Among approximately 50 attendees at the West Henderson Community Watch meeting held last night at the West End Baptist Church were Council members Bobby Gupton and Lynn Harper, Lt. Irvin Robinson of the Henderson Police Department, Diane Barbario, Chair of the Clean Up Henderson Committee, and Pastor Frank Sossamon, Chair of the Henderson-Vance CrimeStoppers Committee.
At the February 12 meeting of the Henderson City Council, member Elissa Yount, Chair of the Journal Committee, gave the other Council members a copy of the ethics policy to consider.
We at Home in Henderson applaud the efforts of organizations like Community Watch. In fact, we applaud any effort that seeks to maintain civilization and stave off chaos. What else can we do to make criminals homeless in Henderson? Consider this or anything else on today’s open line.
It’s time to play one of our favorite games: Follow the Money. State Board of Elections If you go to the bar on the left, “View Campaign Finance Reports”, you’ll get an eyeful of who supports who. As for the rest, draw your own conclusions on our Tuesday open line.
During the February 12 meeting of the Henderson City Council, members voted unanimously to hold a public hearing on February 26 regarding the matter of curbside garbage collection.
Eight principals were recently selected to represent their regions as regional Wachovia Principals of the Year and will now compete for the title of 2007 Wachovia Principal of the Year.
Dear Editor, I’ve been concerned about an issue that affects more here in Vance County than I first realized.
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During the Public Comments portion of last Monday evening’s Henderson City Council meeting, the Reverend C.J. Dale told members that the Youth Protection Ordinance is “like the city is trying to incarcerate the city as a whole”.
Having trouble selling that old pink Army Surplus Jeep with the dented fender? Try a HiH Classified Ad. With over 1,000 unique visitors a day, it’s the best advertising bang for your buck in Vance County! With that, we give you Monday’s open line.
A long-time reader suggests this weekend family activity in honor of Mrs. Flannagan: The Great Backyard Bird Count. We’re told that the cedar wax wings and the woodpeckers are really out now. Make Mrs. Flannagan proud. When you come in to get warm, tell us what you saw on our open line.
Work at the General Assembly picked up substantially this week following Speaker Hackney’s announcement on Monday night of the 44 House committees and subcommittees, which will meet during the 2007-08 session.
A guest column by Representative Bob Etheridge In my first few weeks as a new member of the House Budget Committee, I have already learned some important lessons.
Trying to get rid of that old…whatever it is? Don’t forget HiH Classifieds, the easy and inexpensive alternative for your household advertising needs. With that, we give you your Friday’s open line, suitable for whatever you like.
As I keep trying to explain, sometimes comment posts go into the moderation queue for reasons that have nothing to do with their content, which in some cases can be quite innocent. When I review the moderation queue, I take such comments out and put them into the conversational threads to which they were intended by their authors. If I delete a comment of yours, I will generally send an email explaining why, assuming that you have used a genuine …
There will be a Relay for Life Team Captains’ meeting Thursday, February 15, in the Senior Center downtown at 6:30 p.m.
Speaker of the House Joe Hackney and Representative Michael Wray Wray will also serve on Agriculture, Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural and Economic Resources, Transportation and Wildlife Resources Committees during the 2007-08 session Raleigh —- On Monday night, NC House Speaker Joe Hackney announced the House committees, which will meet during the 2007-08 session of the General Assembly. Rep. Michael H. Wray, D-Northampton, was appointed as the chairman of the House Education Subcommittee on Community Colleges.
We invite readers to take a look at this article from the political blog Facing South on the recent events concerning former Speaker of the North Carolina House Jim Black. We found it to be both insightful and cautionary. In George Orwell’s seminal classic 1984, O’Brien tells Winston Smith as he is tortured in the Ministry of Love that power is not a means, but an end in itself. Is this something that politicians and voters alike are cynical enough …
Eight teachers were recently selected to represent their regions as regional Teachers of the Year and will now compete for the title of 2007-08 North Carolina Teacher of the Year.
Henderson resident Lowell West told the Henderson City Council on Monday night that “someone” decided that his car is junk because it has a dent in the door during the public comment portion of the Council’s regular meeting.