The Vance County Board of Education will hold an emergency meeting today, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 5:15 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center’s main conference room at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson. The purpose of the meeting is approve an ADM application. “ADM” refers to state funds that are derived through a formula that considers average daily membership of students.
Another full Monday is before us. Here’s your open line.
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Is it too early to start filling in President Barack Obama’s report card? Let us know you’re thoughts on today’s open line.
Henderson Police Chief K.L. Sidwell reported yesterday that members of the Henderson Police Department’s Narcotics Unit conducted an investigation which led to a traffic stop on January 17, 2009.
Washington, D.C. -— Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been named to the House ethics committee as well as vice chairman of the energy subcommittee.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) and the House Committee on Ways and Means voted today to approve The American Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The bill includes Etheridge’s legislation to provide tax credits to help fund local school construction projects.
Eight principals were recently selected to represent their regions as regional Wachovia Principals of the Year and will now compete for the title of 2009 Wachovia North Carolina Principal of the Year.
President Barack Obama said yesterday that he wants honesty and transparency to be hallmarks of his administration. We hope that trickles down. Here’s your open line.
U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) and the House Committee on Ways and Means will hold a mark up on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. to amend and vote on The American Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
WRAL is reporting additional North Carolina cases of peanut butter contaminated with salmonella: one in Onslow County and one right here in Vance County. Here is a link to an FDA Web site with details on products in which contaminated peanut butter is suspected to have been used.
Sanitation and Recycle Trucks will be picking up Monday and Tuesday’s routes today, Wednesday, January 21, 2009. Wednesday and Thursday’s routes will be picked up Thursday, January 22. Sanitation routes will go back to the normal schedule on Friday. The Sanitation Department thanks you for your patience and understanding.
Here’s your open line.
Vance County Schools will open on a two-hour delay for staff today, Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
It’s Inauguration Day. Here’s your open line.
Vance County Schools will be closed tomorrow due to expected snowfall.
This is a momentous time in history for North Carolinians and the nation alike.
What is the state and county’s role in economic development and how well are they doing?
The North Carolina Advisory Commission on Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps will meet Wednesday, January 21, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.
We still look forward to the day when people are judged solely on the content of their character. Well, yes, on their actions, too. Here is your open line.