by Gary Morgan, CDC Administrator Gateway CDC Executive Director Gary Morgan and Walmart Distribution Center General Manager Maurice Gray have united to declare war on the poverty and oppression that has held a stranglehold on the City of Henderson and Vance County.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) released the following statement Friday on the passing of longtime N.C. legislator, Bertha ‘B’ Holt of Burlington:
The Vance Aquatics Clubs Barracudas met against Hope Valley Farms on June 16, 2010.
Updated According to Vance County Relay for Life officials, $87,794.62 has been raised for cancer research as of the posting time of this article. This year’s goal is $150,000. Right now, the weather is comparatively cool. Concessions are open, and good food of all sorts is currently available. Relay festivites end at noon tomorrow.
Members of the Vance County Board of Commissioners will tour the Clarke Elementary School on Monday, June 21, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Immediately following the tour, the Education Committee of the Vance County Board of Education will meet at the school site. No agenda for the meeting was provided.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington), a member of the House Committee on Budget, issued the following statement today during testimony of White House Office of Management and Budget, Deputy Director Jeffrey Liebman.
See you at the Relay! Here’s your open line.
The North Henderson Baptist Church will be holding a Relay for Life Raffle during the Relay for Life event this weekend. Prizes are a dual gas and charcoal grill, $100 in cash, and a $100 gift certificate. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5.
Today is the last workday for teachers before they begin their two months of mandatory unemployment, otherwise known as summer vacation. Is summer break archaic? Should 21st century schooling be year-round, like 21st century employment? Let us know what you think on today’s open line.
On June 14, 2010 around 11:00 a.m. two officers with the Power Shift Unit of the Henderson Police Department were conducting bike patrol in the area of North Garnett Street in Henderson, North Carolina when a vehicle passed emitting an odor of marijuana.
Washington, D.C. -— Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) today called on the House of Representatives to pass legislation to expand much needed lending and tax incentives to small businesses.
Don’t forget that the Vance County Relay for Life is coming up this Friday afternoon. I’ll be there as long as I can tolerate the heat! Here’s your open line.
“If you have one leg in tomorrow and one leg in yesterday then that leaves you to piddle on today.”
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According to a press release from Henderson City Manager Ray Griffin, Henderson City Clerk Pam Glover will be retiring from city service effective July 1, 2010.
In this week’s edition of the newsletter I will be giving you an update on what has been happening here at the General Assembly recently.
by Nancy Jo Smith, Managing Owner Marketplace Cinema When our local law enforcement responds to a call, you may not know it, but they have an important passenger riding along with them.
I was unable to provide coverage of Monday’s meeting of the Henderson City Council. When I say “unable”, what I really mean is that I was forbidden to attend by one very concerned and well-armed Mrs. Editor. I encourage those who were in attendance to give us the skinny on the highlights of the evening. Here’s your open line.
The Henderson City Council approved privatization of solid waste removal by a vote of 6-2 earlier this evening. The contract was awarded to Waste Industries, Inc., the sole bidder for the concession. The two dissenting votes were cast by council members Sara Coffey and Mary Emma Evans. No further information was available at time of publication.
Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) released the following statement on the viral video which appeared on the Internet today: