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Once again, The Women’s League of Henderson will be sponsoring the Tree of Light.
From the desk of Lt. Irvin Robinson Henderson Police Department Tips for a Happy and Safe Holiday During the year-end holidays, people are often busy, excited and sometimes a little bit careless.
For the past 48 hours, readers have voiced opinions for and against Sheriff-Elect Peter White’s decision to dismiss four deputies upon his assumption of the duties of Sheriff of Vance County today at 5:00 p.m. To say that this issue is divisive is to understate the obvious. When that division is played out on Home in Henderson invites the old argument that the blog is bad for the community because is presents a fractured and disunited face (although perhaps a …
Happy Holidays to you and your family!
Although we were surprised to hear about Sheriff-Elect Peter White distributing termination letters before his term of office begins on December 4, we remind readers that deputies serve at the pleasure of the Sheriff. That being said, it seems clear that changes are coming to the Vance County Sheriff’s Office. Let us know what you think of those changes on today’s open line.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners met yesterday in a brief session.
On Thursday, November 23, at approximately 7:45 a.m., the Henderson Police Department investigated a second degree kidnapping and attempted rape of a 33 year old female victim.
Home in Henderson proudly welcomes Google as its new affiliate and encourages readers to make note of the new Google search feature. With that, the floor is yours. Enjoy.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet today at 4:00 p.m. in their chambers in the County Administration Building in special session.
How do you feel about the city’s decision to give its share of the Armory, with stipulations, to the Boys and Girls Club? It it a negotiation tactic, as County Commissioner Tommy Hester suggested in Sunday’s Daily Dispatch, an opportunity to pass off a political hot potato for both governments, or genuine good will on the part of the city and a chance for the county to show the same? Voice your opinion on this or any other topic on …
As we anticipate the swearing-in of Sheriff-Elect Peter White on Monday, we wonder what his first priority as the new Vance County Sheriff should be. Let him and us know your thoughts on the weekend open line.
On this most American of holidays, let us pause for a moment in gratitude and thank Providence for all that we have. Let us not forget our ancestors who built this nation and fought to protect it. Most of all, let us remember our youngest and bravest who are so far away from home, especially today.
Normally we have to be in the Northeast to experience a Nor’easter. This current storm has all the earmarks of one, except snow. For all of you who are venturing outward today, HiH urges you to exercise caution beyond the ordinary and hopes that Hendersonians and all Vance residents return safely home. For those who remain, the floor is, as always, yours. Enjoy.
At last night’s Council meeting, Public Safety Committee Chair Lonnie Davis stated that the term “Youth Protection Ordinance” was preferred over “Curfew Ordinance”. Is this just a euphemism, or are there other items that can be reasonably legislated, within the bailiwick of our Council, that can truly keep our kids safe? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
Editor’s note: The author of this article sits on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina. In an unanimous roll call vote, the Henderson City Council gave its interest in the Henderson-Vance Armory to the Boys and Girls Club of North Central North Carolina, Vance County Chapter.
The State Board of Education will meet via conference call today, November 21, beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Rocky Mount — Congressman G. K. Butterfield will highlight what a Democratic Congress will mean for Americans during a keynote speech at the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments’ “Annual Banquet Celebrating 35 Years of Service.”
Congressional Members and Policy Experts Examine Solutions for Poverty Reduction Washington, D.C. — While the richest Americans have greatly enhanced their wealth over the last 25 years, a decline in the middle class has swelled the number of people living in poverty.
During this evening’s Henderson City Council meeting, Council member Garry Daeke will discuss the proposed Certificate of Occupancy Ordinance, otherwise called An Ordinance Requiring a Permit to Rent Dwelling Units in the City of Henderson.