A School Supply Donation Drive sponsored by the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce and the Vance County United Way Volunteer Center will be held on Friday, August 1 from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the front parking lot of Chick-fil-A.
On July 18, 2008, the 2008 Short Session of the General Assembly adjourned.
Washington, D.C. — The House Agriculture Committee today voted to pass provisions introduced by U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) that aim to help ensure that energy costs are not being artificially increased by manipulation and excessive speculation in energy markets.
Here is the agenda for the first meeting of the Henderson City Council to be held in the new city hall located at 134 Rose Avenue on July 28, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.:
This past Friday, the House of Representative, along with the Senate, adjourned the 2008 short session.
We believe we have the “disappearing post” problem licked. If you think your post has disappeared, please shoot us an email at email@example.com and we’ll get on it as soon as we can. In the mean time, happy Monday.
The North Carolina Department of Justice has a very nice Web site dedicated to helping people understand the laws regarding access to public records. Is the city out of compliance with those laws for not providing former Henderson City Council member Elissa Yount with the information she requested in a timely manner? Let us know what you think on this weekend’s open line.
This copy of a letter to Elissa Yount regarding her request for information regarding the Embassy Project grant request arrived by email from Acting City Clerk Beverly Jackson this morning.
Friends, As you know, the volume of “spam” (unwanted comment posts automatically placed by unscrupulous, malicious people in cyberspace advertising things immoral, illegal, and unwanted) on the site has been approaching a critical volume.
As a take off on a popular television show, I must ask, is the City of Henderson as smart as a ninth grader?
Yesterday’s Daily Dispatch indicated that Interim City Manager Ed Wyatt stated that he had sent a letter to Elissa Yount regarding her questions about the grant application for the Embassy Project. Ms. Yount has written unequivocally in her opinion piece posted today on HiH that she received no such letter. Perhaps we can clear this up on today’s open line.
Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps Commission to Meet The North Carolina Advisory Commission on Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps will meet Monday, July 28, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
Saint Augustine College is encouraging everyone to come to their July 30 and 31 information session at Gateway Center in Downtown Henderson. The sessions start at 5:30 p.m., and the goal is to give an overview of the program, answer questions, and then breakout into groups for applications. A St. Augustine program brochure may be viewed here by clicking on the link.
For those of us who were unable to listen to yesterday’s WIZS Town Talk, what was the substance of the discussion?
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Hours: 4:00 – 8:30 p.m. Bloodstock ’08 is a rare evening drive to provide more opportunity for donors to give the gift of blood and life. Location: First Baptist Church, 205 Winder St., Henderson, NC Contact: Phylicia Evans at (252) 438-3261 or B.J. Hutto at (252) 438-3172
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today voted for legislation that would provide the strongest response yet to the nation’s housing crisis and help to stabilize the economy.
Here it is. Play nice.
The Yadkin Ripple is reporting that former Henderson City Manager has been fired from his position as County Manager of Yadkin County.
The Daily Dispatch reported today on “rumors” concerning the employment of City Attorney Billy Strickland. We wonder where those rumors came from. Oh, well. Here’s your open line.
According to Acting City Clerk Beverly Jackson, the Henderson City Council will hold the following Human Resources Committee meetings this week: