Washington, D.C. -— U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) released the following statement today on the Senate passage of an emergency bill to aid states:
Don’t forget about the tax-free weekend. I’ll be stocking up on notebooks and pencils for the little ones, as usual. Here’s your open line.
The public is invited to a free seminar entitled “Understanding the Generations” on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 4:00 p.m.
Post your funniest [clean] jokes for today’s open line.
County Manager Jerry Ayscue submitted a report to Vance County commissioners during Monday’s regular meeting regarding the improvement of roads in county subdivisions.
Homicide Case On July 25, 2010 around 12:22 a.m. officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to the Mexican Pool Room at 1109 Old Norlina Road in Henderson, North Carolina in reference to a person that had been shot.
“The [legal bills] that men [incur] live after [the case is over]; The good is oft interred with [yesterday’s news].” — misquoted from Act 3, scene ii of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare We’re still anticipating some significant legal bills. If you can, please consider donating to the HiH Legal Defense Fund by using the link in the right margin of the HiH page. Here’s your open line.
The head of Vance County’s Farmers’ Market Committee, Pete Burgess, asked the Vance County Board of Commissioners on Monday evening to approve up to $40,000 for a feasibility study to be done by the Earth Wise Company of Wake Forest, North Carolina.
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Vance County Planning & Development Director Jordan McMillen reported to county commissioners on Monday evening that 23 abandoned mobile home units have been taken down so far this year.
Click here to read Golden LEAF’s 2009 annual report. The report contains details on foundation activities, including grants awarded during the 2009 fiscal year. It also includes the Foundation’s financials.
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Have you completed your Gang Assessment Survey yet? Even though The Daily Dispatch didn’t mention it, the survey is available by clicking the “Vance County Gang Assessment Project” link currently located in the right-hand margin of your screen. Here’s your open line.
Local businessmen Paul Harris and Sam Watkins were reappointed to the Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission (EDC) by unanimous vote during Monday’s meeting of the Vance County Board of Commissioners.
** UPDATED ** The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Technology Committee has been rescheduled to meet on Friday, August 6, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. in the commissioners’ room. The commissioners’ room is located in the County Administration Building, 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina. No agenda for the meeting was provided.
Raleigh -— Rep. Michael H. Wray today reminded his constituents to take advantage of the state’s sales tax holiday, which starts at 12:01 am on Friday, August 6 and ends at 11:59 pm on Sunday, August 8.
Since our session ended, the governor has signed several pieces of legislation into law.
Here’s an interesting link: N.C. judge says online IDs can remain confidential Here’s your open line.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Human Resources Committee is scheduled to meet today, Monday, August 2 at 3:30 p.m. in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue. Ayscue’s office is located in the County Administration Building, 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina. No agenda for the meeting was provided.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Personnel Committee will meet tomorrow, August 3, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. in the Superintendent’s Conference Room, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. No agenda for the meeting was provided.