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Forgotten Victims Event Remembers Lives Lost To Drugs

Forgotten Victims Event Remembers Lives Lost To Drugs

Fifty-eight white crosses dotted the lawn outside the Vance County Courthouse on Sunday afternoon July 25, 2021. Each represented a life lost to drugs. Or, as Patricia Drewes has said, drug-induced homicide.” Drewes lost her daughter, Heaven, to a drug overdose. Since her daughter’s death, Drewes has worked to raise awareness and help find resources ...
Granville County Observes National Night Out on August 3rd

Granville County Observes National Night Out on August 3rd

Granville County municipalities are observing National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Events are planned in Oxford and Creedmoor and residents are invited to come out and enjoy food and activities. The Oxford event will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at D.N. Hix Field, located at 313 E. Spring St. ...
SportsTalk: Chris HInes is Bowling His Way to Success

SportsTalk: Chris HInes is Bowling His Way to Success

For many years local bowlers made Carolina Lanes their home.  The Henderson bowling facility was operated by Benton Hight for many years but in September of last year Chris Hines purchased the building. It took six months to remodel but on March 5 of this year Before the First Frame opened welcoming bowlers back to ...
WIZS Local News Audio 7-30-21 Noon

WIZS Local News Audio 7-30-21 Noon

Thank you for listening to WIZS Radio, Your Community Voice! WIZS Radio · WIZS Local News Audio 7-30-21 Noon   ...
The Local Skinny! A Graduation Journey

The Local Skinny! A Graduation Journey

Journey Coleman is a young woman on a mission. The easy part’s done – she is the first official graduate of Vance County High School’s Class of 2022. Vance County Schools held a graduation ceremony – just for her – on Thursday, July 29 at 3 p.m. The hard part is yet to come, but ...
TownTalk: The Power Of Poetry Helps Those With PTSD

TownTalk: The Power Of Poetry Helps Those With PTSD

It’s an unwritten rule – nobody interrupts a group therapy session, Steven Bates said. And yet, there came a knock at the door to announce the Veterans Administration scheduler’s entrance: “’I’m here to talk to you about Steve,’” Bates recalled. What came next changed things for the military veteran and how he determined to help ...
WIZS Local News Audio 7-29-21 Noon

WIZS Local News Audio 7-29-21 Noon

Thank you for listening to WIZS Radio, Your Community Voice! WIZS Radio · WIZS Local News Audio 7-29-21 Noon   ...
Community Partners Of Hope, Inc. Looking To Hire Community Network Specialist

Community Partners Of Hope, Inc. Looking To Hire Community Network Specialist

Community Partners of Hope, Inc. is hiring a part-time “community network specialist” that board members hope will evolve into a full-time executive director role. CPOH operates Hope House and the men’s homeless shelter in Henderson, and board chair Ronald S. Cava said an ideal candidate would be someone who can focus attention on promotion, funding ...
Blood Drive Aug. 24 At Oxford Public Works Building

Blood Drive Aug. 24 At Oxford Public Works Building

The City of Oxford is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021 at the Public Works Building, 127 Penn Ave. The event will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Schedule an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code Oxford, download the Blood Donor app or phone 1.800.RED.CROSS. ...
The Local Skinny! Home and Garden Show 7-28-21

The Local Skinny! Home and Garden Show 7-28-21

Thank you for listening to WIZS Radio.  Your Community Voice!! Farmers market and beekeepers update on the show today.  Also, electric fencing around gardens, mosquito mitigation, fall turnips and collards as well as yellowjacket nests. Click play. WIZS Radio · The Local Skinny! Home And Garden Show 07-28-21   ...
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