The Southern Vance High School PTSA is sponsoring an Internet Safety Workshop for parents throughout Vance County on Tuesday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library on Breckenridge Street in downtown Henderson.
Editor’s Note: This is the second in an occasional series of articles offered in conjunction with the Five County Mental Health Authority. It is our hope that our readers will find them useful in the improvement of their everyday lives. Alcohol abuse creates a wide range of problems for individuals, their families and communities, and for society as a whole.
Today is not a day for politics, but rather a day to pay our respects to that most noble of American institutions — the citizen-soldier. As we go about our day today, let us remember that the edifice of our democracy rests upon the shoulders of the men and women who would risk their very lives to defend it.
Copper Rain’s son, with fellow soldiers, in Iraq This is the day to honor our warriors.
Here’s the place to find the lowest gas prices in Vance County! On your way to work or shop or play, keep an eye out for those friendly prices so you can let the rest of us know where to save!
Because we have so many readers from so many diverse walks of life and areas of expertise, we thought it would be a good idea to pool that knowledge for the good of all. If you have a question that needs an answer, post it below. If you have an answer for that question, help your fellow Hendersonians out and share your knowledge for our mutual benefit.
What do you make when the weather turns cold to warm the body and the spirit both? Share your special cold-weather recipes below on this week’s Corner Kitchen.
Should the curfew discussion be handed back to Henderson City Council member Lonnie Davis and his Public Safety Committee? Let your thoughts on this or any other topic be known on our open line.
Raleigh — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today announced he is sponsoring an essay contest to select a high school junior from the 2nd Congressional District for nomination as a Congressional Page in the U.S. House of Representatives for spring 2007.
Recycling Art & Essay Contest Award Winners Students in Vance County Schools were honored by the Vance County Board of Commissioners at their November 6 meeting for their award-winning work in the Vance County Appearance Commission Art and Essay Contests held in October.
In a memorandum dated November 8, 2006, Henderson City Council member Mary Emma Evans tendered her resignation as the chair of the Council’s Human Resources Committee.
Anyone with first-hand experience of yesterday’s Curfew Committee meeting, please let us know what happened below. We hear it was…quite an adventure. For anything else, the floor is yours. Dance! It will amuse us!
Editor’s Note: These results are unofficial and may contain errors.
Home in Henderson offers its congratulations to political newcomers Peter White, Dan Brummitt, and Scott Hughes and wishes them every success as they prepare to take their respective offices. Congratulations also go out to Doug Berger, who was elected to his second term in the NC Senate last night. Conversely, we offer consolations to those who did not fare as well in their campaigns and good luck in their future endeavors. Now comes the time for “Wednesday” morning quarterbacking. Have …
Vance County Board of Education Chair Tommy Riddle appeared before the Vance County Board of Commissioners on Monday night to ask for approval of an application to access the Public School Building Capital Fund for the North Carolina Education Lottery.
Ah, the big day is here at last. Don’t forget to vote. You can do your unofficial exit polling here on the Election Day’s open line. Remember, the rules about unpaid endorsements of candidates still apply. Please do not flood the blog with VOTE FOR X! and VOTE FOR Y! messages! Thank you for your cooperation.
Well, your genius editor forgot to pick up his press packet from the County on Friday, so you’ll have to read about Monday’s meeting here in The Daily Dispatch. It’s exactly one day until the Big Dance. It’s no mystery what we’ll talk about. Just keep it civil, please!
There Henderson City Council will meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. in their chambers at City Hall. Here are some of the items of interest in tonight’s meeting agenda:
The Countywide Zoning effort in Vance County has attracted a new level of absurdity from proponents — and a higher level at that.
Payne at book signing Born in Henderson, North Carolina in 1955, David Payne spent his early school years attending E. M. Rollins Elementary and the 8th grade at Pinkston Street.