Local dignitaries such as the Chair of the Embassy Foundation Board Sam Watkins, Henderson City Council members Mary Emma Evans and Garry Daeke, and County Manager Jerry Ayscue, among others, turned out for the official first day of business for the new H. Leslie Perry Memorial library yesterday morrning.
There should be lots to talk about today, and we think that any attempt to guide the discussion would be futile. Just keep it civil. Have at!
The Reverend C.J. Dale was arrested recently on a domestic violence-related charge of misdemeanor assault on a female.
Don’t forget the Grand Opening of the new Perry Library beginning at 10:00 a.m. With music and entertainment, it looks to be guaranteed family fun. And don’t forget, July is a fine-free month!
J.H. Daniels presented the latest draft of the county zoning ordinance to the Vance County Board of Commissioners on behalf of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee at Monday evening’s meeting.
Here’s a nice site for the kids: www.howstuffworks.com. It’s amazing what students can forget over the summer. Remember, this may be the longest summer that they ever have! How would you feel if Vance County had year-round school? Let your thoughts on this or anything else be known on today’s open line.
Thanks are given to Claire Ramsey, who both contributed to and sacrificed for this article. — Ed. The Grand Opening of the new H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library is set for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the new facility on 200 Breckenridge Street.
We at Home in Henderson believe that this is a time to put our differences aside to thank the many forms of providence in which we believe for living in a nation with freedoms like ours. Let us be grateful together. Happy Fourth of July!
My colleagues and I were busy on numerous fronts this week, including holding an unusual Friday session so we could wrap up negotiations on the budget.
The agenda for the Vance County Board of Commissioners looks to be a busy one today.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet in their chambers at 6:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building. What’s on your mind this morning? Let the world know on our open line.
By popular demand, the Corner Kitchen is open for business. Each week we’ll post a new article with the week’s theme, which will appear Monday through Saturday (we’ll “re-age” the article every day so it’s easy to find). We’ll then archive it in the Corner Kitchen page under “Pages” in the left margin of your screen so you’ll be able to find the recipes again when you need them.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield commended yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling against President Bush’s military tribunals for detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
As promised, readers may find links below to the complete Vance County Budget Ordinance that was passed during a special meeting on June 26.
The Land Planning and Development Committee met on June 30 at City Hall to discuss a recommendation for a realtor to the Henderson City Council.
Well, it’s decided. We’re going to install a “Corner Kitchen” page under the Pages section in the left margin of your screen. The only question we have left is, what should be the first theme of the first week? Salads? Pasta? Desserts? Chicken? Give us some ideas on this or whatever you like on our weekend open line.
Join the folks at the new H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library for the kickoff of the summer reading program, “Paws, Claws, Scales, and Tales” from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Don’t forget the Independence Day Celebration at Satterwhite Point Park from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Read the details here.