The Local Skinny!

“The Local Skinny!” on WIZS – Your Community Voice – airs each weekday starting at 11:30am. Call 492-5594 to participate. Click on Listen Live or tune to 1450 AM / 100.1 FM. The Local Skinny! will feature listener phone calls, local news and information, guests, business spotlights and items for sale called in and emailed by listeners as well as the latest from Vance County Cooperative Extension. Submit show topics or comments in the form below or fax 492-3002 or email johncharles@wizs.com.

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“The Local Skinny!” March 8; VGCC Celebrates Women’s History Month

“The Local Skinny!” March 8; VGCC Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and Vance-Granville Community College has put together a series of programs and resources that are just a click of the mouse away for anyone who would like to participate and learn more. Natasha Thompson, a history instructor at VGCC, spoke with John C. Rose Monday – International Women’s Day – ...
“The Local Skinny!” Mar. 4; Register for Mar. 18 WOVEN Workshop

“The Local Skinny!” Mar. 4; Register for Mar. 18 WOVEN Workshop

Women in the area have a chance to learn how Dr. Kayla McHale, with Henderson Wellness, can help make “healthy the new ‘happy’” at a virtual workshop sponsored by Women of Vance Empowered Networking. Sandra Wilkerson, administrator of events for the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, spoke with John C. Rose on The Local Skinny Thursday ...
“The Local Skinny!” March 3; Local Home and Garden Show

“The Local Skinny!” March 3; Local Home and Garden Show

Each Wednesday “The Local Skinny!” is the Home and Garden Show, which features co-hosts Wayne Rowland and Paul McKenzie of the Vance County Cooperative Extension service. Vance County COOP agents and staff can be reached throughout the week locally at 438-8188. As you will hear in today’s podcast below, listener calls at 492-5594 with questions ...
“The Local Skinny!” Mar 2; Optimist Club Flag Project Supports Community

“The Local Skinny!” Mar 2; Optimist Club Flag Project Supports Community

The Henderson Optimist Club invites area businesses to fly an American flag to help fund club projects as they display their patriotism in the community. Thurman Murphy was on “The Local Skinny!” Tuesday and told John C. Rose that the flag project is one of the ways the club funds its various community projects. New ...
“The Local Skinny!” Mar 1; Henderson Tree Protection Ordinance

“The Local Skinny!” Mar 1; Henderson Tree Protection Ordinance

The Henderson City Council last week adopted an ordinance to protect trees which Development Services Director Corey Williams said will provide guidelines aimed at maintaining buffers for development and tree canopy overhead. Williams spoke to John C. Rose on The Local Skinny Monday. The new ordinance, 21-06 was adopted unanimously by council members. It replaces ...
“The Local Skinny!” Thurs, Feb 25

“The Local Skinny!” Thurs, Feb 25

On “The Local Skinny!” today, with the podcast audio below: Items for Sale Mark Pace, Thornton Library Vance County Cooperative Extension Service with Jamon Glover “The Local Skinny!” will always take your calls at 492-5594.  Call with items to buy or sell.  Call with a gripe or praise or question or comment.  Let us know ...
“The Local Skinny!” Wed, Feb 24

“The Local Skinny!” Wed, Feb 24

On “The Local Skinny!” today, with the podcast audio below: Items for Sale Herd Immunity Jobs Info from the Local Workforce Board and Desiree Brooks “The Local Skinny!” will always take your calls at 492-5594.  Call with items to buy or sell.  Call with a gripe or praise or question or comment.  Let us know ...
“The Local Skinny!” Tues, Feb 23

“The Local Skinny!” Tues, Feb 23

“The Local Skinny!” will always take your calls at 492-5594.  Call with items to buy or sell.  Call with a gripe or praise or question or comment.  Let us know about something in the news you’d like to know more about. Below is our rundown for the Tuesday, Feb. 23 show as well as the ...
The Local Skinny! 02-22-21; Brent Montgomery

The Local Skinny! 02-22-21; Brent Montgomery

(Editor’s note – Just prior to today’s “The Local Skinny!” our “TownTalk” program covered “Covid and Your Heart” with an interventional cardiologist. The fight against covid for two local families was mentioned on air as well.  Avoiding all fanfare and promotion, we tell you today’s guest is Heather Johnson Montgomery.  You will hear her voice ...
The Local Skinny! Thurs, Feb. 18

The Local Skinny! Thurs, Feb. 18

The Vance County Democratic Party is sponsoring a drive-through “Hope for the Homeless” on Saturday, Feb. 20 to collect much-needed items for local shelters as part of its mission to serve the community. “We’re asking the community to support us on Saturday and donate any of these items so that we can, especially during this ...
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