Entries by Kelly Bondurant

District Attorney Mike Waters Discusses 9th Judicial District, Felony Cases

District Attorney Mike Waters was on Tuesday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to discuss, among other topics, the recent district restructuring and the process his office uses to determine which of a county’s felony cases to prosecute. Waters and his office serve the five-county area of Vance, Granville, Franklin, Warren and Person. These five […]

Henderson-Vance EDC Makes New Website Public

After much preparation, the Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission has made their new website public. It can be viewed at https://vancecountyedc.com or by clicking here. The EDC has been working with marketing firm Marketing Alliance, Inc. for several months to create a “more true representation of what Vance County and Henderson have to offer,” Director Dennis Jarvis, […]

Brummitt and Carpunky Tackle Fire Redistricting Questions

Doyle Carpunky, president of the Vance County Fire and Rescue Association and chief of the Vance County Rescue Squad and Vance County Board of Commissioner Dan Brummitt were on Monday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to discuss the County’s recent fire redistricting proposal. The proposal, which will go before the Vance County Board of […]

Woodhouse, Economic Development Director, Talks Growth in Warren Co.

Stacy Woodhouse, economic development director for Warren County, was on Wednesday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to discuss the strengths and challenges facing the rural area. “When people ask me how do you market rural America and rural counties, I tell them it’s a very different story for every county,” Woodhouse said. “We have […]

Jarvis Discusses Mako’s First Year in Vance Co.; Provides Updates on EDC Initiatives

Dennis Jarvis, II, director of the Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission, was on Monday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to provide updates related to the EDC. Mako Medical Laboratories: The segment began with a discussion on Mako Medical Laboratories and their progress since opening their new location in Henderson in late 2017. According to Jarvis, […]