September 3, 2014

New Perspectives Mark Civil War Anniversary, Division Efforts Promote Sesquicentennial

North Carolina has begun the sesquicentennial of perhaps its most important year in the Civil War, when Union troops staged amphibious attacks and seized crucial swaths of coastal territory they would occupy for much of the war.  And, 150 years later, another battle is under way over how to remember the anniversary.  A more inclusive, […]

Former Resident Julian Oliver Discusses Cleanup of Alabama Tornados

Reader Submission by Julian Oliver – I returned on July 31 from deployment with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Cullman, Alabama. I was there for the debris clean-up of the Right of Way for the county roads. Seeing all this devastation was like seeing a war zone. The destruction was heart breaking. One […]

Meet Me In The Street 2011 July 14

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Check here for our gallery of pics from Thursday’s event.  Thanks to all who attended the downtown event in Henderson, NC Meet Me In The Street.  This July 14, 2011 event featured the Konnection Band and sponsored by Harris Inc.

Fathers Day Message from POTUS

Good morning, I grew up without a father around. I was lucky enough to be raised by a wonderful mother who, like so many heroic single mothers, never allowed my father’s absence to be an excuse for me to slack off or not always do my best. But I often wonder what it would have […]

Ruin Creek Animal Rescue joins with Advocates for Vance County Shelter Animals

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Ruin Creek Animal Rescue held its first meeting on Tuesday May 24th, 2011. Brandon Boyd founder was on hand to discuss the groups’ direction as it begins and continues to grow. Ruin Creek Animal Rescue is operated entirely by volunteers. The group began as Advocates for Vance County Shelter Animals to rescue shelter animals at […]

Special Oplympics Law-Enforcement Torch Run

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The NC Special Olympics Law-Enforcement Torch Run will be held Tuesday May 31, 2011, at 9:00 A.M. starting at the Henderson Police Department located at 200 Breckenridge Street.. Officers from Henderson Police Department, Vance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, and the District Attorney’s Office, will be participating in the event. The […]

Embrace Henderson Family Spectacular

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Come and Join us for A Free Family Fun Day… April 23, 2011 11:00am – 3:00pm Popcorn, Sno Cones, Drinks, Illusion Show, Moon Bounces, Slides, Games, Puppets, and the Greatest story ever told! Click to download the poster for Henderson Spectacular 2011 By: Embrace Henderson Committee Contact: Kevin Kilgore 252-430-4285 And: Child Evangelism Fellowship Contact: […]

Employee’s Right to Medical Privacy

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There is a bill currently in evaluation at the North Carolina Legislature that if enacted, would allow your employer rights to certain medical records if you become disabled or filing for workers compensation.  The employer would not need the employee’s permission to access the records.  The text of the bill contains the following: an employer […]

2011 Vance County Relay for Life

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Be a participant on the 2011 Vance County Relay for Life. It will be held on May 20 -21, 2011 from 3pm to 12 pm at Southern Vance High School, 925 Garnett Rd, Henderson, NC. For More Information please visit The Relay for Life site. Contact Person: Jennifer Surette Email:      jennifer.surette@cancer.org Phone:      (919) […]

Time Out Tuesday

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Tuesday, April 12th area ‘volunteers’ will be put in Time Out in a child care center for one hour. To gain freedom once again, they must raise $250 by calling local citizens for pledges. Child care centers are in both Henderson and Louisburg with the Henderson location being Sugar N Spice on Horner Street. This […]

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