The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet tonight at 6:00 p.m. in their chambers in the old courthouse. Some items on the agenda are:
Here’s what the City Council plans to cover this evening at City Hall:
In our last episode: Henderson Mayor Clem Seifert lay recovering in a cage from a neck wound that was the result of being caught in a politician hunt by city employees.
This week has seen discussions on the library, the first baby of the year in Henderson, birth control, and, most importantly, college football. Take your pick of these or start a new discussion on our weekend open line.
Home in Henderson is a public forum. Its intent is to create and promote an environment for the free exchange of ideas. It is not, however, a free-speech anything-goes zone. We would like to take this opportunity to remind our readers that racist language, ethnic slurs and profanity are speech acts of violence that will not be tolerated here. Our lines are now opened.
For those of you who remain curious, we at Home in Henderson are taking our first official tour of the new library digs today. We hope to give you the inside view, with pictures, if we can figure out how to post them. Good technical support is worth its weight in Pentium processors. Lamentations aside, the floor is yours.
In case you couldn’t stay awake long enough, Penn State won against Florida State in the Orange Bowl after a triple overtime endurance match. Florida State fans may commiserate here while us Penn Staters bask in the glory.
For those of you anxious for your children to resume their educations, school begins once again tomorrow morning. Feel free to vent your other concerns here on our open line.
We at Home in Henderson recently learned of the passing of Lt. Sam Pearson of the Henderson Police Department. We are deeply sorry for the loss of Lt. Pearson to the community and our condolences go out to his family. We knew Lt. Pearson in two capacities. We knew him as a police lieutenant and a supervisor of Community Police. We also knew him as a driver on field trips for our Vance County students, most recently on a trip …
Perhaps today we’ll learn whether or not Jerry Moss intends to take the position of Interim City Manager. For those of you looking for Miles’ regular Monday column, he’s taking a short vacation and should be posting soon. What do you have to say?
Here’s the city’s agenda for tonight’s meeting at City Hall:
Have you made any resolutions you’d like to make public? Write them below. We at Home in Henderson wish you the best for a prosperous 2006.