Washington, D.C. — Rep. Bob Etheridge today supported H.R. 2997, the Agriculture Appropriations Act as one that will protect Americans’ food safety, boost rural economies, and help feed struggling families.
Now that the dust of the election is settling, do you think the results of Tuesday’s vote will in any way alter the priorities of the Henderson City Council as it enters its 2009-2011 term? Give us the benefits of prognostications political on today’s open line.
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Group defines review procedure for grant proposals After facilitator Bill Edwards declared that a two-thirds quorum was in attendance, the meeting began with members signing a conflict of interest statement which was then given to Golden LEAF Foundation representative Pat Cabe.
It is the morning after the election and, naturally, the community will be trying to contextualize and understand the results. Let’s try to keep it clean, reasonable, and civil as we put it together on today’s open line.
Rep. Bob Etheridge (NC-02) was among dozens of Members of Congress who welcomed seven-time PGA tour winner and golf hall of famer, Arnold Palmer, to Capitol Hill last week (Wednesday, 09-30-09). Palmer visited the nation’s capital to collect a different kind of medal, the Congressional Gold Medal.
All those years I taught English, my students kept journals–some unforgettable.
Homicide On August 23, 2009 at approximately 12:54 a.m., officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to the intersection of Highland Avenue and Rock Spring Street in reference to someone shot.
The Vance County Golden LEAF Review Team will meet this evening at 6:00 p.m. on the campus of Vance-Granville Community College.
Washington, D.C. -— Congressman G. K. Butterfield today applauded President Obama’s appointment of Randall Gore as North Carolina state director of USDA Rural Development.
Here are the results for the 2009 Henderson Municipal Elections. Congratulations to the winners and condolences to the losers. Remember, these initial results are unofficial until the Vance County Board of Elections certifies the tally. Henderson Mayor James D. “Pete” O’Geary – Incumbent **Winner** Tina Clementine Hunter – Challenger Tammy Sue Lightfoot Timothy S. McAllister – Challenger Juanita Sommerville Ward 1 Mary Emma Evans – Incumbent **Winner** Cathy Ringley – Challenger Ward 1 At-Large Bernard Alston – Incumbent Sara Coffey …
The Editor has been a bit under the weather yesterday and today.Â I am busy taking care of him. As he would say, here’s your open line.
Here is the agenda for today’s meeting of the Vance County Board of Commissioners. The commission meets on the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the County Administration Building at 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
The economic downturn forced us to cut spending in a number of ways this year.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Human Resources Committee will meet today, Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:15 p.m. in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue. Ayscue’s office is located in the County Administration Building at 122 Yount Street in Henderson, North Carolina. No agenda for the meeting was provided.
If you didn’t vote during the early voting period, that ship has sailed. However, you can vote tomorrow at your appropriate polling station from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Here’s your open line.
The Henderson Police Department would like to inform the public of a recent speed limit change on Beckford Drive.
Beginning yesterday, it is illegal to sell or give away novelty lighters in North Carolina. Novelty lighters are defined as looking like toys, cartoon or other characters, pens, and other objects not normally associated with lighters. Fire investigators have stated that children mistake them for toys and start fires. Violating the law will cost $500. For more information, visit www.ncdoi.com/osfm/FireSafetyPrograms/NL_home.asp.
The Drewry Volunteer Fire Department will hold a dinner plate fund raiser on Saturday, October 10, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For $8 per plate, donors have a choice of a barbecue pork or fried chicken entrÃ©e along with potatoes, cole slaw, hush puppies, and a beverage. The Drewry VFD is located at 6238 Drewry Virginia Line in Manson, North Carolina.
There are many charitable and public service events coming up in the week ahead. In the age of shrunken budgets, please consider supporting these causes. With that, we give you the open line.