According to Henderson City Manager Ray Griffin, the widening of Beckford Drive has been on the city’s agenda since 2002.
The Henderson Middle School Rams football team Henderson Middle School football coach Eric Watkins was honored on Monday evening by the Henderson City Council.
Many people have approached me in the last 24 hours with questions and concerns about Vance County Superintendent of Schools Norm Shearin’s decision to make up the shortfall created by the state’s 1% recall of its funding allocation out of textbook money. Many also expressed some degree of concern over remarks made by Assistant Superintendent Bill Bowers to the effect that textbooks would be phased out because they do not completely address the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. With …
I read in the Henderson Daily Dispatch online edition about Dr. Shearin’s decisions on reversions in state funding.
Please be advised that the Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Planning and Environmental Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. to discuss water matters. The meeting will be held in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue.
Henderson City Manager Ray Griffin announced at last night’s meeting of the Henderson City Council that the state of North Carolina will no longer contract Henderson to maintain state roads within the city limits.
The Northern Vance High School Key Club has adopted over 100 children for the holidays through the Vance County Department of Social Services.
Last night Henderson City Council member Mike Rainey asked that Henderson Police Chief Keith Sidwell report on what an “optimum” number of police officers for his department is. What do you think it is? Let us know on today’s open line.
Marketplace Cinema and the Vance County Community Foundation are teaming up to feed our neighbors in Vance County.
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Several new criminal laws approved last session went into place early last week.
The Vance County Board of Commissioner’s Human Resources Committee is scheduled to meet today, Monday, December 8 at 4:00 p.m. in the County Manager’s Office. This meeting will need to be held in closed session as it pertains to a personnel matter.
Here is the agenda for tonight’s Vance County Board of Education meeting to begin tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Administrative Services Center on Graham Avenue:
Are you looking to express yourself? Remember that Home in Henderson has unlimited space to publish your letter to the editor. With that, we give you the open line.
Here is the agenda for tonight’s meeting to be held in council chambers in city hall at 134 Rose Avenue:
On December 5, 2008, at approximately 2:43 p.m., officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at RBC Centura Bank located at 1207 Dabney Drive.
Bank robberies in Henderson: we presume this is not the industry we’re trying to attract. Puzzle it out on the weekend’s open line. P.S. – Don’t forget that Sunday is Pearl Harbor Day.
“On the fifteenth of May, in the Jungle of Nool, In the heat of the day, in the cool of the pool, He was splashing…enjoying the jungle’s great joys… When Horton the Elephant heard a small noise.”
Washington, D.C. —- U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) is in Europe this week to examine ways to regulate credit default swaps, an unregulated industry that may have contributed to the international financial crisis.
One of the highlights of this month’s State Board of Education meeting is a presentation by AT&T in support of the “Inside/Out” Choice Bus in dropout prevention efforts in North Carolina. The Choice Bus is a rolling classroom developed by the Mattie C. Stewart Foundation. The bus is a school bus that is half classroom and half replica of a jail cell. It will travel the state to help demonstrate to students the importance of staying in school and graduating. …