Homegoing Celebration For Herbert Lee Davis Pinetops NC.

My condolences goes out to the family of the late Herbert Lee Davis.

Script.: Read Eccles. 3 and know, “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven”

Song: When The Battle Is Over – Walter Hawkins

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Congressional Ethics Probe Adds to Michele Bachmann’s Political Woes – The Daily Beast

Eighteen months ago, the Minnesota House member was considered an unlikely but undeniable Republican rising star, winning the Iowa straw poll that unofficially begins the primary season. Today, she is embroiled in a litany of legal proceedings related to her rolling disaster of a presidential campaign—including a Office of Congressional Ethics investigation into campaign improprieties that has not previously been reported. (More)

Boehner To Get A 2014 Democratic Challenger, Andrew Hounshell, – OH-8

In 2010 Boehner faced a democratic challenger in the candidacy of Justin Coussoule, an honorable man. The results were not pretty. Justin ended up not even getting to debate the man destined to be least effective Speaker of the House, ever. In a wave election year the tan one romped to an easy 65:30 win (libertarian and constitution party candidates netting the remaining points). (More)

Rocky Mount NC – Butterfield to talk with voters at town hall meeting – Rocky Mount Telegram

Response: Voters. That’s right! This means Democrats, Republicans and others. You need to come find out what is going on in Washington DC from someone who is actually at the table. You can also find out what is going on on the local level. I sure hope to see all the voters that I have heard talk about what is going on in Washington DC at this meeting. However if not, you know and if ya don’t know I will tell you after the meeting night. Ya gonna learn the day!

The public is invited to attend a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield at 6 p.m. tonight at the former Booker T. Washington High School Auditorium, 402 E. Virginia St.

The event, which the Opportunities Industrialization Center is playing host to, is free and open to the public.

“It’s an opportunity to give people access directly to our congressman, who represents much of the Twin Counties,” said Reuben Blackwell, president and CEO of OIC. (More)


Gun vote splits city council – Rocky Mount Telegram

Rocky Mount City Council members had several lengthy discussions Monday about gun violence, community appearance standards and proposed state budget cuts.

The Committee of the Whole presentation about a resolution supporting President Barack Obama’s 23 executive orders pertaining to gun violence packed the committee room full of officials and residents interested to hear the discussion. (More)