He’s Back: Councilman Knight Rocky Mount, NC

The good news is that Ward 1 Councilman, Andre Knight is better. You can hear it in his voice and see that his strength continues to improve. The bad news is in his recovery from a fall, he seems more determined than ever to foster racial division. Ms. Copland, a frequent speaker during the public … Continue reading He’s Back: Councilman Knight Rocky Mount, NC

‘A Spot of Bother’ Over The Downtown Development Office Moving to Main Street Rocky Mount NC

The Future Downtown Business Development Office Will Be Located at 132 S.W. Main Street Photo: William West Telegram Article. A Fine Facade restoration/saving of this Commercial Building 'A spot of bother' indeed over the cost of moving, and maintaining an office in a building the city does not own. From my point of view, I … Continue reading ‘A Spot of Bother’ Over The Downtown Development Office Moving to Main Street Rocky Mount NC

Rocky Mount, NC: Andre Knight Can’t Catch a Break

Perhaps you agree with me that life is not a laughing matter right now. Filling a gas tank cost me $72.00, a grocery bill for one person cost as much as I once paid to feed six young children and two adults. You know the litany of woes I could mention, so I won't. I … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: Andre Knight Can’t Catch a Break

DEFCON 3: The Cuban Missile Crisis and Councilman Andre Knight in Rocky Mount, NC

PRESIDENT KENNEDY The readiness of the defense establishment, referred to as DEFCON, for 'defense condition' has a numbering system (1-5) that indicates the severity of the situation. DEFCON 5 is the least severe condition. President Kennedy delivered his Cuban Missile Crisis speech via televised address on October 22nd, 1962. During the speech, US military forces … Continue reading DEFCON 3: The Cuban Missile Crisis and Councilman Andre Knight in Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount’s City Council: A Gentlemen’s Game or Should Be

My husband, Bob, played golf. His handicap late into life was a seven. He finally complained that he wasn't hitting the ball as far as he used to, but, he still hit a straight ball down the fairway. Golf took him places like Augusta, GA., for the Masters, which was his favorite business perk. With … Continue reading Rocky Mount’s City Council: A Gentlemen’s Game or Should Be

Stepheny Sitting In For Carl Rove and His White Board: Rocky Mount City Council Election

CARL ROVE Population of Rocky Mount, NC 52,992 Combined Ward, 2,3,6,7 Possible Votes 31,140 Combined Votes Cast on 5/17/22 3,862 BLACKWELL WINS Ward 2 Population 6,822 Ballots Cast 459 Blackwell 223 Others Combined 231 Joyette 118 Battle 113 JOYNER WINS Ward 3 Population 7,591 Ballots Cast 359 Joyner 176 Others Combined 182 Williams 150 Himes-Anderson … Continue reading Stepheny Sitting In For Carl Rove and His White Board: Rocky Mount City Council Election