Maria Parham Medical Center and the American Red Cross will hold their next blood drive on Friday, June 2 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the Classroom and the Auditorium of the hospital.
We never saw ourselves writing such a hackneyed line, but there’s a new sheriff in town. We have this sneaking suspicion that’s all anyone is going to want to talk about, so we want a good clean fight with all punches clean and above the belt. Don’t make us kill someone just to change the topic.
According to WIZS, unofficial election results indicate that Major Peter White has won the Democratic nomination for Vance County Sheriff by a margin of 15%. We at Home in Henderson congratulate him on his victory.
The day of the run-off has finally arrived, and no one is happier than we are here at Home in Henderson. Get your last licks in, folks, because after today we are officially done refereeing this spin-control contest. Enjoy.
On Friday, May 26, 2006 at 2:24 a.m., officers responded to 1008 Lehman Street in reference to a report of someone being shot.
This week in Raleigh proved to be another busy one on numerous fronts.
We expect many of our readers are off of work today, except poor drudges like us who have to drag ourselves in to our classrooms for end-of-year chores. Enjoy your day off — and remember those for whom the day was intended!
We knew we forgot something. The highly contentious primary race for Vance County Sheriff will be decided on Wednesday. We understand that early voter turnout is already double what it was before the regular primary earlier this month. Have at!
Well, another school year has come and gone. Remember that today is an early release day for elementary schools (1:30 p.m.), so don’t leave the little ones stranded! Did your student have a successful year? Let us know how you feel on today’s open line.
For the first time ever, Perry Library is offering an Online Signup Form for Summer Reading 2006.
Episode 11 of Whiskey Tango’s brilliant satirical drama, “Embassy Wars”, is now in place.
There’s lot to talk about, so we won’t even try to guide the discussion. Have at!
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield successfully spearheaded an effort last night to boost federal support for rural communities and minority farmers by $9 million.
North Carolina fourth graders are on par with their national peers in science, according to the 2005 National Assessment of Educational Progress in science, but eighth grade students performed slightly lower than the national average.
WASHINGTON – As N.C. families continue to struggle to make ends meet under high gas prices, U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today unveiled a new webpage, www.house.gov/etheridge/gasprices.htm , to provide constituents with the latest information on gas prices and his work in Congress to lower them.
This comment appeared on this Wednesday’s open line:
As to the comparing Police Chief Glen Allen’s figures with those of Henderson City Council member Bobby Gupton, we are at work on a piece that we hope to complete as time allows vis-a-vis our paying job. We certainly intend to make the pertinent pages of both documents available to readers. Alas, some pieces can be done fast and right and some can just be done right, and this piece is one of the latter. A frequent commentor on Home …
We’re encouraged by the passing of the anti-graffiti ordinance last night. We hope to see some of those tags disappear soon. Do you think it will help? Let ’em know your thoughts on our open line.
Graffiti at Southern Vance High School that cost $300 to remove. The Henderson City Council voted unanimously to enact an anti-graffiti ordinance during their regular meeting last night.
*Note: Links to budget pages are two pages per link. Before the budgetary meeting began, the committee moved to go into closed session once again, presumably over the same personnel matter for which it had been going into closed session for the past two meetings.