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VGCC celebrates Entrepreneurship Week

VGCC celebrates Entrepreneurship Week

— courtesy of Vance Granville Community College Vance-Granville Community College is celebrating National Entrepreneurship Week (Feb. 13-20, 2021) with a variety of virtual events for the community. National Entrepreneurship Week (NEW), established by the United States Congress in 2006, is a celebration of small businesses, innovators, and creators who launch startups that bring ideas to ...
TownTalk 2-11-21 Kevin Otis, Masonic Home For Children

TownTalk 2-11-21 Kevin Otis, Masonic Home For Children

The Masonic Home for Children in Oxford has a long history of providing for children who, for reasons beyond their control, need a place to live. And although things have evolved over the years, Administrator Kevin Otis said the MHCO mission remains the same, some 150 years after the orphanage was established. Otis was on ...
WIZS Local News 2-11-21 Noon

WIZS Local News 2-11-21 Noon

WIZS Your Community Voice — 100.1 FM / 1450 AM Click Play for today’s Local News Audio. PRESENTED IN PART BY OUR SPONSOR DRAKE DENTISTRY Local News Airs on WIZS M-F at 8 a.m., 12 Noon and 5 p.m. “TownTalk” Airs on WIZS M-F at 11 a.m. “The Local Skinny!” Airs on WIZS Mon-Thurs at ...
Free Covid Tests; Free Groceries; Free PPE in Oxford, Henderson, Warrenton

Free Covid Tests; Free Groceries; Free PPE in Oxford, Henderson, Warrenton

UPDATE 12 NOON, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2021 THESE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE OF A SECOND ICE STORM FORECAST FOR THE AREA.  THE EVENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED, AND WHEN THAT HAPPENS, THEY WILL BE ANNOUNED ON WIZS RADIO AND POSTED ONLINE. UPDATE 7:45 P.M. FRIDAY —  The COVID-19 testing event scheduled for Saturday, 02/13 at ...
ATTENTION! RABID RACCOON FOUND NEAR REGIONAL WATER LANE

ATTENTION! RABID RACCOON FOUND NEAR REGIONAL WATER LANE

— from Vance County Animal Services ...
In Honor of Black History Month, FLVF Recognizes Shamecka McNeil of Slice 325

In Honor of Black History Month, FLVF Recognizes Shamecka McNeil of Slice 325

— submitted by Families Living Violence Free In honor of Black History Month, Families Living Violence Free would like to recognize Shamecka McNeil, CEO and Executive Director of Slice 325.  (https://slice325.org/ and facebook.com/Slice325) Shamecka founded Slice 325 to educate low-income people on the many creative ways to serve healthy meals using affordable ingredients. Shamecka believes that ...
HENDERSON MAN GETS MORE THAN 12 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR DEALING HEROIN

HENDERSON MAN GETS MORE THAN 12 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR DEALING HEROIN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2021 RALEIGH, N.C. – A Henderson man was sentenced last week to 144 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin. According to court documents, law enforcement in Vance County received information that Theodus Lewis Williams, 50, was distributing heroin from his residence, ...
Perry Memorial Library Alerts, Printing, Curbside Pickup

Perry Memorial Library Alerts, Printing, Curbside Pickup

It may feel a little different than browsing the titles shelved by genre in a spacious room filled with books, but Perry Memorial Library is finding new ways to make sure its patrons have access to the newest additions to its collection – all from a computer screen in the comfort of their homes or ...
TownTalk 2-10-21: Dr. Sydney Short, MPH Cardiology; Feb is American Heart Month

TownTalk 2-10-21: Dr. Sydney Short, MPH Cardiology; Feb is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, and a local cardiologist was happy to steal the medical spotlight from COVID-19 for a short while to discuss heart health, risk factors and ways people can contribute to their own good heart health. Dr. Sydney Short has more than 30 years’ experience as a cardiologist, and he has been ...
WIZS Local News Audio 2-10-21 Noon

WIZS Local News Audio 2-10-21 Noon

Click Play in the player below for today’s Local News Audio. WIZS Your Community Voice — 100.1 FM / 1450 AM PRESENTED IN PART BY OUR SPONSOR DRAKE DENTISTRY Local News Airs on WIZS M-F at 8 a.m., 12 Noon and 5 p.m. “TownTalk” Airs on WIZS M-F at 11 a.m. “The Local Skinny!” Airs ...
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