Entries by WIZS Staff

Hurricane Matthew Update For Henderson Area

Brian Short is the Director of Emergency Operations for Vance County.  When events such as the potential impacts of bad weather and other public safety issues arise, Short sends out information to local preparedness teams, public service agencies and to the media. About 1:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, October 4, Short sent the following email and […]

Candidates Forum to be held at Granville Expo Center

The Granville County Human Relations Commission, The League of Women Voters Unit of Granville County and the Granville County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a Candidate Forum. Candidates who have filed for the 2016 November elections have been invited to participate. The forum will be held Tuesday evening, October 11. The intention for the Forum […]

VGCC presents free seminar to help businesses prepare for holidays

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center, in partnership with the Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission, is inviting local businesses to plan ahead for success in the upcoming holiday season. A free workshop, entitled “Maximizing Sales During the Holidays,” will be held at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce (414 S. Garnett Street, Henderson) on Wednesday, Oct. […]

Vance County High School Students Attend Local College Fair

Students from the four local high schools attended the annual College Fair held at Vance-Granville Community College on September 21. The two-hour event was held in the morning in the community college’s Civic Center. There were representatives from approximately 60 colleges and universities in attendance to share information about future educational opportunities with students from […]

Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers Garners State Award

Last night at the Daniel Boone Inn in Boone, NC, the Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers were presented the productivity award from the North Carolina Crime Stoppers Association. The Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers received this award for their help in continuing to build the working relationship between the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff’s Office. Lorraine […]

Good News: VGCC awarded grant for revamped Male Mentoring initiative

Vance-Granville Community College recently received a $17,234 grant from the North Carolina Community College System to fund the Male Mentoring Success Initiative at the college for the 2016-2017 academic year. All first-year male students at the college will now be involved in the expanded program, according to Anthony Pope, a VGCC academic & career coach […]

Warren County Farm Tour Oct. 1st

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The second annual Warren County Farm Tour will take place on October 1st, 2016, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit selected local farms and learn about the production methods they use to be successful. There will be three tour stops highlighting intensive vegetable production, fruit production and […]