The Journal Committee will meet at 8:00 a.m. today in the City Hall Conference Room. Is making a CD of city meetings available at a nominal cost a good compromise to having meetings after business hours? After all, there is no way to have meetings that are going to be available to everyone. Let your thoughts on this or any other subject be known on today’s open line.
Don’t forget Girl’s Night at the Raleigh Road Drive-In tonight. Girls between the ages of five to seventeen are invited and must be accompanied by a chaperone. A PG movie will be shown. Go early for games and prizes. Children under 12 are admitted free. Adult admission is $5.00. The event is sponsored by the Vance County Girl Scouts. Call 438-8103 for more information.
The Land Planning and Development Committee will meet today at 4:00 p.m. at the City Hall Conference Room. We’re curious to know if anyone is aware of decisions made at Monday’s Vance County Board of Education meeting. Mr. Duke, if you’re out there, why don’t you let us know what’s going on? Until then, readers, let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
Washington, D.C. — Today Ranking Member Ike Skelton and Democratic members of the House Armed Services Committee commented on the need for bipartisan legislation in line with the Supreme Court’s decision on military commissions.
There will be a Girl’s Night at the Raleigh Road Drive-In tomorrow night at 8:00 p.m. at the Raleigh Road Theatre in Henderson.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman G. K. Butterfield spoke on the House Floor this morning regarding the decision to take up a vote on reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act later this week.
At the conclusion of Friday afternoon’s FAIR Committee meeting, Henderson City Manager Jerry Moss spoke to assembled council members regarding the current situation at Beacon Light Apartments.
From a public safety standpoint, not to mention concern for the well-being of our firefighters and police officers, the situation at Beacon Light is intolerable.
There will be a meeting regarding Beacon Light Apartments at 10:00 at City Hall. The Appearance Commission will be meeting at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall. The city has shown a great deal of interest in the Beacon Light Apartments situation, but how far should it go in the commitment of local taxpayer resources? Let your thoughts on this or any other subject be known on our open line.
There are several items worthy of note on the Henderson City Council meeting agenda for this evening:
Don’t forget the Henderson City Council meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall. Home in Henderson will be unable to offer coverage of this meeting, so feel free to let us know what happened. Until then, this space is yours. Use it.
I would like to address an earlier issue that was swept under the rug by the Wedesday discussion regarding the unnamed reverend who made headlines this week.
This week’s recipe theme is Fourth of July Favorites. We’re looking for recipes for foods that turn out red, white, and blue, are good for barbeques, stand up well out-of-doors, and so forth. Post your favorites below so everyone can get ready for those Tuesday cookouts!
Although this week was shortened due to the long July 4th holiday weekend, my colleagues and I were extremely busy during lengthy sessions on Wednesday and Thursday.
One of the things that needs to be discussed this weekend is what should be the subject of next week’s Corner Kitchen. Let your thoughts on that be known below. Certainly someone out there has something on their mind that they’d like to express in a letter to the editor. Remember, unlike some media out there, there is no word limit, and editing is provided upon request. Send your epistles to firstname.lastname@example.org and let your voice be heard! In the …
Raleigh — The N.C. General Assembly gave final approval to an $18.9 billion state budget for 2006-07 on Thursday, and now legislators are shifting their attention to finishing up other legislative work before adjourning for the year.
At Monday evening’s regular Vance County Board of Commissioner’s meeting, members discussed steps towards improving the county’s fire insurance classification.
U.S. Representative Bob Etheridge will be in town to present federal funding to Area Christians Together in Service for Heart’s Haven on 305 S. Chestnut Street today at 10:00 a.m. Also, the FAIR Committee will be meeting today in the City Hall Conference Room at 3:00 p.m. The discussion of the arrest of the Reverend C.J. Dale has opened up the wider topic of African-American male role models. We wonder if role models must be segregated by ethnicity and gender …
At 4:49 p.m. Monday afternoon, Henderson police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Frazco, Inc. offices located at 315 S. Garnett Street.
An email received yesterday from City Council member Mary Emma Evans expressed concern from Beacon Light Apartment residents over their present living conditions.