Please don’t forget the candidates’ forum that has been scheduled for Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the chambers of the Vance County Board of Commissioners in the County Administration Building on Young Street.
Click image to enlarge No matter what your preference in vehicles is, be it classic hot rods, muscle cars, nostalgia drag machines, or restored antiques, Henderson, NC is the place to be during this weekend.
Election, schmelection! We’ve got plenty going on in Henderson this weekend. Here’s your open line.
Here’s a quote sent to us from our old friend Julian Oliver under the heading “Some things never change”: The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. Cicero, 55 BC We feel so much better about the future now. The fall of Rome was a million laughs.
Halloween (Trick or Treat) night for the children in the City of Henderson will be observed on Friday, October 31, 2008.
The Henderson Police Department will begin accepting applications from persons interested in becoming part of the department’s Volunteer Service Program.
Here is a letter from State Treasurer Richard Moore addressed to members of the state pension fund and system retirees regarding the state of the fund in the current economic crisis:
On May 21, 2008, the Henderson—Vance Crime Stoppers program won the Productivity Award from the Southeastern Crime Stoppers Association for the most cases solved of property/drugs recovered with a population under 50,000.
The Henderson-Vance Economic Partnership is scheduled to meet on Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. at the Vance County Schools’ Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue. Slated for discussion is a report from county commissioners regarding the proposed reorganization of the partnership and the Economic Development Commission with the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce.
At their October meeting, board members approved cut scores for the new end-of-grade tests in reading and science that were first used in 2007-08 and end-of-course tests in physical science, biology, chemistry and physics, changes to the 2007-08 ABCs/AYP results, the 2008 Textbook Adoption and Textbook Commission Report, and an update to the Policy on Interscholastic Athletics.
by Nancy Jo Smith, Managing Owner Marketplace Cinemas I am emailing to let you know about a movie that is getting amazing feedback and has touched so very many.
As the editor of Home in Henderson, I get a fair share of telephone calls and emails that can safely be called “spin control” on various issues, usually local. As we move into the final phase of the presidential election, however, instead of the usual emails, I’ve been getting links to YouTube videos that endorse/detract both candidates. I shudder to think how many political opinions are being formed by two minute videos.
The North Carolina Dropout Prevention Committee’s Grant Review Subcommittee will meet via conference call this Friday, October 17, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Members of the Henderson Police Department’s Narcotics Unit conducted a four-month undercover drug operation.
The Henderson City Council voted at Monday’s regular meeting to consider changes to its policy position on the former Beacon Light apartment complex property.
Washington, D.C. —- President Bush signed into law H.R. 6849, a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) to suspend a provision in the 2008 Farm Bill that would have put thousands of small farms at risk.
Can Henderson promote home ownership in the current economic climate? Bring your opinions close to home on today’s open line.
Henderson Police Department Chief K.L. Sidwell reports that members of the Henderson Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division arrested the individual listed below involving the October 8, 2008 assault of Tony Finch.
The Economic Development Commission will meet at the Vance County Schools’ Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue at 10:00 a.m. today.