Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) announced yesterday that he will vote in favor of a comprehensive energy bill that will increase American oil production, invest in renewable energy sources and energy efficiency technology, end giveaways to big oil companies, and create jobs here at home.
Is it true that Home in Henderson bloggers only talk when there’s something bad to blog about? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
by Gina DeMent Five County Mental Health Authority October is Mental Health Awareness Month!
From left to right: Diane Barbario, Chair of the Clean Up Henderson Committee, committee member Warren Hare III, Officer A. Hawkins, Officer C. Steelman, Officer J.M. Hammond, and committee member Horace P. Bullock. On September 15, 2008, three officers of the Henderson Police Department received an award from the Clean Up Henderson Committee
Washington, D.C. -— As Congressional leaders prepare an economic recovery package to fund infrastructure projects and create jobs, U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) is asking for funds to be included for school construction.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Curriculum Committee will meet on September 17, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. The board’s Policy Committee will meet on September 17, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. The meetings will take place at the Administrative Services Center at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson. No agenda were provided for the meetings.
On September 12, 2008 Gov. Mike Easley declared a state of “abnormal market disruption” under North Carolina law, which charges the Attorney General with enforcing the price gouging statute.
Washington, D.C. —- U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today called for a federal investigation into possible gas price gouging and market manipulation in North Carolina and other states in the wake of the recent hurricanes.
The North Carolina Advisory Commission on Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps meeting, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, September 17, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, Raleigh, has been postponed to Friday, Oct. 24, same time and location. Questions regarding this meeting should be directed to the NCDPI Communications division at 919.807.3450.
This from Lt. Irvin Robinson of the Henderson Police Department:
Have we seen the last of gas prices under $4 a gallon? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
One of my jobs as a state representative is to make sure everyone has access to affordable health care and that we do what we can to help eliminate disparities where they exist.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Community Relations Committee will meet today, Monday, September 15, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. at the Administrative Services Center at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson. No agenda was provided for the meeting.
Another day on the farm. Enjoy in good health.
Here’s a site that purports to correct “distortions” in this election season’s political ads: www.factcheck.org. It seems to point to the two major presidential candidates equally. Enjoy.
Safe Kids Henderson-Vance offers baby safety tips September is Baby Safety Month, and Safe Kids Henderson-Vance reminds parents and caregivers to plan ahead to make safe spaces for babies “at home, at play and on the way.”
Raleigh – Gov. Mike Easley today announced that seven North Carolina urban areas ranked among the nation’s “Top 100 Best Performing Cities” in an annual economic performance index released by the Milken Institute/Greenstreet Real Estate Partners.
Raleigh — Rep. Michael H. Wray has been reappointed by House Speaker Joe Hackney to a bipartisan committee that will study issues related to emergency preparedness and disaster management.
Raleigh — Rep. Michael Wray has been appointed by House Speaker Joe Hackney to a select study committee that will examine a proposal to compensate people sterilized by the state.
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Addiction affects millions of people every year, with 69 percent of Americans reporting that they know someone who struggles with alcohol or drugs.