The Henderson City Council voted 7-1 in favor of tabling a resolution that would have set a council policy position on jointly funded programs with Vance County.
Curriculum Committee Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 12:00 p.m. Finance Committee Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 1:00 p.m. Personnel Committee Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 8:00 a.m. All meetings are held in the Administrative Services Center, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
‘Tis the season to go and pick up your Christmas tree from the Optimists Club on Dabney Drive. If you have a cat or cats, don’t forget to anchor your tree (not your cat) to the wall and use plastic balls like we always do. Mono-filament works very well, we’ve found. Here’s your open line.
We continue to work in North Carolina to improve our motor vehicle laws and make our roads safer.
Click image to view complete, full-size document. Here is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s short regular meeting. The short regular meeting is held on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Henderson Municipal Building, 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. A Henderson City Council work session will be held immediately following the short regular session at the same location.
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We were slack-jawed with amazement to read on Your Voice in Oxford yesterday that the Granville County Commission voted itself pension benefits. It was our understanding that the reason for the low pay and lack of perks was to keep governance in the hands of everyday citizens rather than career politicians. Naive of us, we suppose. In an era of belt-tightening, budget cuts, layoffs, and economic uncertainty, it’s nice to know that you can still vote yourself some piece of …
Which would you rather do for Thanksgiving, drive or cook? Let us know on today’s pre-holiday open line.
Here is a link to the Fall 2010 newsletter of the Five County Mental Health Authority.
I don’t know about y’all, but I’ve been “motivated” exactly once in my entire life to bring a sign to a public meeting to state my point of view. If my sign had been refused, I’d have been really “motivated”. That sign cost me a small fortune. Here’s your open line.
On October 11, 2010, City of Henderson Fire Department personnel went door to door to talk to residents in the City of Henderson about fire safety, checking smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ General Government Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. The commission’s Education Committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. Both meetings will be in the County Manager’s conference room. That room is located in the County Administration Building, 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
If you want to know why “We are in deep trouble” (and those are Sam Watkins’ words, not mine), then all you have to do is analyze the philosophy of the speakers in the room at the Henderson City Council meeting about joint funding last night. It was a real eye-popping, mind-boggling, head-splitting event.
The Safe Kids Henderson — Vance Coalition will be sponsoring a free child passenger safety car seat clinic on Thursday, November 18, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Compare Foods, E. Andrews Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
We were unable to offer coverage of the Henderson City Council last night. If you were there, feel free to let us know what happened below. Here’s your open line.
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You are invited to participate in an on-line fundraiser for Makenzie Pendergrass at www.gourmetcandlejoy.com. At checkout, please enter the code “MP3”. All proceeds will go to Makenzie’s family to help with expenses. Makenzie is 2 1/2 years old and has a stage one tumor in her spinal cord.
I urge every resident of Henderson and Vance County, to attend the special meeting of the Henderson City Council that has been scheduled for Monday, November 15, 2010, at 06:00 p.m. at City Hall located on Rose Avenue.
In a campaign spanning the last two years, members of the Henderson Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Narcotics Unit, and Power Shift have worked in conjunction with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina to indict and prosecute numerous offenders in the federal court system.
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