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VGCC’s 38th Annual Golf Tournament May 9-10; Register Now!

VGCC’s 38th Annual Golf Tournament May 9-10; Register Now!

Registration is underway for the 38th annual Vance-Granville Community College golf tournament. Golfers interested in signing up to play need to swing into action before the April 15 deadline. The VGCC Foundation Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, May 9-10, at the Henderson Country Club.  Gupton Services, Inc. of Henderson will serve as ...
One Day, Two Warrants; Two Suspects Arrested by HPD on Drug Charges

One Day, Two Warrants; Two Suspects Arrested by HPD on Drug Charges

On March 23, 2022, Officers of the Henderson Police Department served a narcotics search warrant at 111 South Pinkston Street Apartment 42 Henderson in response to multiple drug complaints. During the service of the warrant, heroin, marijuana, drug manufacturing equipment, U.S. Currency, and a semi-auto pistol were seized. 20-year-old Tyrik Pettaway was arrested in relation ...
TownTalk: Chris Wright Talks New EMS And Fire Dept. Building

TownTalk: Chris Wright Talks New EMS And Fire Dept. Building

Any time a call comes in about a motor vehicle crash, first responders spring into action. Whether it’s local law enforcement or a state trooper who dashes to the scene, there also will be a fire truck or rescue squad that responds as well. Such was the case Wednesday when more than 20 emergency type ...
The Local Skinny! Lee Anne Peoples, ACTS

The Local Skinny! Lee Anne Peoples, ACTS

Area Christians Together in Service (ACTS) had a successful fundraiser Monday which Executive Director Lee Anne Peoples said probably would bring in more than $2,000 for the local agency that provides food to hungry people in Vance County. “We are excited about it,” Peoples said, referring to the fundraiser held at 220 Seafood. She said ...
WIZS Radio News Audio 03-24-22 Noon

WIZS Radio News Audio 03-24-22 Noon

Click Play to Listen. On Air at 8am, 12pm, 5pm M-F WIZS Radio ~ 100.1FM/1450AM WIZS Radio · WIZS Radio News Audio 03-24-22 Noon   ...
Wreck, Speed Split Car in Two

Wreck, Speed Split Car in Two

Wednesday night shortly before 8:30, a single-vehicle wreck occurred along Spring Valley Road, between the intersection with Spring Valley Lake Road and NC 39. At the scene, it appeared a black Acura was traveling south along Spring Valley Road and veered off the pavement to the right and struck a tree. The car broke into ...
Small Farms Week 2022

Small Farms Week 2022

Whether you look forward to that first vine-ripened tomato of the season or simply enjoy strolling the aisle at the farmers market to see what is seasonally available, chances are, that produce comes from a local farmer. And as the bumper sticker says, “If you’ve eaten today, thank a farmer.” North Carolina celebrates Small Farms ...
TownTalk: Pink With A Passion Hosting Walk For Cancer Awareness, Survivors

TownTalk: Pink With A Passion Hosting Walk For Cancer Awareness, Survivors

Join Pink With A Passion on Saturday, April 9 at the Warren County Recreation Complex for a walk to celebrate cancer survivors and to honor the memories of loved ones whose lives cancer has claimed. Amena Wilson, president of Pink With A Passion, and Elaine White, vice-president, invite the public to come out to show ...
TownTalk: GEF Hosts “Arts In Bloom Gala” April 28

TownTalk: GEF Hosts “Arts In Bloom Gala” April 28

There’s a certain satisfaction artists have when they create something that others also admire and appreciate – “budding” artists (pun intended) in Granville County will have the chance to experience that feeling of satisfaction next month at the Granville Education Foundation’s Arts in Bloom Gala and Silent Auction. GEF Executive Director Jennifer Cufalo Carpenter invites ...
State Board of Elections: Expect Mass Mailings In Advance of May Primary

State Board of Elections: Expect Mass Mailings In Advance of May Primary

The State Board of Elections wants everyone to know one thing as the May 17 primary creeps closer: they aren’t to blame for the predicted onslaught of mass mailings that voters are almost certain to be getting in their mailboxes soon – both physical boxes and email inboxes. The deadline to register to vote in ...
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