Congratulations are in order for the recent recipients of awards from the Vance County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The trio was honored a week ago at the annual banquet.
Prescription drug abuse kills about 1,000 North Carolinians annually. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, death rates nationally have more than tripled since 1990. They’ve never been higher.
As the election filing period prepares to close at noon on Friday, voters are preparing for rhetoric. We’d encourage a sharpening of listening devices, so as to drown out the white noise.
We should remember the women’s biathlon relay. The winner on Friday two days before closing ceremonies was Ukraine. That would be host Russia’s next-door neighbor, and that would also be the site of deadly riots and political turmoil.
Henderson has lost one of its best friends. And many people throughout Vance County and the surrounding area will agree they have, as well.
With familiar construction fencing in place, we’re poised to see McGregor Hall rise up from a prime corner lot of downtown Henderson.
City of Henderson council members offered encouraging signs this week at an annual retreat.
Forming a union among college athletes is an idea more than past due. It is also an idea that should have absolutely no chance of becoming reality.