Home in Henderson’s Top 10 Posts of 2016

Here’s a recap of the most popular posts on homeinhenderson.com for 2016.  The #1 post received 3,396 views, and the #10 post received 763.  You can see the top 10 posts below.  

Overall our site had 140,343 total page views, across 52,728 unique users.   Compare that to 2015 where we had 45,648 unique users, and 2014 at 42,033 unique users and you can see we’ve continued to grow our audience.

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#10. Henderson Police Department Seize Heroin, 3 Arrested

On Saturday, January 9, 2016, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit and the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Agency executed a search warrant at 838 Eastside Drive, Henderson. Officers seized 47 bricks(2350 dosage units) of heroin, a firearm, and U. S. currency. The heroin seized in this matter had a street value of 23,500.00.

#9. Justin Williford: Putting the Ass in Asinine—Small Town Sexism

Vance County, North Carolina?—4th in teen pregnancy, 88th in SAT scores, and 1st in blatant sexism. That appears to be the county’s new tagline after the recent five-day suspension of Sandra Wiggins?—a history teacher at Southern Vance High School who has worked with the school district for almost twenty-six years.

#8. Henderson Police Department Seize Heroin Valued at over $420,000

On Wednesday, December 30, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department arrested two individuals for trafficking heroin. The individuals in this matter were charged with trafficking 840 bricks(42,000 individual dosage units). The heroin seized in this matter had a street value of more than 420,000.00.

#7. Henderson Christmas Parade November 27, 2016

Come Celebrate the Arts in the Downtown Henderson with our annual Christmas Parade Sunday, November 27th 2016 at 3:00pm

#6. Vance County Board of Commissioners to Consider Displaying “In God We Trust” On Public Buildings

At the October 3rd, 2016 meeting, Vance County Board of Commissioners are expected to vote on an initiative from the U.S. Motto Action Committee, a group that actively encourages local elected officials across NC and our nation to display the National Motto.

#5. Make-Up Days for Vance County Schools

Vance County Schools has announced make-up days for the three full instruction days missed due to recent snow in our area.

#4. Andrew Markoch Named New Principal at Northern Vance High School

Andrew Markoch has been named as the new principal at Northern Vance High School. The Vance County Board of Education officially appointed Markoch to his new position during a special meeting Wednesday night.

#3. Reader submission: Severely sexually abused dog – abuser lives in Henderson unpunished

A dog named Beatrice from Henderson, NC was rescued from a rape situation earlier this week by a NYC based rescue group, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC. She died last night.  The police have pulled multiple dogs from this house and yet the person is still allowed to exist.  Please bring this horror to light so Beatrice didn’t have to suffer for nothing.

#2. Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Flickers Sports Bar and Grill

Flickers is a sports bar and grill that provides the tri-county area a place to come enjoy an atmosphere of ultimate sports viewing. They specialize in gourmet flavored wings, chicken-n-waffles, Panini sandwiches, subs, burgers and more.  While there be sure to try out their “Fried Cheesecake”.  Its just the best…wrapped in a tortilla, deep fried, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and a scoop of vanilla ice cream and topped off with drizzle of caramel.  It will leave you wanting more.

#1.  88 Arrests in Four County Area During ‘Operation Silent Night’

Nearly 230 law enforcement officers from state, local, and federal agencies joined forces this week for Operation Silent Night, an enforcement operation that served outstanding criminal warrants and conducted compliance checks on high risk and violent offenders on probation and parole in Vance, Granville, Warren, and Franklin counties.

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