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Public Meeting – I-85 Rehabilitation Project

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will be holding two informal public meetings regarding the proposed improvements to I-85 from U.S. 158 in Vance County to the Virginia state line.

The purpose of the project is to address the deteriorating pavement conditions and improve operations and safety through rehabilitation and/or reconstruction.  The project will also improve vertical clearances of the bridges.

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February 10, 2015

H. Leslie Perry Library

205 Breckenridge Street

Henderson, NC

5:00-7:00 PM

During these open house meetings, NCDOT representatives will provide project information regarding phased lane closures, ramp closures, detours and overall construction sequence and address project related questions.  Participants will have the opportunity to submit written comments or mail comments by February 26, 2015 to the address below.  Please note that there will not be a formal presentation.  To review the project maps, visit http://www.ncdot.gov/projects/publicmeetings/

For additional information, or for individuals requiring special services at the public meeting, contact Anamika Laad, NCDOT Senior Public Involvement Officer, by phone, by fax or by email found below.

NCDOT will provide interpretive services upon request for persons who do not speak English, or have limited availability to read, speak or understand English.  Kindly request it prior to the meeting by calling 1.800.481.6494.

Submit written comments to:

North Carolina Department of Transportation

c/o Anamika Laad

1598 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1598

Phone: 919.707.6072  Fax: 919.212.5785

alaad@ncdot.gov

Senior Center Hosts King Day Celebration.

The Vance County Senior Center, in conjunction with the Department of Social Services, will host a celebration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday, January 15th at the Vance Granville Community College Civic Center.  The event, which is free and open to the public, will honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader, and will feature keynote speeches by Representative Nathan Baskerville and Pastor Jeff Prewer of The Freedom Life Church, as well as a variety of entertainment. Light refreshments will be served at 5:00, followed by the main program beginning at 5:30. 

The Incredible Years Parenting Series.

Two hours of free childcare and refreshments every week for 15 weeks. Parenting classes and materials provided at no cost to you.

Where: Vance County Cooperative Extension, 305 Young Street, Henderson, (252) 438-8188.

When: Thursdays 5:00PM to 7:30PM, February 12, 2015 through June 4, 2015.

Transportation and Spanish Translation available.

Online Social Security Statement.

 Online Social Security Statement. Did you know that you can now access your Social Security information online? The Social Security Administration has a new website feature which allows an individual to set up a personal page and access it at any time. It provides an online version of what used to be mailed out annually, estimates of future retirement benefits, lifetime earnings to date, and the total Social Security and Medicare taxes paid. How do I start? Go to www.socialsecurity.gov/mystatement and answer a series of questions to verify your identity, then create a user name and password.

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