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SportsTalk: Vipers Head For State Playoffs

SportsTalk: Vipers Head For State Playoffs

Dixon High School in Onslow County will be taking to the road for their first round state playoff softball matchup against the Vance Co. Vipers.  The Vipers have had a long road as well but not because of travel. The team, coached by Jordan Garrett Wilder, got off to a slow start but built momentum ...
Upcoming Blood Drives Scheduled; Make An Appointment To Give

Upcoming Blood Drives Scheduled; Make An Appointment To Give

-information courtesy of the American Red Cross Eastern North Carolina  The school year is almost over, and it’s about time for afternoons at the pool and family road trips. While summer means fun for many of us, it’s business as usual in hospitals across the country. The need for blood doesn’t take a break, and ...
TownTalk: Tennis Skills and Skills of Life and Mary Lloyd Hodges Barbera

TownTalk: Tennis Skills and Skills of Life and Mary Lloyd Hodges Barbera

Sports fans who watch tennis from Wimbledon or the U.S. Open each year may be surprised to learn that 70 percent of the nation’s tennis is played on public courts – in parks or other locations away from private clubs. That’s according to a couple of tennis aficionados who were on Town Talk Monday to ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 05-09-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 05-09-22 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 05-09-22 Noon   ...
‘Project Give It A Shot’ Works To Educate, Improve Vaccination Rates

‘Project Give It A Shot’ Works To Educate, Improve Vaccination Rates

Project Give It A Shot kicked off in Vance County on Thursday as a way to educate people about the benefits of being vaccinated against COVID-19. The project is not another spinoff from state or federal programs; rather, it’s more of a grass-roots effort from a group of high school and college students who are ...
Area Churches Participate In Read-Aloud Bible Project With Local Ties

Area Churches Participate In Read-Aloud Bible Project With Local Ties

Members from area churches participated in an activity earlier this week during which they read parts of the Bible aloud – a simple act with profound effects. And although the idea didn’t originate here, there are definitely ties to Vance County. Lois Murphy, a member of First Baptist Church in Henderson, has helped organize this ...
‘Operation Fan Heat Relief’ Provides Fans To Eligible Elderly, Disabled

‘Operation Fan Heat Relief’ Provides Fans To Eligible Elderly, Disabled

  -Information courtesy of N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services is partnering with the N.C. Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers to distribute fans to eligible recipients through Operation Fan Heat Relief. People over the age of 60, as well ...
Warren Co. Schools Gets $24M Slice Of Lottery-Funded Pie For Capital Improvements

Warren Co. Schools Gets $24M Slice Of Lottery-Funded Pie For Capital Improvements

-Information courtesy of the N.C. Dept. of Public Instruction Warren County Schools is getting $24 million from the state that can be used for school construction, renovation or other capital improvements. More than two dozen school districts across North Carolina will share the nearly $400 million in new state lottery-funded grant awards, according to information ...
The Local Skinny! Timberlake Keeps An Eye On The Lake

The Local Skinny! Timberlake Keeps An Eye On The Lake

For more than 10 years now, Frank Timberlake has been keeping an eye on Kerr Lake parks and camping areas. And he says there are some spots that haven’t changed since he was a kid. For some, that may seem like good news. But Timberlake said he and others in Kerr Lake Park Watch don’t ...
TownTalk: Shriners To Hold 58th Annual Fish Fry

TownTalk: Shriners To Hold 58th Annual Fish Fry

It’s not too soon to think about the upcoming Shriners Fish Fry, which will take place on Wednesday, May 18. This is the 58th fish fry and local Shriner Donald C. Seifert spoke with John C. Rose on Thursday’s Town Talk about how the event has evolved over those almost six decades as it continues ...
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