Henderson City Council member Elissa Yount reported at Monday’s Henderson City Council meeting that she had been contacted regarding “large groups” on Coble Boulevard this past weekend that had been “moved off”.
We’re still intrigued by the idea of the The Kalamazoo Promise, a pledge backed by private donations to send every graduate of the Kalamazoo, Michigan public school system to a Michigan state post-secondary school with a scholarship. With our first headed for college in less than two years, being reborn as a Michigander is looking pretty good right now. If we can cobble together investments in our community for a building, could we do the same for our children? Imagine …
Community Development Committee Chair Garry Daeke reported at Monday evening’s Henderson City Council meeting that a request had been sent to HUD that single-family housing be constructed on the Beacon Light site.
There are some people that may wonder why I would change my mind on a topic as hot as zoning, especially during an election.
It just came to our attention that it is Glenn Todd’s birthday today. On behalf of Home in Henderson, we’d like to wish him the very best on this happy day!
The Mayor’s Task Force on Housing met yesterday in the Samuel S. Pearson Conference Room of the Henderson Police Department after tracing the steps of a tour through Henderson recently taken by Senators Basnight and Berger.
Is it the place of government to encourage home ownership? Why or why not? Let your thoughts on this or anything else be known on today’s open line.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) has sent a letter to House Speaker Dennis Hastert, and Majority Leader John Boehner asking them to schedule a vote on emergency agriculture disaster assistance for 2005 and 2006 before the House leaves for October recess.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), the Co-Chair of the Rural Working Group, has introduced legislation to designate September as “National Rural Month.”
WLUS FM (98.3) and Budweiser proudly presents THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND on Saturday, September 16 from 2:30 until 7:00 p.m. at the Vance County Fairgrounds, rain or shine!
The Henderson City Council voted unanimously to waive certain sanitation pick-up fees for Clean Up Henderson Week.
The North Carolina Community Watch Association will be meeting in Henderson on Saturday, September 16 at the Kenneth K. Robinson Police Training Center on Oxford Road.
Brown but potable city water from a home on Spring Valley Road outside of Henderson The City of Henderson will repair a water line on Spring Valley Road based on a citizen complaint received during the public comments portion of the Henderson City Council meeting on August 28.
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Dr. Shearin began the Board meeting with a moment of silence for the 9/11 victims.
Public Safety Committee Chair Lonnie Davis reported at last night’s Henderson City Council meeting that his committee had requested that Acting City Manager Mark Warren begin the process of contracting someone to remove graffiti from public and private property in Henderson.
One of the criticisms that I most often have to respond to as the editor of Home in Henderson is that it’s “too negative”. I’m never quite sure how to respond to that, except to say that we do have problems, and that those problems will never get solved unless we talk about them in the open instead of ignoring the elephant in the middle of the room. With that said, do we sometimes go overboard in our criticism, or …
It probably won’t surprise anyone to learn that when a police officer is killed, it tends to get my attention. I call it the “nightmare scenario”. One of our readers decided to investigate one of the people accused of the crime. It was discovered that one of the accused, Quante Seward is currently on probation for possession of a firearm. Our reader asks a very valid question: why was this person not in jail for the firearm charge? Let your …
The Vance County Board of Commissioners approved a request from Vance County Schools for $425,000 in capital outlay at last Tuesday’s meeting.