The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet today at 6:00 p.m. in their Chambers at the County Administration Building, otherwise known as the old courthouse. We’ll be curious to note if fire protection comes up during tonight’s discussion. Should the county make the effort to raise the level of fire protection throughout Vance, not just the Golden Belt? Let your voice be heard on today’s open line.
There will be a blood drive tomorrow at the Henderson Moose Lodge from 1:30 to 6:00 p.m. Contact Judy Currin at 252.492.0371 for more information. All types of blood are in short supply. Please donate if you can!
Home in Henderson wishes our readers a fine, fun, and safe Labor Day celebration. As we contemplate returning to the normal workaday routine tomorrow, here’s a resource that all working parents should be aware of: The Child Care Facility Search Site. Here parents can look up the North Carolina ratings for any child care facility. We highly recommend this important tool. With that, the floor is yours.
First, let me relay to you all that I am no professional planner, nor do I profess to be. I am merely attempting to give ALL of us a comparison that I was involved in to enable us to better understand how and why zoning is needed.
WLUS FM 98.3 and Budweiser proudly presents The Charlie Daniels Band on Saturday, September 16 from 2:30 until 7:00 pm at the Vance County Fairgrounds, rain or shine!
Here’s the place to find the lowest gas prices in Vance County! On your way to work or shop or play, keep an eye out for those friendly prices so you can let the rest of us know where to save!
In conversation yesterday, we were asked if we thought Henderson was different from other small towns in America. We have an opinion, but we’d like to hear yours. Let your voice be heard on this weekend’s open line.
The Henderson Police Department announced yesterday that it will name the conference room on the second floor of police headquarters for Lieutenant Samuel “Sam” S. Pearson.
By overwhelming reader request, this week we’re requesting that readers post their lunchpail favorites. While the classic PB&J is as tried-and-true as the #2 pencil, it’s also as old as the book strap and the dunce cap. What mouth-watering lunch-bag concoctions have you created to put a sparkle in your student’s eye of a Vance County lunch time? Post them below so that all may partake.
Franklin County Schools closed September 1, 2006. Granville County Schools are under a two hour delay, September 1, 2006. Kerr-Vance Academy delayed until 10:00 a.m. September 1, 2006. Vance Charter School is under a two-hour delay for September 1, 2006. Warren County Schools closed, optional teacher workday September 1, 2006. Please sent notice of delays and cancellations to firstname.lastname@example.org for posting.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge has announced a set of priorities to protect America and rebuild the Gulf Coast following a three-day tour of the region.
Because of difficulties securing contracts for work that must be completed before the ABCs results can be determined, ABCs results for the K-8 schools will be released on or before November 15 rather than on October 5 as originally planned.
There will be a Human Resources Committee meeting at 1:00 p.m. at City Hall. We hear that Chair Mary Emma Evans is planning to have sandwiches, tea, and cookies, so the conversation should be even more elevated than usual. How’s Ernesto treating you so far? Let us know what’s happening around town on today’s open line.
After noting numerous complaints about repetitive posts, Home in Henderson has instituted a new policy where multiple posts that repeat the same information, call to action, complaint, and so forth, will be summarily moderated or deleted at the discretion of the editor. Although we appreciate and believe in freedom of expression, we also understand that our readers’ time has value. We would not be doing our job if we did not protect that important resource. As always, we value your …
Before going into closed session on personnel matters at the request of Human Resources Committee chair Mary Emma Evans, the Henderson City Council voted to electronically record closed sessions of the council.
Photo by Copper Rain, used by permission Right before the Big Snip Home in Henderson, Inc. made its debut into the Henderson business community on Wednesday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony and the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce.