The House had a particularly busy week, considering legislation to protect health, boost our state health insurance plan and improve our education system.
Last week North Carolina Governor Bev Purdue launched the first wave of www.NCOpenBook.gov, a government transparency website for searching state contracts and grants.
Carolina alums: give us some of your memories or experiences with Tar Heel basketball.
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On April 3, 2009, Darryl Lee Bumpass, Jr., 19, of 217 Turner Avenue, was arrested and charged after an investigation was conducted by members of the Henderson Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division concerning three common law robberies which occurred within the past several months.
** UPDATED ** When we get our hands on the CD we requested from the City of Henderson regarding Department of Justice audits of the Weed & Seed budgets, we will make the files available to our readers so they can do their own audits. Editor’s Note: What we meant to say above is that we would make the CD available when we got a chance to get to City Hall to pick up the CD. We did not mean …
The Vance County Board of Commisioners’ Planning and Environmental Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, April 6, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue. A Human Resources Committee meeting has been scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2009 at 5:15 p.m. The location of the meeting was not provided. No agenda was provided for either of the two Monday meetings.
NC WISE is Largest Technology Project in Public Schools’ History Public school leaders are celebrating a major technology and data collection milestone with the completion of NC WISE deployment in 113 of the state’s school districts — which includes 1,391 schools, and all 98 charter schools.
On April 1, 2009, at 11:40 p.m., a common law robbery occurred at the Wal-Mart parking lot located at 200 N. Cooper Drive.
The State Board of Education approved a one-year delay yesterday to the North Carolina Graduation Project requirement for high school students, moving the effective date to students who first entered ninth grade in 2007-08 (Class of 2010-11).
Click image to view full-size document by Nancy Jo Smith Marketplace Cinema THE CROSS (PG) is a documentary about the life story of Arthur Blessit, a man who has carried a twelve-foot wooden cross on a pilgrimage around the world.
Homicide On January 9, 2009, at about 1:30 a.m. police responded to a call to 687 Adams Street in reference to a shooting.
South Brunswick High School Principal Vann Pennell was named he 2009 Wachovia North Carolina Principal of the Year today at a ceremony in Raleigh. To read more, please go to www.ncpublicschools.org and look under “News”.
This link to the Pitt County Development Commission web site was sent to us as an example of what Vance County needs to do to market itself. What do you think? Let us know your opinion on today’s open line.
Pleads guilty to heroin conspiracy and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking Raleigh — United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court today William Clement Carroll, Jr., 40, of Henderson, North Carolina, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle to a criminal indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a quantity of heroin in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841 and 846, …
by Elissa Yount Editor’s Note: These articles have been contributed to Home in Henderson to generate ideas and bring to light topics that should be of interest to the taxpayers of Henderson in the upcoming municipal elections. The hope of HiH is that these articles may, if you choose, enable you to begin a dialog both on the blog and with your representatives about where they stand on these important Henderson issues. Home ownership is what builds wealth in a …
Isn’t today a great day to be alive? Enjoy it on today’s open line. Oh, yeah, and its April Fool’s Day. Have mercy.
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by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Why It’s Important To Prevent Kids From Drinking April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and, as we are made aware by nightly media reports, we should all be concerned about the apparent increase in underage drinking by our youth.
On March 30, 2009, at approximately 10:40 p.m., officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to the Merita Bread warehouse located at 1030 Old Norlina Road in Henderson in reference to a report of someone shot.