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Siplen Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

Siplen Arrested, Charged with First Degree Murder

— Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame Press Release The Vance County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of Suzette Siplen for the First Degree Murder of Xavier “Peter” Vann. Vann was located in the front yard of his residence located at 1609 Nicholas Street, Henderson N.C., on the morning of the 5th day of August ...
Volunteer Fire Depts in Warren/Franklin Counties Receive Funds

Volunteer Fire Depts in Warren/Franklin Counties Receive Funds

Volunteer fire departments in Warren County received $213,576.50 and Franklin County departments were awarded $73,454.55, according to the complete listing from N.C. Department of Insurance. The Volunteer Fire Department Fund was created to assist North Carolina’s volunteer fire departments with purchasing equipment and making capital expenditures. It is administered through the N.C. Department of Insurance/Office ...
TownTalk: Vance GOP Chair Barrier Planning 9/11 Memorial Event

TownTalk: Vance GOP Chair Barrier Planning 9/11 Memorial Event

So many Americans can remember exactly where they were and what they were doing on that morning almost 20 years ago when the 9/11 attacks occurred. When Jimmy Barrier realized that there were no local plans to commemorate the 20th anniversary of that fateful day, he wasn’t about to let the day go unnoticed. Barrier, ...
Vance Sheriff Brame’s Advice To Avoid Phone Scams: “Don’t Do What I Did”

Vance Sheriff Brame’s Advice To Avoid Phone Scams: “Don’t Do What I Did”

When the phone rings, the first reaction many of us have is to anwer the call. These days, however, unless a name pops up on the screen that you recognize, perhaps the best thing to do is – let it ring. You just may avoid getting caught up in a scam. Vance County Sheriff Curtis ...
Vance Volunteer Fire Departments Awarded More Than $140,000 Through State Grant Fund

Vance Volunteer Fire Departments Awarded More Than $140,000 Through State Grant Fund

Six volunteer fire departments in Vance County received grant funding from a state program designed to help smaller departments purchase equipment and make capital improvements. In addition, two departments that serve Vance and adjoining counties received funding, which brings the total to more than $140,000, according to Vance County Manager Jordan McMillen. Fire departments send ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 8-26-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 8-26-21 Noon

Local News at 8am, 12pm, 5pm M-F; WIZS Radio; 100.1FM/1450AM WIZS Radio Local News Audio Post. Click Play to Listen. WIZS Radio · WIZS Radio Local News Audio 08-26-21 Noon   ...
Deon Patrick Bobbitt Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder

Deon Patrick Bobbitt Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder

— press release from District Attorney Mike Waters In Granville County Criminal Superior Trial Court during the week of August 9, 2021, Deon Patrick Bobbitt was found guilty of Second-Degree Murder, Aggravated Felony Death by Motor Vehicle, Driving While Impaired, Driving While Licensed Revoked and Careless and Reckless Driving. Mr. Bobbitt received an active sentence ...
Local Departments Get More Than $176,000 From NC Volunteer Fire Department Fund

Local Departments Get More Than $176,000 From NC Volunteer Fire Department Fund

There were lots of big checks – literally and monetarily speaking – in Granville County when a couple of state officials stopped by on Monday to leave more than $176,000 in grant funds for 11 local fire departments. The ceremonial check presentation was held on Aug. 23 at the Granville County Expo and Convention Center, ...
TownTalk: Parolees and those on Probation Can Register to Vote in NC

TownTalk: Parolees and those on Probation Can Register to Vote in NC

DEVELOPING… State and local boards of elections are bound to comply with a court order issued Monday that restores voting privileges to convicted felons who are no longer incarcerated but are still on parole or probation. Patrick Gannon, public information director for the N.C. Board of Elections told WIZS News Wednesday, “We are required to ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 8-25-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 8-25-21 Noon

Local News at 8am, 12pm, 5pm M-F; WIZS Radio; 100.1FM/1450AM WIZS Radio Local News Audio Post. Click Play Here to Listen. WIZS Radio · WIZS Radio Local News Audio 08-25-21 Noon   ...
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