Our appropriations process continues to move along steadily and we hope we are nearing the time when we will vote on a final version of the House budget.
Gov. Bev Perdue announced late last week that eight communities, including Henderson, will receive a total of $1.95 million through the state’s Main Street Solutions Fund.
Let us take a moment to remember all of those who have died so that we might live free. On a personal note, the nine year old boy who was shot on Lone Street on Saturday is one of my students. Please keep him in your thoughts. Here’s your open line.
by U.S. Representative Bob Etheridge This Memorial Day 2010 America pays tribute to its sons and daughters who have died in combat.
On May 27, 2010 around 11:00 a.m., officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to 1016 Lehman Street in Henderson, North Carolina in reference to a subject who was shot.
Raleigh — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) will discuss predictions of multiple Atlantic hurricanes on the first day of the 2010 hurricane season on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in Raleigh.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners will hold the following work sessions next week. All sessions will be held in the Commissioners’ Conference Room located at 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina. Budget Work Session – Tuesday, June 1 – 6:00 p.m. Budget Work Session – Wednesday, June 2 – 6:00 p.m. Technology Study Work Session – Thursday, June 3 – 3:00 p.m. Budget Work Session – Thursday, June 3 – immediately after the 3:00 p.m. work session
On May 27, 2010 around 2:52 a.m. an officer of the Henderson Police Department working in his assigned zone received a call to investigate a loud noise in the area of Raleigh Road.
On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue joined mayors and business leaders from across North Carolina in a call for the legislature to invest in the Mobility Fund – to provide a means of keeping North Carolina’s transportation infrastructure up to date.
This three-day weekend will bring us to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. Any big vacation plans? Our big destination this summer is beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for my sister’s wedding. Maybe we’ll take a few days at the beach if it isn’t covered in oil by then. Here’s your open line.
Bill Edwards, President of the Chamber of Commerce, has struck out.
Sometimes what your humble editor sees on his computer is different than what readers see on their computers when it comes to the Home in Henderson Web site. In this case, the video was functioning when I tested it after putting it on the site on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. Unfortunately, it was only working for me. Without feedback, I had no way of knowing there was an issue. If you observe a problem like the one we experienced this …
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I heard on the radio yesterday that BP was in the process of shutting down the oil well in the Gulf of Mexico that is currently leaking oil at a rate measured in thousands of gallons per day. This is probably an obvious question, but why were they shutting down a well that clearly has the capacity to produce a lot of oil? May smarter minds than mine puzzle this out on today’s open line.
In a civilized society, we all expect each other to live up to our responsibilities.
Washington, D.C. —- U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) highlighted “National Small Business Week” in Raleigh yesterday at a coffee house in downtown Raleigh, and called on Congress to pass The American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act to help American small businesses grow.
This week the Senate passed its version of the Budget for the next fiscal year.
Let us make civility a fine art today on the open line.
The collection of garbage, recyclables, curbside trash, and curbside yard debris normally scheduled for Monday, May 31, 2010 will be collected on Monday. Collection will begin at 6:00 a.m. Please make sure that all garbage, recyclables, and curbside waste is set out and ready for the early pick-up. The Henderson Public Works Department’s administrative office will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2010. Questions should be directed to the Public Works Department at 252.431.6115 or 252.431.6118.