Entries by WIZS Staff

New Human Services club formed at VGCC

— courtesy VGCC The newest club for students at Vance-Granville Community College focuses on the Human Services Technology (HST) field. The college offers three Human Services degrees – a General HST track, a Substance Abuse track, and a Gerontology track – although interested students in any major are welcome to join the new club. The […]

BEEF Marketing and Herd Health Meeting Dec. 19

— courtesy NC Cooperative Extension Warren County / BEEF and Herd Meeting December 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm Franklin County Cooperative Extension Center Area cattle producers are invited to participate in a Beef Cattle Marketing Trends and Updates program, along with a Basic Herd Health Program, on Tuesday, Dec. 19, in the Annex meeting room […]

Sheriff Peter White announces the following arrests by the Vance County Sheriffs Office Drug Enforcement Unit

— press release from Vance County Sheriff Peter White Latisha Lanay Bobbitt 1011 Long Creek Court Kittrell, NC 27544 Charges: Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell Distribute Cocaine Maintaining a Dwelling Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Simple Possession of Marijuana Bond: $25,000.00 Court Date: 12/18/2017   David Lee Washington 1011 Long Creek Court Kittrell, NC 27544 […]

New Start to Help in Vance Co. with Those Coming Out of Incarceration

Thursday morning at 11:30, WIZS TownTalk will conduct a live interview with Cedrick Swinson of New Start.  He is the Peer Support Leader.  He works with formerly incarcerated people and their families to execute plans for school, housing and the gathering of other resources to successfully re-enter society from prison.  He told WIZS News that […]

Clearview Church “Stories in the Stars”

— from Clearview Church On December 16, Clearview Church will present “Stories in the Stars,” a community Christmas concert at McGregor Hall in Henderson. Doors open at 6:00 PM, and the show starts at 7:00 PM. The show will feature footage shot by Pastor Abidan Shah on location in Greece. Come learn about the false […]

Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Helping For Christmas

Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church reminds you of their soup kitchen every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. until noon.  Davis Chapel is also doing a special Christmas meal where there’ll be free cloths and toys for youngsters.  This takes place Thursday, Dec. 21 at the church from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.  First […]

Oxford Prep Helps ACIM

— Information from Oxford Preparatory School, oxfordprep.org Oxford Preparatory School received $500 from the United Health Care Sidelines Hunger Event, awarded at the State 2AA Football Championship on Saturday, December 9.  Receiving the award were Oxford Prep Athletic Director Rick Kenner and Senior Student-Athletes Trey Reese and Christian Furr. The OPS Athletics Department will share half […]

Nowell Brooks Named Director of Alternative Programs for Franklin County Schools

— courtesy Franklin County Schools Louisburg, North Carolina – December 12, 2017 — The Franklin County Board of Education approved Nowell Brooks as Franklin County’s Director of Alternative Programs at Vine Academy. The approval came during Monday night’s board meeting. Mr. Brooks comes to Franklin County from the Vance County Public School system where he […]

Domestic Violence and Children Class Dec. 12

— courtesy Families Living Violence Free *REMINDER* Domestic Violence 101 CLASS TONIGHT, 6 p.m., AT THE OFFICES OF FAMILIES LIVING VIOLENCE FREE 125 OXFORD OUTER LOOP IN OXFORD QUESTIONS: 919-693-3579 Call the office early to register for childcare if needed WEEK THREE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE and the EFFECTS ON CHILDREN Objectives: To understand that children are the […]