Local Focus









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.


Local Focus Interviews


6-20-24 YMCA

Katrina McGuire talks about the Y’s Food and Nutrition programs, what’s going on this Summer and what’s in store for the future of the Y. CLICK HERE for more info


Mark and Paige – National Security Seminar – US Army War College

Bird’s interview with Mark & Paige about their invitation and experience at the National Security Seminar at the US Army War College in Carlisle Pennsylvania.


6-11-24 Council On Aging Volunteer Opportunities

Kevin Laffond and Robin Wells share info about volunteer opportunities with the Council On Aging thrift stores and meal truck drivers. CLICK here for info and to sign up


6-6-24 Henderson County Public Library


6-4-24 Literacy Connection

Cindy McMahon and Heather Boeke talk about upcoming Annual Luncheon at Point Lookout Vineyards on Thursday, June 13th supporting the programs at The Literacy Connection.


5-28-24 Arts Council of Henderson County

New Executive Director, Mel Ailiff talks about upcoming events and the scope of services provided by the Arts Council. CLICK HERE for info


5-22-24 Veteran’s Healing Farm – Veteran’s Resource Fair

Alan Yeck encourages the public to come out to this weekend’s Veteran’s Resource Fair and gives an update on the new property search and fundraising efforts. CLICK HERE for info and to donate


5-14-24 Affordable Housing Summit

Lew Holloway and our City Attorney Angie Beeker talk about this weeks Affordable Housing Summit and why we all should attend.   CLICK HERE for more info


Pardee Hospital Foundation – Vital Signs – May

ED, Amy Treece talks about the upcoming Summer Soiree and exciting silent auction to benefit UNC Health Pardee. CLICK HERE for Soiree tickets or to start bidding!


1-4-24 Henderson County Education Foundation

Executive Director, Peggy Marshall talks about Food For Thought, Dine Out For Education happening January 12-28.


Local Focus European Market

Today on Local Focus Dave & Diane talk with Natalia from the European Market and the IMOCE. We discussed the goodies found in her store as well as their mission to help Ukrainians here in our Q-munity,


Local Focus Maureen Four Seasons The Care You Trust

On our second Local Focus interview of the morning we sat down with Maureen from Four Seasons, The Care You Trust, to talk about all the services they offer, and the different ways they can help.