Worship Broadcasts on WIZS Sunday, March 15th

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The following are worship broadcasts that aired on WIZS on Sunday, March 15th.  Please scroll down and click to listen.


6:00 – 7:00am ~ Joy Christian Center


7:15 – 7:30am ~ Cooks Chapel AME Zion Church


7:45 – 8:00am ~ Walking In The Word with Gloria Ragland


8:15 – 8:30am ~ Blessed Trinity Ministries


8:30 – 9:00am ~ The Calvary Baptist Church


10:00 – 10:30am ~ First Presbyterian Church


10:30 – 11:00am ~ The Help Center


11:00am – 12:00pm ~ Victory Baptist Church


2:00 – 3:00pm ~ The First Baptist Church


3:00 – 4:00pm ~ Eastside Baptist Church


5:00 – 5:30pm ~ Blessed Hope Baptist Church

Closings and Weather 02/20 – 02/21

 


Closings and Weather 02/20 – 02/21

  • Crossroads Christian — closed Friday, Feb 21
  • Vance County Schools — closed 2/21/2020 with an optional teacher workday. March 18 now a full day of school.
  • Vance-Granville Community College — Closed Feb 21
  • Victory Christian School — closed Friday, February 21

 

  • Chick-fil-A Henderson — open at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb 21
  • City of Henderson — operating on a 3 hour delay on Friday, February 21, 2020
  • VANCE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS — BOTH OF THE ONE-STOP, EARLY VOTING SITES IN VANCE COUNTY WILL PLAN TO OPEN AT 11 A.M. FRIDAY, FEB 21, 2020
  • Vance County Courts — All Vance County Courts have been cancelled February 21, 2020.  The Clerk’s Office will open at 11 a.m.
  • Versatrim — Opening at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb 21

Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin Counties remain under a winter weather advisory until 12 noon, Friday, Feb 21, 2020.


TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 7PM — FEB 6, 2020

TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 7 PM — FEB 6, 2020

Silver Alert – Robert Duke Miles, Jr.

The silver alert has been lifted.  The gentleman has been located and is reportedly returning to his place of residence.


 

NORTH CAROLINA SILVER ALERT ANNOUNCEMENT

RALEIGH 2:33 AM — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Robert Duke Miles, Jr.

Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Robert Duke Miles, Jr, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Anyone with information about Robert Duke Miles, Jr should call Detective Lopez at the NC State University Police at 919-515-3000.

Name: Miles, Jr Robert Duke Bobby

Gender: Male DOB: 02/16/1953 Age: 66 Race: white Height: 5′ 9″ Weight: 185 pounds

Hair Color: gray Hair Length: balding Eye Color: blue

Clothing Description:
He was wearing a white baseball cap, glasses, gray pullover, and tan pants.

Reporting Law Enforcement Agency: NC State University Police

Contact Information: Detective Lopez at 919-515-3000

Location of Incident: He is missing from Carter Finley Stadium

Location Last Seen: He was last seen at Carter Finley Stadium.

Direction of Travel:
Last seen west towards the Fairgrounds

Storm and Emergency Info and MUSIC


WE ARE HERE UNTIL THE STORM IS GONE. AND OUR MIX OF INFORMATION AND MUSIC IS JUST RIGHT. TUNE IN FOR SOME TOP-HIT COUNTRY, BEACH AND POP/ROCK OLDIES. CALL 492-3001 IF YOU'D LIKE TO MAKE A SONG REQUEST OR TELL US ABOUT CONDITIONS IN YOUR AREA. PLUS, STAY TUNED FOR A FULL DAY OF REGULAR PROGRAMMING ON FRIDAY.

WE ARE HERE UNTIL THE STORM IS GONE. AND OUR MIX OF INFORMATION AND MUSIC IS JUST RIGHT. TUNE IN FOR SOME TOP-HIT COUNTRY, BEACH AND POP/ROCK OLDIES. CALL 492-3001 IF YOU’D LIKE TO MAKE A SONG REQUEST OR TELL US ABOUT CONDITIONS IN YOUR AREA. PLUS, STAY TUNED FOR A FULL DAY OF REGULAR PROGRAMMING ON FRIDAY.

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WIZS Celebration; 3p-7p, Saturday; Ribeyes of Hend; Rick Strickland Band Live

WIZS is celebrating year one of FM broadcasting at 100.1 FM.

From 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Ribeyes of Henderson, the Rick Strickland Band will perform live, featuring award-winning artists Rick Strickland and Lesa Hudson.  There is no cost of admittance.  Bring a lawn chair.  Food and beverage specials will be available for purchase from the restaurant.

The only thing you will need to pay for is anything you eat or drink, and that payment is made directly to Ribeyes of Henderson.  The restaurant is located at 2002 Graham Avenue, near Ruin Creek Road, in the same building that formerly housed The Silo.

Rose Farm and Rentals, Inc. is celebrating 30 years of ownership of WIZS as well.  WIZS 1450 AM remains at the heart and soul of our daily operations, just as it has served the community continuously since May 1, 1955 with news, sports, music and special programming.  The station has always been locally owned, controlled and operated, and most recently that has been by Rose Farm and Rentals, Inc.  The original president of the corporation was John D. Rose III until the time of his death in October, 2007.  Since then, Susan Rose has performed duties as president.  John C. Rose is the present day general manager.  Rose Farm and Rentals assumed ownership and operations from then-owner Stan Fox on June 1, 1989.

VCSO: Silver Alert Issued for Robert Lewis Rogers

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm

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Update –

At the request of the Vance County S.O, the N.C. Center for Missing Persons has cancelled the Silver Alert for Robert Louis Rogers. For more information, call Det. W. Mitchell at the Vance County S.O at 919-691-8257.

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The Vance County Sheriff’s Office is seeking urgent assistance in locating Robert Lewis Rogers, age 53. He is missing from the Jacksontown Road area of Middleburg.

A silver alert has been issued due to cognitive impairment.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call 911 or the Vance County Sheriff’s Office at 252-738-2200.

 

NWS – Severe Weather Possible – 5/31/19


Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect Until 11:00 p.m. – click here

According to the latest National Weather Service briefing – click here – there is an enhanced risk for severe weather this afternoon and evening.

  • The threat of severe weather is increasing across central NC. The greatest threat is from Durham and Southern Pines south and east.
  • Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening. The strongest storms will produce damaging wind gusts, hail, and heavy rain.
  • Timing: This afternoon and evening.
  • Locations: All of Central North Carolina.

The NWS graphic shows the WIZS Radio coverage area is under a Level 2 out of possible 5 or “Slight” risk.  Areas just to the south are at Level 3 or “Enhanced.”

Sunset Gardens – 2pm Sunday – Memorial Day Service

WIZS has been asked to announce:

Sunday, May 26, a Memorial Day service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Sunset Gardens Cemetery to remember and honor persons who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The cemetery address is 3174 Hwy 158 Business in Henderson. Service site is on your immediate right as you enter the cemetery.

Silver Alert Issued for Margaret Ellis

NORTH CAROLINA SILVER ALERT ANNOUNCEMENT

RALEIGH 11:53 PM — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Margaret Alston Ellis.

Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Margaret Alston Ellis, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Anyone with information about Margaret Alston Ellis should call Detective Wells at the Henderson Police Department at 252-492-0202.

See Picture and get the latest information on the NC Silver Alert Website

https://www2.ncdps.gov/Index2.cfm?a=000003,000014,000081,001683&mpa=4567

Name: Ellis Margaret Alston
(Last) (First) (Middle) (Nickname)

Gender: Female DOB: 12/20/1932 Age: 86 Race: black Height: 5′ 4″ Weight: 225 pounds

Hair Color: gray Hair Length: short Eye Color: brown

Clothing Description:
Last seen wearing church attire.

Reporting Law Enforcement Agency: Henderson Police Department

Contact Information: Detective Wells at 252-492-0202

Location of Incident: Location of incident was at 520 Radio Lane, Henderson, NC 27536

Location Last Seen: Last seen missing from 520 Radio Lane Henderson, NC 27536

Direction of Travel:

Possible Destination:
Last seen traveling towards Windsor, N.C.

Vehicle Description:

Make: honda Model: civic Year: 2014 Color: black License Plate Number: tph3083 Licensing State: NC