We’re fascinated by the idea of a peanut-free school. We’re also wondering if we can throw in wheat gluten, milk/lactose, bee/wasp stings, citrus, penicillin, tomatoes, and shellfish. Also, if we could make the school kosher, halal, and vegan, that would probably save some time as well. We could all munch rice cakes and drink soy milk in the cafeteria and lose a lot of weight.
The State Board of Education will hold its July meeting via conference call on Tuesday, July 1, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The Henderson City Council’s Human Resources Committee which is chaired by Mary Emma Evans will meet on Monday, June 30, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. to interview a candidate for the position of city manager.
Budget talks gained momentum this week as negotiators met during the weekend and for several hours each day to work toward a compromise.
The Daily Dispatch is reporting this morning that Purolator will be closing its Henderson facility with a corresponding loss of jobs. What are the ramifications for our community as we try to move forward economically?
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Commissioners express desire to talk to city over 911 funding The Vance County Board of Commissioners met at 5:00 p.m. on June 26, 2008 to approve the budget for fiscal 2008-2009.
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Friday, June 27, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. there will be a blood drive with the American Red Cross.
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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 for 25 million families.
Arrests – Robert B. Daniel, of 3546 Country Lane, Oxford, was arrested for larceny of a pair of mens short pants from Belks Departments Store. The pants were valued at $48. He was released under a $300 secured bond.
Washington, D.C. — The country’s largest community-based water organization – the National Rural Water Association, NRWA, is happy to report good news for the rural water systems of America.
On June 24, 2008, officers of the Henderson Police Department received a call in reference to a suspicious vehicle at 118 Wester Avenue.
The Vance County Board of Education will meet on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. in the Superintendent’s conference room of the Administrative Service Center at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson.
Washington, D.C. —- Congressman G. K. Butterfield has urged House leaders to hold a hearing to examine whether opening additional federal lands to oil and gas drilling would immediately provide lower prices and increased supply.
Immediately after the passage of the 2008-2009 budget ordinance at Monday evening’s Henderson City Council meeting, Assistant Finance Director Sandra Wilkerson began discussion of an ordinance setting water and sewer rates for the next fiscal year.
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***Update — Cancelled*** The Henderson City Council’s Human Resources Committee will interview another candidate for the position of city manager on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. in the conference room at city hall.