On October 28, 2008, a shooting incident occurred at Henderson Heights Apartments.
What’s the most meaningful Christmas present you’ve ever received? Share like you care on today’s open line.
On December 1, 2008, a breaking and entering occurred at 719 Champion Street.
Eight days until Christmas, and the stores are looking empty — like my pockets. Well, socks and underwear were Christmas fare when I was a boy (yes, we had a tree — long story). Maybe it’s time we got back to basics. There’s nothing like a warm pair of socks on a cold day.
The City of Henderson’s City Hall will hold an open house today from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Henderson Mayor Pete O’Geary has invited all citizens to “come and share the beautiful building with all of the staff”.
Kerr-Tar Council of Governments Executive Director Timmy Baynes told members of the Henderson City Council that his organization will oversee the statutory requirements of a grant that will allow city residents with water service to hook up to the sewer system for a nominal cost.
Ben Foti, a representative of the United Way of Vance County’s Board of Directors gave the background of the 211 project to the Henderson City Council.
(Left to right) NC Representative Michael Wray and Henderson Fire Chief Danny Wilkerson State Representative Michael Wray presented Henderson Fire Chief Danny Wilkerson and the Henderson City Council with a certificate recognizing Fire Station Two’s hundredth anniversary.
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On Monday and Tuesday, December 22 and 23, Rebuilding Hope, Inc. will sponsor a free live nativity on the grounds of Raleigh Road Baptist Church in Henderson.
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Mr. T. Allen Gardner, Jr., Area Board Chairperson for Five County Mental Health Authority (FCMHA), has announced the resignation of Foster Norman, Area Director, who will leave the organization effective December 31, 2008.
One more week of school until the kids are all yours. Aren’t you excited? With that, we give you the open line.
Last week, I shared some information with you about some of the new criminal laws that go into place this month.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) announced today that he was appointed late Wednesday night to serve on the exclusive House Committee on Ways and Means for the upcoming 111th Congress.
With the economic going way south, can the County hope to build and sustain a water system when people are so unwilling to spend? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
by Cathy Ringley The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Planning & Environmental Committee met yesterday in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue to discuss a set of rules and regulations for the Vance County Water District developed by consultants Hobbs, Upchurch, & Associates.
This from the City of Henderson Public Words Director Linda Leyen: The following is a schedule of sanitation, recycling and leaf collection for the holidays.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Human Resources Committee will be meeting on Friday, December 12, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. This is a continuation of a meeting held on Monday, December 8, 2008. The meeting will be held in closed session to further discuss a personnel matter.
Pet peeve: the proper response to “thank you” is “you’re welcome”, not “mmm hmmm”. I cannot help but think that the foundation of a civil society is a polite and considered exchange of words, not pre-articulate grunting. *Sigh*
Raleigh — Gov. Mike Easley today asked all state agencies to develop 3, 5 and 7 percent options to reduce state spending in an effort to deal with the slowdown in the national economy and its impact on North Carolina.