WHITE HOUSE ACCESS–Source: The Daily Southerner (A Pinetops Native)

TARBORO — "I love my job," said Tammye Gardner Johnson-Sullivan.

And why shouldn’t the Pinetops native enjoy working in one of the White House’s executive offices?

Johnson-Sullivan works for the Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Office of Legal Counsel. (Read more)

Note: I remember Tammye well. I used to frequent that area where she lived back in the day. What an honor and a privilege to work in the Executive Office of the President and to to officially meet the 1st lady. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher

Princeville approves Corrective Action Plan-Source: The Daily Southerner

PRINCEVILLE — The Princeville Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 during a special called meeting Monday night to approve a Corrective Action Plan for the town’s audit report that it received in November.

The plan will be sent back to the Local Government Commission Wednesday for its approval. Commissioners Isabelle Purvis-Andrews and Calvin Sherrod voted for the measure while Commissioner Ann Howell voted against it. Commissioner Gwen Knight didn’t attend the meeting. (Read more)

Note: The drama continues. Nothing will change until somebody goes to jail over there. It looks like criminal activity going on to me within the board of commissioners. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher

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See What They Had To Say About The Honorable Ralph Campbell–Cash Michaels Wilmington Journal

State, civic and community leaders are all mourning the passing of a man of history, from a family of history – former State Auditor Ralph Campbell Jr., the first African-American ever to win statewide election to the NC Council of State.

“Ralph Campbell lived his life in the service of North Carolina,” Gov. Beverly Perdue said in a statement. “He believed in the fundamental promise of America: regardless of who we are or where we come from, we share the same hopes and should enjoy the same possibilities. He worked hard to erase economic disparity and establish social justice. (Read more)

Political pioneer Ralph Campbell dies–Source: WRAL

Raleigh, N.C. — Former State Auditor Ralph Campbell Jr., the first black person elected to a statewide political office in North Carolina, died Tuesday night after a battle with lung cancer, according to his sister, Mildred Christmas. He was 64.

Campbell was diagnosed with lung cancer last fall and died at Duke Raleigh Hospital, where he had been hospitalized for more than a week. (Read more)

Home Going Ceremonies For
   The Late Honorable Ralph Campbell, Jr.

Friday, January 14  10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ralph’s Body will lay In State With Full State Honors
North Carolina State Capitol Rotunda

Friday, January 14    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Formal Wake, Family Visitation, Community Appreciation
Fletcher Hall, Progress Energy Center

Saturday, January 15   12 Noon
Funeral Services With Full City Honors
Saint Ambrose Episcopal Church
813 Darby St, Raleigh

Troubled SBI agent Duane Deaver fired

The State Bureau of Investigation has fired agent Duane Deaver, a veteran analyst and agent whose work came under fire in several high profile cases and an independent audit of the state’s crime lab.

Deaver was terminated Friday, according to an email from Noelle Talley, spokeswoman for Attorney General Roy Cooper. (Read more)