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Archive for April, 2012

Democrats’ Choice: District 5 State Senate

Democrats’ Choice: District 5 State Senate

by Lisa Wilbourne Registered democrats in Greene and parts of Lenoir, Pitt, and Wayne counties will be voting for the NC Senate District 5 candidate who will appear on the November ballot. The district 5 seat is currently held by Republican Louis Pate who, after district lines were redrawn in 2011, is running for re-election in […]


A Look at District Court Judge Candidates

A Look at District Court Judge Candidates

Edit 4/27/2012: The district court judge candidates attended the April 25 forum in Fountain. The presentations were much the same as the previous forum. However one point was made clear by candidate Brian DeSoto. He said in the earlier forum that he was the only candidate to try a murder case. He said in the more […]


Director, Please!

Director, Please!

Note from the Editor: This is the first in Contributing Author Linda Leighty’s series exploring the energy that active participation in a group brings to the entire community. CATALYSTS: how personal initiative energizes our community by Linda Leighty “Bridge is a great way to learn from inferences. A lot of decisions in life are made […]


City to Adopt New Image

City Council

By Lisa Wilbourne Guardian Editor  City council Thursday night heard Public Information Officer Steve Hawley discuss a branding and marketing initiative undertaken by the Office of Economic Development and the Convention and Visitors Authority. Hawley told council the goal is “more than just a logo or a tagline, it’s an all-encompassing way of selling who you are and who […]


City Council update

City Council

by Lisa Wilbourne On Monday, April 9, City Council passed a resolution opposing the Constitutional Amendment that will appear on the May ballot. All council members voted in favor of this resolution except District 5 Councilman Max Joyner, who said, “It is not a city council issue.” See the discussion here.  Do you value The Guardian’s in-depth journalism? […]


City Council to Vote on Intermodal Center

photo: City of Greenville

Update after April 9 vote: Council unanimously voted to move forward with the site selection study.  by Lisa Wilbourne The City of Greenville has been slowly working its way toward the creation of an Intermodal Transportation Center. Last year, just as the city staff was ready to begin making offers to the landowners of the […]


Op-Ed: AMEXCAN responds to County Commissioner James

Op-Ed: AMEXCAN responds to County Commissioner James

IT BEGINS WITH MAKING AN EFFORT TO UNDERSTAND Response to comments made by County Commissioner Eugene James regarding sales tax and the Latino population in Pitt County.   The Association of Mexicans in North Carolina (AMEXCAN) is a local non-profit organization designed to promote and integrate the Latino community throughout eastern North Carolina. An article was […]


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