The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Planning & Environmental Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday, September 2 at 3:00 p.m. in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue to review requests for quotes (RFQs) for the US #1 Sewer Project. The County Manager’s office is located in the County Administration Building, 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Technology Committee will meet today, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room, 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina. According to County Clerk Kelly Grissom, this meeting was scheduled during last month’s meeting. No agenda for the meeting was provided.
We read in yesterday’s headlines that Mexico sacked 10% of its police force due to corruption. I boggle every time someone tells me they are going to vacation there. The weather must be really really nice. Here’s your open line.
The E.M. Rollins Yearbook Committee is seeking sponsorships of $30 each to underwrite this year’s yearbook.
Vance County Special Olympics will be hosting a 220 Seafood Fundraiser today, Monday, August 30, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Eat-in or take-out is $6 per plate. Please come out and support Vance County’s special athletes!
I shared some information with you last week about North Carolina’s education budget, pointing out the areas where we made significant investments and those areas where we had to cut back to balance the state’s budget.
An air quality alert has been issued until 9:00 p.m. today. So much for going out for recess. Here’s your open line.
** UPDATED ** Home in Henderson has learned that James Dubinski, 18, of 2200 Oxford Road in Henderson, North Carolina has been charged with felony possession of stolen property in connection with stolen street signs.
Raleigh -— Due to the volume of comments received, North Carolina, Virginia and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have extended the comment period on the Tier II Draft Environmental Impact Statement, which covers the portion of the Southeast High Speed Rail (SEHSR) corridor between Richmond, Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina.
Here it is. Remember, charity begins on your home computer.
We hope that everyone had as good a first day of school as we did. Here’s your open line.
The Friends of the Library and the Vance County Historical society are sponsoring the Traces WWII Museum outside of the H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Golden LEAF Foundation will celebrate Vance County’s recent Community Assistance Initiative Grant award with a symbolic check presentation on Friday, August 27, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the Civic Center of Vance County Community College.
Washington, D.C. -— Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), U.S. Congressman and former North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction today announced that North Carolina won funding in phase two of the Race to the Top competition.
Just another Wednesday…except for the 6,000-plus kids going back to school. Leave early for work. You never know where and when the school buses are going to stop on the first day. Here’s your open line.
On August 21, 2010 officers with the Henderson Police Department conducted a stop on a suspicious vehicle in the 1500 Block of Peace Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
The Vance County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. in the Administrative Services Center’s Superintendent’s Conference Room, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
The Vance County Gang Assessment Project is still looking for people to take its survey. If you haven’t already completed it, please take a few moments out of your day to answer a few questions by clicking on the Project link in the upper right-hand margin of the Home in Henderson page.
Vance County Special Olympics will be hosting a 220 Seafood Fundraiser on Monday, August 30, 2010 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Eat-in or take-out is $6 per plate.
We saw a lot of smiling parents and a similar number of despondent children during yesterday’s Vance County Schools’ Open House. There’s one day of summer break left, kids. Spend it reflecting on how you plan to succeed this year. Here’s your open line.