After appearing before the Henderson City Council and reading into the public record a letter that detailed my objections to the proposed FY 2009/2010 budget for the City of Henderson, I participated in a discussion with Bobby Gupton and ex-mayor [Robert G.] Chic Young.
Editor’s Note: Below is a letter dated June 12, 2009 from former Henderson City Council member Elissa Yount to Daily Dispatch publisher James Edwards regarding an editorial by Dispatch Editor Glenn Craven that was published on May 30, 2009.
Last week was a busy one for us.
Photo courtesy of Jin Treacy Meaghan Johnson swimming the breaststroke by Jennifer Johnson The Vance Aquatics Swim Club swam their third meet of the season against Five Oaks Swim Team from Durham.
Here is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s short regular session to be held today, Monday, June 22, 2009 at City Hall, 134 Rose Avenue, Henderson, North Carolina. The regular short session of the council is held on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise announced.
On June 14, 2009 a shooting incident occurred at America’s Best Value Inn located at 200 Parham Road in Henderson.
At 5:41 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2009 police officers responded to an alarm activation at the ACTS house (Area Christians Together in Service) located at 305 S. Chestnut Street in Henderson.
The House of Representatives passed a budget proposal over the weekend that would help our economy while also investing in education and health care.
by Jennifer Johnson The Vance Aquatics Club held their second meet of the 2009 summer season on June 17, 2009 at Oxford Park in Oxford.
Don’t forget that 3:00 p.m. today brings us the Vance County Relay for Life at Southern Vance High School. See you there!
On June 18, 2009 at 11:02 a.m. an armed robbery occurred at J J’s Chicken and Fish located at 1202 E. Andrews Ave.
The Henderson Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is actively looking for Brooks Montel Jones, a person of interest in the shooting that occurred on June 14, 2009 at the America’s Best Value Inn in Henderson.
Raleigh — North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue kicked off a series of rallies across North Carolina yesterday to protect public schools in the state budget.
School’s been out for a week, and it’s at times like this that parents all over our county turn to the Henderson-Vance Parks & Recreation Department for relief. Let’s hear about your experiences with the Rec on today’s open line. Enjoy.
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by Jim & Megan Kopp, Owners Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre The Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre is celebrating its 60th anniversary on July 18, 2009.
On June 15, 2009, members of the Community Revitalization Initiative (CRI) met and discussed several quality of life issues at 200 Parham Road.
It’s the last day for Vance County Schools teachers before summer unemployment begins. I’ll be anxiously watching the budget reports out of Raleigh in the hope that I’ll be coming back in August! Here’s your open line.
Local children’s author Elizabeth Carroll will be at the Richard Thornton Library in Oxford this Friday, June 19, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the novel, copies will be available at Friday’s event.