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Nine teachers were recently selected to represent their regions and charter schools as regional Teachers of the Year and will now compete for the title of 2009-10 AT&T North Carolina Teacher of the Year.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Planning & Environmental Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. The location of the meeting was not released. Traditionally, these meetings take place in the conference room of the County Administration Building or in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue, also located in that building.
Suspected Burger King meat thief On January 4, 2009, the individual pictured above allegedly broke into Burger King on North Garnett Street in Henderson and removed several meat items.
Darn it, for weather like this I could have stayed in Pennsylvania! Stay warm! Here’s your open line.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) announced today that his school construction legislation, The America’s Better Classrooms Act of 2007, will be included in the economic recovery package Congress is writing.
Magistrate swearing-in on January 2, 2009 From left to right: Henry Gupton, Betty Leggett, Charlie Baskerville, Jr., Debbie Bowers, Sylvester Bills Back to camera: Deborah Finch, Clerk of Superior Court On January 2, 2009, five magistrates were sworn in to four year terms.
Cold enough for ya? Two things I’ve learned growing up in Pennsylvania: 1) Dress in layers, with room for air pockets between the layers 2) Cover as much skin as possible Stay warm!
Washington, D.C. — Congressman G. K. Butterfield has urged the Federal Communications Commission to delay the digital television conversion because so many North Carolinians stand to be left in the dark.
Referencing a recent Henderson City Council retreat in which members identified the goal of expanding the city’s tax base, City Manager Ray Griffin said at Monday’s meeting that economic development is “key”.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today voted to provide health insurance to 11 million children.
At last week’s Board meeting, members approved using first retest results for calculating performance composites for ABCs and AYP for grades 3-8 in the 2008-09 school year, and the first retest results for all 10 EOCs in the 2009-2010 school year.
I don’t know about you, but I think its insulting when the Henderson City Council or any other elected body speaks in code during an open session (see the article City endorses econ. dev. partnership with county if you’re curious about what I’m talking about). I didn’t like it when I was a kid and my parents did it, and I sure as heck think it’s condescending now. Hint: “City father” is a
Cindi Rigsbee, a sixth/seventh grades reading resource teacher at Gravelly Hill Middle School, Orange County Public Schools, today was selected one of four finalists for the 2009 National Teacher of the Year.
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Bipolar disorder, which used to be called manic depressive illness or manic depression, is a mental disorder characterized by wide mood swings from high (manic) to low (depressed).
Should the city sit on its surplus (albeit meager), or spend it for the betterment of citizens? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
At the outset of the financial report given to the Henderson City Council at its regular Monday night meeting, Assistant Finance Director Sandra Wilkerson reminded members that the city has been going through “financial difficulties” for the last three-to-five years.
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Three North Carolina elementary school students and one middle school student received top honors in North Carolina’s 2008 National School Bus Safety Week Poster Contest, “Avoid Harm, Obey the Stop Arm.”
While an adult bookstore can’t be kept out of town, is it possible to starve it to death? After all, if it doesn’t make a profit, the owner will have no incentive to stay. Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.