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WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-21-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-21-21 Noon

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TownTalk: The Barefoot Movement Presses Onward

TownTalk: The Barefoot Movement Presses Onward

Noah Wall apologized for her scratchy-sounding voice. “I sang all weekend,” Wall told Town Talk host Bill Harris Monday. “I’m exhausted – in the best way.” Wall, lead singer and fiddle player for The Barefoot Movement, is just back from performing at MerleFest, a popular bluegrass-and-more festival in western North Carolina. The band will perform ...
The Local Skinny: National Opioid Settlement to Have Impacts Locally

The Local Skinny: National Opioid Settlement to Have Impacts Locally

The proposed $26 billion settlement with drugmaker Purdue Pharma for its involvement in the national opioid crisis could have a ripple effect that would help fund future opioid crisis intervention programs locally. In 2020, it is estimated that 70 percent of drug overdoses involved opioids. Twenty-eight states in the U.S. saw at least a 30 ...
Cyclists To Pedal Through Granville County Oct. 6 On Their Way From NC Mountains To The Coast

Cyclists To Pedal Through Granville County Oct. 6 On Their Way From NC Mountains To The Coast

Cycle North Carolina kicks off a week-long ride from the mountains to the coast on Oct. 3, with hundreds of cyclists taking to the state’s scenic backroads to get from Sparta to Topsail Beach over a six-day period. Granville County is on the itinerary for Day 4, and participants will get a glimpse at several ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 09-20-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 09-20-21 Noon

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Watch Out for Scam Email, Those Impersonating Others

Watch Out for Scam Email, Those Impersonating Others

Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce President Michele Burgess reminded members Friday to ignore potentially spam emails. Be especially careful at this time due to the fact that the subject line of an email going around right now is misleading about the Chamber itself. Burgess wrote to members, including WIZS Radio, in a legitimate email and said, ...
Vance County Schools Announces Changes in Leadership

Vance County Schools Announces Changes in Leadership

— courtesy of Vance County Schools; by Public Information Officer Aarika Sandlin; Online at vcs.k12.nc.us in original format with pictures as Sept 2021 Board Briefs Vance County Schools is excited to announce John Suther as the new Chief Finance Officer. Suther earned his degree from North Carolina State University and has served as the Assistant ...
Amy Rice Will Continue to Serve Schools/Community in District Leadership

Amy Rice Will Continue to Serve Schools/Community in District Leadership

The Granville County Board of Education approved personnel changes Monday, moving a high school principal to a district-level position. Amy Rice, principal at J.F. Webb High School, will lead the district’s testing and accountability, as well as coordinate K-12 Science, the arts and STEM programs. Rice replaces Beth Cook, who will retire later this month ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-17-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-17-21 Noon

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Local Covid Q & A with Maria Parham Health

Local Covid Q & A with Maria Parham Health

WIZS 1450 AM/ 100.1 FM News reached out to Maria Parham Health with several local covid questions. Maria Parham quickly responded through its public information officer and provided the following answers: Q1 – How many people are currently hospitalized at Maria Parham with COVID? A1 – We are currently treating fewer than 20 COVID-positive patients. ...
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