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March 13, 2016 - Downtown Apex Parking

When I ask people “What’s so great about Apex?”,”The Downtown” is given more than any other answer. Indeed, the rejuvenation of our central business district over the last 15 years has been a wonderful thing to witness, and has become the envy of many other North Carolina towns. 347 more words

March 1, 2016

Welcome to March! Can’t believe it? Me neither! I’ve been in office for only 3 months, but it feels closer to a year. We have gotten so much done since I’ve been mayor! 349 more words

Public Policy

February 22, 2016

The week started out with a meeting of the Wake County Mayors. There is so much experience in that room, and it’s really encouraging to see how well folks get along. 481 more words

December 28, 2015

This being the week of Christmas, things took a bit of a pause with the town hall generally closed the latter half of the week. I was able to start the week off by attending the Wake County Mayors’ Association Holiday Dinner on Monday night in downtown Raleigh. 263 more words


Wake County: Home values rebound, commercial surging since recession

Most Wake County residential property owners are unlikely to experience sticker shock when they open property revaluation notices in the coming days.

Results from the county’s recent reappraisal of all 360,000 properties in the county show most homes have regained the value they lost during the recession but haven’t appreciated enough to trigger fears of tax increases. 704 more words

Triangle NC

December 7, 2015

On Dec 1, 2015, I took the oath of office, with Justice Robert Edmunds of the NC Supreme Court administering the oath. In the very brief organizational meeting, the council selected Nicole Dozier as our new Mayor Pro Tempore. 416 more words

The home you leave is never the one you return to

Upon a spontaneous journey returning to my hometown, I was met with a wave of melancholy, a rush of past memories as they danced about my former home. 543 more words

Op Ed