The Embassy Square streetscape project already was behind schedule. Now it appears likely to end up over budget.
One of the nation’s largest farm supply retail chains plans to open a store in Henderson and will go before the Zoning Board of Adjustment this afternoon to seek a special-use permit.
City Manager Eric Williams presented another revised budget to the City Council’s Finance and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on Wednesday night.
Clean Up Henderson Committee members are shocked and dismayed at the budget plans for the Code Compliance Department.
A patrolling Henderson police officer noticed something suspicious at a mobile home sales lot on Raleigh Road early Wednesday, and his actions led to a Vance County man’s felony arrest after a K-9 search.
The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce brings Alive! After Five back where it belongs (downtown), though in an awkward space (Breckenridge Street from Garnett Street south to the police station), at 5:30 p.m. Alive! veterans Liquid Pleasure will provide the free music, primary sponsor Harris Inc. will sell the beer, and plenty of food will be available. Be sure to take time to admire the progress on the library and the completion of the work on Wyche Street. Also remember …
The Vance Aquatics Club fell to 0-4 in Division III of the Durham Summer Swim League with a 204-152 loss to Five Oaks on Wednesday evening at the Aycock Recreation Complex, but the Barracudas continued to pick up speed as the end of the DSSL season approaches.
The local mental health authority will sign the papers to consolidate with a neighboring agency this afternoon in Henderson.
Winn-Dixie Stores made some sad news official Tuesday: The venerable Southern grocery store chain is leaving Henderson.
While the city struggles to hammer out a balanced budget before next week, the county is all set for the start of the fiscal year July 1.
The Henderson City Council’s Finance and Intergovernmental Relations Committee concluded a 3 1/2-hour budget session Tuesday night by making plans to meet again tonight but making no decisions on spending and how high to raise taxes.
Meetings of committees of the Vance County Board of Commissioners aren’t typically big draws; in fact, we in the public rarely know when they’re happening. But today’s meeting of the General Government Committee at noon at the county Administration Building is huge: The Henderson-Vance Economic Partnership will make its case for the commissioners’ endorsement. Less important than the county action is the partnership’s chance to explain why it’s the answer for economic development and to prove its commitment to openness. …
This is the first of an occasional series of articles from the HomeinHenderson.com staff during a summer road trip through the South. Every town has its idiosyncrasies when it comes to getting around, resulting from history, nature and other forces beyond anyone’s control.
It’s crunch time for local budgets, with only nine days left in the fiscal year, and Vance County and Henderson are set for simultaneous action toward accomplishing their fiscal duties today at 6 p.m. The county commissioners are due to meet at that time in the old courthouse to pass a budget with a 2-cent increase in the property tax rate. But the meeting at the same time at the Municipal Building could be more interesting: The City Council’s Finance …
The proposed Weed and Seed area for Henderson shifted southward during a meeting Wednesday morning.
The Duke Endowment-sponsored Program for the Rural Carolinas convened in Henderson for the second consecutive Thursday last week at Pinkston Street Elementary School.
Summer is traditionally a tough time for blood donations and the blood supply. An alert from the American Red Cross says the Carolinas are in particular need of types O and B blood. Regardless of your type, you can donate today at Advantage Ford/Lincoln-Mercury from 2 to 6 p.m. Call 492-5011 for an appointment or more information. The only Red Cross blood drive scheduled for July will be at Vance-Granville Community College on Wednesday, July 20, from 11 a.m. to …
Mother’s Day means flowers and cards, but what do you for Father’s Day? Get Dad a tie he doesn’t want and remind him that he has to go back to work tomorrow? Give him a power tool or some other gadget from Lowe’s, in effect telling him to get working on that “honey, do” list around the house? For our money, some quiet time with sports on TV (the U.S. Open and/or the College World Series), an hour or so …
The General Government Committee of the Vance County Board of Commissioners still isn’t sold on the Henderson-Vance Economic Partnership, and that’s a good thing.
Henderson-Vance Economic Partnership Chairman Bob Fleming and Vice Chairwoman Lynn Harper took to the local airwaves Thursday morning to better explain the new organization and its intentions.