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WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-27-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-27-21 Noon

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VCS Literacy Specialist Part of Statewide ‘Rethink Education’ Team To Promote Blended Instruction

VCS Literacy Specialist Part of Statewide ‘Rethink Education’ Team To Promote Blended Instruction

Vance County Schools has announced that Amber Hines, district K-5 literacy specialist, is a member of the first cohort of Rethink Education, a statewide initiative created to help teachers tailor blended instruction targeted at rural and under-resourced communities. Made possible by $17.6 million from the U.S. Department of Education, Rethink Education provides training by facilitators ...
Tar River Land Conservancy Needs Volunteers To Construct Trails In Southern Granville County

Tar River Land Conservancy Needs Volunteers To Construct Trails In Southern Granville County

Fall is a wonderful time to get out and enjoy the outdoors, whether it’s hiking or working in the yard. And Derek Halberg, executive director of Tar River Land Conservancy, has a couple of opportunities for volunteers to combine both activities. The result will be the addition of 3.3 miles of hiking trails in southern ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-24-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-24-21 Noon

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Local CV19 Update 9-24-21 from Granville Vance Public Health

Local CV19 Update 9-24-21 from Granville Vance Public Health

In the past 7 days, there have been 146 new cases in Vance County, a 17% decrease from the previous 7 days. The percent positivity rate in Vance County is 7.4%. In the past 7 days, there have been 141 new cases in Granville County, a 17.5% decrease from the previous 7 days. The percent ...
Federal Judge Sends Oxford Man to Prison for 7 Years Following a Shooting

Federal Judge Sends Oxford Man to Prison for 7 Years Following a Shooting

— press release courtesy of U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of North Carolina An Oxford man was sentenced to 84  months in prison for Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition by a Convicted Felon.  On June 8, 2021, S Daques Shorter pled guilty to the charges. According to court documents and other information ...
TownTalk: History of Kerr Lake, Part 2

TownTalk: History of Kerr Lake, Part 2

(Photo courtesy R.F. Timberlake – Kerr Lake Park Watch on Facebook and Shutter Art Gallery) •••••••••••••••••••• Kerr Lake covers about 50,000 acres when it’s at normal elevation, but if the lake level were to reach its maximum elevation of 320 feet above sea level, the lake would more than double in size. In short, Kerr ...
WIZS Radio Local News 9-23-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News 9-23-21 Noon

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The Local Skinny! Vance County Grapples With Employee Discontent

The Local Skinny! Vance County Grapples With Employee Discontent

A recent survey of county employees conducted by the UNC School of Government has turned up several areas of discontent, which county officials are hopeful could be eased by providing targeted training opportunities and following recommendations from the surveyor. Three focus groups totaling 23 county employees were convened during the week of May 24 of ...
Support ‘Shop With A Cop’ Project – Buy A Ticket For Chance To Win Cash Prize

Support ‘Shop With A Cop’ Project – Buy A Ticket For Chance To Win Cash Prize

The “Shop With a Cop” program kicked off Wednesday, and there are 180 opportunities to help make the project a success. This year marks the sixth year that the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff’s Office to raise money for local law enforcement to ...
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