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Boardman Seeks to Make GUC Rates, City Fees Big Issues in D4

Boardman Seeks to Make GUC Rates, City Fees Big Issues in D4

By Dennis Mitchell Election correspondent Terry Boardman isn’t only challenging Rick Smiley for the District 4 seat on city council, he is also challenging Smiley’s vote of support for the Greenville Utilities Commission’s recent rate decrease due to the sale of its nuclear power assets to Duke Energy. GUC had two real options for passing […]


BoE Throws Out Wetherington Protest

Katherine Wetherington, from the campaign's Facebook page

by Guardian Staff The Pitt County Board of Elections, meeting late this afternoon, voted unanimously to throw out a protest filed by the losing candidate in the race for Greenville’s district 3 city council seat. Katherine Wetherington, who has ties to the local real estate industry and manages a downtown restaurant, lost the race by […]


Williams Withdraws Election Protest; Wetherington’s Still Pending

Terri Williams

by Guardian Staff Greenville city council district 4 hopeful Terri Williams late yesterday withdrew her election protest, effectively ending her campaign and conceding victory to Rick Smiley. A 4 p.m. Board of Elections hearing on the protest of district 3 candidate Katherine Wetherington, however, is still pending. Williams’ protest charged some voters were turned away […]


Election 2013: Smiley Wins District 4

Election 2013: Smiley Wins District 4

By Guardian Staff Results for the 2013 municipal election have been certified by the Pitt County Board of Elections. Rick Smiley secured the District 4 victory he claimed on election night, adding 8 provisional votes to his tally this morning. Terri Williams picked up 10 more votes, so Smiley’s election-night margin of 13 has shrunk […]


Candidate Interviews: Districts 3 and 4

Candidate Interviews: Districts 3 and 4

Early voting begins Thursday in Greenville’s municipal election. Voters will select one City Council representative from each of five districts along with an “at-large” councilor and mayor. In late July, The Guardian hand delivered to the address provided on each candidate’s election filing an invitation to participate in a two-step voter education initiative. Step one […]


Williams’ Candidacy Challenged

Terri Williams

By Guardian Staff The Greenville Guardian has learned that a formal challenge to the candidacy of Terri Williams for Greenville’s 4th District city council seat has been filed with the Pitt County Board of Elections (BOE). Voter William Bivins’ protest contends Williams does not reside in District 4. The protest cites sworn documents Williams filed in […]


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