Raleigh — Thanks in large part to the efforts of Rep. Michael Wray, the North Carolina General Assembly has approved $3.5 million in additional funding for the operation and development of the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research (NCCAR), formerly known as the Advanced Vehicle Research Center (AVRC).
We’re still pushing for questions for our candidates. Dream them up and email them to Election2007@homeinhenderson.com In the mean time, the open line is yours. Don’t forget to check out Who Is Home in Henderson for non-anonymous action!
Since Home in Henderson debuted in February of 2005, one of the most frequent criticisms it has had to endure is that it allows anonymous comment posts.
I have not been neglecting the blog. I’ve been getting the sister site ready for its debut, hopefully tomorrow morning. The new site will be a registration-required site where all posts will carry the name of their writers. We trust that it will answer the criticism of those who do not care for anonymous comment posts.
And you thought your kids’ teachers were bad. We still need a lot more
Baltimore, MD — It has quickly become one of the most important pieces of equipment any firefighter can have, and now fire departments in eight communities across the country will receive the most modern, high-tech versions of the tool.
My colleagues and I completed negotiations this week on a state budget we believe will make our state a better place a live.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today voted for legislation to enact most of the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission.
Washington, D.C. — “I am most proud of the Congressional Black Caucus of the 110th Congress. Since the commencement of this Congress, CBC Members have helped draft and pass legislation which supports our commitment to America. The passage of this bill represents a sizeable victory for American families, particularly female heads of households. This bill will help build healthier and stronger families, by improving nutrition and access to affordable dietary options. The bill boosts funding for renewable energy programs by …
The NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has received a $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to create the NC Common Education Data Analysis and Reporting System (NC CEDARS), a longitudinal data system.
The State Board of Education on August 1 will recognize seven teachers who have served as teachers for 50 years. These teachers will be honored at the Board’s August meeting held in the Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington St., Raleigh.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today voted to pass a new five-year Farm Bill. The House passed the bill 231 to 191, which now heads to the Senate.
The Henderson City Council and the Vance County Board of Commissioners met in the Bank of America Conference Room on Garnett Street yesterday at 3:00 p.m.
The State Board of Education will meet next week, July 31 through August 2, in the Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
Washington, D.C — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) is pressing the Department of Justice to swiftly process outstanding claims under the Hometown Heroes Survivor Benefits Act.
Home in Henderson readers may have noticed the absence of a particular headline today, one that was on the front page of The Daily Dispatch and in the Raleigh News & Observer.
Editor’s Note: Without the help of Attorney Green, the Boys and Girls Club of North Central North Carolina might never have gotten where we are today. We are grateful to the House for giving these men the recognition that they truly deserve. (Photo pictured left to right) Representative Michael H. Wray, Mr. Isaac Hughes Green, Sr. – son of Dr. Green and brother of Attorney Green, Miss Francesca Boone – granddaughter of Dr. Green and niece of Attorney Green, Ms. …
We’ve moved the Election Countdown clock to the bottom of the page. The right margin was getting too crowded. We’re betting that affability will be the order of the day at the joint City-County meeting today at 3:00 p.m. in the Bank of America Conference Room on Garnett Street. With that, we give you the open line.
Brianna Hester, recently crowned NC Outstanding Teen North Carolina Outstanding Teen Brianna Hester addressed the Henderson City Council on Monday night regarding her being crowned with that title.