And they said fast food would kill you young. Thank you, Mr. Hardee, for the mushroom & swiss burger. It was a favorite of mine in college after a night of…socializing.
Taxes to rise in city by 1 1/2 cents per $100 of valuation During a previously revised agenda in which two versions of a contract between the NC Community Development Initiative, Inc. (Abdul Rasheed) and the City of Henderson were knocked off the slate, the council voted 7-0 with member Bernard Alston absent to approve a budget for fiscal 2008-2009.
Click image to view video
Earlier this month, the State Board of Education approved a list of recommendations that form a framework of a new testing and accountability system for North Carolina’s pre-K -12 schools.
The Senate approved its version of the state budget on Thursday, clearing the way for negotiations on a final version to begin.
The shape of things to come? (Sorry, H.G.)
Editor’s Note: Included in this Henderson City Council agenda are links to relevant documents.
U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) will hold a press conference at a Raleigh gas station today (The Pantry at 2506 S. Sanders Street and I-40) at 10:00 a.m. to announce legislation he has authored that aims to prevent manipulation and excessive speculation in energy markets.
Editor’s Note: For some reason we don’t pretend to understand, the video of the meeting was divided into four more-or-less equal parts when we downloaded it from the camera. Divine providence, perhaps? In any event, the links are provided in the proper sequence to cover the entire meeting. Click image to play first part of video
Unless it’s past 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, why aren’t you at the Relay for Life?
Cut would bring ad valorum tax increase to 1.5 cents per hundred dollars of valuation The Finance and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee of the Henderson City Council adjourned their last scheduled budget meeting before Monday’s budget vote in quasi-consensus.
Friends: In 2005 Jeld-Wen windows and doors began a lighthouse restoration initiative by taking nominations of towers that needed new windows and doors.
Arrests – Thomas Randolph Jordan, of 127 New Circle Lane, was arrested for obstructing and delaying an officer. He was confined in the Vance County Jail under a $500 secured bond.
Eating Habits not sole cause of thinness or obesity. No kidding.
Don’t forget this year’s Relay for Life beginning at 3:00 p.m. today at Southern Vance High School.
This from Lt. Irvin Robinson of the Henderson Police Department’s Crime Prevention unit:
On December 29, 2007 at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to the Wilco Hess convenience store located at 1640 N. Garnett Street in reference to a report of a breaking, entering, and larceny.
The chi to success: don’t try too hard Yesterday I took my children to see Kung Fu Panda.
It looks like Raleigh is going where the “New Direction” of the Henderson City Council dared not to go.
The Finance and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee will meet Friday, June 20, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. in council chambers in city hall. Discussion will center on the budget for fiscal year 2008-2009.