Henderson families can expect to pay $195 more in city tax and fee bills next year according to a draft budget that includes a 14.2 percent hike to the real estate tax. City Manager Ray Griffin presented on Monday his funding requests for the 2013-2014 budget year, the focus of which is an 8.3-cent increase to the 58.5-cent real estate tax rate.
For 150 years, photographers, both amateur and professional, have snapped pictures of the people and places that make up the essentials of living in Granville County. Many of those pictures are on display in Harris Hall of the Granville County Historical Society Museum, providing a graphic history of the area.
Waste Industries Vance County is doing its part to raise residents’ awareness of the unsightly, ongoing roadside litter problem that exists in Henderson. They have begun giving away 120 free eight-by-10 foot tarps, supplied through a partnership between “Keep North Carolina Beautiful” and Walmart.
The Henderson Blockbuster Video store is slated to close June 13 as a result of Blockbuster’s parent company, Dish Network, selling 27 properties in North Carolina, including the Beckford Drive location.
Arrests, citation reports from the Henderson Police Department and the Vance County Sheriff's Office.
State Rep. Nathan Baskerville saluted the third graduating class of Warren New Tech High School on Saturday afternoon. The project-based, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics high school sent forth 39 students from the Class of 2013.
Emotions ran high Saturday morning as 24 graduates marched into the gym at Crossroads Christian School in Henderson. Parents wiped tears from their eyes as a video slideshow gave a small peak into the lives of each student, displaying pictures from infancy to present day.
By the wording of their conditions, there is a question as to just what happens as the final of 21 government entities make their decisions on the one-time assessment asked for by the Kerr-Tar Council of Governments.
The budget outlook for 2013-2014 is expected to be given for information by Danny Wright, the chairman of the budget committee.
Valedictorian Lanasia Williams asked her classmates, “Can you believe it?” Her query was of the Warren County High School Class of 2013 reaching graduation day, and the contrast of how time moves both quickly and slowly. A few moments later, through an emotionally moving speech, a crowd of several hundred family and friends understood better what it means to believe.