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New Program Can Help Eligible Households That Face Water Disconnection

New Program Can Help Eligible Households That Face Water Disconnection

A new emergency program launched today (Dec. 1) to help low-income households afford water and wastewater services. The program, called Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program is scheduled to run through September 2023 or until the funds are all used up. It is a federally funded program administered through the North Carolina Department of Health and ...
Passenger Rail Plan Seeks Input As S-Line Project Continues

Passenger Rail Plan Seeks Input As S-Line Project Continues

The community is invited to participate in a couple of activities this weekend that are part of the NC DOT study of the proposed S-Line rail project. Henderson and Norlina are both being considered for stops along the line. There will be a pop-up community meeting in Norlina on Friday, Dec. 3 as the plan ...
Sheriff Brame: Two Drug Arrests In Separate Traffic Stops Over Long Holiday Weekend

Sheriff Brame: Two Drug Arrests In Separate Traffic Stops Over Long Holiday Weekend

Vance Sheriff Curtis R. Brame announced the arrests of two people on drug charges in separate incidents over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Gregory Brown was stopped by members of the patrol division on Tiny Broadwick Boulevard on Nov. 25 for an expired tag. During the traffic stop, Brame said Brown told a deputy that ...
Vance County High School Announces Changes to Basketball Schedule

Vance County High School Announces Changes to Basketball Schedule

According to Vance  County High School Assistant Principle and Athletic Director Joe Sharrow the following changes are taking place to the Vance County Basketball schedules: – Tonight’s home game vs. Northern Durham will be Varsity Girls only at 5:00. – Tomorrow’s home games (JV Boys, Varsity Girls, Varsity Boys) vs. Warren County are all postponed to ...
Burn Ban Issued For All North Carolina Counties Due To High Risk Of Wildfire

Burn Ban Issued For All North Carolina Counties Due To High Risk Of Wildfire

The N.C. Forest Service has issued a ban on all open burning and has canceled all burning permits statewide effective Tuesday at 5 p.m. until further notice. Breezy conditions, low humidity, a lack of rain and so many fallen leaves are factors that contribute to the higher risk of wildfire, and N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve ...
TownTalk: Iozzio Helps Veterans Through Outreach

TownTalk: Iozzio Helps Veterans Through Outreach

Derrick Iozzio’s phone is always on, he says. Always. And that’s one of the things that sets him and his organization apart from other groups that provide services to military veterans and others in crisis. Iozzio, a trained peer support mental health specialist and facilitator, founded Catch-22 Peer Support in response to what he saw ...
Secretary Mandy Cohen to step down as DHHS Secretary, Governor Cooper selects current DHHS Deputy Secretary to lead department

Secretary Mandy Cohen to step down as DHHS Secretary, Governor Cooper selects current DHHS Deputy Secretary to lead department

Raleigh Nov 30, 2021 Governor Roy Cooper announced today that North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. will be stepping down from the agency after 5 years of service to the state. Governor Cooper has appointed Kody Kinsley, current NCDHHS Chief Deputy Secretary for Health and lead for ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 11-30-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 11-30-21 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 11-30-21 Noon   ...
Cooperative Extension with Paul McKenzie: What Works in the Garden

Cooperative Extension with Paul McKenzie: What Works in the Garden

Listen live at 100.1 FM / 1450 AM / or on the live stream at WIZS.com at 11:50 a.m. Mon, Tues & Thurs. WIZS Radio · Cooperative Extension with Paul McKenzie: What Works in the Garden   ...
The Local Skinny! Jobs In Vance

The Local Skinny! Jobs In Vance

The H-V Chamber of Commerce and WIZS, Your Community Voice, present Jobs in Vance for November 30, 2021. The Chamber compiles the information, and it is presented here and on the radio. Contact the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce at 438-8414 or email christa@hendersonvance.org to be included. JOB OPENINGS IN VANCE COUNTY – Week of November ...
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