Incumbent candidates throughout the Twin Counties filed with Board of Elections offices Wednesday, seeking re-election for local and state offices. (Read more @ The Rocky Mount Telegram)
Not only did Auditor Gerrelene Walker look at how the Edgecombe County Board of Education managed their money during 2008-09 school year, but illustrated the difference in their financial situation three years ago and now. (Read more @ The Daily Southerner)
Note: Dr. Witherspoon has done a tremendous job with trying to turn Edgecombe County Public Schools around. Although some folks had a problem with him, it goes to show how professional this young man is. Thank you Dr. W. for all that you have done and I feel strongly that you will do the best that you can in Alabama inspite of going in having to deal with a bunch of mess. But if you stay focused like you have done in Edgecombe County it is no doubt in my mind that you will take Alabama Schools to a new level. I was glad I was in attendance at the this meeting and captured it on video. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher
A New York native filed Tuesday to run against Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight in the Democratic primary.
John Wilson, a political newcomer who moved to Tarboro in August, said he was troubled as he read media reports about a series of Edgecombe County jailbreaks last year and several unsolved murders that have grabbed national attention in recent months. (Read more @ The Rocky Mount Telegram)