“Get Beyond Shaming, Naming and Blaming”- Rocky Mount City Council Meeting – May 9, 2022

TJ Walker -Ward 4 Councilman-Mayor Pro Tem - A Young Leader in the Black Community Doing a Great Job in His Ward and for Rocky Mount, NC From the orchestra, including the people in over-flow seating for the Council meeting, a number of solo performers stepped to the microphone. The voices, particularly of young black … Continue reading “Get Beyond Shaming, Naming and Blaming”- Rocky Mount City Council Meeting – May 9, 2022

A Burr Under Councilman Knight’s Saddle in Rocky Mount, NC

Definition: someone or something that is a constant cause of trouble or annoyance Stepheny, causing trouble? Never! Councilman Knight thinks I should stay in Nashville and stay out of Rocky Mount's business. I should write my blog about Nashville where I live. It doesn't buy me any grace that I spend money in Rocky Mount; … Continue reading A Burr Under Councilman Knight’s Saddle in Rocky Mount, NC

Ward 2, Rocky Mount, NC: A 3-Way Race

Nash County Statistics Report as of 7/11/21 TOTAL REGISTERED VOTERS - 2,196 THOSE WHO VOTED LAST ELECTION - 1, 458 Mr. Rueben Blackwell has been serving on the council since 2000. “I have a vision for more people living downtown, hotels located downtown and vibrant commercial and residential quarters in our gateway communities in every … Continue reading Ward 2, Rocky Mount, NC: A 3-Way Race

Measuring For Integrity in a Future City Manager 

Bill West has written another informative Telegram article about the City Council’s special work session last week where they discussed the search for a future city manager. Here is a link to access the article that I am responding to. Click on: https://www.rockymounttelegram.com/news/local/race-issues-raised-during-special-session-about-manager-search/article_ There is no city more adept at spending big bucks on outside … Continue reading Measuring For Integrity in a Future City Manager 

The Stunning Bravery of Ukraine Reaches Rocky Mount, NC.

By Ronald Roy Charles Krauthammer wrote that there has always been a leader in the United States to step up and right the ship. I wonder what he would say when an entire country, Ukraine, has stepped up to show the United States that we can save ourselves from ourselves. We watch the news and … Continue reading The Stunning Bravery of Ukraine Reaches Rocky Mount, NC.

Read All About It: What You Need to Know in Rocky Mount, NC

The primary, May 17th for City Councilman/woman, is soon upon us. Stay up to date by reading my blog and listening to the weekly 5-minute podcast. We need everyone on the fast train to changing the culture of Rocky Mount's City Council. Help me promote these two social media platforms where honoring the past and … Continue reading Read All About It: What You Need to Know in Rocky Mount, NC