by NC Senator Doug Berger I hope that you will reserve Thursday, January 28, 2010 to attend the annual 7th Senatorial District Public Forum.
Editor’s Note: This letter-to-the-editor appeared in The Daily Dispatch some days ago with several lines missing, according to the author. We were asked to run it in its unadulterated form. In late 2005 and early 2006, Vance County officials asked us to sign up for county water.
Wake those kids up and get ’em off to school. There’s a big two-day week of learning to be had! The second semester beckons! Here’s your open line.
Washington, D.C. — Rep. Bob Etheridge, the only N.C. member of the House Ways and Means Committee, supported the unanimous passage of H.R. 4462, a bi-partisan bill to encourage additional donations to help those in need in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
Chief K.L. Sidwell reports that members of the Henderson Police Department’s Narcotics Unit served a search warrant on the address of 449 Chavasse Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge, the only N.C. member of the House Ways and Means Committee, announced today that the House of Representatives unanimously passed his legislation to support the designation of an ‘Early Detection Month’ for all forms of cancer.
Jones was already out on bond for previous heroin charges and on probation for copper theft ** UPDATE ** Cager Jones On January 17, 2010 a patrol officer with the Henderson Police Department was patrolling in the 900 block of Young Avenue when he located a subject acting suspiciously.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ General Government Committee is scheduled to meet on Friday, January 22, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue to discuss a property tax appeal. The county manager’s office is located at 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
In politics, people want you to say what you mean, mean what you say, and not be mean about it.
Today is the first day of the rest of our lives…I hope. Use it well. Here’s your open line.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Curriculum Committee will meet today, Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. The board’s Policy Committee will meet on the same date at 12:00 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the Administrative Services Center located at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. No agenda was provided for either meeting.
North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue announced her new education agenda, Career and College — Ready, Set, Go!, in a speech to a Joint Session of North Carolina’s Educational Governing Boards in Kannapolis last week.
** UPDATED ** A preliminary report shows that approximately $7,000 in cash and an unconfirmed $53,000 in checks is missing from the Vance County Tax Office.
It’s back to the salt mine for many of us, and summer is looking mighty far away. Here’s your open line.
Here it is. Be nice.
Editor’s Note: The following letter was recently published in The Daily Dispatch; however, several lines were omitted. The author asked that we run it in its entirety. Fishermen will tell you that the best way to judge the quality of a piece of fish is to fillet the fish. Lay it open and you’ll be able to tell if you want to bake, broil, fry, or feed it to possums.
Last week, Gov. Bev Perdue announced her major policy priorities for the coming year — jobs and the economy, education, setting government straight, and keeping communities safe.
As our state grows, it has become increasingly important for us to improve our transportation system.
On January 15, 2010, the Henderson Fire Department conducted a training exercise in the area of Alexander and Harriet Streets in Henderson.
On January 13, 2010 members of the Henderson Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division and agents of the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms arrested Johnnie Lewis, 27 on an outstanding federal indictment.