Some readers may have noted the bill in the Assembly to change the name of the NC Education Lottery to the “North Carolina State Lottery”. What do you know? The doom sayers were right. Here’s your open line.
U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) and the Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. to examine the use of federal funds for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Do you want to know how troubled your bank or any other bank is? Visit BankTracker to search for banks by name or geographic area to see how its doing. Here’s your open line.
I read in The Daily Dispatch yesterday that Demario Thomas was sentenced on Monday for the killing of Danielle Terry.
Here is a press release from City Manager Ray Griffin announcing the hiring of Cathy M. Brown as Henderson’s new Human Resources Manager:
On March 10, 2009, a common law robbery occurred at the Washhouse Laundromat located at 604 E. Andrews Avenue in Henderson.
by Elissa Yount It is exciting news that the stimulus package is going to provide money for the high speed rail corridor.
According to a memorandum dated March 12, 2009, the Vance County Board of Commissioners was scheduled to hold a special meeting yesterday, March 16, 2009, regarding the construction of a new 773 student elementary school in Vance County.
Gov. Bev Perdue will release her proposed budged for fiscal years 2009-2011 today at 11:30 a.m. Click here to read the budget or to view a live video stream of the press conference.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Curriculum Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2009, has been canceled.
To our Irish friends: Ã‰ire go brÃ¡th! For those of you who have never seen New York City on St. Paddy’s Day, you really should. It’s a trip.
Last night, the North Carolina Senate was scheduled to vote on SB 287- legislation addressing substantial cost changes in the State Health Plan.
SB 287 proposes, among other things, to raise costs for members of the State Health Plan who smoke or are obese.
Governor Beverly E. Perdue delivered her historic first “State of the State” address this week to a joint session of the General Assembly, and I was honored to be among those in the audience.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Education Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, March 16, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue. No agenda was provided for the meeting.
Henderson Police Chief K.L. Sidwell reports that members of the Henderson Police Department’s Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at the address of 418 Carolina Avenue in Henderson.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Community Relations Committee will meet today, Monday, March 16, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. in the Administrative Services Center’s Superintendent’s Conference Room at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson. No agenda was provided for the meeting.
Is the drought over yet?
The public is invited to attend a community forum hosted by the Golden LEAF Foundation and Vance County on Monday, March 23, 2009 at 6:00 p.m at the Civic Center located in Building 9 on the main campus of Vance-Granville Community College (VGCC) in Henderson.
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