Local Focus


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WTZQ’s flagship Q-munity feature where we speak to the non-profit, civic, government, and volunteer leaders about the issues and topics that effect life in Western North Carolina.

Tune in to Local Focus every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:05am on Q- 95.3 FM, AM1600, or online here at www.wtzq.com.

Sponsored by Crossnore School & Children’s Home


Local Focus Interviews

6-12-18 Shriners Celebration for Children

Chris Scruggs and Frank Brady of The Hendersonville Shrine Club announced the Shriners Celebration for Children on July 28th at Blue Ridge Community College.

6-7-18 Legacy of Grace

Cheryl Grace shares her story of starting a school in South Africa and invites the public to an upcoming fundraiser.

6-5-18 Crossnore

Tanya Blackford, Area Director for Crossnore School & Children’s Home announced the new Hendersonville office, the launch of their new website – crossnore.org, and their sponsorship of WTZQ’s Local Focus.  

5-31-18 – Maranatha Road

Author Heather Bell Adams tells of writing her new novel “Maranatha Road”. www.heatherbelladams.com

5-29-18 Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Executive Director Pat Tukey tells listeners about the upcoming 2018-19 season.

5-25-18 Chimney Rock

Todd Morse – former owner of Chimney Rock Park tells about his new book “For the love of Chimney Rock: Four generations of Morse Family Stewardship.

5-24-18 – Brevard Music Center Summer Music Festival

Cally Vennare shares highlights of the upcoming 2018 Summer Music Festival

5-22-18 – Friends of the Oklawaha Greenway

Katie Breckheimer talks about upcoming events for STRIVE week that will help educate the community on the greenway.

Local Focus Interview with Lareesa Griffin 5/17/18

Laresa Griffin, Director of Development for Safelight, joined Bryan ‘b2’ Byrd in the studio to announce a brand new fundraising event in our Q-munity. The Summer Concert Series with Daniel Sage and Friends kicks off Saturday June, 23rd

Local Focus 5/1/18 Saluda Arts Festival w/ Loretta Cook