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TownTalk: ACTS Makes a Joyful Noise with Benefit Concert

TownTalk: ACTS Makes a Joyful Noise with Benefit Concert

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 ...
TownTalk: BBQ Cook Off Promises Great Food and Fun

TownTalk: BBQ Cook Off Promises Great Food and Fun

– Update Sept 15 The second annual Tri-County BBQ competition is Sunday, Sept. 19 at Kerr Lake Country Club.  Organizer Tracy Mosley said the competition is a fundraiser of Helping All People Excel, Inc., a local nonprofit that, among other things, helps college-bound students from Vance County with some necessary school expenses. The cookoff will ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-14-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-14-21 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 9-14-21 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 Sept. 14, 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 ...
Illegal Dumping a Huge Local Problem You Can Help With

Illegal Dumping a Huge Local Problem You Can Help With

SHERIFF CURTIS BRAME AND INVESTIGATORS WITH THE VANCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARE SEEKING INFORMATION FROM THE PUBLIC CONCERNING ILLEGAL DUMPING. BRAME TOLD WIZS NEWS MONDAY AFTERNOON A CASE OF ILLEGAL DUMPING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY IS BEING INVESTIGATED IN THE 2700s BLOCK OF WATKINS ROAD. WITHIN THE PAST WEEK, A DUMP TRUCK LOAD OF TREE STUMPS, ...
The Local Skinny: Perry Memorial Library Is Open And Ready To Serve Patrons

The Local Skinny: Perry Memorial Library Is Open And Ready To Serve Patrons

In many communities the library is still an important resource. Henderson’s Perry Memorial Library also continues to be an important resource in our community. Patty McAnally, the library’s director, says that it has been a challenge to help serve their patrons through the pandemic. The library is currently open from 10am to 6pm Monday through ...
Colton’s Adventure Features Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction On Sept. 17

Colton’s Adventure Features Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction On Sept. 17

The 4th annual Colton’s Adventure fundraiser is set for Friday, Sept. 17. Come out to Kerr Lake Country Club between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. for eat-in or take out, according to Kelsey Maddox, Colton’s mother. They’ll be serving up a spaghetti meal, complete with salad, bread and dessert. Tickets are $9. Beverages are served ...
Local Restaurant Salutes First Responders With Breakfast ‘On The House’

Local Restaurant Salutes First Responders With Breakfast ‘On The House’

The law enforcement presence around JR’s Restaurant 39 this morning shouldn’t have alarmed passers-by – J.R. Stainback and his staff WANTED those firefighters and all other first responders to come by for a free breakfast to say “thank you” for their service. In addition to all those uniformed first responders in attendance were other city ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 09-13-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 09-13-21 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 09-13-21 Noon   ...
VCS Names Teachers, Principals Of The Year During Annual Excellence In Education Event

VCS Names Teachers, Principals Of The Year During Annual Excellence In Education Event

Vance County Schools recognized outstanding educators and administrators Thursday at its annual Excellence in Education event. The district’s principal and teacher of the year were announced, as were beginning teacher of the year and assistant principal of the year, according to information from Aarika Sandlin, VCS director of communication and marketing Dr. Tim Hall, a ...
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