Between Golden LEAF, Vance County ARC, and the Vance County Board of Education, there’s a lot for conscientious Vance residents to do this evening. We’re glad the Dispatch has finally gotten into the spirit of realizing that these things need to be scheduled so that citizens have the option to attend all of these functions. We’re sorry that it took an empty newsroom to bring them around to our way of thinking.
Plans are being finalized for the Henderson-Vance County Spring Litter Sweep on Saturday, April 25, 2009, by the Henderson Community Appearance Commission and the Vance County Appearance Commission.
Ashlee Renee Lewis (left) accepts certificate of recognition from Henderson Mayor Pete O’Geary Ashley Renee Lewis, a senior at Southern Vance High School, was honored with a recognition by the Henderson City Council during its regular meeting on Monday evening.
The family of E.J. (Doc) Pendergrass and Ida Huff Pendergrass of the Vicksboro Community would like to invite all of the family to our annual family reunion on April 25, 2009. The reunion will be held at Thomas Chapel Church in Vicksboro at 12:00 p.m. Contact Joyce Faye by email or call 252.995.6378.
Do you have an event you’d like to advertise on Home in Henderson? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll see what we can do to help. Here’s your open line.
The Henderson City Council voted unanimously during its regular Monday evening meeting to apply for a COPS grant through the US Department of Justice.
So, how was the tea party? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
On April 7, 2009, members of the Henderson Police Department’s Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 723 Berry Street.
The Henderson City Council approved a “listening post” protocol during its regular meeting on Monday evening.
It’s tax day. You have until midnight. Enjoy.
by Elissa Yount The county is up to their old tricks of trying to get the City Council to commit city tax revenue to our county for economic development.
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Orange-Breckenridge, Zene Street, and Embassy Square projects combined to receive funds Planning & Community Development Director Erris Dunston told members of the Henderson City Council during its regular Monday evening meeting that the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing first published the Orange-Breckenridge plan of redevelopment in 2006, but there were no funds to implement the plan at that time.
We’re not sure how Orange-Breckenridge, Zene Street, and the Embassy Project can be lumped together in terms of seeking funding. We hope someone who knows more than we do will help us figure it out. Let’s make the open line a learning experience today.
The public is invited to attend a community forum hosted by the Golden LEAF Foundation and Vance County on Monday, April 20, 2009 at 6:00 p.m at the Civic Center located in Building 9 on the main campus of Vance-Granville Community College in Henderson.
We hope that everyone had a good and restful holiday weekend. We still have a week of spring break left to enjoy…then it’s the Big Putsch to the End-of-Grade tests. Here’s your open line. Enjoy.
Here is the agenda for today’s meeting of the Henderson City Council. The council meets for its regular session the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in its chambers at City Hall located at 134 Rose Avenue.