The Political Agitator’s response: Rocky Mount Concerned Citizens and Fighting Crime played a hell of a role in the election. They put mess out there and then when you respond to their ignant mess they block folk from posting trues. But since they have promoted the mess it will be up to the new Mayor Sandy Roberson and new councilman Lige Daughtridge.
A new Rocky Mount mayor was installed last week and some members of the Rocky Mount City Council changed after a heated election where positions often were debated on local social media sites.
Social media is affecting the way elections are run now more than ever, said Jason W. Buel, assistant professor and program coordinator of communication at N.C. Wesleyan College.
“Social media is affecting the way we choose leaders in a major way,” Buel said in a recent email interview. “That influence is growing at a startling rate that makes it impossible for public policy to keep up — and quite frankly, difficult even for scholars to keep up.”
I found the following to be very, very interesting.
These videos, and many other pictures, comments, jibes and barbs, were shared on pages such as the Rocky Mount Concerned Citizens Facebook page, Fighting Crime and many other personal pages as local residents engaged in lively — and often bitter — debates about the positions and characters of local candidates. (Read more)
In spite of having to deal with Ignant Racist WSBS. Curmilus Butch Dancy II 12/12/19
“OIC celebrated individuals who created the bedrock for our team to build on today. We appreciate the overwhelming support from everyone that we received from our great communities near and far to acknowledge the great work that we’ve done together. We highlighted OIC students and team members who are making a difference and being the difference as we work to build a better Rocky Mount and better North Carolina!” Reuben Blackwell CEO
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“OIC 50th Golden Anniversary was and awesome and successful event! OIC has and is a beacon of hope and light in the Rocky Mount area and throughout Eastern NC. As we celebrated our past and chartered our future this is a true testament that God is with us ..and God will sustain us another 50 years to come!” Andre Knight Board Chair
The OIC Of Rocky Mount 50th Anniversary was Fa bu lous ta stic! If you were not there you missed seeing what the inside of China America Tobacco Warehouse looks like. This was the place where many black folk made their living. Today OIC owns the place. Ain’t God good! Talking about transformation, OIC of Rocky Mount has done a thing. OIC provided a night of food, fun and fellowship and I believe everyone enjoyed. When you see these folk in the video and photos that are responsible for what has taken place and what is about to take place, tell them thank you. Folk can create their own narrative about OIC but the verdict is in, 50 years of facts! Now Share & Tweet That!
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All incumbents filed for office today except for the Vacant Register of Deeds Office. Vila R. Anderson filed to become the next Register of Deeds but she is also seeking the appointment of the office since Robin Williams Braswell retired effective today.
The filing period will end on December 20, 2019 at 12 noon.
See all of the offices that are open for the 2020 Election here.
Tuesday December 3, 2019
NC House – Shelly Willingham 12/3/2019 Rocky Mount NC
Wednesday December 4, 2019
No One Filed
To all Edgecombe County citizens, please join me today Monday, December 2, 2019 at 12 noon at the Edgecombe County Board of Elections Office, 201 St. Andrew Street Tarboro, NC as I will be filing for the Office of Register of Deeds in the upcoming 2020 election.
I have been with the Edgecombe County Register of Deeds office almost 13 years and after the retirement of the Honorable Robin W. Braswell effective today, I am seeking the appointment to fill her unexpired term.
The Edgecombe County Democratic Party Executive Committee will convene on December 17, 2019 at 6 PM at the McIntyre Auditorium on the Tarboro Campus of Edgecombe Community College to appoint a Democratic candidate to fill the unexpired term which ends December 2020.
For more information, please contact
The Committee to Appoint & To Elect Vila R. Anderson,
Edgecombe County Register of Deeds