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New Production Technician Class; Real Skills, Better Pay, Certifications

New Production Technician Class; Real Skills, Better Pay, Certifications

— press release Vance-Granville Community College is excited to announce a new Production Technician program. The program is designed to provide fast, hands-on training to learn job skills in safety, math, quality practices, teamwork, communications, problem solving, production processes and basic bio-processing. Our 96-hour program will prepare workers to help increase productivity, performance, competitiveness and ...
Treasurer Folwell Recommends Improved COVID Vaccine Distribution Plan

Treasurer Folwell Recommends Improved COVID Vaccine Distribution Plan

— from the office of North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell For weeks North Carolina lagged behind much of the nation in administering the doses of COVID-19 vaccinations it received, and state Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, will outline the consequences of the state not being prepared for the rollout during his monthly “Ask Me ...
WIZS Local News 1-29-21 Noon

WIZS Local News 1-29-21 Noon

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SNOW Totals for Henderson and Vicinity; 5 INCHES

SNOW Totals for Henderson and Vicinity; 5 INCHES

A National Weather Service web page reporting snow totals shows that Henderson received 5 inches. Oxford received 5 inches as well.  Littleton saw 5 inches.  Roxboro got 4.9.  RDU airport had 1.6. Where did it snow the most in our area?  5.9 inches was the highest total according to the National Weather Service, and it ...
Free Alzheimer’s Association Workshops in NC in February; Diagnosis, Care Plans, Living With

Free Alzheimer’s Association Workshops in NC in February; Diagnosis, Care Plans, Living With

The Alzheimer’s Association’s chapters in North Carolina are joining forces to host a three-part virtual education series on Wednesdays in February. The Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter and the Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter will present different topics designed to help families learn more about the disease and how to help themselves and their family members suffering from ...
WIZS Local News Audio 1-28-21 Noon

WIZS Local News Audio 1-28-21 Noon

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School Choices in Vance County and Granville County

School Choices in Vance County and Granville County

Two local school districts have announced virtual events to share information with families about the variety of choices available for students in the 2021-22 school year. The Vance County Schools event is scheduled for Feb. 4; Granville County Public Schools will host a Choice Fair Saturday to showcase its school options.  (See both graphics at ...
NCDOT Plans $4.5 Million in Resurfacing in Four County Area

NCDOT Plans $4.5 Million in Resurfacing in Four County Area

More than 70 miles of area roads are on the schedule to be resurfaced, according to information from the N.C. Department of Transportation. The cost of the four projects totals nearly $4.5 million. The work is set to begin this summer and must be completed by August 2022, according to Marty Homan of the NC ...
VGCC Nursing Faculty and Students help Granville Health COVID Vaccine Drive Thru Clinic

VGCC Nursing Faculty and Students help Granville Health COVID Vaccine Drive Thru Clinic

Nursing students at Vance-Granville Community College had the opportunity to help during recent COVID-19 vaccination events in the area. Dr. Anna Seaman, program head for the Associate Degree in Nursing at VGCC, along with others in the nursing program, helped at the vaccine drive-through at Granville Health Systems last weekend. Senior students got to help ...
Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate Partner Violence

— submitted by Families Living Violence Free Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans. The term “intimate partner violence” describes physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex ...
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