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From the Editor: Hat Throwers be Damned

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by Lisa Ellison Editor As the field of candidates in November’s municipal election takes shape, a local editorial cartoon reminded me how thankless a job serving on city council is. The cartoon shows two rings. The mayor’s cowboy hat sits alone in the one labeled “mayor,” while a slew of hats occupies the “city council” […]


Candidate List Grows as Filing Deadline Nears

Candidate List Grows as Filing Deadline Nears

by Lisa Ellison Guardian editor Update 7/16: The at-large race has a new contestant. Brand new. Angela Shackleford Williams, who appears to rent a home on Willow Run in municipal District 4 (Pitt County Online Parcel Information System), registered to vote in Pitt County today when she filed for the city-wide seat. According to an August […]


Candidate List Grows As Filing Deadline Nears

Candidate List Grows As Filing Deadline Nears

by Lisa Ellison Guardian editor Update 7/16: The at-large race has a new contestant. Brand new. Angela Shackleford Williams, who appears to rent a home on Willow Run in municipal District 4 (Pitt County Online Parcel Information System), registered to vote in Pitt County today when she filed for the city-wide seat. According to an August […]


Council Adheres to Land Use Plan, (Almost) Saves Taxpayer Money

Council Adheres to Land Use Plan, (Almost) Saves Taxpayer Money

by Brittney Melton Guardian intern Greenville City Council’s April 9 meeting saw the easy conclusion of ordinances allowing live performance venues and craft beer sales downtown. One contentious rezoning on East 10th Street was continued until May, and council voted on another controversial rezoning request, this one regarding land South of Stantonsburg Road. Council also made […]


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