Just in case you forgot, it’s time to stampede to the florist. For those of you who don’t care, the Public Safety Committee is meeting today at 8:30 a.m. in the City Hall Conference Room. One hot item of discussion will be the Youth Protection Ordinance. Will Friday and Saturday curfew remain at 11:00 p.m.? Should it? You be the judge on today’s open line of love.
U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) was scheduled to deliver the following statement on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday during debate on House Concurrent Resolution 63, declaring support for U.S. troops and opposing the President’s plan to send 20,000 more troops to Iraq.
Can the Armory be saved? Is it worth saving? Does Dabney Drive need another strip mall? Let your thoughts be known on this, our open line.
Two awards were presented at the Vance County Board of Education meeting Monday evening.
In two separate resolutions, the Henderson City Council passed resolutions to sell the old H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library on Rose Avenue and the Henderson-Vance Armory.
Members of the Henderson City Council will be meeting with Representatives Crawford and Wray today at 11:00 a.m. to talk about Henderson’s legislative priorities. Is there anything that they ought to mention in that face-to-face? Let ’em know fast on our open line.
Here is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s regular meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the R.G. (Chick) Young Council Chambers in City Hall:
Here is the agenda for the Vance County Board of Education meeting that will take place at the Administrative Services Center at 7:00 p.m. on Graham Avenue:
Legislators have been working in Raleigh for slightly over two weeks and our to-do list continues to grow.
We apologize for the lateness of the weekend open line. Health concerns and other issues have prevented us from getting it posted before now. A read of The Daily Dispatch finds that our community is once again becoming mired in issues of race. How can we overcome this issue so that we can turn from it and address our mutual problems? Suggest solutions on our open line.
The Winter Carnival at E.M. Rollins Elementary School was lovely last night, for those who could not attend. If you wish to bemoan your bad luck in that regard, here’s our open line.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), a member of the Congressional Meth Caucus, voted today for legislation that will help protect N.C. families and communities from the dangers of methamphetamine labs.
Thanks to their efforts to provide students and staff with a safe learning environment, 35 North Carolina public schools were recently designated “2006-07 Super Safe Schools.”
Downtown Banners In-Memory or In-Honor of These banners measure 40″ by 86″ and cost $125 for each space. A picture can be placed on the banner.
Vance County Tax Collector Sam Jones gave his monthly report to the Vance County Board of Commissioners on Monday evening.
From Rosa Bullock, the Weed & Seed Coordinator: A Weed & Seed meeting will be held at Kesler Temple AME Zion Church at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2007.
Don’t forget the E.M. Rollins Elementary School Winter Carnival tonight from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. There’ll be food, fun, games, and prizes for the whole family and the satisfaction of having contributed to a worthy cause. You might even see the editor of Home in Henderson smile! See you there! Now, dish.
Don’t forget HiH Classifieds as a means of selling your appliance, home, car, or soul (for the taxman, of course). Now that we’ve plugged our wares, carry on.
Would the City do a better job of collecting taxes than the County, or would it be like squeezing blood from a turnip for any entity to attempt? Give it a think on our Tuesday open line.
Finance and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Chair Lynn Harper introducted this portion of the meeting by indicating that there was no need for City Manager Jerry Moss to come up with a tax rate during budget development if the council had strong feeling regarding the tax rate.