** C A N C E L E D ** Former Henderson City Council member Elissa Yount will be taking questions on her concerns about the Embassy Project CDBG grant application tonight at 8:00 p.m.
New Henderson City Manager A. Ray Griffin, Jr. A search that has spanned nearly nine months ended this afternoon when the Henderson City Council unanimously voted to hire a new permanent city manager.
Click image to view video New Henderson City Manager Ray Griffin speaks to council and assembled guests
Chief K.L. Sidwell of the Henderson Police Department reported that members of his department’s Narcotics Unit conducted an investigation which lead to a traffic stop on July 28, 2008.
Gateway CDC is having a Homebuyer Education Workshop on Saturday, August 2 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Washington, D.C. — Legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) that would help prevent gas prices from being artificially increased by manipulation and excessive speculation in energy markets failed to garner the two-thirds required for approval by the U.S. House of Representatives in a vote today.
More items, higher cap added this year for back-to-school needs Raleigh —- Rep. Michael H. Wray is reminding consumers that they can buy back-to-school items this coming weekend without having to pay sales taxes.
When I taught school I always emphasized that students should avoid “gobblely-gook” at all costs.
How is once-per-week trash pickup affecting you? It is positive, negative, or do you not give a Twinkie wrapper? Let us know on today’s open line.
Wake Forest, NC – Wake Electric, a nonprofit electric utility, seeks applicants for its Classroom Technology Awards grant program.
Henderson City Council Mary Emma Evans made the observation that Henderson is a “dirtier, stinkier place” during a workshop session on city sanitation held during Monday’s meeting.
During the City Manager report portion of Monday’s meeting of the Henderson City Council, City Manager Ed Wyatt announced that questions regarding the Embassy Foundation’s grant request would be answered “tomorrow”.
Pam Glover with her husband and two of her children Pamela E. Glover, a long time city employee, has been appointed City Clerk by the Henderson City Council on Monday night. The appointment will be effective November 1 due to city’s selective position freeze.
The tax-free weekend runs from Friday, August 1 through Sunday, August 3 this year. Here is an article that outlines some new items added to the list.
The Henderson City Council approved a “memo of understanding” with the North Carolina Community Development Initiative for the rehabilitation of the warehouse at 201 Zene Street at its regular meeting on Monday evening.
In a press release received minutes ago from Acting City Clerk Beverly Jackson it was announced that the Henderson City Council will meet on Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in its chambers in City Hall for the purpose of appointing a new city manager. No other information is available at this time.
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Will the Henderson City Council elect to hire another full-time attorney, or will they return to the traditional arrangement of a part-time attorney? Which should they choose? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
The new City of Henderson Council Chamber at 134 Rose Avenue The City of Henderson held its inaugural meeting in its new chambers at 134 Rose Avenue last night.
Immediately after the Henderson City Council emerged from an approximately one hour closed session on a personnel matter, City Attorney Billy Strickland announced his resignation from his position with the City of Henderson.