Breckenridge St., Henderson, on January 2, 2019, and run through April 30, 2019. December is a youth program planning month. Youth activities for January – April include: Mother Goose Storytime (ages 2-5)  – Mondays at 11 a.m.  *NEW* […]

Grace Ministries Now Accepting New & Gently Used Items for Toy Drive

Grace Ministries is holding their Second Annual Toy Drive now through Friday, December 21. Please donate new or gently used toys at 1501 Raleigh Rd. in Henderson. The toy giveaway will be held at Rebuilding Hope, Inc., located at 414 Raleigh Rd., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 22. For additional information, […]

Save the Date: MADD to Hold Next Meeting Jan. 22; Volunteers Needed

-Information courtesy Lisa Horton, Vice President, MADD The next MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) meeting will be held on Monday, January 22, 2019, at the “Old Court House” in Henderson, NC on Young St. at 6 p.m.  Please join us in the Commissioners Meeting Room upstairs! Our Local MADD Chapter is in need of the […]

Duke Energy Outage & Safety Info

From Duke Energy Progress Safety reminders · If you plan to use a generator due to a power outage, follow the manufacturer’s instructions to ensure safe and proper operation. Operate your generator outside. Never operate it inside a building or garage. · Don’t use grills or other outdoor appliances or equipment indoors for space heating […]

State of Emergency Declared for Vance County; Area Braces for Inclement Weather

Updated – 12/07/18: You may report weather delays and cancellations by email to [email protected] or by text at 432-0774. Delays and cancellations will be posted on WIZS’ Facebook page. Henderson Mayor Eddie Ellington and Archie Taylor, chairman of the Vance County Board of Commissioners proclaimed a State of Emergency for the City of Henderson and […]

Fisher Sentenced on Firearms Charge

-Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that today, Chief United States District Judge Terrence J. Boyle sentenced KYLE VICTOR FISHER, 29, of Henderson to 42 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release. FISHER pled guilty to the […]

Fourteen Cases of Rabies Reported in Granville This Year

-Press Release, County of Granville  With fourteen cases of rabies reported in both wild and domestic animals since February of 2018, Granville County Animal Control and Granville-Vance Public Health continue to enforce the state’s rabies law, which requires all owners of domestic dogs, cats and ferrets to have pets vaccinated by four months of age, […]

‘Cops on Top’ Surpasses Fundraising Goal for Special Olympics of NC

Chick-fil-A of Henderson, the Henderson Police Department, the Vance County Sheriff’s Office and other community organizations once again teamed up for the annual “Cops on Top” Fundraiser for the Special Olympics of NC. Held at Chick-fil-A on Thursday, December 6, the all-day event raised $2,291 for Special Olympics, surpassing the goal fundraiser organizers previously set […]

Billy Ayscue Named Rebuilding Hope’s Dec. Volunteer of the Month

-Information courtesy Rebuilding Hope,  Inc. Acquainted with the man who would be Rebuilding Hope’s founder and pleased with the camaraderie he later observed at the ministry, Billy Ayscue decided where to offer his time and talents. “I knew Randolph Wilson before he started RHI and knew of his out-of-state trips to assist people with storm […]