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UPDATED: Williams Protests Election

Terri Williams

by Lisa Ellison Editor The Guardian has investigated charges made in Terri Williams’ formal protest of the results for District 4 in Greenville’s municipal election. Here is what we’ve found so far: In reference to a signed statement by Ashley Wetherington included with the protest filing, one of the poll workers, who requested anonymity citing […]


Candidates Appeal to Students

Candidates Appeal to Students

by Lisa Ellison East Carolina University’s Student Government Association hosted a forum for all candidates running for office in Greenville on Monday Oct. 28. The forum was an informal event: There were no timers, planned questions, or cards passed around for audience members’ questions. Each candidate was invited to speak for a few minutes on […]


Greenville Candidate Information Compiled

Greenville Candidate Information Compiled

We’ve brought you interviews and endorsements on the candidates for public office in Greenville, but want to put all the information you might want about the candidates in one place. If you know of a community group (not campaign materials) we do not have listed that has sent a survey to or endorsed candidates, please […]


The Guardian endorses…

The Guardian endorses…

In late July, the Greenville Guardian sent a questionnaire to all candidates in Greenville’s municipal elections. Eight candidates completed it and were invited to an interview. All eight participated. Editor Lisa Ellison sat down with these eight for about an hour each; if you’re a regular here, you’ve seen the transcripts. Our interviews and questionnaires […]


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 Residency Petition Dismissed

Terri Williams

by Lisa Ellison At a 5 p.m. preliminary hearing, the Board of Elections dismissed the protest petition brought forward by William Bivins on September 26 questioning District 4 candidate Terri Williams’ residency. Bivins stated that Williams, under sworn statement and penalty of perjury, declared a Bath address in a bankruptcy hearing. The concern was that either […]


Board of Elections to Consider Protest

Terri Williams

Just after 5:30 p.m., Pitt County Board of Elections Director David Davis sent out a notice saying the BoE will meet at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8 in the BoE conference room (1717 W. 5th Street) for preliminary consideration of the protest filed by William Bivins on Tuesday, October 1, concerning Greenville City Council […]


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 […]


Breaking the Rules, Again

Breaking the Rules, Again

By Anthony Noel Mayor Allen Thomas and at-large city councilor Dennis Mitchell are at it again: Ignoring the rules. We’ve already reported on Thomas’ extended stay on Greenville’s planning and zoning commission prior to his election two years ago. Mr. Mitchell’s $500,000-plus indebtedness to the IRS, meanwhile, is fast becoming a campaign issue. And now, […]


Meet Your Candidates

Meet Your Candidates

by Lisa Ellison, editor We’ve given you the candidates’ rankings of their priorities for the city. Below you will find the candidates’ other responses to our questionnaire. They are organized by seat. Asked, “If elected, how will you view your role in city operations?,” the candidates were given three choices: I will help run Greenville […]


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