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One Arrested On Drug Charges By Vance Sheriff’s Narcotics Division

One Arrested On Drug Charges By Vance Sheriff’s Narcotics Division

A man was arrested on drug charges Friday during a traffic stop in the Townsville community, according to Vance Sheriff Curtis R. Brame. In a press statement to WIZS News, Brame said Vance County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted a motor vehicle stop for traffic violations and detected the odor of marijuana. Further investigation led ...
Granville Summer Leadership Program for Rising High School Seniors Application Period Open Until April 8

Granville Summer Leadership Program for Rising High School Seniors Application Period Open Until April 8

Granville County’s Summer Civic Leadership Program is back on for rising high school seniors who live in Granville County. The program, put on pause for the last couple of summers because of the COVID-19 pandemic, is accepting applications, which can be found on the county’s website https://www.granvillecounty.org/government/administration/summer-civic-leadership-program/ or by contacting Debra Weary, clerk to the ...
Sheriff: Toddler Dies In Weekend Accident

Sheriff: Toddler Dies In Weekend Accident

A toddler has died after being hit by a moving vehicle, according to the Vance County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Curtis R. Brame said in a press release that the accident occurred on Saturday, Mar. 19. Deputies responded to a call at 6:04 p.m. to 1320 Railroad St. An 18-month-old was transported to Maria Parham Medical ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03- 21-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 03- 21-22 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- 21-22 Noon   ...
The Local Skinny! Things To Know

The Local Skinny! Things To Know

The Local Skinny! today features a number of news items and events coming up. These items may be seen daily by clicking on PSA’s in the top navigation bar here on WIZS.com. Today’s post is audio only. Click Play. WIZS Radio · The Local Skinny! Things To Know   ...
TownTalk: Embrace Henderson Event Is Only A Few Weeks Away

TownTalk: Embrace Henderson Event Is Only A Few Weeks Away

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 WIZS that the group is glad to get back to its mission of coming together to host events, revivals – and the Family Spectacular – ...
TownTalk: Stay Safe With The 9pm Routine

TownTalk: Stay Safe With The 9pm Routine

It’s just good sound advice, but coming from Henderson Police Chief Marcus Barrow, getting into a #9PMRoutine, it sure sounds like something everyone in the area should pay attention to. Barrow joined John C. Rose on Town Talk to discuss how a few simple steps at the end of each day could give residents peace ...
Schools Survey Seeks Input From Community As Part Of Strategic Planning

Schools Survey Seeks Input From Community As Part Of Strategic Planning

There’s still one day left to help Vance County Schools as school officials plan for the next few years. Members of the community are being asked to complete a survey to share opinions and information as they begin creating a strategic roadmap for 2022-2025, according to information from VCS Director of Communication and Marketing Aarika ...
Vance GOP Convention Mar. 22

Vance GOP Convention Mar. 22

The Vance County Republican Party will hold its annual convention on Tuesday, Mar. 22. The convention will be held in the Family Life Center of South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, 905 American Rd., Henderson, according to information from local GOP Chairman Jimmy Barrier. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and light refreshments will be available. The ...
Vance Farmers Market Advisory Board To Meet Mar. 31

Vance Farmers Market Advisory Board To Meet Mar. 31

The Vance County Regional Farmers Market Advisory Board will meet in person at the Market on Thursday, Mar. 31 at 2 pm. Primary agenda items will be reviewing the 2021 season and reporting on preparations for the 2022 season, according to information from Paul McKenzie with Vance County Cooperative Extension. The meeting is open to ...
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