Yesterday’s marathon session of the Henderson City Council has made me a proponent not of term limits for elected officials, but time limits. Here’s your open line.
Editor’s Note: Because of the extraordinary length of the meetings, we were forced to switch batteries and, eventually, switch cameras, and then the auxiliary camera ran out of power, too. The video is therefore divided into three parts, with the third part being a few minutes shy of the actual end of the meeting. Enjoy. Work Session Part 1 Click “play” button to view video
Recommends Planning Board put moratorium on truck stops and freight terminal facilities until matter is studied more thoroughly Planning & Community Development Director Erris Dunston told the Henderson City Council during its regular short meeting yesterday evening that the Planning Board heard a request to allow truck stops and freight transfer facilities in industrial zones within the city on December 7, 2009 and voted unanimously to send the amendment to the council as a recommendation.
In this week’s newsletter I want to talk to you about the Golden LEAF Foundation, what kind of impact it has had on our district and a new appointment to its board of directors, Reverend Lacy Joyner, from Granville County.
On January 24, 2010 around 11:41 p.m., members of the Henderson Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a call from Walmart, 200 North Cooper Drive, in reference to a larceny.
Regular Short Session Click “play” button to view video
On January 23, 2010, Tamil Robinson, 19, of 801 Water Street in Henderson, North Carolina was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, discharging a weapon into a occupied dwelling, possession of a handgun by a minor, and going armed to the terror of the public.
On January 24, 2010 around 6:00 a.m., members of the Henderson Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a 911 call from the Quail Run Apartment complex in reference to a suspicious person looking inside vehicles.
Here we go again! The city council is going to be asked to approve a zoning request to put truck stops in all areas zoned industrial.
Two words: Stay dry. Here’s your open line.
Below is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s short regular meeting this evening. The short regular meeting is held on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in council chambers located in City Hall at 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. Click image to view complete, full-size document
The House came into this session knowing we would face a financial challenge.
Here is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s Work Session meeting. The work session is held immediately after the Regular Short Meeting which begins at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall at 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. Click image to view full-size document
As a young man growing up on a small tobacco farm in rural Vance County, Warrenton Road, Oliver Drive North, working the field next to the Seaboard Railway (Where Earl Dickerson’s Garage & NC Baptist Men Disaster Relief Storage Facility are located) plowing that field with a mule, a streamline train would fly by and the passenger train was called “The Silver Meteor”.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Community Relations Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. in the Administrative Services Center at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. No agenda for the meeting was provided.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today announced that the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments (COG) in Henderson, NC has been awarded $119,942 to expand rural and community development in Vance County.
On January 21, 2010 around 7:34 a.m., officers with the Henderson Police Department’s Patrol Division apprehended Freddaire Hargrove, 20, of 507 Hillside Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
Vance County announced yesterday the appointment of a new Tax Administrator, Porcha Brooks, in an emailed press release yesterday afternoon.
We saw in yesterday’s Daily Dispatch that the bid on the Southerland Mill Pond land is up to $170,940. Before you start crowing, remember that the $51,000 that the city originally paid for the property in 1953 has the same buying power as $401,563 today. We’re still a long way from breaking even. Here’s your open line.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), North Carolina’s only member of the House Ways and Means Committee’s Subcommittee on Trade and a member of the moderate New Democrat Coalition, applauded the decision by the Japanese government to fully open up their “Cash for Clunkers” program to U.S. automobiles.