Word around the campfire is that the Vance County Board of Commissioners is going to re-solicit the Schedule of Values used to compute the re-evaluations for 2008 from Pearsons Appraisal Service. Presumably, the adoption of the originally intended schedule for rural/low use farmland will allow the current re-evaluations to stand, assessments that were discovered to be high when examined with the schedule that was originally approved.
According to an email from my Aunt Joanne, my cousin’s husband (and possibly my cousin) is going to be on the Tyra Banks Show today for extreme weight loss. Mazel tov to him on today’s open line.
According to the American Association of People with Disabilities, there are more than 50 million Americans with disabilities.
Kerr-Vance Academy Brain Game Team members Kevin Bell, Will Jackson, and Olivia Wiggins will compete on WRAL’s Brain Game today, February 16, 2008 at 11:30 a.m.
Henderson Police Chief K.L. Sidwell reported yesterday that members of the Henderson Police Department’s Narcotics Unit served a search warrant at 857 Lamb Street in Henderson on Friday, February 15, 2008.
North Carolina high school students have improved their health habits in some areas, but still need to focus on others, such as maintaining a healthy weight, according to the recently released 2007 North Carolina Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data report.
Just in case you haven’t heard, there may be two new tax breaks to help struggling homeowners.
I thought teachers were underpaid. Then I read this. I make more than some police chiefs. What’s wrong with this picture? Editor’s Note: Part of the editor’s household income is derived from a police salary.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today told members of a key Congressional panel about North Carolina’s critical need for school construction funds as he testified about legislation that would help states to build schools.
Vance County Board of Commissioners Chair Danny Wright has called a special meeting for Monday, February 18, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Conference Room.
It’s Valentine’s Day. Yea. If you have to gush, do it here. This way, you won’t scare the children.
Washington, D.C. —- Congressman G. K. Butterfield’s legislation aimed at making it easier for communities to acquire surplus federal electronic equipment at little or no cost moved forward with a committee hearing today.
Learning about Bugs (and Books, and Character, and…) in Summer Reading 2008 by Claire Ramsey Imagine the world from the view of a bug! An ant, a fly, a bee — or from a real bug, like a shield-bug — or one of the things that looks like a bug, but isn’t, (like a spider!).
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Planning/Environmental Committee met yesterday at 4:00 p.m. However, rather than focus on its usual bailiwick, the committee discussed a problem with the reevaluation of certain land parcels in the county. To listen to an audio recording of the meeting, click here.
Breath tests: They’re not just for drunk drivers anymore. Tell us the skinny on today’s open line.
Click here to view yesterday’s meeting of the Henderson City Council.
Raleigh —- U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), a member of the House Budget Committee, questioned the Bush Administration on proposed cuts to N.C. education funding in the President’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2009.
“Cohousing” — Could it work in Henderson? Give it an up or down on today’s open line.
In preparation for the submission of a Community Services Block Grant application, Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., will be conducting a community meeting to receive citizen input on the programs and services proposed.
Notice was given by City Clerk Dianne White that a quorum of the Henderson City Council may be present at the following events: