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New COVID-19 Cases Drop In Vance, Granville

New COVID-19 Cases Drop In Vance, Granville

For the first time in months, Vance and Granville counties COVID-19 percent positive rates have dropped to the “low” level. There have been no new deaths reported in the last few weeks in either county. Vance reported 17 new cases over the past week, and Granville reported 27, according to the weekly update from Granville ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-11-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-11-22 Noon

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Local Phone Scam – First Thing To Do, Hang Up

Local Phone Scam – First Thing To Do, Hang Up

Based on information from Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame, there is a scam rolling in Henderson and Vance County today (Thursday), and it’s pretty vicious. Please keep in mind that no member of local law enforcement, nor any honest member of law enforcement anywhere, will ever call you to ask you for money that, when ...
The Local Skinny! Nothing Bugs Mark Harrison

The Local Skinny! Nothing Bugs Mark Harrison

It wasn’t a lifelong fascination with bugs or a high school biology insect collection project that catapulted Mark Harrison into the pest control business, but here it is, more than four decades later, and Harrison remains the chief Whitco “Bug Warrior.” Harrison visited with Bill Harris as part of the Business Spotlight of The Local ...
TownTalk: The Gist Of The Grist Mill

TownTalk: The Gist Of The Grist Mill

According to the 1850 U.S. Census, there were more than 140 mills in operation in Vance and surrounding counties that once were all part of Granville County. Some were sawmills, and some were grist mills – some constructed for use by a single landowner, but many were built for commercial use. Folks would come to ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-10-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-10-22 Noon

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Deputy Terminated and Charged

Deputy Terminated and Charged

— Press Release from Sheriff Curtis Brame Sunday, February 27, 2022, the Vance County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from an inmate regarding a deputy having inappropriate contact with him. As a result of the complaint by the inmate, the Vance County Sheriff’s Office contacted the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. At the conclusion ...
West Oxford Elementary To Launch Dual Language Program In 2022-23

West Oxford Elementary To Launch Dual Language Program In 2022-23

West Oxford Elementary School got approval from the Granville County Board of Education Monday to proceed with plans to have a dual-language program next year. The board unanimously approved re-allocation of funding to make possible the new initiative. Principal Bethany Bonnemere said she is excited to be able to bring the Spanish-English program to the ...
TownTalk: Tar River Land Conservancy Improving Access To Nature

TownTalk: Tar River Land Conservancy Improving Access To Nature

Derek Halberg has been working with Tar River Land Conservancy for 18 years – not quite since its inception 22 years ago, but as executive director, he has witnessed a lot of growth in the area of land conservancy. “We’ve done a lot of great work, and it’s very rewarding,” Halberg said. TRLC, a nonprofit ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-09-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-09-22 Noon

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