Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from an email sent by Henderson City Council member Elissa Yount to Reggie Ponder of The Daily Dispatch.
Congratulations to North Carolina’s latest crop of No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School award recipients:
During the month of September 2007, a breaking and entering occurred at 1504 Maple Street, 1014 Elk Street, and 213 Gholson Avenue.
** Corrected ** Well, the word is that Ward 2 At Large candidate Mike Inscoe will not be accepting Henderson City Council member Lynn Harper’s challenge to a debate tonight at 8:00 p.m. at the City Operations Center. As we understand it, however, Ms. Harper plans to be there at the appointed time and we will be there to pose questions to any candidate that cares to answer them.
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On September 7, 2007, Home in Henderson mailed questions to all nineteen candidates in Henderson’s 2007 municipal election.
We saw in Henderson Council member Lynn Harper’s ad in the The Daily Dispatch this morning that she has challenged her opponent for the Ward 2 At Large seat, Mike Inscoe, to a public debate on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. at the City’s Operations Center. The debate is to be moderated by Jason Feingold, editor of Home in Henderson. Will Inscoe accept the challenge? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line. Editor’s Note: The time stamp on this …
An open letter by Robert G. (Bobby) Gupton Henderson City Council, Ward 2 Two years ago when I ran for the Henderson City Council, I promised to work hard and to be available to all citizens of our city. I have kept this promise and I intend to make you the same promise again.
Editor’s Note: This column and the previous column by “Abe Lincoln” are anonymous columns submitted to Home in Henderson. We apologize for any confusion the lack of disclaimer may have caused. Little Tad Lincoln and I were discussing local politics the other day. I take particular interest in local politics as I’ve always believed local government is the grassroots ecosystem of America. And after all, we’ve had 150 years to observe local governments from on high.
Members of the Henderson City Council and city staff held a brief “meet and greet” for the city’s new auditing firm.
** Updated ** During the month of September 2007, Home in Henderson posted the following statistics for usage:
Vance County Sheriff Peter White appeared before the Vance County Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting on Monday evening to report on mandated repairs to the detention facility.
Here’s a way to get quick demographic data sent to us by our old friend Julian Oliver: Zipskinny. Just plug in a zip code and it’ll give you the “skinny” on where you are and where you might be going. With that, we give you the open line.
The Vance County Chapter of the American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at Southern Vance High School (go Raiders!) on Thursday, October 4, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. All blood types are in short supply. Give the gift of life! Contact Marie Tunstall at 252.430.6000 for further information. Let’s make Vance County #1 in generosity.
View the Vance County Board of Commissioners meeting on October 1, 2007 here.
The following is a list of candidates being endorsed by the Henderson Municipal Black Caucus.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet tonight at 6:00 p.m. in their chambers in the old courthouse. We wonder if they will come with the plans for building new schools on the land they just acquired.
Okay, what are the “real issues” in Henderson’s municipal election? Happy hunting on today’s open line.