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A Second Suspect, David Lee Chavis, Jr., Arrested for First Degree Murder in Wynn Case

A Second Suspect, David Lee Chavis, Jr., Arrested for First Degree Murder in Wynn Case

UPDATE: 9-22-21 Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame issued the following press release 9-22-21 to update this matter. On the 22nd day of September 2021, members of the Vance County Sheriff’s Office CID (Criminal Investigations Division) served arrest warrants on David Lee Chavis, Jr., of Henderson N.C., for the First Degree Murder of Trevon Wynn. Wynn ...
Gena Mccray Appointed County Attorney For Franklin

Gena Mccray Appointed County Attorney For Franklin

— press release courtesy of Franklin County Franklin County, September 22, 2021: Franklin County Commissioners unanimously appointed Gena McCray of the firm of Gena Walling McCray, PLLC, to serve as County Attorney on September 20, 2021. McCray’s appointment is effective September 27, 2021. McCray received her undergraduate degrees in English and Psychology from South Carolina ...
ACTS Donations, Fundraising and Volunteers Key to Providing Meals

ACTS Donations, Fundraising and Volunteers Key to Providing Meals

Imagine hosting the biggest Thanksgiving meal ever, providing all the food for the biggest family imaginable. Every day. There’s the food preparation, then serving, then the cleanup. That’s how Lee Anne Peoples describes the operation at ACTS – the executive director said it takes dozens of volunteers to provide the hot meals five days a ...
Perry Memorial Library Open, Serving Community Including Special Programs

Perry Memorial Library Open, Serving Community Including Special Programs

      Calling it a branch library may be a bit of a stretch, but Perry Memorial Library Director Patty McAnally invites the public out to Fox Pond Park Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of Story Walk, which features a storybook along one of the walking trails – a page at the time. ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-22-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-22-21 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 9-22-21 Noon ...
Franklin’s $11.4 Million Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Gets Underway With Sept. 24 Groundbreaking Ceremony

Franklin’s $11.4 Million Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Gets Underway With Sept. 24 Groundbreaking Ceremony

The official ground-breaking for a $11.4 million rehabilitation project to Franklin County’s wastewater treatment plant will be held Friday at 10 a.m., according to information from the county’s public utilities department. The treatment plant, located at 1099 Lane Store Rd. in Franklinton, was built in 1987 and has had two capacity upgrades – one in ...
Volunteer To Pick Up Litter During CommUNITY Cleanup Day Sept. 25

Volunteer To Pick Up Litter During CommUNITY Cleanup Day Sept. 25

It’s not too late to sign up for CommUNITY Cleanup Day, as Henderson joins with the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Fall Litter Sweep program on Saturday morning. Individuals, as well as churches, businesses and other organizations can pitch in and make a difference along the city’s roadways. City staff will be at the Operations Center ...
TownTalk: VGCC Offers 8-Week Terms To Adapt, Respond To Students’ Needs

TownTalk: VGCC Offers 8-Week Terms To Adapt, Respond To Students’ Needs

Whether they come to learn job skills or start their journey toward earning a college degree, students at Vance-Granville Community College have some interesting options when it comes to the length of time they take to complete a class. It’s called “compressed learning,” and VGCC director of Advising & College Success Amy O’Geary discussed some ...
Four-County 4-H Poultry Show Flies In To Vance Regional Farmer’s Market Oct. 23

Four-County 4-H Poultry Show Flies In To Vance Regional Farmer’s Market Oct. 23

The 2021 Four County 4-H Poultry Show and Sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Vance County Regional Farmer’s Market. Check-in for youth and poultry will begin at 3 p.m. and the show will start at 4:15 p.m., according to information from Meg Wyatt, Franklin County 4-H agent. Following the presentation of awards, ...
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 21, 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 September ...
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