Weed & Seed Director Hattie Alexander presented a revised Weed & Seed budget to the Henderson City Council during their regular short session meeting on June 22, 2009.
Here we are in the summer doldrums. Enjoy the open line.
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Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Bob Etheridge, the only N.C. member of the House Ways and Means Committee, voted for H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 219-212.
Washington, D.C. — Seeking to reduce the enormous backlog of veterans’ benefits claims, Congressman G.K. Butterfield has introduced legislation that pushes for timely decisions.
This week, negotiators continued to move closer to a final budget plan.
There has been a lot of attention this past week from the printed and TV media on the demise of two celebrities, Farah Fawcett and Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson’s lifestyle of self-destruction was certainly a major cause for his death.
Here’s a report by Democracy North Carolina on the North Carolina budget, loopholes in the tax code, and public action committees (PACs) that readers may find of interest. Are PACs controlling government? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
by Jennifer Johnson The Vance Aquatics Barracudas swam another meet on Saturday, June 27, 2009 against the Hope Valley Country Club in Durham.
Henderson Police Chief K. L. Sidwell reports that members of the Henderson Police Department Narcotics Unit performed an investigation at the 600 block of Vance Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge, the only N.C. member of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced legislation today which would establish May 2010, as ‘Early Detection Month’ for breast cancer and all forms of cancer.
Henderson Police Chief Keith L. Sidwell has announced the creation of a new sworn officer position within the department’s operational structure.
Henderson Police Chief K.L. Sidwell reports that members of the Henderson Police Department Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the address of 845 Lamb Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
Here’s a link that’s bound to get your heart started this morning: Fox news is reporting that a North Carolina program is paying $1 a day to girls twelve to eighteen who don’t get pregnant. Form your own conclusion. We’ve already formed ours.
A request to rezone 3001-3003 Oxford Road from R8 to B2A failed by unanimous vote of the Henderson City Council during their regular short session meeting on June 22, 2009.
The Vance County Board of Commissioner’s Public Safety Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. also in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue. No agenda was provided for the meeting.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Building & Grounds Committee will meet on Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the superintendent’s conference room at the Administrative Services Center.
The Henderson City Council’s Land Planning Committee has scheduled a meeting to be held on Monday, June 29, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. in the City Hall large conference room.
City of Henderson Public Works Director Linda Leyen updated Henderson City Council members on the progress city staff has made regarding the transition from public to private solid waste removal in the city.
This link to a Johnny Carson guest interview was sent to us by a friend. It pre-dates us by a few years, but it’s funny stuff all the same. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did.