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Local CV19 Update as of Sept 10

Local CV19 Update as of Sept 10

— information courtesy of Granville Vance Public Health In the past 7 days, there have been 167 new cases in Vance County, a 9.2% increase from the previous 7 days. The percent positivity rate in Vance County is 8.7%. In the past 7 days, there have been 138 new cases in Granville County, a 26.2% ...
Franklin County Begins Process To Redraw Districts For Commissioners, School Board

Franklin County Begins Process To Redraw Districts For Commissioners, School Board

Franklin County is beginning the process of redrawing existing districts for the board of county commissioners and the board of education, based on the recently released 2020 Census results. As this process gets underway, the county’s management team is creating a resource for information for residents to stay informed and involved, according to a press ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-10-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-10-21 Noon

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SportsTalk: Vipers Hope To Keep Winning Once They Return To The Field

SportsTalk: Vipers Hope To Keep Winning Once They Return To The Field

The life of football coach can be filled with great joy and equally great frustration. Vance County High School Head Football Coach Wilbur Pender has seen both in the last three weeks. After winning the opening game of the season against Warren County, the Vipers were shut out by Roanoke Rapids but rebounded last Friday ...
The Local Skinny! Evictions May Be On The Rise With Moratorium Lifted

The Local Skinny! Evictions May Be On The Rise With Moratorium Lifted

The moratorium on evictions has been lifted, and Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame has some advice for renters and property owners. Although there may be some allowances for renters who live in properties that receive federal funding, ordinary renters and property owners should take note that in North Carolina, property owners who are not receiving ...
Town Talk: Kerr-Tar Loan Programs Help Homeowners With Repairs

Town Talk: Kerr-Tar Loan Programs Help Homeowners With Repairs

Homeowners in the five-county area that the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments serves can apply for a couple of loan programs for repairs or improvements to their residences. The deadline to submit applications is early November, and Kerr-Tar finance assistant Katie Connor said the loans are completely forgivable, provided the home remains the property of ...
VGCC Uses Federal Dollars Earmarked To Pay Unpaid Student Bills

VGCC Uses Federal Dollars Earmarked To Pay Unpaid Student Bills

Vance-Granville Community College cleared unpaid balances for 261 of its students who attended between Spring 2020 and Summer 2021, to the tune of $153,332.14. VGCC, like other colleges across the state, applied money from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to provide financial relief to students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is important for ...
Granville School Board To Meet Sept. 13

Granville School Board To Meet Sept. 13

The Granville County Board of Education will meet for a regular board meeting on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. at the Mary Potter Center of Education, 200 Taylor Street, Oxford. The The livestream link is https://live.myvrspot.com/st?cid=MDhkZj. The Board also will meet in closed session in accordance with N.C. General Statute 143.318.11 (a)(6), 143-318.11 ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 09-09-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 09-09-21 Noon

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Tobacco Research Referendum Vote Set For Nov. 18

Tobacco Research Referendum Vote Set For Nov. 18

Vance County tobacco growers can cast their vote at the local cooperative extension office on the Tobacco Research Referendum, which will be held on Nov. 18, 2021. Paul McKenzie, agriculture extension agent for Vance and Warren counties, explained the referendum in a written statement to WIZS News. McKenzie said the referendum is being held to ...
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