The State Board of Education will meet next week, December 4-6, in the Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
Seems like things are going well in Northampton County in terms of economic development. Where’s our slice of the pie? Puzzle it out on today’s open line.
Gang violence is a serious issue in our country and state.
Is water hoarding the solution to North Carolina’s drought woes? Can it attract industry? Let you thoughts on this or any other matter be read on today’s open line.
Henderson City Council member Bernard Alston, who chairs the Human Relations Committee, announced at the November 19, 2007 meeting of the Council that questionnaires would be distributed to city employees to evaluate upper management and the City Council.
Chief K.L. Sidwell of the Henderson Police Department reported that member of the Narcotics Unit arrested two individuals after several complaints drug activity in the area of Hamilton Street were received.
During the report of Henderson City Council concerns at the last Council meeting on Monday, November 19, 2007, outgoing Council member Elissa Yount reminded members that they had been “put on mandate” by the state’s Local Government Commission (LGC) to improve the fund balance.
Something else we all know but never talk about: napping is good for you. Cop a snooze on today’s open line.
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Welcome to the holiday season — that whirlwind of gift-giving holidays, marketing blitzes, holiday parties and activities galore that begins right after Halloween, builds to Thanksgiving, and continues, gaining momentum, through the end of the year.
Armed robbery is one of the most serious and potentially dangerous crimes committed in the United States today.
A boat parade and festival was held in Lake Gaston last week. Should Henderson consider a sponsoring a similar holiday kickoff event? After all, we are the retail hub of the region. Let your thoughts be known on today’s open line.
Most of us have heard about the increase number of home mortgage foreclosures and how they affect our economy, interest rates and home prices.
Here’s something Henderson could use: a camera to catch graffiti vandals in the act. Make your own wall art on today’s open line.
Fort Bragg —- U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today pledged to support and honor Army families, as soldiers continue to serve in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
On November 21, 2007, the Henderson Police Department’s Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 249 Lincoln Street.
The Clean Water Management Trust Fund awarded the City of Henderson $429,000 for sewer rehabilitation last week.
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Your New Years Resolution may include the decision to quit smoking and the Freshstart Smoking Cessation Program may be just the program to help you along the way.
After recognizing Alan Gill of the Parks & Recreation Department for the placement of swings at Owen-Davis Park, Land Planning & Development Chair Bobby Gupton recapped the history of the sale of the current Municipal Building in the following prepared speech:
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today asked U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to reverse the Justice Department’s history of inaction and delay concerning the Hometown Heroes Survivor Benefits Act.
The Salvation Army Kettle Drive begins in our area November 16, 2007, and it ends on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2007 not including Sundays.