Entries by WIZS Staff

The Embers Coming to Downtown Oxford

The Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the last Alive After Five event of 2017 – Thursday, September 21st – will feature the music and entertainment of THE EMBERS – “truly one of the finest entertainment experiences of our lifetime.” THE EMBERS will soon be celebrating their 60th […]

Warren County Beautification Committee Plans Litter Pick-Up Day

by Craig Hahn The Warren County Beautification Committee is planning a county-wide trash collection day on Saturday, September 16, 2017 in conjunction with NCDOT. The DOT will furnish vests, bags and some manpower. I just heard this week that bags and vests are now available at the Warren County Board of Election Office on North […]

Granville County sees 3% Boost in Tourism Spending

Visit North Carolina announced that domestic visitors to and within Granville spent $47.08 million in 2016, a 3% increase from 2015. “We are excited to hear that Granville has made a 3% increase in the last two years due to collaborations with area hotels, retail shops, restaurants, farms, parks and recreation, and events to promote […]

Vance County Schools Committee Meetings

Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Dates: Building & Grounds, Thursday, August 24th, 8:30 am Curriculum, Thursday, August 24th, 9:15 am Policy, Wednesday, August 30th, 5:30 pm Finance, Wednesday, August 30th, immediately after Policy Personnel, Tuesday, September 5th, 8:30 am All meetings are held in the ASC Superintendent’s Conference Room, 1724 Graham Avenue, Henderson.

New Vance County Schools Hours

New hours are in place for students who attend Vance County Schools for the 2017-2018 school year. The new student hours include: Elementary Schools: 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. E.M. Rollins: 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Middle Schools: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. STEM Early High: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. High Schools: 7:45 a.m. […]

Students complete VGCC Summer Bridge program

A group of 18 incoming first-year Vance-Granville Community College students recently completed the college’s “Summer Bridge” program in preparation for the fall semester. Summer Bridge is a three-week program designed to enhance students’ transition from high school to college and prepare them to be successful during their freshman year at VGCC. On July 28, the […]