In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs him nothing. Mark Twain
The Vance County Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. in the Administrative Services Center, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. The purpose of the meeting is to hold an executive session.
In an unanimous vote, the Henderson City Council voted not to lower the health benefits of city retirees under the age of 65 from “enhanced” to “standard”.
It is yet to be seen if another meeting to “talk” about joint ventures will bring about the corrective action that is long overdue for the city taxpayers whose tax money is suppose to take care of our city.
Kudos to Mike Rainey of the Henderson City Council for putting loyalty over the bottom line when he led the vote to keep retired city workers at their current level of insurance. If it costs me an extra buck or two in my tax levy, so be it. At least I know it’s money going to someone who earned it. Here’s your open line.
On Friday November 5, 2010, Officer J. Freeman of the Henderson Police Department Highway Traffic Safety Unit conducted a vehicle stop on I-85 at the 213 mile marker.
Henderson Mayor Pete O’Geary has called a special meeting of the Henderson City Council for the purpose of discussing joint programs. The meeting will be held on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. in the Henderson Municipal Building, 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. The public is invited to attend.
In an item introduced into the Henderson City Council’s regular monthly meeting agenda last night, the council acted unanimously to establish a budget for the demolition of the Beacon Light Apartments for the purpose of tracking expenses.
The City of Henderson Public Works Department Sanitation Division will follow the schedule below for holidays during the month of November:
Raleigh – Rep. Michael H. Wray is pleased to announce that three businesses in his district will receive grants from the North Carolina Rural Center that will lead to the creation of 55 jobs.
It’s been a week since the election. Do you know where your campaign signs are? Here’s your open line.
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Click image to view complete, full-size document. Here is the agenda for the Vance County Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting. The regular meeting is held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Administrative Services Building, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
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Perhaps the General Assembly could make it a goal to modernize the Veterans’ Day observance in North Carolina so that it falls on a Friday or a Monday. We don’t think it will diminish the contributions of our soldiers, and a day off in the middle of the week is just too disruptive for the students. Here’s your open line.
Thank you to all of you who exercised your right to vote and supported me at the polls Tuesday.
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Click image to view complete, full-size document. Above is the agenda and meeting notes for the Henderson City Council’s regular monthly meeting. The council holds its regular monthly meeting on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Henderson Municipal Building, 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Human Resources Committee will meet today, Monday, November 8, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. to discuss health insurance. The meeting will be held 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.