On December 14, 2010 members of the Henderson Police Department’s Patrol Division arrested and charged Robert Allen O’bery, 34, of 111 S. Pinkston Street, Apartment 19 in Henderson, North Carolina.
Wilson -— Congressman G. K. Butterfield has named a Greenville resident as his district director.
The Vance County Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Monday, January 3, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Administrative Services Center, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. The purpose of the meeting is to approve bids for the construction of multi-purpose rooms.
On December 20, 2010 members of the Henderson Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division arrested Erica Couch, 25,, of 476 Walters Street in Henderson, North Carolina.
While it is occasionally pointed out that your humble editor is not a Christian, I often find wisdom and comfort in many of its maxims. As the stresses of the holiday season pile on in the form of heavy traffic, crowded stores, fretting about finances, friction with family, cooking, cleaning, travel, and all the rest, I try to maintain the belief that the oft-quoted phrase “peace on Earth, good will towards men” should be more than a seasonal slogan, but …
Click image to view enlarged photograph. The moon as it emerges from eclipse at approximately 3:25 a.m.
We were unable to cover yesterday’s special meeting of the Henderson City Council last night, so we invite anyone who was there to offer their thoughts, observations, reflections, rants, and non-profane commentary below. On a personal note, today is a milestone for the Editor family: our daughter and eldest child is getting married this afternoon. We are very proud of her and her many accomplishments, and she exemplifies the fact that Henderson and Vance County can be as good a …
The holidays are upon us and soon we’ll be ringing in the New Year. I hope this time of year finds you and your family in good cheer and good health.
Don’t forget that the Henderson City Council is meeting tonight at 6:00 p.m. to discuss issues associated with the high speed rail coming through town. They’ll meet in the Henderson Municipal Building, 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. Here’s your open line.
Home in Henderson is still trying to meet the obligations it incurred this spring and summer in contesting the subpoena served on us by now-County Commissioner Tommy Hester. Although our victory wasn’t total, fourteen out of twenty comment posters were able to protect their anonymity and preserve their First Amendment rights. Please consider helping during this season of holiday giving. Our address and contact information are available on the masthead at the top of the page, or you can contribute …
A shooting occurred this morning at ACS, 120 158 Bypass in Henderson, North Carolina. WRAL is reporting that Marcus Antwan Hammie shot Shandria Shaw several times outside of ACS early this morning. He then fatally shot himself. Shaw was flown to the Duke University Medical Center. There is no report on her condition.
For every student’s jump of joy upon learning about our pre-Christmas four-day weekend, there will be an equal and opposite groan of anguish when it comes time to make those days up. And there isn’t even enough on the ground for a decent snowman. Here’s your weekend open line.
Vance County Schools will be closed on Friday, December 17, 2010 for students, staff, and faculty due to inclement weather.
The decision to cancel school for inclement weather is like running a blog. You can’t make everybody happy. Sometimes, you can’t make anybody happy. In the final analysis, you have to do what you believe is right and safe and best for those who have the most to lose. We ask critics to remember that the decision as to whether or not to hold school in the face of inclement weather is a fairly weighty burden. The possibility of damage …
Washington, D.C. -— Congressman G. K. Butterfield is applauding two new U.S. Small Business Administration initiatives aimed at helping underserved communities face the challenges of accessing capital.
** CANCELED ** The Vance County Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 5:15 p.m. for the purpose of an informational update on several key issues. The meeting will be held in the Administrative Services Center’s Superintendent’s Conference Room, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
Vance County Schools will be closed for students, faculty, and staff on Thursday, December 16, 2010 due to anticipated inclement weather.
Click image to view complete, full-size document. The Henderson City Council will hold a special meeting of the Henderson City Council on Monday, December 20, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing high speed rail. The meeting will be held in the Henderson Municipal Building, 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina beginning at 6:00 p.m.
It was about 25 years ago, and my mother was just about the same age as I am now. She came out of B.M. Newman’s Grocery on Breckenridge Street and was knocked down by a young man who grabbed her purse and broke the strap off her shoulder as she carried her groceries.
The Vance County Board of Education will hold the following meetings prior to the January 10, 2011 board meeting: