Butterfield, Clyburn, Thompson and Clayton Provide an African-American Perspective Washington, D.C. — Congressman G. K. Butterfield will help present a Congressional briefing on the 2007 Farm Bill from an African-American perspective on Thursday, April 19th from 10 – 11 a.m. in 202-A Cannon House Office Building.
** Updated ** The Clean Up Henderson Committee is meeting at 8:00 a.m. at the City Operations Center. The Land Planning and Development Committee is meeting at 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room. With that, we give you the open line.
The Storytelling Festival is a a free event for Vance County’s fourth grade and fourth-grade-level students during the day, and a free Family Festival in the evening.
Y’all, seeing as how gas prices are going through the ceiling, we’ve been tinkering with the idea of dusting off the Fuel Watch once again. What do you think? On a more serious note, our hearts go out to those victims and their families in Blacksburg, Virginia at Virginia Tech. We here at HiH still believe despite all evidence to the contrary that by working together we can pull our culture out of the free-fall we fear that it is …
During the Guest Presentation portion of yesterday evening’s Henderson City Council meeting, Henderson resident Jimmy Lawrence accused Henderson City Council member Elissa Yount of owning a dilapidated house.
Sign protesting the Navy’s proposed Outlying Landing Field in front of a Henderson residence According to Henderson resident Tom Badger, it’s “a stupid thing to do”.
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House U.S. House of Representatives H-232, U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Speaker Pelosi: I am writing to respectfully urge your assistance in bringing House Resolution 194, an act apologizing for the enslavement and racial segregation of African-Americans, to the House Floor for a vote.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman G. K. Butterfield is applauding the North Carolina General Assembly for formally apologizing for the injustice, cruelty and brutality of slavery, and he is urging the U.S. House to take up similar legislation.
Well, it’s back to the ol’ grindstone and the time of year I’ve fondly nicknamed the Big Puscht — End-of-Grade test review. If they pass, I’ve done my job. If they don’t, I’m a miserable failure. Those aren’t howls of derisive laughter you hear. That’s the wind. Talk amongst yourselves on today’s open line.
Some highlights of tonight’s Henderson City Council meeting to be held at 7:00 p.m. in City Hall:
**Updated** The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Vance County until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. The Tornado Watch issued by the National Weather Service for Vance County has expired.
My fellow representatives and I took an important symbolic step this week by unanimously agreeing to apologize for the institution of slavery and the immoral laws approved by our General Assembly predecessors.
On April 12, members of the Interagency Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at 924 Nicholas Street in Henderson.
The following is the last in a series on safety from Lt. I.W. Robinson, Jr. with the Henderson Police Department:
I hope that you are enjoying this beautiful spring weather, even with all of the pollen!
Weed & Seed Kick-Off Event is scheduled for today from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Vance Granville Community College.
This information is brought to you by Lt. I.W. Robinson, Jr. with the Henderson Police Department:
If you’re looking for us, we’ll be volunteering today at the office of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina. Don’t worry, though. We’ll still be keeping an eye on you. Where do you volunteer? Discuss and fuss on today’s open line.
The Community Development Committee chaired by Henderson City Council member Garry Daeke met today at City Hall and reviewed prospective changes to the City’s Minimum Housing Ordinance of 1970.
Dear Member of the Duke University Community, I write to you on behalf of the Trustees of Duke University.