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CultureFEST Downtown Oxford on Saturday

CultureFEST Downtown Oxford on Saturday

Downtown Oxford is the setting for Saturday’s CultureFEST, which will showcase a variety of multicultural artistic performances with a street fair vibe – food trucks, crafts and more await participants who visit Littlejohn Street between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Ajulo Othow and Oxford Mayor Jackie Sergent are among the event planners, and they talked ...
Hobgood To Succeed Retiring Allred As Granville Public Information Officer

Hobgood To Succeed Retiring Allred As Granville Public Information Officer

Oxford native Terry Hobgood has been named Granville County’s public information officer and grant development specialist. Hobgood will take over from Lynn Allred, who plans to retire in December. Hobgood joined the administrative team in July as a deputy clerk after having served as city clerk and public information officer for the city of Creedmoor. ...
Warren Senior Center Offers Sweet Thank You To Local Law Enforcement

Warren Senior Center Offers Sweet Thank You To Local Law Enforcement

As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But when the picture includes the words “Thank You,” it just adds value. Representatives of Warren County law enforcement got some special recognition during the recent National Thank a Police Officer Day. Staff and volunteers from the Warren County Senior Center delivered cupcakes and ...
TownTalk: DEA Issues Public Safety Alert On Fake Medication

TownTalk: DEA Issues Public Safety Alert On Fake Medication

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration launched the One Pill Can Kill public awareness campaign Monday and issued a public safety alert as part of its effort to combat the growing availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine. DEA Administrator Anne Milgram issued a statement saying that the counterfeit pills are being illegally produced ...
Tuesday Is National Voter Registration Day; Register By Oct. 8 To Vote In November

Tuesday Is National Voter Registration Day; Register By Oct. 8 To Vote In November

Today is National Voter Registration Day and the state board of elections has issued a statement to remind eligible individuals to register to vote and for current voters to make sure their information is up-to-date. The voter registration deadline for the November elections is Friday, Oct. 8. “Voting is a critical way to make an impact ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 09-28-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 09-28-21 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 09-28-21 Noon   ...
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 September 28, 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 ...
Gang Free Inc. Sponsors Hispanic Heritage Month Event Thursday, Sept. 30

Gang Free Inc. Sponsors Hispanic Heritage Month Event Thursday, Sept. 30

(Disponible en español.) Hispanic Heritage Month is observed Sept. 15-Oct. 15 and Gang Free Inc. is hosting a fiesta on Thursday, Sept. 30 that will showcase foods, music and dances for everyone to enjoy. The event will be held at 940 County Home Road in Henderson from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. A deejay will ...
TownTalk: Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony To Light Up Garnett St.

TownTalk: Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony To Light Up Garnett St.

The Vance County Relay for Life is sponsoring a Luminaria ceremony on Oct. 23 that is shaping up to illuminate a portion of Garnett Street with little bags of light to remember or honor lives affected by cancer. Like so many events affected by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and safety precautions,  local organizers said they ...
The Local Skinny! Pearson And Harris To Be Honored By City Of Henderson

The Local Skinny! Pearson And Harris To Be Honored By City Of Henderson

The Henderson City Council has approved naming a couple of city-owned properties for two former residents who helped shape the community and make it a better place for their neighbors. The Operation and Service Center will be renamed in memory and in honor of Dr. Andrea L. Harris, who grew up in Henderson and went ...
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