Before voting 7-1 to table a request from Henderson City Code Compliance Director Corey Williams for an ordinance calling for the demolition of the abandoned and partially burned Beacon Light complex, City Manager Ray Griffin told members that the city had met with the prospective owner on two occasions.
Sandra Whitten, the Interim Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina addressed the Henderson City Council on Monday evening regarding funding for its program at Eaton-Johnson Middle School.
Please, please, please consider donating to the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina in this time of extreme need. Thank you.
Henderson resident Geraldine Champion spoke to the Henderson City Council during their short regular meeting on Monday evening about what she considers a lack of impartiality in the hiring process for a Weed & Seed position.
Local author Elizabeth Carroll will appear at the H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library on Monday, August 3, 2009 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The event includes a questions and answer session on her new book The Secret Keeper, a book signing session, and, perhaps, dessert.
A word of caution: Don’t ever, ever forget to give the cashier your MVP card at Food Lion before you pay. The process of re-doing everything is both time- and labor-consuming, and you won’t win any friends among the people behind you in line. Happy shopping!
The Henderson City Council made its share of appointments to the reformed Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission during its regular short meeting on Monday night.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Planning & Environmental Committee will meet on Friday, July 31, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. to discuss economic development. No location was given for the meeting. The meetings are usually held in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue located in the County Administration Building at 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge, the only N.C. member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released this statement today on the President’s visit to Raleigh, N.C. to discuss health care:
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Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today announced that the Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission, has been awarded a $75,000 grant through The American Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
I don’t know about you, but I find the continued running of Billy Mays’ commercials to be a little bit ghoulish. What creeps you out? Let us know on this Wednesday’s open line.
by Elissa Yount Suppose that in 1953 your parents bought 79.43 acres of beautiful, pastoral, land with a ten acre pond in the middle of it, with timber and natural growth alongside a dam with huge stones and pristine water.
Click image to play video 1 of 2 Editor’s Note: The long awaited video is ready. It is divided into two portions because Monday’s meetings went so long that we had to resort to recording video on our still camera after the four-hour battery in the video camera died. Enjoy. Click here to view the Henderson City Council’s workshop session video 2 of 2.
The Henderson Police Department is pleased to announce the successful receipt of the Cops Hiring Recovery Program Grant.
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As part of Golden LEAF’s Community Assistance Initiative process in Vance County, the Foundation is now accepting proposal ideas that directly address the key issues and desired outcomes agreed to over a series of community meetings.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), the only North Carolina member of the House Ways and Means Committee, announced today that he has co-sponsored H.R. 436, the Certain Estate Tax Relief Act of 2009.
By Bill Harris, Owner Nits Nats Music 1969 was the year that man landed on the moon, the Beatles still ruled the music world, the Woodstock Music & Arts Festival captured the imagination of young people across America and Michael Jackson & the Jackson 5 released their first album.
The video of the Henderson City Council’s Work Session is going to take an extra day to publish because of the extreme length of the video. We’re pretty sure you’ll survive the wait. In the mean time, here’s your open line. Enjoy.