The Vance County Board of Education must confront a hairy issue again Monday night.
Some key decisions are coming soon for the launch of a free-books program for preschoolers in Vance County.
Every 10-cent increase in the price of gasoline and diesel fuel costs Henderson more than $14,000 over the course of a year, and rising fuel costs are wreaking havoc on the budget process.
City Council members showed no interest Thursday night in a proposal to change everything about Henderson’s handling of home garbage.
The countywide working group on crime and related issues is nameless no more.
The state House took a dramatic step Wednesday toward launching a North Carolina lottery when lawmakers voted 61-59 in favor of legislation that also could solve Vance County’s school construction problems.
Henderson needs to pay all of its employees more money, City Council members were told Tuesday night during the first of three nights of budget presentations from department heads.
Vance County has a new chief animal control officer, County Manager Jerry Ayscue announced Monday night during the meeting of the Board of Commissioners.
The special House committee on the lottery is meeting this morning to take up a bill co-sponsored by one of Vance County’s two legislators, with the expectation that the committee will send the bill forward for the first House floor vote on a lottery as early as this afternoon.
The Henderson Zoning Board of Adjustment sliced through the red tape Tuesday and granted a variance to a property owner who ran into trouble after getting a building permit.
Bullets were flying in Henderson over the weekend, leaving one man seriously wounded and threatening, among others, a 7-week-old boy.
Henderson fire officials estimate that this vacant house at 717 Highland Ave. suffered $30,000 in damage to the structure and the contents in a suspicious fire Monday. The estimated pre-fire value was $57,000. A thirst for free beer early Saturday may prove costly for three Vance County men, according to Henderson police reports.
A possible education-dedicated 1-cent increase in the local sales tax survived a lengthy Vance County Board of Commissioners discussion Monday night. But the commissioners tossed around enough options and preferences and alternatives before and after passing a resolution on the sales tax that school board members were left uncertain whether they’d won.
I’m a Tar Heel born, I’m a Tar Heel bred, and when I die, I’ll be Tar Heel dead. To be honest, we’ve always wondered at the wisdom of bringing death into a fight song, but today we share the sentiment of many folks in Vance County: We could die happy after the University of North Carolina’s championship victory in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament Monday night.
Our Internet host is in the middle of a server switch, and we at HomeinHenderson.com are suffering the moving pains. Since late last week, we have experienced vanishing stories, e-mail interruptions and complete outages (we couldn’t get to the site most of Monday). We apologize for the inconvenience and for the resulting backlog in getting the news to you. It will take us a few days to catch up on some of the stories we’re working on. We appreciate your …
Henderson couldn’t resist the tasty aroma of the Wildflower on Monday.
The Henderson Planning Board needed only about 10 minutes Monday to endorse two efforts to establish better controls over automobile facilities in the city, including the elimination of junkyards.
State Rep. Michael Wray announced in his weekly e-mail update to constituents Friday that he will vote to support an education-dedicated lottery when the House takes up the issue this month.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners should seek legislative approval for a local referendum on a sales tax increase to support school construction.
An alternative-sentencing program is asking for Vance County to restore funding for its efforts to break the cycle of revolving-door justice.