Category Archives: Rocky Mount 2019 Elections

The Run Off Election For Mayor – Vote For Sandy Roberson

“you know, they say if you don’t vote, you get the government you deserve.” On election day, October 8, of those who voted in the mayoral race, they elected Sandy Robinson by a landslide, eliminated two candidates, yet failed to capture … Continue reading

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T. J. Walker Wins in Ward 4 – Let’s Go Higher!

(Click on the video several times until the bar shows up at the bottom. You will see the sound bottom on the right with an X on it, click on it and the  sound will start.) I love this campaign … Continue reading

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Rocky Mount’s Lone Ranger – Lige Daughtridge – In The Saddle and Ready to Ride

You are familiar with The Lone Ranger, a fictional masked former Texas Ranger who fought outlaws in the American Old West with his Native American friend, Tonto. This character became an enduring icon of our American culture. He is a … Continue reading

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The Big Winners – Kevin Jones and Tarrick Pittman

“If your actions inspire others to dream more,                                                                 … Continue reading

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Big Change Ahead – October 8th – Keep Breathing and Believing

As for the election on Oct. 8th-have you voted? With all the talk and speculation, worry and who to believe, it feels at times like waiting for the umpire’s call after the slide into home plate just as the ball … Continue reading

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Count Down to the Election -Thirteen Days! -‘Striding Forward With Growing Confidence’ Or Not?

I have been keeping company with a man that first captured my attention while reading the book, Citizens of London by Lynne Olson. (I’m reading it again.) His name was John Gilbert Winant and among many things, he was United States … Continue reading

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Crashing On the Rocks of City Government

The Siren call lures nearby sailors to crash upon the rocks of the islands of dangerous creatures. It is their enchanting music and singing that calls them. I am lured by the story of Main Street and the significance of … Continue reading

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Betting On The Best Horses in the Rocky Mount Election Derby Oct. 8, 2019

At the University of Kentucky, I learned to play bridge in the Student Union, I became a life long college basketball fan, and I learned how to read a racing form! I learned not to schedule a class on Thursday … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Buy An $18 Million Parking Garage Available On The Rocky Mount Monopoly Board?

For the fun of it, let’s play Monopoly!  On the Board, one of the things we can buy is a parking deck. A deck we are told that will be great for Edgecombe County. Consider a few of the following things … Continue reading

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Early Voting Starts September 18 – “Much is Expected”

In Evanston, IL., the YMCA played an important part in growing up. I started with Little Women in the 5th grade and graduated high school as a member of a Girls Tri-Hi-Y Club. The only thing the Y ever failed at was … Continue reading

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