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H-V Industrial Park Gets $761,040 Grant From U.S. Dept. Of Commerce For Infrastructure Improvements

H-V Industrial Park Gets $761,040 Grant From U.S. Dept. Of Commerce For Infrastructure Improvements

Vance County has been awarded more than $760,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to support business growth in the Henderson-Vance Industrial Park. The announcement was made today (Tuesday, Mar. 8) by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The EDA grant totals $761,040 and will promote job creation through roadway and sewer upgrades ...
Pearson Honored For His Vision, Enthusiasm For Downtown Revitalization

Pearson Honored For His Vision, Enthusiasm For Downtown Revitalization

Dr. Stephen F. Pearson loved the city of Henderson and worked tirelessly to help with revitalization efforts. Patrons of Sadie’s Coffee Corner and visitors who travel Garnett Street in cars or on foot will now see a tribute to Pearson’s enthusiasm and dedication for downtown development. A group of local officials and community leaders gathered ...
Oxford Makes Mask Mandate Optional For Employees, Visitors – With Exceptions

Oxford Makes Mask Mandate Optional For Employees, Visitors – With Exceptions

Oxford City Manager M. Alan Thornton said Tuesday that, effective immediately, the city is changing its mask requirement policy. “Face coverings will become optional in all city-owned  facilities, vehicles and  operations for employees and visitors,” Thornton said in a press statement. Department directors, however, may continue to require face coverings in certain settings determined to ...
Prepare Now For Possibility of Springtime Severe Weather

Prepare Now For Possibility of Springtime Severe Weather

-Information courtesy of the N.C. Emergency Management Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed March 6-12 as Severe Weather Preparedness Week and is urging North Carolinians to prepare for severe weather that’s common during spring months. “North Carolina is no stranger to severe weather, and while spring is typically the most active season for thunderstorms and tornadoes, they can ...
TownTalk: Christopher St. John Counsels Military Vets

TownTalk: Christopher St. John Counsels Military Vets

Psychotherapist Chris St. John has the professional experience and educational credentials to provide his clients with valuable feedback as they receive therapy, but he can relate to those veterans and first responders on a different, more personal level: He is a veteran and he has been a first responder, both of which form a special, ...
The Local Skinny! Business Spotlight: Wedding Bells And More At Hudson Manor

The Local Skinny! Business Spotlight: Wedding Bells And More At Hudson Manor

Spring is in the air and many plan weddings this time of year. However, according to Melissa Cogliati, owner and operator of Hudson Manor in the Moulton Community in Franklin County, anytime of the year seems to be good for the sound of wedding bells. Hudson Manor is a rather imposing house built around 1911 ...
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 March 8, 2022). 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. Name of the Company: First Citizens Bank Jobs Available: ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-07-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-07-22 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 03-07-22 Noon   ...
Vance’s Reported COVID-19 Cases Drop By Half In Last Week

Vance’s Reported COVID-19 Cases Drop By Half In Last Week

Vance County’s new COVID-19 cases dropped by half in the last week, with 24 new cases being reported in the 7-day period that ended Mar. 4, according to information from Granville Vance Public Health. That reduction puts the county’s percent positivity rate at 5.3 percent, lowering it from high transmission to substantial transmission. Granville County’s ...
TownTalk: Embrace Henderson Family Spectacular

TownTalk: Embrace Henderson Family Spectacular

After a COVID-19 delay, Embrace Henderson’s Family Spectacular is returning to Saddlerock Farm on Saturday, April 9 for a fun-filled event for children and adults. Embrace Henderson’s Kevin Kilgore told John C. Rose Monday that the group is glad to get back to its mission of coming together to host events, revivals – and the ...
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