Due to mounting health concerns, I am unable to continue as the editor and publisher of Home in Henderson. I’ve known this day would come since I had my heart attack in 2008. It is only sheer cussedness that has allowed me to continue as long as I have since then. And I’ve paid the price.
On March 29, 2011 around 8:58 p.m. officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to the Budget Host Inn, 1727 N. Garnett Street in Henderson, North Carolina in reference to a person who had been shot. Upon arrival officers found Joseph Michael Harris, 54, of Oxford, North Carolina deceased from a gunshot wound. The victim was found in an area adjacent to the parking lot of the Budget Host Inn. Further investigation is being conducted by members of the Criminal …
On March 30, 2011 around 8:58 p.m. officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to Wilco Hess Trademart at 929 S. Garnett Street in Henderson, North Carolina in reference to a robbery that had just occurred at the business.
North Carolina were asked to clean out their medicine cabinets, and people in Henderson answered the call.
Raw Deal for State Employees, Teachers and Retirees The Senate passed revisions to the State Health Plan last Thursday in a partisan vote; all 31 Republicans voting in favor of the Plan revisions and 17 Democrats, including myself, voting against the Plan revisions. The State Health Plan is facing a $515 million dollar shortfall.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Properties Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, March 30 at 12:00 p.m. at in County Manager’s Office.
Chief of Police Keith L. Sidwell is pleased to announce that on March 26th 2011, the Henderson Police Department received its fourth award from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. This award recognizes twelve years of continuous compliance with all mandated standards set forth by the Commission.
The manner of death of Donald Riggan, 32, at 115 Country Club Drive in Henderson on March 26, 2011 has been ruled a suicide.
The following press release was received this morning by Home in Henderson from Henderson Police Chief Keith Sidwell: On Saturday, March 26, 2011 HPD officers responded to 115 Country Club Drive in the city limits of Henderson to find Donald Riggan, white male, 32 years of age deceased inside of his motor vehicle.
Gov. Jim Hunt returned to the Legislative Building this week to join me and my colleagues who are lobbying to protect Smart Start and More at Four, the state’s early childhood education initiatives.
Here is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s short regular session. The short regular session is held at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month in the Henderson Municipal Building, 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. Click image to view complete, full-size document.
Here is the agenda for the Henderson City Council’s work session. The work session is held immediately following the short regular session on the fourth Friday of each month in the Henderson Municipal Building, 134 Rose Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina. Click image to view complete, full-size document.
The Vance County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is being held for the purpose of having a budget work session on the Capital Outlay Fund. The special session will be held in the Administrative Services Center, 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina.
Let’s play Fill in the Blank: If I could __________ one thing in __________________ or ___________________, I would definitely start with ____ _________________________. Now keep it civil. Here’s your open line.
Operation Medicine Drop will be operating at Walgreen’s Drug Store today from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Bring your expired, unused, and unwanted pharmaceuticals, prescription or over-the-counter, for safe disposal. Bio-hazardous material is not accepted. Here’s your open line.
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Technology Committee will meet on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Conference Room, County Administration Building, 122 Young Street in Henderson, North Carolina. No agenda was given for the meeting.
I think I’ve found the source of my migraines. If I’m right, I can now return to the land of the living. If I’m wrong, I may be forced to bludgeon myself into unconsciousness. Here’s your open line.