North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue this week vetoed Senate Bill 13, her first veto of the legislative session and only the second of her administration.
Here is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s monthly work session. The work session is held on the fourth Monday of each month immediately following the short regular session in the Henderson Municipal Building, 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. Click image to view complete, full-size document.
A little voice in my head told me yesterday that if I lived in southern California, I could enjoy weather like this weekend’s just about every day, plus or minus the occasional earthquake. That’s dangerous thinking. Here’s your open line. P.S. — Happy birthday, Dad!
Here is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s short regular session. The short regular session 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. Click image to view complete, full-size document.
Click image to view complete, full-size document.
Budget writers in the General Assembly rolled out their broad budget proposals this week and have introduced a plan that will set back our state by firing teachers and state employees and limiting our children’s education options.
Why is the Redbox and Walmart blue? Discuss. Here’s your open line.
The Vance County Board of Education is holding an emergency executive session today at 5:30 p.m. in the Administrative Services Center, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. North Carolina law defines an emergency meeting as one that is called to deal with generally unexpected circumstances for which an immediate response is needed. An executive session may be called for personnel matters, property acquisition, economic development matters, attorney-client privilege, and for local school boards to develop a response to incidents …
The Henderson City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of interviewing applicants for the Ward 1 ward seat held by the late Mary Emma Evans.
Henderson Senior Police Office Angela Feingold receiving the MADD Underage Drinking Prevention Hero Award from Craig Lloyd, MADD North Carolina State Executive Director North Carolina’s Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) state office announced recently that Senior Police Officer Angela Feingold with the Henderson Police Department received the MADD Underage Drinking Prevention Hero Award for accomplishments during 2010.
On Monday, February 21, 2011, officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to 327 W. Young Avenue in Henderson in reference to a suspicious subject.
To prepare for St. Patrick’s Day next month, I think that today’s comment posts should be written in limerick form. No dirty limericks, please. Coincidentally, I spent an afternoon in Limerick once, mostly cowering in fear in the train station waiting for the train to Dublin. There was nothing funny about that city (other than the irony of how blighted and scary it was). I guess they shouldn’t have exported all their humor.
The Vance County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a superintendent search. The meeting will be held in the Administrative Services Center, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
I listened to the portion of yesterday’s installment of WIZS’ Town Talk concerning Home in Henderson, I believe that a portion of the criticism regarding comment posts is valid. There certainly could be more civility, more information, less bile, and less ruthless partisanship in comment posts. My mother always said that you catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar. And with my mom’s cooking, she knew a lot about attracting flies. Here’s your open line.
“There is a way one thinks that the show will never end — or that loss, when it comes, will be toward the end of the road, not in its middle.” –Gail Caldwell
On Friday, February 18, 2011, an officer of the Henderson Police Department responded to Belk’s Department Store, 350 N. Cooper Drive in Henderson in response to a larceny.
On Friday, February 18, 2011, an officer of the Henderson Police Department responded to a call regarding a larceny at Walmart.
After you view this video, please explain to me how the reporter kept a straight face. Here’s your open line.
On Sunday, February 20, 2011, on officer of the Henderson Police Department responded to Food Lion on 1650 Dabney Drive in Henderson in response to a larceny that just occurred.
This was a busy week in the General Assembly, beginning Monday night with Gov. Perdue visiting to deliver her State of the State address and ending with her office introducing her budget proposal.