At Thursday’s Henderson-Vance Economic Partnership meeting, one of the members wished for a “reset button”. His reason? Even though we all have our differences, he said, that’s not a reason not to be civil. Are Hendersonians basically uncivil, or simply impassioned? Let your thoughts on this or any other subject be known on today’s open line.
Our heart goes out to our hearty boys in blue who came so close to the 2-AA State Championship on Saturday. We’re sure they’ll make a go of it next year, and we know that the community will come behind them as has for the past couple of weeks. Go Raiders! This space is yours. Enjoy!
Jamere Pugh with the award for Outstanding Offensive Player Editor’s Note: Special thanks go to Thomas Baker who, armed with a Home in Henderson press pass and a digital camera, took some great pictures of the Southern Vance Raiders in the AA State Championship game last night in Winston-Salem as well as providing us with the game narrative. We are indebted to him for his efforts.
In a close game, our Southern Vance Raiders lost to Shelby 27 – 24 in regulation play in the AA State Championship.
Here’s a handy little site an out-of-town friend introduced us to yesterday evening: www.popcenter.org, a Web page devoted to community-oriented policing. Among the gems it contains is advice on how to handle “Disorderly Youth in Public Places” and a section on graffiti, both useful pieces of information in today’s Henderson. We recommend a look. With that, the floor is yours.
In the 12-7-06 local paper, the Curfew Committee was reported as discussing that offenders will pay fines for violations.
During last school year, North Carolina public schools reported 10,959 acts of crime and violence among the state’s almost 1.4 million students, according to the 2005-06 Report on School Crime and Violence presented to State Board of Education members yesterday.
New Henderson Police Chief Keith L. Sidwell Late this afternoon Henderson City Manager Jerry Moss announced the appointment of Mr. Keith L. Sidwell, a native of Virginia, as Henderson’s new Chief of Police.
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.
Washington, D.C. — House Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi and Majority Whip-elect James Clyburn today announced U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield’s appointment to a key role in leadership for the upcoming Congress.
On this, Pearl Harbor Day, we remember all of the citizen-soldiers who gave life and limb to free the world from the tyranny of militarism and Fascism. May our country always be such a beacon of light to all the nations of the Earth. With that, we give you our open line.
“For the last three and a half years, our military has bravely fought a war in Iraq and accomplished its mission.
Swearing-in of Brummitt, Hughes, and Wright Before the regular session of the Vance County Board of Commissioners, freshman members Scott Hughes and Dan Brummitt, as well as seventh-term Danny Wright, were sworn into office by Resident Superior Court Judge Henry W. Hight, Jr.
We don’t often state an opinion, but this needs to be said: If readers find the racially-charged rhetoric on this blog distasteful (a position with which the Editor has more than a little sympathy), then we offer this one simple suggestion: change the nature of the discourse. It’s time to move on. If you believe that HiH is a poor ambassador of Henderson-Vance, remember that it does not create reader comments. You do that. We merely provide a forum, just …
On November 2 and 3, 2006, patrol officers of the Henderson Police Depatment’s Section III and the Department’s Selective Enforcement Unit conducted a “sting” operation in response to citizen complaints about street-level prostitution in Henderson.
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. County Commissioner Danny Wright In a decisive five to two vote, with Vance County Commissioners Danny Wright and newly-sworn Scott Hughes providing the nays, the Board chose to table a motion made by Danny Wright to donate the County’s one-half interest in the Armory to the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina Vance …
Sheriff Peter White Peter White was sworn in today as Sheriff of Vance County in a ceremony at the Vance County Courthouse at 12:30 p.m. this afternoon.
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Home in Henderson’s Christmas Parade Entry Yesterday at 2:30 p.m. saw Henderson’s Christmas Parade.