The Salvation Army Kettle Drive begins November 28, 2008, and it ends on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2008 not including Sundays.
When I worked in retail, this is the day I dreaded more than all other days. I have a feeling that this year shoppers won’t be showing as much green. Enjoy.
Assistant City Manager Frank Frazier told the Henderson City Council on Monday night that he hopes The Daily Dispatch will provide coverage to get “a few more applicants” for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) money for sewer hook-ups.
Let us put aside our differences on this most American of holidays and be grateful for all of the good things we have.
The Vance County Board of Education Finance Committee meeting scheduled for November 26, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. has been rescheduled for Monday, December 8, 2008 at 6:15 p.m. in the superintendent’s conference room.
For many of us, it’s work/school, then the open road. Be careful out there. Here’s your open line.
In an effort to keep the citizens of Henderson informed on leaf collection procedures, the Public Works Department is reminding everyone of the rules related to leaf collection.
After the Henderson City Council approved a memorandum of understanding between the North Carolina Community Development Initiative and the city, Initiative CEO Abdul Rasheed told members that for the project to be successful, anything the city can do in terms of services that can be housed at the location would be good.
Here is a link to the holiday trash collection schedule for Henderson covering the Thanksgiving holiday.
The drafting class of Mr. Jeff Arthurs of Northern Vance High School presents its redesign of the downtown “Interiors” building to the Henderson City Council on Monday evening. Northern Vance High School Engineering & Architecture instructor Jeff Arthurs watched as students from his drafting class presented their drawings of architectural designs for the downtown revitalization of the “Interiors” building.
Work Session Click image to view the work session of the council meeting
Where did Roanoke Rapids go wrong with its venue and where can Henderson go right with ours (assuming it gets built, of course)? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
A lengthly public hearing at the Henderson City Council’s “short” session ended last night with the Henderson City Council voting unanimously to both reopen the David Street Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and to apply for $1 million for the construction of a performance hall as part of the Embassy Block project.
Short Session Click image to view Part I of the council meeting Click image to view Part II of the council meeting
The Henderson City Council voted moments ago to reopen the David Street Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Project and to amend the application for a $1 million grant for a performance hall in the Embassy Block.
The Henderson-Vance Safe Kids Coalition will be sponsoring a free child passenger safety car seat clinic.
During this time of economic uncertainty, the North Carolina General Assembly has worked diligently to protect our state from the worst consequences of the economic slowdown.
In a break from tradition, the Henderson City Council will hold the business portion of its meeting tonight at 6:00 p.m. instead of the usual 7:00 p.m.
Embassy Square Chair, Sam Watkins, says “Our past economic prosperity was curing tobacco. We now must provide our people exposure to opportunities where they can cure disease, cure racial disparity, and cure economic divisions. We’re talking about the expansion and development of our human infrastructure for the future prosperity of our region. Literal grass roots economic development through a neighborhood facility like no other (sic).”
We’re wondering if all short sessions of the Henderson City Council are now going to begin at 6:00 p.m. We hope somebody will let us know! Here’s your open line.