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Local Man Gets 90-Month Prison Term For Drugs, Firearms Possession

Local Man Gets 90-Month Prison Term For Drugs, Firearms Possession

A Henderson, North Carolina man has been sentenced to 90 months in prison and three years of supervised release in connection with charges stemming from a 2020 operation at a local convenience store. According to court documents and information presented at the sentencing hearing, Seikeidrick Antwon Williams, 36, was named in a six-count Superseding Indictment filed on ...
The Local Skinny! Week Of The Young Child Apr. 4-8

The Local Skinny! Week Of The Young Child Apr. 4-8

FGV Smart Start will celebrate the Week of the Young Child next week with a bevy of activities for families to participate in. The purpose is to focus on the needs of young children and their families and identifying the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs, according to FGV Smart Start Programs ...
TownTalk: Caring For Historic Cemeteries And Tombstones

TownTalk: Caring For Historic Cemeteries And Tombstones

  Imagine this scenario: You’re a property owner in rural North Carolina – say, Vance County – and you come across what you think may be an old cemetery, unmarked and long-neglected. What’s a landowner to do? Your first call could be to the N.C. Office of State Archaeology. A chat with staff archaeologist and ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-31-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-31-22 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 03-31-22 Noon   ...
Aycock Elementary Yard Sale to Benefit Kids

Aycock Elementary Yard Sale to Benefit Kids

There will be a yard sale to benefit youngsters this Saturday at Aycock Elementary School on Carey Chapel Road.  Assistant Principal Donald “DJ” Johnson told WIZS the yard sale will start at 8 a.m. and continue until noon on Saturday.  He said the school is working on a project for the “Young Sprouts” at the ...
April 2 Event To Honor Staff, Volunteers Of Local Men’s Shelter

April 2 Event To Honor Staff, Volunteers Of Local Men’s Shelter

The public is invited to join Community Partners of Hope, Inc. Saturday as it spotlights the efforts of staff and volunteers of the men’s shelter during an “end of season” gathering. The program is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. with coffee and light refreshments in the parish hall of First Presbyterian Church, according to ...
Granville Senior Center Recertified  As “Center Of Excellence”

Granville Senior Center Recertified As “Center Of Excellence”

The Granville County Senior Center in Oxford has been recertified as a Center of Excellence from the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services. The five-year certification continues through 2027. The voluntary certification is designed to strengthen senior centers across the state by documenting the achievements of centers that are providing quality programs and ...
TownTalk: Melissa Elliott Helps Those Recently Released from Prison

TownTalk: Melissa Elliott Helps Those Recently Released from Prison

It’s hard enough to find a job that offers a liveable wage – Melissa Elliott defines that job as one that pays at least $20 an hour. But that search becomes exponentially more difficult for those men and women who have been incarcerated and are looking to get back on their feet. Gainful employment and ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-30-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03-30-22 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 03-30-22 Noon   ...
The Local Skinny! Around Old Granville: Cemeteries

The Local Skinny! Around Old Granville: Cemeteries

Whether they are small family plots or large city-owned and maintained properties, cemeteries can reveal a lot about an area’s history and its beginnings. In the Around Old Granville segment of The Local Skinny! Tuesday, Bill Harris and Mark Pace discussed a few prominent cemeteries in the Vance County area, some of which have graves ...
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