A perpetually hot topic, in summer and other seasons, is the fluctuating cost of gasoline and diesel fuel. Some discussion centers on the amount of taxes paid at the pump, as state taxes on fuels vary widely. The highest state tax plus fees on gasoline is 50.5 cents per gallon, levied in New York, while Connecticut imposes a 54.5 cent tax on diesel. Nationally, the lowest state taxes and fees on both is around 4.5 cents per gallon, the rate in Alaska. Across the country, there are 114,000 places … (Read More...)
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Court document 14-CVS-806 may be downloaded in full here: 20140808_14_CVS_806_Vance County vs Christa and Charles Reavis
The Vance County Regional Farmers Market Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for September 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm in Market classroom.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, August 28th at 10:00AM for Pretty Nails to showcase the opening of their business and membership with the Chamber. John Barnes welcomed owner Vicky Nguyen and her staff. Mayor Pete O’Geary and Commissioner Brown thanked Vicky Nguyen, Owner Pretty Nails for investing in the community and wished them […]
Vance County Schools wants to keep students and their parents informed about required testing in our high schools for grades 9-12. According to State Board of Education policy, students who are enrolled for credit in courses in which end-of-course (EOC) assessments are required shall take the appropriate EOC assessment at the completion of the course. […]
August 2014 The Baskerville Bulletin Representative Nathan Baskerville House District 32 Vance, Granville, Warren 16 W. Jones Street Raleigh, NC 27603 919-733-5824 Greetings from the North Carolina General Assembly! The Short Session is finally over! We have just ended one of the longest short sessions in North Carolina’s History. This newsletter will highlight some of […]
Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled several occupational healthcare courses to start in September at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The Nurse Aide Level I course will be offered on two different schedules. The first class, with instructor Evelyn Reeves, will meet Tuesday-Thursday, Sept. 9 through Jan. 21, from 1 until 5 p.m. (12:30-4:30 […]
Scammers, always on the lookout for more ways to steal, have come up with a new approach: pretending to be your boss’s boss. They’re counting on you being surprised and a little intimidated to get an email directly from someone higher up in the company. They hope you won’t second-guess the order to wire a […]
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services’ State and Federal Market News Service is launching a series of new reports focusing on locally produced agricultural products. Reports for the state-operated farmers markets in Raleigh and Asheville, which list current wholesale prices, are now online, as is Farm to School information, which provides […]
Good news: Our economy is still growing. According to a new report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis today, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2014. The report affirms that second-quarter economic growth was strong — consistent with the recent string of solid […]
A perpetually hot topic, in summer and other seasons, is the fluctuating cost of gasoline and diesel fuel. Some discussion centers on the amount of taxes paid at the pump, as state taxes on fuels vary widely. The highest state tax plus fees on gasoline is 50.5 cents per gallon, levied in New York, while […]
On Sunday, August 24, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department responded to Maria Parham Medical Center in response to a report of someone shot. When officers arrived, they discovered that Quincey Gregory was suffering from a serious gunshot wound. The investigation revealed that the incident took place around the 600 block of West Rockspring […]
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Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled several occupational healthcare courses to start in September at the college’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton. The Nurse Aide Refresher course is scheduled to be held Monday-Thursday, Sept. 2 through Sept. 11, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Melissa Hawkins will serve as the instructor. This 40-hour program is designed […]
AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013. Nearly 86 percent of travelers (29.7 million) will celebrate the holiday with a final road trip before summer comes to […]
Vance County’s General Government Committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday, September 2 at 12:00 noon in the County Manager’s Administrative Conference Room. The purpose is to discuss proposed legislative goals.
Please be informed that the County’s HR Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday, September 4th at 5:00 p.m. in the administrative conference room.
Mayor O’Geary has requested a Special Called Meeting of the Henderson City Council for Thursday, 4 September 2014 at 6:00 P.M. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Consideration of Conceptual Logical Growth Corridor and Developing Plans for Water Main Extensions Inside Said Corridor. This meeting will be held in Council Chambers at City […]
FLETCHER – Visitors to the N.C. Mountain State Fair can take advantage of special admission and ride promotions on numerous days during the fair, which runs Sept. 5-14 2014 at the WNC Agriculture Center. “Last year, the Mountain State Fair had record-breaking attendance of 191,596,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “We want to see that […]
For the week of Aug. 28 on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend, take in a performance of The Iron Curtain Trilogy at the Burning Coal Theatre in Raleigh. Lift a glass at Fortnight Brewing Company in Cary. Enjoy loads of fun at the N.C. Gourd Festival in Raleigh. Relax at the Red Rocker Inn in Black […]
“This program is brought to you by …” Those words, or ones close to them, were heard on this date 92 years ago in what is believed to be the first commercial broadcast on the new medium of radio. Station WEAF in New York City carried that first ad — not for soap or automobiles […]