Voter fraud in North Carolina? And we came here to get away from all that. The open line is yours. Have at.
In a correspondence dated June 18, 2007, the Henderson-Vance County Human Relations Commission reported on its investigation of the complaint made by local activist Deryl von Williams upon her being barred from the H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library.
Chief K. L. Sidwell and Sheriff Peter White report that members of the Interagency Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant on June 18, 2007.
We found the HRC’s report on Deryl Von Williams vs. the H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library to be a thoughtful, moderate, and considered document that attempts what we so desperately need in our community: reconciliation. Imagine what we could do if we devoted the energy we normally reserve for vitriol into something more productive. Or do the animosities run so deep in Vance that I’m just having another late night pipe dream? Mull it over on today’s open line.
On June 18, 2007, at 3:07 p.m., officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to Interstate 85 in reference to a motor vehicle collision.
The Vance County Board of Education will meet in special session on Friday, June 22, 2007 at 12:00 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center’s Main Conference Room at 1724 Graham Avenue.
Chief K. L. Sidwell and Sheriff Peter White report that members of the Interagency Drug Enforcement Unit executed three separate search warrants.
Cindy Robinson, Chairperson of the 2007 Vance County Relay for Life, announced the following awards for participating groups:
Council votes to cut general expenditures by $463,000, excluding joint programs with Vance County for which contractual obligations exist In a unanimous vote, the Henderson City Council rejected the latest version of the budget submitted by the Finance and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee during a special meeting last night.
It certainly seems that we are in for some hot, hot weather in the coming days!
City employees: that whistling sound you hear overhead is the dreaded Budget Ax coming for your department. Don’t worry, they’ve promised not to touch your big 2.5% increase or your Christmas Bonus. What do we have $463,000 of that the City can live without? Let ’em know on today’s open line.
Three things to keep in mind this morning: 1) Summer school begins for elementary students this morning. 2) The Henderson City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. in their chambers at City Hall this evening. 3) There is a blood drive at Vance-Granville Community College’s Nursing Department today from 11:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Be there or be square!
Relay for Life Survivor’s Walk The Relay for Life kicked off at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with an invocation by Joanne Allen of Divine Habitation Ministries.
Editor’s Note: We couldn’t resist. Relay for Life a time of firsts for many Jean Moon of Shear Magic on Dabney Drive gives the Little Editor a badly needed haircut
There will be an American Red Cross blood drive at the Vance-Granville Community College Nursing Department tomorrow, Monday, June 18, 2007 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. If you have not already, become an American Red Cross blood donor. Give the gift of life. For further information, contact Civonna Cole at 919.761.0473.
The Henderson City Council will meet on Monday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m. in its chambers at City Hall.
The State Board of Education has convened the Blue Ribbon Charter School Commission to take a comprehensive look at North Carolina’s charter school program.
Budget negotiations continued this week with the House and Senate working to find common ground.
What caught the eye of the reader who sent us this article was, in part, a statement about a steel fabrication plant, disgruntled about taxes, thinking about relocating to North Carolina. Who wants to send them a letter? Mull it over on today’s open line.
Here is the City of Henderson’s proposed 2007-2008 budget that was debated in a public hearing on Monday night.