Entries by Kelly Bondurant

Florence Expected to Gain Strength Over the Weekend, Could Impact Eastern US

-Information courtesy Brian K. Short, director of Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations Florence, churning out in the Atlantic, has weakened to tropical storm status but is expected to gain strength again over the weekend. According to Brian K. Short, director of Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations, local residents need to keep an eye on the forecast and […]

Rubber Ducks Set to Race Down Garnett St. in 9th Annual Ducky Derby

Garry Daeke, development coordinator for Franklin-Granville-Vance (FGV) Smart Start, was on Thursday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to discuss the organization’s 9th Annual Ducky Derby Fundraiser. This race of up to 2,500 rubber ducks will be held in downtown Henderson on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Rubber ducks will begin the race at the corner […]

Bittersweet Reunion for Henderson High School Bulldogs

August 18, 2018, was proclaimed by Henderson Mayor Eddie Ellington as “Remember Henderson High School Day” and remember they did. The former Henderson High School (HHS) building on Charles Street was opened from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday to all former Bulldogs interested in touring the school one last time. Most recently known as […]

Mayor Ellington Declares August 18 ‘Remember Henderson High School Day’

-Information courtesy the HHS Class of 1968 Reunion Committee and Mayor Eddie Ellington’s “Remember Henderson High School Day” written proclamation It’s gone by several names since first completed, but for the graduating Class of 1968, the building located at 219 Charles Street in Henderson will always be fondly remembered as Henderson High School (HHS). After […]