Sharpsburg mayor pleads guilty to DWI – Rocky Mount Telegram

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The Gate Keeper: This made no damn sense to drink on election day knowing the climate in Sharpsburg.

Sharpsburg’s mayor pleaded guilty Monday to driving while impaired in connection to his election-night arrest.

Robert L. Williams Jr. was sentenced to a day in jail, 24 hours of community service and two years probation.

Williams’ blood alcohol content was .13, according to court records. The legal limit in North Carolina is .08.

Williams was elected May 8 after a court-ordered rematch of the race he lost by three votes in 2017.

Williams appeared to be impaired as he left town hall, which was a Nash County polling site, on election night. (Read more)

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Southern California Prosecutor Resigns from $133K Job After Wondering Why Maxine Waters Hasn’t Been Shot Yet–ATLANTABLACKSTAR.COM

The Gate Keeper: Damn these ignant racist white boys will say anything. So do anyone think this was a slip up? When black folk say ignant mess about why they show their racism, I guess these ignant racist white boys think it validates them and they just keep on saying things. Some apologize after the damage has been done but hell an apology don’t mean a damn thing. And then they resign and/or get fired but don’t understand why.

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Southern California Prosecutor Resigns from $133K Job After Wondering Why Maxine Waters Hasn’t Been Shot Yet

A former San Bernardino County gang prosecutor suspended in the wake of racist rants he published on social media has resigned from the district attorney’s office. Michael Selyem, a former Orange…

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt announces her resignation and removal of Silent Sam pedestal – News & Observer

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UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt, in a surprise announcement late Monday afternoon, said that she will resign after graduation this spring.

In a statement, Folt also said she had ordered the removal of the pedestal that held the Silent Sam Confederate monument.

“As chancellor, the safety of the UNC-Chapel Hill community is my clear, unequivocal and non-negotiable responsibility,” she wrote. “The presence of the remaining parts of the monument on campus poses a continuing threat both to the personal safety and well-being of our community and to our ability to provide a stable, productive educational environment. No one learns at their best when they feel unsafe.” (Read more)