The Southern Vance Band will be holding a BBQ lunch at Gary’s Bar-B-Que on Monday, January 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina, Vance County Unit is pleased to announce that it will be opening its doors to enrolled children for the first time on Monday, January 8, 2007 at 3:00 p.m.
**Updated** At approximately 11:48 p.m. on January 5, 2007, Henderson police were dispatched to 537 East Montgomery Street to a report of someone shot.
Since this letter to the editor in today’s Daily Dispatch has already captured the interest of our readers, let’s go with it. How can the collection of child support from “deadbeat parents” be streamlined to best serve the interests of children? Give it a think on our weekend open line.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today voted on a reform package to strengthen the ethical standards in Congress and return to the values of budget discipline.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman G. K. Butterfield has introduced legislation to ensure that the contributions of African-Americans are not overlooked in the new Capitol Visitor Center currently under construction.
I took a few days away from the blog to spend with my family (which, in retrospect, was probably seriously poor timing) when the debate about Henderson Mayor Clem Seifert and his trip to the North Carolina League of Municipalities conference erupted. The debate raises the question of how much scrutiny a part-time city official merits, and where the line should be drawn between the public and private spheres. Let your thoughts on this or any other topic be known …
Rep. Bob Etheridge being sworn in by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi administered the oath of office to U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today in the U.S. Capitol.
The State Board of Education today approved J.B. Buxton as the new Deputy State Superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction effective February 1. To read more about this action, please go to www.ncpublicschools.org and look under News.
If you have submitted an application to enroll your child in the Vance County Boys and Girls Club and have not yet been contacted, it is vital that you contact Executive Director Judy Johnson or Unit Director Ron Williams as soon as possible. Details still need to be discussed regarding transportation, who may pick up your child, and other mechanical and safety issues. Club officials may be contacted at 252.430.1871.
The Boys and Girls Club of North Central North Carolina, Vance County Chapter, is currently accepting applications for children ages 6-12.
On Monday night, January 1, at 10:22 p.m., Officer C. M. Dickerson responded with emergency medical personnel to 815 Eastway Drive to investigate a report that an injured man had been found outside.
Here’s a story brought to our attention by a long-time reader about overcoming life’s adversities that makes the trials and tribulations of our daily lives seem trivial by comparison. Mull it over on today’s open line.
U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge will be sworn in as a member of the 110th Congress on Thursday, January 4, 2007. Following the mass swearing in on the House floor, the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, will perform individual swearing-in ceremonies for members. Etheridge’s ceremony will be held at 3:35 p.m. in the U.S. Capitol.
I know it’s a little late, but Home in Henderson wishes all Hendersonians, residents of Vance County, and readers beyond a healthy and prosperous 2007.