It’s Labor Day weekend, the unofficial end of summer. We’re spending the weekend celebrating family birthdays. As you celebrate, feel free to post your thoughts here. Whether you’re feeling a little Palin or just Biden your time, there’s always lots to talk about.
Evans wonders about status of Chavasse Avenue project Henderson City Council member Mike Rainey expressed concern during Monday night’s meeting over city sidewalks that need “improving and repairing”.
A Lojack for truants? I’m almost afraid to link to this article. Someone in the Central Office may get the bright idea of Lojacking the teachers instead. Just kidding…
Henderson City Council member Mike Inscoe endorsed a grant from the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Division of Community Assistance for the purpose of hooking up low- to moderate-income housing to the sewer system in Henderson.
Stating at the outset that Henderson is “very proactive when it comes to water resources and utilities,” Interim City Manager Ed Wyatt told council members that he was “anxious” to talk to them about replacing the water plants UV disinfecting system “as soon as reasonably possible”.
The Henderson City Council voted unanimously on Monday evening to amend city code to require voluntary annexation in certain circumstances.
Teachers packing heat? I won’t speak for every teacher, but I know myself well enough to know that that’s a bad idea.
Sen. Hillary Clinton addressing the Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO yesterday Photo by Sen. Doug Berger Doug Berger will be answering questions and making comments again from the National Democratic Convention in Denver, CO at 6:30 p.m. tonight. Log in to HiH Chat by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
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I have this theory about school uniforms:
** Updated & Corrected ** Editor’s Note: In my rush to believe that I had contributed to something gone right, I managed to read the wrong column of the information released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Although I am embarrassed by the error, I am heartened that my readers were cynical enough to research what I reported for themselves and uncover this mistake. North Carolina gap with nation narrows to ten points North Carolina’s average SAT score …
We had the opportunity to talk with North Carolina Sen. Doug Berger yesterday evening from the press box above the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO.
You just missed him! Sorry! A transcript will be available tomorrow. Doug Berger will be answering questions and making comments from the National Democratic Convention in Denver, CO in just a few minutes. Log in to HiH Chat by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
Henderson City Council member Mike Rainey broached the subject of the Ferguson Group at last night’s Henderson City Council meeting.
Editor’s Note: Due to a technical problem, approximately six minutes of the beginning of the meeting were lost. We apologize for the problem while assuring you that very little in the way of significant information was lost. Part 1 of 2 of meeting Click image to view video Part 2 of 2 of meeting Click image to view video
Lobbyists: a necessary evil or a needless expense? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
The Henderson City Council voted unanimously at Monday evening’s workshop session to award a $423,438 bid to local contractor H.G. Reynolds for sewer rehabilitation.
WRAL is reported that Shahita White, daughter of Vance County Sheriff Peter White, was convicted of driving while intoxicated today in District Court. You may read the WRAL report here. According to the WRAL report, an appeal has already been filed on Shahita White’s behalf to Superior Court.
If you have school-age children, and if they attend Vance County Schools, today’s the day to send them back. Good luck to everyone (especially me)!
Here is the agenda for tonight’s workshop session of the Henderson City Council. The council will meet at 7:00 p.m. in its chambers at City Hall at 134 Rose Avenue: