The Vance County Board of Commissioners will hold a budget work session on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. The purpose of the session is to work on the 2010-2011 capital outlay budget.
First Gentleman Bob Eaves on Monday launched a new initiative and web site to connect volunteers with the families of deployed or seriously injured soldiers.
Home in Henderson continues to need your help in meeting its latest challenge. Please consider donating to the HiH Legal Defense Fund by using the PayPal button in the right margin of the page. Thank you for your support! Here’s your open line.
Oversight and regulation of utilities is a critical part of state government, particularly now as broadband service has become vital to the operation and success of our businesses.
Gov. Perdue last week called on the General Assembly to pass a legislative package designed to assist small businesses in creating and maintaining jobs.
On April 7, 2010 at 10:56 a.m. members of the Henderson Police Department’s Patrol Division along with members of the Criminal Investigations Division responded to a Henderson residence in reference to a sexual assault that had occurred.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Planning & Environmental Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue to discuss the water project. Ayscue’s office is located in the County Administration Building, 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
Raymond M. Dunn There will be a fish fry fund raiser Monday, April 19, 2010 at 220 Seafood Restaurant to raise money for the Raymond M. Dunn Scholarship Fund from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Dunn, a student of Criminal Justice and a basketball player for Vance-Granville Community College collapsed during a basketball game on February 20, 2010. He was later pronounced dead at the Maria Parham Medical Center. Soon afterwards, the community college established a scholarship fund for Criminal Justice …
We are humbled by the support and generosity that members of our community have shown during this latest challenge. We are confident that in the end justice will be served. Here’s your open line.
The Vance County Board of Education will hold the following committee meetings in anticipation of its May 10, 2010 regular meeting date:
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority Project R.I.D.E (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere), part of a nationwide effort aimed at reducing impaired driving and preventing underage drinking, Â is hosting a town hall meeting in April to raise awareness about the dangers of alcohol abuse and underage drinking. Â
by Gina DeMent, Public Information Officer Five County Mental Health Authority The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has designated April as Alcohol Awareness Month.Â
On April 4, 2010 at 12:14 p.m. members of the Henderson Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the 800 block of Hughes Street in reference to an assault incident to a fight.
** UPDATED ** HiH files motion to quash subpoena of Feingold Former Vance County Commission member and current Republican commission candidate Thomas (Tommy) Hester has filed with the Superior Court of Vance County his intention to file libel suits against 20 individuals who have posted comments on Home in Henderson (Case Number 10 CVS 361).
I can’t think of anything to talk about today except this really humongous elephant in the middle of the room. Carry on. P.S. — File your taxes.
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Five years ago, we’d have toughed it out to see what the Henderson City Council came out of closed session with no matter how long it took. In 2010, we just don’t have that kind of stamina. (It’s amazing how a body can age in five years.) How will the county react to the proposed water rate of $3.17/1,000 gallons? Will there be room for compromise? Let us know what you think on today’s open line.
by Jeri Thacker, Youth Service Director H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library The Storytelling Festival is a free event for Vance County’s fourth grade and fourth-grade-level students during the day, and a free Family Festival in the evening.
Henderson City Planning and Development Director Erris Dunston told members of the Henderson City Council yesterday that a $300,000 grant from the North Carolina Division of Community Assistance would complete the $1.2 million in funding needed for the initial phase of the REEF (Recreation, Education, Economic, and Family) Project.