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The Local Skinny! Around Old Granville: The Mystery Of Harrison Macon

The Local Skinny! Around Old Granville: The Mystery Of Harrison Macon

Where is Harrison Macon? Or perhaps the better question is where is this Revolutionary War veteran buried? Harrison Macon was the brother of the famous Nathaniel Macon and while Nathaniel may be more well known, Harrison also had quite a significant life. He was captured at Camden, South Carolina in 1780 during the Revolution and ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-07-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-07-22 Noon

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Filing Period Ends For May 17 Primary

Filing Period Ends For May 17 Primary

The filing period for the May 17 primary election ended at noon today, and several candidates filed the necessary paperwork before the deadline, according to Vance County Board of Elections Director Melody Vaughan Randy Oxendine, a Democrat, filed for the District 2 seat on the Vance County Board of Education, a seat currently held by ...
Area Schools Participate In National Program Focused On Reducing Social Isolation

Area Schools Participate In National Program Focused On Reducing Social Isolation

School cafeterias usually are abuzz with activity at lunch time – there’s usually a lot of chatter as students take a few minutes to decompress from the rigors of the classroom. But cafeterias also can be a place where students can experience social isolation. Conjure up an image of a student eating alone in a ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-04-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-04-22 Noon

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TownTalk: County Commissioners To Work On Issues During Retreat

TownTalk: County Commissioners To Work On Issues During Retreat

Updated 3/4/2022 The Vance County commissioners completed their planning retreat on Thursday, Mar. 3 and prioritized five goals for the coming year, which remain in draft form until they are formally approved at the April board meeting. County Manager Jordan McMillen told WIZS News that all indications are that the five priorities will be: To ...
The Local Skinny! From The Land Of Ice And Snow: Vikings Coming To Granville

The Local Skinny! From The Land Of Ice And Snow: Vikings Coming To Granville

The Vikings are planning an invasion soon, right here in Granville County. But this invasion is filled with activities for the whole family, especially if you’re into axe-throwing and drinking mead. The Viking Experience will take place at the Granville Expo Center on Mar. 26 and Mar. 27. Hannah Reed and her mother Angela Reed ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-03-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-03-22 Noon

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Dr. Stephen Pearson – City’s Orange Street Lot to Bear His Name

Dr. Stephen Pearson – City’s Orange Street Lot to Bear His Name

The late Dr. Stephen Pearson, co-founder of Sadie’s Coffee Corner downtown, will be remembered in a ceremony next week. The City of Henderson will host a ceremony and officially name the city’s Orange Street parking lot after Dr. Pearson. That lot is next to Sadie’s on South Garnett Street. The ceremony will take place Tuesday, ...
Police Working Homicide of Jamal Galloway Looking for Information

Police Working Homicide of Jamal Galloway Looking for Information

— from HPD Chief Marcus Barrow On Monday, February 28, 2022 around 9:53 PM, officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to the 400s block of West Rockspring Street in reference to a single motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, officers located a dark blue 2007 Toyota Camry wedged between two trees. The only occupant, Jamal ...
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