Well, the kids are finally at home for the summer, and this editor is feeling dog tired. Summer school begins for students on June 18, where students will get two more cracks at the End-of-Grade test(s) that will play a major part in determining their placement for the next 180 days of school. I’ll be there to make it happen. In the mean time, we give you the Friday open line. Happy first day of summer, kids!
On Thursday, June 7, 2007, City Manager Jerry Moss forwarded a copy of a confidential letter authored by him to Henderson Mayor Clem Seifert and the Henderson City Council.
Men’s Health Week will be observed between June 9 — June 21; some activities will occur throughout that period — and hopefully, will be ongoing because the goal is not to improve men’s health for one week but for the long-term.
WASHINGTON (June 7) – U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today asked President Bush to direct the Department of Justice to award benefits authorized by Congress under the Hometown Heroes Survivor Benefits Act.
Henderson City Council met for a special Public Hearing yesterday at 7:00 p.m. at the City Municipal Building.
The Henderson City Council will meet in special session tonight at 7:00 p.m. in their chambers at City Hall.
Thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Henderson for having me as their speaker at their regular meeting yesterday. I enjoyed the evening thoroughly. Don’t forget the special meeting of the Henderson City Council tonight. Unfortunately, Home in Henderson will be unable to provide coverage, as tonight is the night of the E.M. Rollins 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony and Dance for our rising 6th graders — a joyous occasion for all involved. Especially the teachers. With that, we give you the …
During the report of County Manager Jerry Ayscue at the regular meeting of the Vance County Board of Commissioners yesterday evening, votes on two separate motions determined that the County would table the implementation of county-wide zoning in favor of starting the water system project.
A public hearing on the Vance County 2007-2008 budget was held during its regular meeting yesterday evening.
Here is the Vance County 2007-2008 proposed budget overview:
Greetings from Raleigh! I know that we are all thankful for the welcome rain over the weekend even though it may have put a damper on some outdoor activities (the Butner Chicken Pickin’, the Tar River Festival, Special Olympics, etc.).
At yesterday’s County Commission meeting, there was a lot of talk about the growth of the budget over the inflation rate. What can be cut that the County isn’t mandated to spend? Let your thoughts be heard on today’s open line.
This is the last week of the regular school year. Summer school starts on June 18. I’ll be there. As for the rest of you, here’s the open line. Enjoy.
Tonight the Vance County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the fiscal 2007-2008 budget during their regular meeting tonight in their chambers in the County Administration Building at 6:00 p.m.
After several busy weeks preparing the budget and handling the last of the bills that needed to pass before a key deadline, this holiday-shortened week offered lawmakers in the House an opportunity to slow down.
In a series of emails circulated today to members of the Henderson City Council, Henderson Mayor Clem Seifert, City staff, and County Commisioner Scott Hughes, Council member Elissa Yount offered a compromise alternative to funding joint City-County programs.
We’re intrigued by the idea of an item-tax for jointly funded projects. We wonder, though, if anyone will go before the County Commission and try to opt out because they don’t use the pool at Aycock Rec. This space is yours. Enjoy.
Washington, D.C. — The American Red Cross has learned about a new scam targeting military families.