The $700 billion bailout: good money after bad, or the only port in this storm? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
On September 28, 2008, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Henderson Police Department officers were dispatched to 1436 Perry Avenue in reference to someone shot.
At 11:00 a.m. today, a panel of State Board of Education members will hear and consider the reconsideration request of publisher Human Kinetics Inc. regarding materials that were not recommended for approval by the Textbook Commission.
Editor’s Note: It came to light yesterday that two candidates were left out of our race tally as we formulated the 2008 Candidates’ Forum. Barbara Howe, a Libertarian, is opposing Rep. Jim Crawford for the NC House of Representatives District 32 seat, and another Libertarian, Kira Howe, is opposing Sen. Doug Berger for the NC Senate District 7 seat along with Republican Chuck Stires. Also left out was Randolph Baskerville who is running unopposed for the District Court Judge 9B …
Washington, D.C. —- The U.S. House of Representatives passed by unanimous consent yesterday a bill by U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) that will suspend a provision in the 2008 Farm Bill that would have put thousands of small farms at risk.
The State Board of Education will meet this week, September 30 – October 2, in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
The Daily Dispatch reported on Friday, September 26, 2008 that the Henderson City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. tonight to consider legal representation in the wake of the resignation of former City Attorney Billy Strickland.
The clean-up event is planned for Saturday, October 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Kerr Lake near Henderson.
We must learn never to take our rights for granted. Happy Monday.
Substance abuse has touched everyone’s life in one way or another and in the legislature we have tried to find ways to improve treatment for people who cannot afford private recovery services.
** Corrected ** The Vance County Board of Commisisoners’ Planning/Environmental Committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue. No agenda was provided for the meeting.
Once again, Home in Henderson is soliciting questions for the 2008 Candidates’ Forum to be held on October 19, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the County Administration Building on Young Street in Henderson.
We’re going to start relaxing early this weekend, so we’re posting the weekend open line in advance. Don’t worry, though. If something earth-shattering happens, we’ll get off the couch long enough to let you know about it. Shabbat shalom.
No news is good news? I guess today’s the day we find out if that’s true. Have at.
Washington, D.C. -— The U.S. House of Representatives today approved by voice vote a bill by U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) that would suspend a provision in the 2008 Farm Bill that would put thousands of small farms at risk.
Raleigh — Gov. Mike Easley urged motorists this week to remain diligent about properly securing their children in child passenger safety devices, including age- and size-appropriate car seats and booster seats.
Officers of the Henderson Police Department collect evidence at the Embarq facility on Burr Street in Henderson On September 20, 2008 officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to a report of a breaking and entering in progress at Embarq located at 855 Burr Street.
Mayor Pete O’Geary announced that the City of Henderson has received notice of grant award of $1 million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In 1929 my great-grandfather was a foreman at a Standard Oil facility in New Jersey. Then the stock market crashed. Then there was a “fire” at the plant. Great-Gramps ended up sweeping floors in the Bronx. Questions: Are the family fortunes about to take another nose dive? Do we need the $700 billion bailout? Should we buy some brooms while we can afford them? Speculate and commiserate on today’s open line.
Raleigh — The Committee on Dropout Prevention has agreed to award $15 million in grants in three separate categories by the end of the year.