Here’s what we have to look forward to with the coming python invasion: pet-swallowing.
There will be a Vance County American Red Cross blood drive at the Pegram Agency on Ruin Creek Road from 2:00 until 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 29, 2008. All blood types are needed. Please consider giving the gift of life.
Click image to enlarge At the special workshop session of the Henderson City Council on Monday night, City Engineer Frank Frazier unveiled a proposed floor plan for the new city hall.
The article WRAL to run Vance murder mystery now has the largest number of reader comments in the two year history of HiH. As a ignorant “transplant”, I didn’t know what I was getting into when I agreed to run the story of the murder of Alice Burgess and her family’s quest for justice and closure. If I had… I would have done it anyway. Here’s hoping some good will come of having run it.
The Island Creek Baptist Church will sponsor a Relay for Life Soup-er Silent Auction on March 7, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
City Manager Ed Wyatt prefaced remarks by City Engineer Frank Frazier and Public Works Director Linda Leyen by stating that he is aware of the “political sensitivity” of changes to sanitation services.
According to some, HR 800 could force workers into unions. According to others, the bill would make it easier to form unions and bargain collectively. Doubtless the reader’s response will incorporate his of her views about unions. Let it all out on today’s open line.
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The Henderson City Council will meet for a special workshop session tonight at 7:00 p.m. in their chambers at City Hall.
Look! Vance County is not in the top five counties for drug trafficking. Things are looking better all the time.
Our democracy works best when citizens are actively involved in the political process.
As if there isn’t enough going on, now we’re in the projected path of a python invasion. Lock up your cats and dogs.
The Vance County Relay for Life “Angels Among Us” team will be sponsoring a fund raiser at the 220 Seafood Restaurant on Monday, February 25, 2008 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
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Here’s something that may be of interest: Greener Than Ever, a short film which documents the concept, design and production of everyone’s favorite 2008 calendar. Who knew there was so much to it?
There will be a Vance County American Red Cross blood drive at the St. James Catholic Church on Saturday, February 23, 2008 from 9:00 a.m until 1:30 p.m. For further information, contact Rick Seekins at 252.436.2049.
Here’s a useful site: www.FamilyWatchDog.us. Given the proper information, the site will plot the addresses of registered sex offenders around your home. Warning: it’s scary and depressing.
Should Vance pursue a rental occupancy tax for vacation homes like Warren County is considering? Let your opinion be known on today’s open line.
The City of Henderson is currently soliciting applications for persons interested in serving on:
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