It is one thing to clean up for the city, but when you have to clean up after the city, that is asking too much. Most everyone in the city has to pick up litter along the streets that others have thrown out. We cannot expect the litter control workers in the city to get everything. There was a time when a crew consistently and regularly picked up trash along Beckford Drive. That is the only place in the city …
We should not be surprised that the bed we wake up in is the bed we made.
There has been a lot in the news recently about optimism.
“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
Sometimes our community reminds me of a nesting doll.
We all knew there was change in the works for the Maria Parham Medical Center, but we were waiting to find out if the Duke University Medical Center or UNC Hospitals would be given the nod.
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.
This may seem unbelievable, but it really happened last Wednesday on a flight from San Diego to Raleigh with a stopover in Las Vegas.
This column is going to contain three backhanded compliments to the Henderson City Council.
Many years ago there was a murder trial in Vance County in which a lady was acquitted of the murder of her gentleman friend.
If you want to know why “We are in deep trouble” (and those are Sam Watkins’ words, not mine), then all you have to do is analyze the philosophy of the speakers in the room at the Henderson City Council meeting about joint funding last night. It was a real eye-popping, mind-boggling, head-splitting event.
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.
The state has whistleblower laws that protect people when they report waste, corruption, or political patronage.
This column will be the beginning of many columns on water.
My great-grandmother always said that yes, the Lord provides the food for the birds of the air and the beasts of the field, but He does not magically put it in their mouths.
Many years ago when I was a senior at UNC, the basketball team was headed to the national finals in California to play UCLA.
Editor’s Note: This views expressed in this column do not reflect the views of the editor and publisher of Home in Henderson. Which comes first — improved schools or jobs for our community?
In the latest edition of National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors magazine there was an article my husband read about a most fascinating clock.
A former White House cabinet member in a television interview last week said the biggest problem in America is accepting incompetence from those in charge.
On Monday, July 26,2010, WIZS was gracious enough to allow me to be on the air with concerns about the city’s proposal for changes to the High Speed Rail plan. Instead of a written article this week, I invite you to click here and go to “Town Talk” and click on Monday, July 26 to hear the program.