Here at the General Assembly we are preparing ourselves for what looks to be a difficult session.
The recent arrest of a Kerr-Vance Academy student after an incident at the Maria Parham Medical Center has provoked a great deal of passion on all sides of the issue. However, let us take this opportunity to caution comment posters that profanity is not permitted on Home in Henderson. Which words, you ask? We refer you to the late George Carlin’s “seven words you can’t say on television” routine. And, no, substituting a hyphen or an asterisk for one or …
Gov. Bev Perdue will lead one of five White House Regional Forums on Health Care Reform this Tuesday morning at NC A&T University in Greensboro.
Here it is. Express yourselves.
This week, we continued our work to improve the lives of the people of North Carolina.
The State Board of Education will meet this week, April 1-2, 2009 in the 7th Floor Board Room (unless otherwise noted), Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
The Henderson City Council will be refunding approximately $30,000 in Weed & Seed funds to the Department of Justice (DOJ).
A comment poster noted yesterday that the crosses on display at Northern Vance High School in observance of Kick Butts Day may violate the Establishment Clause. Are crosses now understood as a secular grave marker, or is the religious significance of the cross in that context powerful enough that they should have used rounded planks instead? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
During remarks made at the Henderson City Council’s workshop session on March 23, 2009, council member Mary Emma Evans asked where the council stands on cost of living increases for city employees.
On March 26, 2009 at 12:36 p.m., security employees of Maria Parham Medical Center observed through video monitoring an unidentified male retrieving a firearm from an automobile.
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Kick Butts Day, sponsored every year by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, is a national campaign to help kids stand up and speak out against tobacco.
During the Henderson City Council meeting of March 9, 2009, the council agreed to table a vote on purchasing new Christmas lights for the downtown area until Downtown Development Commission Director Phil LaKernick spoke to members on the issue.
The Henderson City Council voted unanimously during its regular short session meeting on Monday evening to allow first floor residences in the B-1 zone.
You guys have got to start sending me open lines again. My mind gets a little cloudy at night these days. The floor is yours. Have at.
by Elissa Yount Merging city and county government deserves a thorough going over with a fine tooth comb.
by Contributor Reports On Monday, March 23, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. the Golden LEAF Foundation held a public forum to discuss its Community Assistance Initiative.
On March 23, 2009, an armed robbery occurred on Spring Court.
We were surprised to learn yesterday from The Daily Dispatch that all six Vance district judges had recused themselves from the trial of the Rev. C.J. Dale on the charge of obstructing police. What are your thoughts?
by North Carolina Business Committee for Education Officers Mary Linda Andrews, Chair, Albert Eckel, Vice Chair and Dale Whitworth, Treasurer Every year, North Carolina companies donate millions of dollars to support education in our state.