Entries by Kelly Bondurant

Nits Nats Music Celebrates 50 Years in Business

Bill Harris, co-owner of Nits Nats Music in Henderson, was on Monday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to discuss the music stores recent 50th anniversary. Originally opened in downtown Oxford in 1969 by Phillip and Cheryl Hawkins, the business has called several locations in Oxford, Henderson and Louisburg home during its 50 years in […]

Vance Co. Tourism Focuses on 2019 Fishing Tournaments

Pam Hester and Norman Dickerson, director and assistant director, respectively, with the Vance County Tourism Development Authority, were on Thursday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to discuss the importance of tourism dollars. With warmer temperatures and spring weather on the horizon, the tourism office has turned their attention to upcoming fishing tournaments on Kerr […]

‘It’s Hard to Beat a Chicken Plate’ – Fire Dept.’s Fundraiser for ‘Rae Rae’ Owen This Fri.!

Henderson Fire Chief Steve Cordell was on Thursday’s edition of WIZS Town Talk program to discuss tomorrow’s chicken plate fundraiser for Raegan “Rae Rae” Owen, a local 10-year-old girl battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The fundraiser will be held this Friday, February 22, 2019, at Henderson Fire Station #1, 211 Dabney Drive, from 11 a.m. until 7 […]

Family of ‘Rae Rae’ Owen Expresses Gratitude for Community Support

Henderson resident Randy Owen was on Tuesday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to discuss his 10-year-old daughter Raegan “Rae Rae” Owen’s battle with cancer, fundraising efforts and his and wife Debbie’s gratitude for the community’s continued support. “Rae Rae was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia on October 31, 2018, and we’ve been at Duke […]

After Missed Test, Kerr Lake Regional Water Reports Nitrate Levels ‘Not Detected’

The Henderson-Kerr Lake Regional Water System recently sent notices with customers’ water bills indicating an annual EPA-required test for nitrate was not conducted, due to being “overlooked,” during the compliance period of 2018.  The notice read, in part: “Henderson-Kerr Lake Regional Water has not met monitoring requirements. We are required to monitor your drinking water […]