North Carolinians are becoming increasingly aware of the dangers of global warming.
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Here’s something Mrs. Editor and I knew going in: education and law enforcement are among the recession-proof jobs. It makes up for being underpaid the rest of the time.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet in special closed session tomorrow, January 25 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss a personnel matter. According to County Clerk Kelly Grissom, no action will be taken at the meeting.
And I thought the weirdest thing I’d ever seen or heard tell about on a leash was a rat. Enjoy.
Raleigh -— Rep. Michael H. Wray has been appointed by House Speaker Joe Hackney to a bipartisan committee that will study the state’s automobile insurance rates.
The Henderson City Council will hold a special “workshop” on Monday, January 28, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. it its chambers in City Hall.
It’s OLF deja vu all over again. Discuss what’s on your mind on today’s open line.
A slow down in holiday collections and a constant need for blood has severely impacted the supply of Types O negative, B negative and A negative blood.
A shortage of skilled workers? Is this a gap that Vance could fill? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
There will be a special meeting of the Henderson City Council on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at City Hall, 180 S. Beckford Drive in the City Council Chambers at 5:00 p.m.
On January 24, 2008, the Vance County Relay for Life will be holding another informational meeting for those who were unable to attend on January 3.
How sensationalizing the weather almost killed your friendly neighborhood editor (and a friend of his):
The Joint Select Committee on the Agricultural Drought Response met for the first time this week as my fellow legislators and I continue work to address the ongoing water shortage in our state.
Department of Homeland Security not making progress Washington, D.C. —- U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), the only N.C. member of the Homeland Security Committee, today expressed concern to the Department of Homeland Security about a lack of progress on a measure to improve safety for students traveling to school by bus.
On January 17, 2007, at 12:01 a.m., members of the Henderson Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery with occurred at Boomerangs convenience store located at 1201 Dabney Drive.
It looks like our Vance-Granville Community College is going into the teacher lateral entry business. Where were they ten years ago when I was taking those long drives all over the state to do mine? With that, we give you the Friday open line.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today encouraged local farmers who suffered losses from the drought in 2007 to apply for direct assistance payments under the Crop Disaster Program.
Washington, D.C. -— The House took the first step toward overriding President Bush’s veto of a key defense bill today, which would ensure a halt to the Navy’s proposed outlying landing field in eastern North Carolina’s Washington County.
Sorry, Boho, but the simple fact is that clowns are evil. Even a child can tell you that. I myself became aware of the Clown Conspiracy as early as 1972 (The Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus used to begin its season in Pittsburgh and end in New York). In college I learned all about these Bozo bin Ladens and their tools of deceit, from their secret training facility in Sarasota, Florida to their seemingly entertaining use of Volkswagens as …