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Single Gunshot Wound to Chest Kills Victim

Single Gunshot Wound to Chest Kills Victim

UPDATE: 09-07-21 Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame issued the following press release September 3 to update this matter. On August 27, 2021, the Vance County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Crowder Lane regarding gunshots fired. Once at the scene, Vance County Patrol Deputy identified the victim as Trevon Wynn who was pronounced dead at the ...
Benefit Concert Sept. 25 For ACTS, Showcases Local Talent

Benefit Concert Sept. 25 For ACTS, Showcases Local Talent

ACTS of Vance County, Inc. is hosting a benefit concert later this month to showcase local talent and raise money to support its mission – attending to the food needs in the community and shining the love of Jesus. The concert, “Make a Joyful Noise unto the Lord” will be held at McGregor Hall in ...
COVID-19 Concerns Halt MHCO Homecoming Event For Second Straight Year

COVID-19 Concerns Halt MHCO Homecoming Event For Second Straight Year

The 2021 Homecoming celebration at Masonic Home for Children in Oxford has been cancelled, marking the second year in a row that plans have had to be put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. MHCO Administrator Kevin Otis issued a statement to WIZS News stating that the event would be cancelled due to health ...
Warren County Appearance Assessment Rates Community For Litter, Clutter

Warren County Appearance Assessment Rates Community For Litter, Clutter

Results from a recent assessment in Warren County about overall community appearance have been released and local officials are using the information to help with the Fall Litter Sweep, which takes place during the month of September. The Keep Warren County Beautiful Committee used the Community Appearance Index, a tool  designed by the national Keep ...
Cooperative Extension Encourages Land Owners to Know Their Land

Cooperative Extension Encourages Land Owners to Know Their Land

This fall the Vance and Granville offices of N.C. Cooperative Extension are partnering with the NC Forest Service to host a series of six classes with a focus on “Getting to Know Your Land”. The series will cover everything from plant identification to pond, pasture and woodlot management, providing a broad overview of practices that ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-03-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-03-21 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 9-03-21 Noon ...
Granville Central AD Ray Noel Earns National Certification

Granville Central AD Ray Noel Earns National Certification

Granville Central High School’s Athletic Director Ray Noel has completed the requirements to be a certified athletic administrator from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. Noel completed the voluntary certification process which involves an evaluation of the candidate’s educational background, experience and professional contributions, in addition to a comprehensive written examination, according to information from ...
TownTalk: History of Kerr Lake

TownTalk: History of Kerr Lake

(Photo courtesy R.F. Timberlake – Kerr Lake Park Watch on Facebook and Shutter Art Gallery) It was the flood of 1940 that finally set in motion the creation of the reservoir and dam that we here in North Carolina call Kerr Lake, but our neighbors to the north in Virginia insist on calling Buggs Island ...
The Local Skinny! Downtown Live on Young – Amanda Ellis

The Local Skinny! Downtown Live on Young – Amanda Ellis

Young Street in downtown Henderson will be transformed in a couple of weeks for a few hours of al fresco dining, all for a good cause. “Downtown Live on Young” will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11 and Amanda Walker Ellis, chairperson of the Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission board said this fundraiser is ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-2-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 9-2-21 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 9-02-21 Noon ...
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