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TownTalk: Kaleah Padgett Helps Daughters Who Have Lost Mothers

TownTalk: Kaleah Padgett Helps Daughters Who Have Lost Mothers

Kaleah Padgett has degrees in sociology and in Biblical and religious studies, both of which provide useful tools, but it’s the personal experience of dealing with the loss of her mother that she draws from as she helps other women struggling with their own mothers’ deaths. Padgett formed Our Motherless Daughters about five years ago, ...
The Local Skinny! Around Old Granville: Tiny Broadwick

The Local Skinny! Around Old Granville: Tiny Broadwick

She was a little bit of a thing, but Georgia Ann “Tiny” Broadwick achieved some larger-than-life accomplishments in her day. All of 4-foot-8 and 85 pounds, Broadwick had been married, given birth to a child and had jumped out of a hot-air balloon by the time she was 15, according to Mark Pace, who shared ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 05-19-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 05-19-22 Noon

Click Play to Listen. On Air at 8am, 12pm, 5pm M-F WIZS Radio ~ 100.1FM/1450AM WIZS Radio · WIZS Radio Local News Audio 05-19-22 Noon   ...
Candidates For Sheriff Determined In May 17 Primary

Candidates For Sheriff Determined In May 17 Primary

Robert Fountain and Vance Johnson will face off in the race for Granville County Sheriff in November, each coming out on top in their respective races in the May 17 primary elections. According to the N.C. Board of Elections, 8,325 voters cast ballots in Granville County for the primary, from a total 39,851 registered voters ...
CPR Workshop En Español For Farmworkers

CPR Workshop En Español For Farmworkers

  -Information courtesy of Warren County Cooperative Extension Service The N.C. Cooperative Extension in Warren County is hosting a CPR workshop for Spanish-speaking farmworkers in the area. The workshop will be held Tuesday, May 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Warren County EMS building, located at 890 U.S. 158 Bypass in Warrenton. ...
Granville County Middle School Get $5K Grant To Boost Library Collection

Granville County Middle School Get $5K Grant To Boost Library Collection

  – information courtesy of Granville County Public Schools Butner-Stem Middle School is one of 300 schools in 44 states across the country to receive a $5,000 grant through the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. The foundation has awarded $1.5 million in library grants this year, Many of the libraries will use the funds to ...
Granville Board of Education Set To Meet May 20 To Discuss Drawing Down Lottery Funds

Granville Board of Education Set To Meet May 20 To Discuss Drawing Down Lottery Funds

-Information courtesy of Dr. Stan Winborne, public information officer for Granville County Public Schools The Granville County Board of Education will meet for a special called meeting on Friday, May 20, at 2:30 p.m. to review and approve an application  for Granville County to draw down North Carolina Education Lottery funds.  This meeting will be ...
Investigation continues in report of armed suspects inside local Walmart

Investigation continues in report of armed suspects inside local Walmart

Henderson police continue to investigate following a report Tuesday of possible armed suspects inside the local Walmart. So far, no arrests have been made in the case. Police were called to the Walmart, located at 200 N. Cooper Dr. at about 4:15 p.m. on a report of possible armed suspects inside the store. The first ...
HPD: 3 Arrested On Drug Charges

HPD: 3 Arrested On Drug Charges

Henderson police arrested three men earlier this week on various drug charges following a search at a home on Eastside Drive. Police officers served a narcotic search warrant on Monday, May 16 at 803 Eastside Dr. and seized several semi-automatic weapons, 520 dosage units of heroin and drug-manufacturing equipment, according to a statement from Henderson ...
Vance County Primary Election Results

Vance County Primary Election Results

The Vance County portion of the May 17, 2022 primary saw final, unofficial results in less than two hours after the polls closed at 7:30 p.m. and two challengers in the winners column. Not a situation of being too close to call but indeed a situation of being very close was Sean Alston’s 270 votes ...
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