In an email sent to members of the Henderson City Council, City Manager Jerry Moss, and the Daily Dispatch, Henderson Mayor Clem Seifert criticized the Council for voting on the issue of jointly funded City-County programs in his absence.
Yesterday marked the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics held annually since 1987.
North Henderson Baptist will hold a Yard/Bake Sale to benefit the Relay for Life on Saturday, June 2 from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
This is the last day of End-of-Grade testing… Woo-hoo! Uh…now what? School doesn’t end until June 7. Fill in the blank here on today’s open line.
City Council members (from left) Ranger Wilkerson, Bobby Gupton, and Lynn Harper listen to public comments regarding possible reductions by the City of jointly funded City-County programs. In a four to three vote, the Henderson City Council rejected a proposed 12.5% reduction in funding of joint City-County programs.
Henderson homeowners: if keeping funding at current levels for joint City-County programs entailed a tax increase, would you be for or against it? Let your opinion be heard on today’s open line.
Dear Members of the Henderson City Council:
Sorry about the gap in posting, but I’ve been in New York on a family emergency. It looks like everything is going to come out well in the end for my aunt, but she still faces open heart surgery on the road to recovery. We give you this very belated Memorial Day open line. Let me know what I’ve missed.
The State Board of Education’s Commission on Testing and Accountability will meet on Wednesday, May 30, for the first time.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) voted late Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, from $5.15 an hour to $7.25 an hour.
A Guest Column by U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge As North Carolinians observe Memorial Day, our thoughts and prayers are with the men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice to protect our way of life.
My colleagues and I concluded a very busy few weeks in the General Assembly by reviewing and debating dozens of bills over the past few days.
** Updated ** On May 25, 2007, at approximately 12:50 a.m., the Henderson Police Department responded to 1261 Americal Road Lot 84 concerning a report of someone shot.
A Public Utilities Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. in the Conference Room at City Hall.
Problem: Â· According to a recent estimate from the National Education Association, this year it will cost $442 billion to bring the existing public schools into overall good condition in order to help keep American students competitive.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today introduced legislation to provide for $25 billion for school construction bonds.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners has called a special meeting for Thursday, May 24 at 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of receiving the FY 07-08 proposed budget. Other agenda items include scheduling a budget hearing and reviewing QZAB applications.
If you are a registered Survivor in Vance County, you can pick up your T-shirt for the Relay Event at the Henderson Mall in the space next to Dot’s Hallmark Shop during the following dates and times:
The Vance County school board will meet in special session at 5:15 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue today. It will conduct an executive session on personnel matters and make personnel recommendations for 2007-2008. Editor’s Note: It is the Editor’s tenure year. He will not be attending.
Council will ask that October 1, 2007 effective date be retained in final version of the Housing Conditions/Inspection bill Responding to the NC Senate’s passage of SB 1507 Housing Conditions/Inspection, the Henderson City Council voted in special session 5-2 to petition the NC House to retain an October 1, 2007 effective date that was included in an earlier bill.