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Adcock’s Family Humbled, Honored During Dedication Of Wayne Adcock Auditorium

Adcock’s Family Humbled, Honored During Dedication Of Wayne Adcock Auditorium

“It’s not work if you love what you do.” There is no more fitting statement to describe the way Wayne Adcock felt about his job as an educator, and members of the community and Vance County Schools school had a chance to remember the lifelong educator, former superintendent, mentor and friend at a special ceremony ...
One dead, juveniles charged following shooting Jan. 19

One dead, juveniles charged following shooting Jan. 19

One man is dead and one juvenile is being held without bond following a shooting on Jan. 19, 2022, according to information from the Vance County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Curtis R. Brame released a press statement Friday afternoon which gave details of the incident. Deputies responded to a call at 104 Vicksboro Road and, upon ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 01-28-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 01-28-22 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 01-28-22 Noon   ...
Former Vance Superintendent Gregory Dies

Former Vance Superintendent Gregory Dies

Former Superintendent of Vance County Schools Ronald Gregory died on Jan. 21.  A graveside service will take place Friday, Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. at Meadowview Memorial Park. All services will observe COVID-19 protocols of facial coverings and social distancing of six feet or more. Gregory, 80, retired in 2015 from the school system, having ...
WIZS Radio Local News Audio 1-27-22 Noon

WIZS Radio Local News Audio 1-27-22 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 1-27-22 Noon   ...
The Local Skinny! Cell Phone Tower Is A Win – Win

The Local Skinny! Cell Phone Tower Is A Win – Win

The shiny new cell tower that was erected on city property by the police training grounds should be operational in the next few months, and Assistant City Manager Paylor Spruill said it’s a win-win for the city and for the cell service provider that owns the tower. U.S. Cellular “found that location to be a ...
The Local Skinny! Vance Eats: Ribeyes Of Henderson

The Local Skinny! Vance Eats: Ribeyes Of Henderson

When you go to a steakhouse, the usual recommendation is to order the beef. But fearless Trey Snide of WIZS Radio, always looking for a gastronomic adventure, took a different track when he visited Ribeyes in Henderson Thursday. He ordered the pork chop. And he was not disappointed. On Thursday’s Vance Eats segment of The ...
TownTalk: Early Granville County Courts

TownTalk: Early Granville County Courts

You won’t find a copy of Leonard F. Dean’s book on the shelves alongside Erle Stanley Gardner’s Perry Mason or Carolyn Keene’s Nancy Drew series, but Mark Pace said Dean’s Courthouses and Courts of Early Granville County, NC is somewhat of a detective story. Dean’s book tracks down the origins of the court system – ...
TownTalk: Chief Cordell Gives Praise To Henderson’s Firefighters

TownTalk: Chief Cordell Gives Praise To Henderson’s Firefighters

Firefighters with the Henderson Fire Department stand ready to respond to calls across the city, and earlier this month, they gathered to honor several among their ranks at the 45th annual awards banquet. Fire Chief Steve Cordell said being a firefighter requires service and dedication and the individuals with the city’s fire department are true ...
It’s Tax Time! Electronic Filing Could Speed Returns

It’s Tax Time! Electronic Filing Could Speed Returns

–information courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service The 2022 tax filing season is off and running and the IRS is asking taxpayers to take extra precautions to file an accurate tax return electronically, which could help speed refunds. This year’s deadline to file is April 18, according to information from the IRS. Employers are busy ...
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