Author: Robert A. Williams

New City of Shelby Attorney asked to provide records!!! –Lawyer Bills, “Rhetorical Hyperbole,” Lawsuits??? And other Public Records!! City of Shelby trying to refuse public records requests by hiring interim Attorney with a limited service contract??? –Report and new record requests by Robert A. Williams

To: City of Shelby: Please consider this communication as a re-statement or the requests for records and information as requested by Rev. Dante Murphy as provided below and for additional information and records that I am requesting as also provided…

All NC Churches Closed by NC Governor Roy Cooper!! –Will reopen in a few months, MAYBE, Maybe NOT!!! –Thank you, come again Governor Roy Cooper–Enemy of the People!! Rev. Dr. Lamont Littlejohn Too?? –Reminders by Bill Gray, reprinted with Comments and arguendo by Robert A. Williams

Editor’s Note: The First Amendment says: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to…

Shelby Councilman Andrew Hopper Called out for Hypocrisy!!! –Given major tongue-lashing for not being fair and not doing job!!! –Other Black Leaders Too—More Description in another article!!! –Shelby Star also involved in major example of a divisive behavior!! Report provided by Robert A. Williams

Editor’s Note: Plantation Politics has taken over the entire black community and especially the black community church leadership in Shelby and in Cleveland County. To use language well understood in the black community, it is a battle between the “Coons”…

Commissioners give another $75,000 to Eddie Holbrook’s family??? 4-1 Split vote by Commissioners-Deb Hardin Votes NO!!! Commissioners Susan Allen, Ronnie Whetstine, Johnny Hutchins and Doug Bridges say NO to citizens out of work, but Pay Holbrook’s kin!!! Facts, truth, gossip, evaluation and arguendo by Robert A. Williams

May 5, 2020 Commissioner’s Meeting: What puzzles me about the American Legion World Series, Baseball, Inc corporation is what its purpose actually is? The name implies it is somehow a part of the American Legion’s baseball program that has been…

A tale of Two Staff Reports!!! Which one is the BEST!!! –RAW’s of the County Manager’s Office??? –Taxpayers or the Tax and Spender Commissioners??? –Fighting fire with FIRE by Robert A. Williams

The County Manager has submitted a Staff Report to give Eddie Holbrook’s American Legion world Series, Baseball, Inc. another $75,000 to “laser grade” the ball field at Shelby High School and fix up a fence. Another fence-remember the Fairground fence?…

Crazy School Board appoints ”Experienced” New Member!!!- -30 years of “BAD” Experience–Dr. Jack Hamrick!! — To fill vacancy left by Jeff Jones Resignation!!!— Report by Robert A. Williams-Evaluation and analysis by YOU!!!

Folks, sometimes my articles are rather long and detailed because the facts, issues and connections are complex. This article, coming out of the April 27, 2020 phone-in school board meeting is simple and will be one of my shortest articles…

Black City of Shelby Council Members Called-out by other Blacks to FIRE Rick Howell!!!! I call them out too-along all with the White Council Members!!! I do not discriminate. I call out every Elected official when they do wrong!!! Red and Yellow, Black AND White!!! Report, analysis, evaluation, informed opinion and truth by Robert A. Williams

History and focus: In 2008 the City of Shelby commissioned a group of “experts” to develop a 10-Year Masterplan for the City of Shelby. At the time I read that Masterplan, especially the part about removing the Confederate Soldier Memorial…