We were very interested to read in today’s Daily Dispatch that the Embassy Foundation is going ahead with a fund-raising drive for the performance hall aspect of the project. We ask for your thoughts on the issue on this weekend’s open line.
We’re taking the Corner Kitchen in a slightly different direction for the next month. Here’s the place to write about all of the holiday traditions that you’d like to share: edible, decorative, musical, religious, practical, or some category we haven’t thought of yet. Perhaps you’d like to share a story of Christmas cheer, and act of kindness, or a modern miracle. All is welcome in what we hope will become a new Home in Henderson tradition.
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!
Because we have so many readers from so many diverse walks of life and areas of expertise, we thought it would be a good idea to pool that knowledge for the good of all. If you have a question that needs an answer, post it below. If you have an answer for that question, help your fellow Hendersonians out and share your knowledge for our mutual benefit.
We invite readers to view this article in today’s Daily Dispatch on the agreement between the Alan Vester auto group and the NC Attorney General. In a community still suffering the results of the Creative Real Estate scandal, we wonder if consumer credit and finance should be part of our educational curriculum, or if this is just another symptom of the material-gratification-at-any-cost disease to which our culture seems to be prone. You be the judge on today’s open line.
Happy New Year to you and your family!
The State Board of Education will hold its January meeting next Wednesday and Thursday, January 3-4, in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
The State Board of Education’s Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Rigor, Relevance and Relationships will meet on Tuesday, January 2, from 12:30-3 p.m., in the 7th Floor Board Lounge, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
For those who are not aware, the comments that occasionally pop up touting various pharmaceuticals, travel, mobile phones, pornography, and so forth, are called “spam”. It is believed that the term was coined by computer geeks from the Monty Python “Spam Sketch”. When various users presented us with the problem of having their legitimate posts disappear, I put Tech Support onto the problem. The issue was, as it turns out, the spam handler deleting their posts. The resolution of the …
On Tuesday morning, December 26, at 2:24 a.m., Officer M. A. Carmona responded with emergency medical personnel to Pinkston Street at its intersection with Andrews Avenue to investigate a citizen’s report that a vehicle had collided with a utility pole.
On Tuesday morning, December 26, at 12:55 a.m., Henderson Police officers responded with Emergency Medical Services personnel to the International Platinum Palace located at 261 Satterwhite Point Road.
At the December 18 Henderson City Council meeting, Assistant City Manager Mark Warren reported that infiltration and inflow repairs are being conducted on the Nethery Street sewer.
It was announced this morning that President Gerald Ford died yesterday at the age of 93. Although his pardon of President Richard Nixon was controversial, and most likely cost him a term of his own in 1976, he succeeded in holding the country together through the twin traumas of Watergate and the aftermath of the Vietnam War. We mourn his passing.
During the report of the Public Works Committee at the December 18 Henderson City Council meeting, members discussed at length progress the city has made in picking up leaves.
Now that all that remains of Christmas are the mopping-up sales, why not sit down and compose that letter to the editor or that guest column that you’ve been meaning to write? In the mean time, this is your open line.
Let us put the politics of Henderson aside for today and speak of what is most important to us on this special day. To all of those who celebrate, we at Home in Henderson wish you peace, love, and joy.
In a memorandum circulated on Thursday, Tem Blackburn, Curator of the Vance County Historical Museum, unveiled a plan to relocate principal exhibits of the museum to McGregor Hall in the H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library.
If Santa Claus could bring one big present to Henderson, what do you think it should be? Discuss this or anything else that might be on your mind on our weekend open line.
Three recently-published Christmas books bring enough Christmas spirit to fill a half-hour between presents and feasting, the last corner of the living room not given over to decorations and wrapping paper, or a child’s heart.
Well, there’s one shopping weekend left until Christmas morning. The Littlest Editor gives me the daily countdown. How goes your final approach to the Big Holiday? Let us know about this or anything else on today’s open line.