Monday night’s City Council meeting had such a light agenda that City Manager Eric Williams tried to cancel it, yet the meeting didn’t end until about 10:30. That three-hour session came only a week after council members were together for almost six hours, from the start of the public forum on the 2004 audit at 5:30 until the end of the regular council meeting around 11:30. That’s nine hours of talking and, perhaps, listening in a week. And don’t forget …
One Henderson man is dead and another wounded after a shooting in a house on Maple Street on Tuesday night.
Four houses in Wake County are getting water from the city of Henderson, violating the city’s contract with Franklin County and raising a host of issues about the transfer of water from one river basin to another. Or those houses are in Franklin County, and there’s nothing for Henderson to worry about.
The Henderson City Council’s finance committee did what it had to do Tuesday afternoon and moved along a request for additional money from the Vance County Board of Elections, but the city officials only scratched at the surface of the concerns stemming from the request.
The planned addition of 75 jobs shows that a call center is fulfilling its mission in Vance County, the head of the local operation said in an interview Tuesday.
Eleven months after her quest began, Beth Gister finally got what she wanted Monday night: measures from the Henderson government to make her block safer.
If Samuel Smith doesn’t get his money, he told the Henderson City Council on Monday night, City Manager Eric Williams should resign.
The expiration of Time Warner Cable’s franchise agreement provides an opportunity for Henderson. It remains to be seen whether that opportunity will be for more city revenue, more services or a change in companies.
Henderson hopes to replace its ancient land-use plan in the next two years and save almost $100,000 in the process.
The Rev. C.J. Dale and the Henderson Police Department can’t seem to stay out of each other’s way.
Henderson’s proposed redevelopment project on David Street could expand to become an overhaul of the entire area surrounding the old Harriet & Henderson Yarns plant in North Henderson.
Henderson will have to wait to see the results of its lobbying trip to Washington last week, but the city got encouragement in four congressional offices, including a big ego boost in one.
The demolition of the old South Henderson School didn’t get the final boost it needed in Washington last week, but Mayor Clem Seifert said the city will get the project done.
It was a coincidence that Rep. G.K. Butterfield announced a road grant for Henderson just hours after a delegation from the city met with him Wednesday, but it was a coincidence that reveals the value of the city’s lobbying efforts in Washington, Mayor Clem Seifert said Friday.
Don’t hold your breath waiting for high-speed rail to come racing through Henderson. Yes, an announcement of the proposed stops for the Southeast High-Speed Rail Corridor could come from that state’s rail division this spring. And yes, Henderson is likely to be a stop at least one way on the route between Raleigh and Richmond. But that still leaves the matter of many billions of dollars to pay for the project. While the federal government is running annual deficits in …
Much of the talk around Henderson about fund balances, budget amendments and capital improvement projects is actually about one thing: Embassy Square. So in the interest of full disclosure, we feel it’s time to share how we see the project at HomeinHenderson.
Winter is definitely not our favorite time of year. We tend to think the bears have the right idea: Bundle up and hibernate. But when we can dodge the threat of snow and ice, the cold does a wonderful job of clearing the air, unveiling a magical view of the night sky. Few sights are more impressive than countless stars twinkling brightly in the depthless blackness of space, and few places in modern America get a clearer view than we …
Henderson residents frustrated by the city’s finances have turned to a Raleigh lawyer to help them get answers.
The Henderson City Council doesn’t figure to be talking late into the night again Monday, but it will have to face some of the same issues that kept it busy past 11 p.m. this past Monday.
Monday’s first-of-its-kind forum on the city audit won’t be the last chance for the public to speak before a regular City Council meeting.