Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) voted today for legislation that will make college more affordable for N.C. students.
The FAIR Committee is scheduled to meet at 5:00 p.m. today at City Hall. On the agenda is the audit report for fiscal year 2005-2006, a budget amendment for street resurfacing, emergency funding for the sewer line on Rowland Street, and a portable jet vac. With that, the open line is yours to do with as you will. Within reason.
Vance County is currently under a Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service until 12:00 p.m. on January 18. Up to one-tenth of an inch of ice is expected to accumulate on elevated surfaces. Because of warm ground temperatures, travel conditions should not be affected.
The Public Works Committee is scheduled to meet at 9:00 a.m. at the City Operations Center. With the $700,000 for the Chavasse Avenue widening project, they should have something to talk about. With that, we give you the open line.
At the December 4 meeting of the Henderson City Council, concerns of city workers, mainly in the Sanitation Department, dismissed over the results of polygraph testing were first brought to the attention of the Council by the Reverend John Miles.
Dear Readers, I just wanted to get the opinion of the people on an idea I once heard.
It’s reader’s choice on the open line today. Grab a keyboard and have at.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet with local legislators today at 3:30 p.m. in Seminar Room 1 of the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center.
Mike Bradford of the accounting firm Phillips, Dorsey, Thomas, Waters, & Bradford presented the Fiscal Year 2005-2006 audit to the Vance County Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting on January 8.
At the January 8 meeting of the Vance County Board of Commissioners, Tax Collector Sam Jones presented the monthly report for December 2006 to members.
Editor’s Note: The following article was submitted to us from the webzine The Political Junkies. The publisher, Stephen T. Gheen, was of the opinion that it would be of interest to our readers, and we agree. Rep. Joe Hackney of Orange County will be the next Speaker of the NC House of Representatives. He is progressive, experienced, talented and effective.
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day for those who are unaware. Unlike other holidays, there are not yet a clearly defined set of observances or rituals to celebrate the life of this great American. Hopefully, tradition will emerge as time goes on, and hopefully not in the form of department store sales. In an unrelated point, if anyone knows anything about a large rock called “Balance Rock”, please give us a shout at email@example.com. A former Henderson resident advised …
I have a niece at Southern Vance High School who has called me and informed me of more problems with the administration at this school than I have EVER imagined.
We were delighted to read the article on the first week of the Boys and Girls Club in The Daily Dispatch yesterday. From the teacher’s perspective, we saw the first week as a success, too. At the very least, we’re getting more homework turned in! With that, we give you the open line.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) voted yesterday to expand federally funded stem cell research.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) voted today for legislation that could provide lower drug prices for seniors and persons with disabilities.
On Thursday, January 11, at approximately 12:44 a.m., Henderson police were called to the Maria Parham Medical center to investigate a report of someone shot.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman G. K. Butterfield applauded today’s House vote to increase the federal minimum wage.
Keith Sidwell was sworn in as the Henderson Police Department’s latest police chief Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.
Five County Focus Column by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer, Five County Mental Health Authority Smoking is linked to many serious health problems for women.