I attended opening arguments in the compensation trial in which it will be decided how much the Town of Lexington must pay Carolina Water Services (now Blue Granite Water) for property the Town has taken via eminent domain. Continue reading “I, Steve MacDougall, Do Solemnly Swear”
As was seen at the Lexington Town Council meeting on November 5th, Mayor Steve MacDougall is not a fan of opinions other than those over which he has control or with which he agrees. That needs to be changed.
I was done writing about the election and the leadership of Lexington Mayor Steve MacDougall, but, as Michael Corleone said, “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.” And besides, the Mayor just keeps on giving and giving…. Continue reading “MacDougall Refuses To Allow Citizens To Speak At Public Council Meetings”
Since this article is about transparency, it is right and proper for me to make the reader aware that Lexington Town Councilman Ron Williams is a friend and a neighbor.
When Lexington Councilman Ron Williams told me he was thinking of running for Mayor, I was surprised and confused . It isn’t like him to do something just for the heck of it and I can’t see him do it for ego or self promotion. Continue reading “Ron Williams For Mayor”
In an article published by The State Newspaper, Lexington Mayor Steve MacDougall made a statement that is being interpreted as calling the Masons of Lexington Lodge #152 liars. Continue reading “Did Steve MacDougall Call the Masons Liars?”
A controversy surrounding downtown development and the fate of a 149-year-old Masonic Lodge in Lexington has bubbled to the surface of what has become a heated race for mayor. Continue reading “Could a 149-year-old Mason lodge become a parking lot? Lexington dispute boils over”