The Vance County Board of Education Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 22, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. has been canceled.
On February 15, 2011, members of the Henderson Police Department’s Narcotics/Vice Unit arrested Kirk Swain, 45, of 110 Ramsey Street in Henderson at the corner of Rowland Street and Southhall Street.
Here are some other actions taken by the Henderson City Council during its regular monthly meeting on February 14, 2011:
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Within the last few days, citizens in Henderson and surrounding communities have received mailings from a company listed as Laubscher Cheese Company LTD soliciting them to send $2,315 via Western Union for a mystery shopper research program.
Project R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) is sponsoring a brief survey to get your opinions in an effort to reduce drunk driving. Project R.I.D.E. is composed of Franklin and Vance County citizens who have been working on ways to lower the number of incidents of driving while impaired. The survey takes about five minutes to complete. There are no right or wrong answers — this is just a survey to find out what you think. It is a confidential survey. …
The Henderson City Council voted unanimously to amend city code to allow for the incorporation of the Clean Up Henderson committee into the city’s governing structure as an official city committee.
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Washington, D.C. -— As the Energy and Commerce Committee begins consideration of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and the role of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Congressmen Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) and G. K. Butterfield (N.C.) circulated to committee members the results of a new national telephone poll conducted by Consumer Reports.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Planning & Environmental Committee will be meeting Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. to discuss the US 1 sewer project. The meeting will be held in the office of County Manager Jerry Ayscue. His office is located in the County Administration Building, 122 Young Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
Sometimes our community reminds me of a nesting doll.
I found a wonderful poster at our local teacher’s store. I put it up in my classroom and I think about what it says often. It reads: “A closed mouth gathers no foot.” Just saying. Here’s your open line.
The Vance County Board of Education has called an emergency meeting for Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.
Dr. Norman Shearin, superintendent of Vance County Schools, announced at the Vance County Board of Education meeting last night that he is retiring.
The yearly financial audit of the City of Henderson has revealed to city management that both Henderson’s motor vehicle tax levy and collection rate on motor vehicle taxes has declined sharply since 2006.
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The Vance County Board of Education has scheduled the following committee meetings in advance of its March 14, 2011 meeting of the full board:
On Saturday, February 12, 2011, an officer of the Henderson Police Department conducted a vehicle stop on S. Beckford Drive in Henderson, North Carolina.