May 25, 2016

Henderson Police Department Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 the  Henderson Police Department participated in their Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Members of the Henderson Police Department, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Alcohol Law Enforcement, and the Vance County Sheriff’s Office participated. The kick off took place at the flag pole in front of the police department in Downtown Henderson, […]

NC School Nutrition Professionals Participate in Innovative K-12 Culinary Institute

School nutrition administrators from across the state are participating in a K-12 Culinary Institute kick-off workshop today and tomorrow at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte. A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Professional Standards Training Grant received by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) School Nutrition Services is funding the institute, which is […]

NCWorks @ Work: Helping Businesses Find the Workers They Need

When Elite Metal Performance, LLC needed to find a talented new employee, it knew where to turn to for help – NCWorks. Elite Metal’s 11-person team specializes in making custom trailers, racing products, parts for biomedical companies, installing bailors and offering machine shop services. The business turned to the Centralina Workforce Development Board – a […]

NC Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Registration Now Open

Join the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (NCLBCF) EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP EVENT on June 17, 2016 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina. The Foundation has provided support to higher education in North Carolina for well over 29 years by awarding need-based scholarships to students attending one […]

Vance County Schools Testing Begins This Week

Students in Vance County Schools’ elementary and middle schools will be given N.C. end-of-grade tests Tuesday through Thursday of this week, with final exams for the school year administered at local high schools beginning on Friday. At Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Western Vance high schools, testing will begin Friday, May 27, with first-period N.C. […]

NCDA&CS conducts card-skimmer sweep in 12 counties

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspectors recently conducted a month long sweep at gas stations across the state looking for credit card skimmers. Inspectors visited 972 stations in 12 counties and checked 8,567 dispensers. The inspectors found three skimming devices. The devices were found in Mecklenburg and Nash counties. Thieves can install credit […]

Imagination Art Station 2016 June 20-23, with Show June 24th, 2016 in Downtown Henderson

Imagination Art Station 2016 will be held at EM Rollins School from June 20th – June 23rd, 2016. A public performance will be in Downtown Henderson on June 24th at the Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to participate. The program featuers Guest Artist Two-Time Emmy Award Winner Will Brigham Activities for […]

Word Explosion 2016 May 25, 26 and 27th, 2016

John Apostle Stan Rice for Word Explosion 2016 – The Power of Apostolic Association Spirt of Life Christian Church at 305 East Montgomery Street, Henderson, NC  27536 Doors open at 6pm with programming starting at 7pm nightly May 25, 26 and 27th, 2016    

Tuesday Open Line

In a way, today marks the 172nd birthday of the World Wide Web. Only it was electro-mechanical, not digital. On this date in 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse activated the first telegraph line, sending a dots-and-dashes code message from the U.S. Capitol building to a receiver in Baltimore. By the late 1850s, the first telegraph cable […]

Congressman G. K. Butterfield Newsletter

Heard It First: Combating the Opioid Epidemic, fighting against discrimination, advocating for improvements in healthcare, and more… Dear Friend,   Last week, I, along with my colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives, passed comprehensive, bipartisan legislation to combat the growing opioid and heroin epidemic facing our country.  Unfortunately, while we were able to come together on […]