Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today called on the U.S. Department of Justice to implement his Hometown Heroes Survivor Benefits Act, which was signed into law on December 15, 2003.
An Independence Day fireworks celebration will be held tomorrow, July 1 at Satterwhite Point Park from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Would anyone be interested in a recipe page on Home in Henderson? Perhaps something with a weekly theme? Let us know your thoughts on that or any other issue that’s on your mind. Don’t forget to check our Community Calendar before you start planning your weekend!
“Paws, Claws, Scales, and Tales” and “Creature Feature” participants, and those who want to sign up, are invited to join us for Summer Reading 2006’s Kickoff Celebration at the new H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library building at 205 Breckenridge Street.
While you perform your morning ablutions, contemplate this: World Toilet Day. No, it’s not today. It was brought to our attention by a longtime reader who apparently just couldn’t wait to celebrate. Today is the last day of summer school for students, and we’re feeling jaunty. Express your feelings here on our open line.
The Five County Mental Health Authority, in partnership with local advocacy groups, held its annual Legislative Breakfast June 17, 2006 at Vance Granville Community College in Henderson.
In a unanimous vote, the Vance County Board of Commissioners voted to adopt a budget for fiscal 2006-2007.
I’d like to see a more domestic or family side to Home in Henderson for those of us who are not heavily into city politics, so I am submitting two easy recipes per the editor’s invitation in his column awhile back.
We learned from The Daily Dispatch this morning that George Hoyle will be placed on the November ballot as a candidate for Vance County sheriff. What do you think of that?
Don’t forget the series of Farmer’s Markets beginning today at the YMCA’s parking lot by the track from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or when the produce runs out! It’s a great opportunity to get some fresh food and great information.
Washington, D.C. – With the overwhelming support of the Congressional Black Caucus and the North Carolina Congressional delegation, Congressman G. K. Butterfield has asked for a postage stamp commemorating the life and accomplishments of former Edgecombe County resident and North Carolina Congressman George Henry White.
Don’t forget to check out our community calendar. We’re working hard to keep it up to date so you don’t miss anything important. Send any events you want to be publicized, corrections, or notes to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll put it up for you straightaway. While you’re at it, don’t forget email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Let us be your open forum!
Maybe we’re just Yankee “newcomers” who don’t understand how things are done around here, but we just don’t understand why the Maria Parham Medical Center’s Board of Directors’ identities have to be kept secret. It is some kind of The DaVinci Code thing, the modesty of volunteers at work, or something in between? We’d love to hear from someone who knows. In the mean time, let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
Readers may be interested in this complimentary article in today’s Daily Dispatch regarding the hospital’s bond status. — Ed. Maria Parham Medical Center has contracted with FTI Cambio Health Solutions, a national consulting firm that specializes in developing financial and operational plans that improve hospitals’ overall performance.
The Farmers’ Market will be a collaborative effort between the Henderson YMCA, Maria Parham Medical Center, and the Vance County Cooperative Extension.
Today marks the beginning of the fourth and final week of summer school. Somehow, it seems like it’s been much longer. We here at Home in Henderson would love to hear from readers who have some good news to share. Please send something happy to email@example.com so we can let the world know about it. With that, this space is yours. Enjoy.
If the council has nothing to hide, then why shouldn’t it avoid an investigation? I’ll give you a reason.
Now that you have a few minutes to rub together this weekend, why not type up a letter to the editor to Home in Henderson? Surely there’s something going on that needs to be brought to the attention of our fellow readers! Send those submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Editing is provided for free upon request. With that, the floor is yours.
My colleagues and I were busy on numerous fronts this week.
City Attorney John Zollicoffer began this portion of Monday’s Henderson City Council by reporting on a memorandum he had composed and delivered to members at the behest of the council during the last meeting.