When I first came to North Carolina in 1998, I could fill my car with gas and get a carton of Camels with a twenty dollar bill — and get change. Coming from my previous Queens abode, where it would have taken four of those twenties to accomplish the same feat, I knew that I had indeed come to a far, far better place. (I gave up the Camels years ago. It’s kind of hard to give up driving, though, …
Making a list of resolutions for Henderson would be quite easy.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased from 10.9 percent to 10.8 percent in November, according to the N.C. Employment Security Commission.
It’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Mine, as always, has to do with my health. Start thinking about yours on today’s open line.
Home in Henderson is jumping on the welcome wagon to wish Mr. Luke Horton all the best in his new post as editor of The Daily Dispatch. Here’s your open line.
No news is good news, unless you run a news blog. Here’s your open line.
From Mrs. Editor, the Little Editors, and me, we wish you a merry Christmas. Here’s your open line.
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Holiday parties give people more chances to use drugs and alcohol.
Gov. Bev Perdue distributed North Carolina’s first state government social media policy and online tutorial to state agencies and departments yesterday.
Hopefully, as you read this, the stockings are already hung by the chimney with care, and the presents are safely cocooned and ready for tomorrow. If not, make certain that you exercise care as you venture into the jungle of holiday retail to pick up those last few items. In our family, we have a tradition of trying, and failing, to ease the littlest among us into bed at a reasonable hour. That way, we can wrap everything in time …
Cooking our holiday favorites in 2009 is sure a lot easier than it was in 1955.
Here’s your open line. Editor’s Note: The previous open line was withdrawn due to an inaccuracy on the part of the editor.
Credit card fraud suspect sought by the Henderson Police Department Click image to enlarge The Henderson Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual in the above photograph.
by Candice Walsh Community Manager, Relay for Life American Cancer Society The first meeting of the 2010 Relay for Life Planning Committee will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Maria Parham Medical Center.
by Jim Kopp Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre The Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre, one of seven drive-in theatres located in the State of North Carolina, the only remaining operating drive-in theatre in the TRIANGLE area, and one of 400 nationwide is the only drive-in theatre in the country to hold a New Year’s Eve Event for a community.
If it looks like we’re missing our usual 12:01 a.m. run time, it’s because the blog software update came with a bug which makes it impossible to schedule posts, meaning that they have to be posted manually. Here’s your open line.
On December 18, 2009 a patrol officer with the Henderson Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the 900 Block of Stanley Street.
Those of us in public service realize that we must constantly work to try to improve your confidence in government.
© Claire Ramsey Used by Permission I think, with the advent of Stephanie Meyer and the Twilight Saga, together with the continued popularity of Anne Rice and the once-and-future-king of vampire stories, Bram Stoker, I can make a safe assumption: humans, especially young adult humans, LOVE the tales of the bloodsucking fiends that look at us like we look at cheeseburgers.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), the only North Carolina member of the House Ways and Means Committee, announced last week that he voted in favor of H.R. 2847, “The Jobs for Main Street Act of 2010,” which included an important provision he requested that will promote job growth in North Carolina and nationwide.