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SBI Special Investigations Unit Investigating Shooting of Suspect Involving Agent After Hours-Long Standoff

SBI Special Investigations Unit Investigating Shooting of Suspect Involving Agent After Hours-Long Standoff

— press release At approximately 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, special agents from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation’s (SBI) Computer Crimes Unit and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force along with deputies from the Granville County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve an arrest warrant and search warrant at a residence ...
Virtual Hiring Event Tuesday, Feb. 9th, Sunrock

Virtual Hiring Event Tuesday, Feb. 9th, Sunrock

According to information obtained from the Kerr Tar Regional Council of Governments and NC Works, Carolina Sunrock will hold a virtual hiring event Tuesday, February 9th. It will start at 11 a.m. To register, go online to events.kerrtarworks.com. You are invited to join in for this virtual hiring event at Carolina Sunrock. Jobs opportunities are ...
City of Oxford Executive Assistant Blair Organizes Masonic Home Donations

City of Oxford Executive Assistant Blair Organizes Masonic Home Donations

The community has an opportunity to show a little love to two Granville children’s homes in February. Donations chosen from the homes’ wish lists are being accepted through Feb. 24, according to an employee of the City of Oxford who is organizing the event. Alyssa Blair devised the plan to support Central Children’s Home and ...
TownTalk 2-3-21: Hon. Henry L. Gupton, Vance County Clerk of Court

TownTalk 2-3-21: Hon. Henry L. Gupton, Vance County Clerk of Court

WHAT AN IMMENSELY ENJOYABLE SHOW WITH VANCE COUNTY CLERK OF COURT THE HON. HENRY L. GUPTON.  FROM HIS BEGINNINGS AS A VANCE COUNTY SHERIFF IN 1986, TO HIS CIVIC DUTIES AS A MAGISTRATE, TO HELPING MANY A VANCE COUNTY RESIDENT AT HIS/HER MOST VUNERABLE MOMENTS, TO HANDLING MILLIONS IN FINANCES EACH YEAR, HENRY GUPTON IS ...
WIZS Local News Audio 2-3-21 Noon

WIZS Local News Audio 2-3-21 Noon

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TownTalk 1-28-21 Misty Bailey, Her Strength and a BBQ Fundraiser

TownTalk 1-28-21 Misty Bailey, Her Strength and a BBQ Fundraiser

Family and friends of Misty and William Bailey are working together to host a barbecue plate fundraiser on Feb. 6 to help the Baileys with medical bills. You might say they’re mighty good-hearted people, helping a young woman whose own heart is giving her some trouble. The Baileys recall the exact day her heart problems ...
Granville Area Bridal Tour Coming Up; Register Now

Granville Area Bridal Tour Coming Up; Register Now

The 4th annual “Brides on Wheels” is set to hit the road in Granville County next month, but prospective brides need to say “I Do” soon to register for the March 28 event, according to Granville County Tourism Director Angela Allen. “Go ahead and get your tickets now, because they might not be available closer ...
LITTER, ILLEGAL DUMPING, WHAT DO WE DO?

LITTER, ILLEGAL DUMPING, WHAT DO WE DO?

From fast-food wrappers to discarded mattresses, roadside litter is taking a toll on local budgets and drawing complaints from county residents. Vance commissioners heard an update from the board’s planning and environmental committee at its meeting on Feb. 1 and discussed possible ways to combat the problem. Committee members Carolyn Faines, Leo Kelly, Jr. and ...
Granville County Public Schools Back to Plan B March 1

Granville County Public Schools Back to Plan B March 1

— Press Release At their regularly scheduled meeting on February 1, 2021, the Granville County Board of Education voted (6-0 with one member absent) for students to return to Plan B, or in-person learning on a modified schedule, beginning March 1, 2021.  The approved motion directed staff to prepare for students to return to their ...
Henderson-Vance Rec and Parks Water Aerobics Schedule Change

Henderson-Vance Rec and Parks Water Aerobics Schedule Change

Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks program superintendent, informs WIZS News of a water aerobic program schedule change. The program is intended for swimmers and non-swimmers, and will be held at 9:30 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. and from 10:40 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Water aerobics continues at Aycock Recreation Center ...
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