Due to mounting health concerns, I am unable to continue as the editor and publisher of Home in Henderson. I’ve known this day would come since I had my heart attack in 2008. It is only sheer cussedness that has allowed me to continue as long as I have since then. And I’ve paid the [...]
On March 29, 2011 around 8:58 p.m. officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to the Budget Host Inn, 1727 N. Garnett Street in Henderson, North Carolina in reference to a person who had been shot. Upon arrival officers found Joseph Michael Harris, 54, of Oxford, North Carolina deceased from a gunshot wound. The victim [...]
Raw Deal for State Employees, Teachers and Retirees The Senate passed revisions to the State Health Plan last Thursday in a partisan vote; all 31 Republicans voting in favor of the Plan revisions and 17 Democrats, including myself, voting against the Plan revisions. The State Health Plan is facing a $515 million dollar shortfall.
Chief of Police Keith L. Sidwell is pleased to announce that on March 26th 2011, the Henderson Police Department received its fourth award from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. This award recognizes twelve years of continuous compliance with all mandated standards set forth by the Commission.
The following press release was received this morning by Home in Henderson from Henderson Police Chief Keith Sidwell: On Saturday, March 26, 2011 HPD officers responded to 115 Country Club Drive in the city limits of Henderson to find Donald Riggan, white male, 32 years of age deceased inside of his motor vehicle.