Entries by WIZS Staff

H/V Chamber Welcomes New Teacher Bag Donations

New Teacher Bag Donations We need your help to welcome our new teachers to Vance County! Snacks, gum, candy, water bottles, notepads, pens, pencils, coupons etc. are just a few of the things we need to pack in the bags. Make sure your business name and contact information is on the items you donate. This is a great […]

E.M. Rollins Prepares for Students as a Year-Round School

Vance County Schools For Immediate Release June 26, 2017 Construction and cleaning crews are busy in June preparing E.M. Rollins Elementary for its first year-round school year for 2017-2018. Teachers begin work on July 17 and students start classes for the new year on August 1. Work is ongoing to replace the heating and air-conditioning […]

Granville County Elected Officials and Staff Tour Bladen County Law Enforcement Facility

Oxford, NC, June 23, 2017 – In preparation for future construction of its own law enforcement complex, Granville County elected officials and staff toured the recently constructed Bladen County, North Carolina, Law Enforcement Facility on Wednesday, June 22. The Bladen County facility, yet to be occupied, was toured by four Granville County Commissioners- Tim Karan, […]

District Attorney’s July 2017 Schedule

DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S SCHEDULE JULY 2017   Mon, July 3 Warren Trial Court (Rozier) – Fuller, Raymond Franklin District Court (Keith) – Gardner, Roberson Vance District Court (Burnette) – Erdmann, Watson/Hargrove Granville District Court (Davis) – Gregory, Dickerson Granville County Clerk’s Office Hours, Attorneys, 2:00-4:00 pm – Gregory   Tues, July 4 Holiday   Wed, July 5 Granville District […]

Downtown Henderson Independence Day 2017 set for Saturday July 1st

Downtown Henderson Independence Day 2017 set for Saturday July 1st! Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. from Rose Avenue, celebration afterwards on Breckenridge Street. Parade Entry Forms are here: https://hendersonncdowntown.com/parade-entry/ Free general admission, and free kids activities and bounce houses! Check out our vendor list at https://hendersonncdowntown.com/event/independence-day-2017-celebration/ More vendors are welcome! Fill out our vendor form here: https://hendersonncdowntown.com/vendor-application/ […]

VGCC Receives Largest Grant in School History

CREEDMOOR, N.C. — Vance-Granville Community College today announced it received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software, with a commercial value of $31 million. The in-kind grant gives students access to the same technology that companies around the world depend on every day to develop innovative products in a wide variety of industries including automotive, aerospace, machinery, shipbuilding, high-tech electronics […]

Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival coming up July 8th

by Craig Hahn It’s one of my favorite events of the year…the Annual Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival. Join your friends and neighbors on 8 July from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Departments for this iconic festival. Enjoy cantaloupes, Brunswick stew, hot dogs and festive refreshments. Come see historical displays, kiddie rides, […]

Miss Kerr Lake Festival Pageant Returns to Henderson

by Jessica Todd Henderson, NC – The Second Annual Miss Kerr Lake Festival pageant is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the beautiful McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in downtown Henderson, North Carolina.  The current Miss Kerr Lake, Evan O’Geary of Henderson will be on hand to crown her successor. Applications […]

Servants on Site Begins Seventh year of Service

SERVANTS ON SITE – SEASON 7 – SCANDALOUS GRACE by Robert Parham Rebuilding Hope Inc (RHI) has once again prepared for Servants on Site (SOS) to continue into its 7th year beginning this Sat., June 17th and running through Sat., June 24th.  Individual volunteers and groups from as far as Alabama will once again come […]