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TownTalk: Sons Of American Revolution Hope Upcoming Events Will Draw Interest From Vance & Granville

TownTalk: Sons Of American Revolution Hope Upcoming Events Will Draw Interest From Vance & Granville

Bill Riggan likes to give credit where credit is due. And as a member of the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, that credit involves identifying and marking graves of long-deceased patriots and compatriots and honoring them with an official ceremony. Riggan spoke with Bill Harris on Town Talk’s tri-weekly history ...
The Local Skinny! Night Out Against Crime is Tuesday, Oct. 19.

The Local Skinny! Night Out Against Crime is Tuesday, Oct. 19.

Vance County’s Night Out Against Crime is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 19 on Breckenridge Street, and there will be lots of activities for families to enjoy, according to Lorraine Watkins and Tonya Moore, a couple of the organizers for the annual event. Originally scheduled for September, rainy conditions forced officials to move the annual event ...
City Leaders Continue Looking At Ways To Reimagine Downtown Neighborhoods To Attract Growth, Development

City Leaders Continue Looking At Ways To Reimagine Downtown Neighborhoods To Attract Growth, Development

As plans for reimagining and redeveloping neighborhoods near downtown Henderson continue, city leaders are considering ways to improve current areas while understanding how best to create new opportunities for growth. One way may be establishing an urban overlay district, which was explained to City Council members Monday as a way to allow for multifamily housing ...
TownTalk: Infinite Possibilities Shines A Light On Domestic Violence Awareness

TownTalk: Infinite Possibilities Shines A Light On Domestic Violence Awareness

Erin Carter says events like the one coming up Saturday at Aycock Rec Complex are about more than awareness – it’s a public demonstration of support to show victims and survivors of domestic violence that they aren’t alone in the fight to put an end to what has become all-too-common in society. Carter and Bretanya ...
Sheriff Brame Reports Arrests In Recent Vehicle Break-Ins, Theft of Catalytic Converters

Sheriff Brame Reports Arrests In Recent Vehicle Break-Ins, Theft of Catalytic Converters

The Vance County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday that two men have been arrested and charged in separate incidents – one involving theft of catalytic converters and the other with breaking into vehicles in the Dabney community. According to information from Sheriff Curtis R. Brame, the criminal investigation division of the sheriff’s office arrested Dakota Wilson ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 10-13-21 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 10-13-21 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 10-13-21 Noon   ...
Show Shine Shag and Dine 2021

Show Shine Shag and Dine 2021

The wait is over. It’s showtime for the annual Vance County Tourism Show Shine Shag and Dine car show and events. Friday morning the pre-show cruise-in happens at Satterwhite Point Park on Kerr Lake from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. SG Smoke House food truck will be on site. Enjoy great brisket and more. Classic ...
Warren County Ag Fest Set For Nov. 5 At Cooperative Extension Center

Warren County Ag Fest Set For Nov. 5 At Cooperative Extension Center

Farmers, families and gardeners in the area are invited to stop by the Warren County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension for the first-ever Ag Fest, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 5. Paul McKenzie, agriculture extension agent for Vance and Warren counties, said folks can drop in between 9 a.m. and noon to learn about low-cost ...
Warren County Adds 2 To Newly Merged Community and Economic Development Dept.

Warren County Adds 2 To Newly Merged Community and Economic Development Dept.

The newly formed Warren County Community and Economic Development department has added two staff members to further the mission of comprehensive and strategic development for the county. Cynthia Jones is the assistant director of the new department, which merged with the county’s planning and zoning department over the summer. Jones replaces Ken Krulik, who retired ...
TownTalk: hmwPreservation Works to Document Historic Architecture

TownTalk: hmwPreservation Works to Document Historic Architecture

Heather Slane said matching locations on maps with properties that she actually sees at the end of driveways and through wooded areas is sort of like putting together a puzzle. When the pieces all fit together, the end result is rewarding. But sometimes it can take a while before the picture begins to take shape. ...
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