According to the Raleigh News & Observer, a state commission has concluded that too much time in school is spent on testing. Our reaction: Duh! Enjoy our open line.
Click here to see the video of yesterday’s Henderson City Council meeting.
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive on December 8, 2007 to examine all aspects of the Henderson Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services.
1. Don’t leave your keys in the car EVER. Always take them with you.
As the holiday season approaches, malls, other retailers, and grocery stores are more crowded than usual with busy shoppers.
The Chair inquires as to whether any member knows of any conflict of interest or appearance of conflict with respect to matters before the Council.
The Boys & Girls Club of North Central North Carolina, Franklin Unit took third in an Internet competition. You can read about it here. Happy Monday!
One of the best attributes of our system of government is the sharing of authority.
We’re starting a school store at E.M. Rollins (mentored by your loyal editor). If anyone has anything they’d like to donate (like a cash register, locking cabinet, pencils, etc.), please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. With that, we give you the open line.
Stephanie Brown, Caregiver Specialist of Vance County opened the Thursday evening Candlelight Reflections program at Vance County Senior Center on November 8 to honor the memory of those who have died of Alzheimer’s and the families who are currently caring for Alzheimer’s and disabled patients.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), a member of the House Budget Committee, voted today for legislation that provides $50 billion in middle-class tax relief and saves 27,976 families in the Second Congressional District from paying higher taxes under the Alternative Minimum Tax.
On November 14, 2007, the Highway Traffic Safety Unit (HTSU) of the Henderson Police Department stopped a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 85 for a traffic violation.
The Henderson City Council’s Land Planning & Development Committee will meet today at 10:00 a.m. in the City Hall Conference Room. On the agenda is a recommendation for the Operations Center Renovations: HagerSmith Designs.
Sorry for the lapse in service, but we’re back. The floor is yours. Enjoy the open line.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), the only former state schools chief serving in Congress, today criticized President Bush’s veto of a bill that would invest in education and health initiatives.
High school students can receive a jumpstart on college with Learn and Earn Online, a program that provides community college and UNC-Gi courses online at many North Carolina high schools.
The Henderson City Council’s Journal Committee will meet today at 8:30 a.m. in the City Hall Conference Room. No agenda was provided for the meeting.
Washington, D.C. —- Congressman G. K. Butterfield expressed deep concern about Governor Michael Easley’s approach to finding a suitable site for the proposed Outlying Landing Field.
Washington, D.C. —- Congressman G. K. Butterfield applauded the approval of legislative language that would allow the Teach For America program to expand into Head Start.
The long-awaited three-day weekend is here (after work). Celebrate here on our open line, but remember that the party has been paid for with our dearest blood.