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New Bern Sun Journal (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, New Bern, North Carolina My Rii s Walter Augustus Armond. Or. New Horn i Waller a bunk Quot Augustus a mood or. 60. Of Loor . Iii Hway 70 East. Apt #2, the James City Community new Bern died on wednesday. August 26, 20is at the Carol Napast medical Center he was a 1066 graduate of j t Barber High school and a member of the United states army he became a member of Pilgrim Chapel missions Baptist Church at an Early age he is survived by five Sisters will in e Armond of the James City Community Brenda Ballard of Creelsboro Lillian Armond of Tucson. Arizona Emily Ford of Bennettsville South Carolina Ami fran Ces Armond \ t a i i a i it Tammy i their Friend at the residence will it f Arr landmark of h la n chive a Sis at Astel. 1601. The James City Community. New Bern memorial service with military honors will he held on tuesday Stepiem Ber 1,2015 at i Loo am in the Rivers Morgan Furu ral Home inc memorial Chapel Quot of West st., new Bern with the pastor Dorothy Sykes Smith officiating interment will take place at the coastal Carolina state veterans cemetery in Jacksonville at a later Date arrangements Are by i vers Morgan funeral Home. Inc. New Bern King Albert Cole. Or. Hakki h k Kim Al Bort .6�?�.of 211 Devonshire drive Havelock died thursday August 2&Quot. 2015 at Vidwant medical Center. Greenville n his funeral service is i of pm. Wednesday. Sep tember 2, 2015 at god s Ity of Refuge. 953 Hibbs re Newport burial w ill be saturday september 5, 2015 at it Treater a Erene missionary Baptist c Hurch c emetic re. Evergreen. Alabama he is a native of Ever Green Alabama Retiree of the i s Marine corps was a logistics anal is for enc Tex and served As an elder and member of Rod s City of Refuge he is survived by his is lie. Kristena Roach Cole of the Home one son. Alfred c Cole of new Bern no one daughter. Kimberley in c Ole of i dirham no two Sisters viable j Allen and Annie 11 Larvey. Both of Evergreen at. And five grandchildren the family will receive friends at the residence viewing tuesday from Loo pm to 6 on pm at Oscar s mortuary arrangements Are by Oscar s mortuary inc Sun journal obituary policy Nam obituary free a photo and logo a it it the custom Ili Disi hic i infinite from m its March decision the justices found Alabama leg relied too much on a a mechanical a Hume i c a i percentages while drawing legislative districts in w hich Blacks comprised a majority of the population those vrho sued Over North Carolina s maps in 2011 believe the ruling in the Alabama matter is spot on with the boundaries drawn by the general Assembly. They argued in court briefs that it confirms two dozen legislative districts along with the majority Black 1st and 12th congressional districts should in struck Down and maps redrawn quickly by the legislature for the 2016 elections state attorneys and legislative leaders contend the Alabama cast is altogether different and the current maps should remain intact a they re fair and Legal Quot said sen Boh Rue Hor two l o not i no if from i to the state Board Cox said he would have various objections he said he plans to Send a letter this week in his capacity As chairman of the party Cox said the move is the work of the Republican party to sex elude i democrats especially minorities from the voting process. Quot i his is not just for pain Tico county. This is an Effort republicans Are undertaking across the state and in fact across the country Quot he said a it is aimed at creating More difficulties for certain categories of voters that they consider Are More Likely to vote for democrats. It is really aimed at sup pressing a handful of votes in every precinct it is All about next y ear s presidential Mecklenburg the Senate a chief mapmaker in 2011. Quot we done to suspect there w ill in any changes because the decision of the Alabama Case is like apples and or Anges to the Case that we presented a Law vers challenging the maps argue North Carolina gop leaders As in Ala Bania went beyond what the its voting rights act and Case Law demand by shoes Nrang Black voters into irregularly shaped districts and eroding their ability to elect their preferred candidates. North Carolina lawmakers created even More majority minority districts compared to the maps drawn last decade mostly by democrats and increased the percent age of Black voters in previously majority Black state House districts although there Snow a record number of Black legislators those lawmakers and the Black voters they represent have less flu Kitce than before because Cox said the local propos Al was targeted at the county s Lone majority african american precinct in Mesic and democratic rna Jority precincts in Stonewall and Alliance a was party chair those Are the kinds of things that concern me Quot he Saki i am comfortable being in a party that wants everybody to vote and everybody s vote to be vomited i done to want any unnecessary obstacles to american citizens the three smaller precincts that would change polling places Are heavily democratic with 652 Reg i stored democrats to 265 republicans among Vijh Overall voters with the exception of Mesic the three precincts have predominately White registered voters 787 to 321. Mesic has 2ir registered voters including i in Blacks andr6 Whites with 1491 Jem they Are crammed in Dis tints As adjoining districts became More Republican said Anita Karls an attorney representing the state a act a plaintiff Black legislators a would say that they have less pow or than they be Ever had Quot Earls said a they have no ability to get their policies or positions passed Quot Earls and her allies Point to previous districts where Black lawmakers have won in districts that Are less than so percent Black by swaying White voters too but the states attorneys coup ter that no Black candidate was elected to the general Assembly in 2010 from a maj it in Tyr White District Rucho said mapmakers followed redistricting Prim Caples set out by the state supreme court More than to years ago. They Vear Gued the Law and court Rul Ings make Clear creating majority minority districts Are justified to protect the state from discrimination litigation of crafts and 35 republicans. Pamlico county elections director Lisa Bennett said that the county Hoard did not request information on a breakdown of voters by either party or race before it considered the consolidations. The consolidation plan passed by a 2 to i vote in july with chairman Jenni Fer Roe and Russ Richard both republicans casting the two yes votes i Democrat deicide Gibbs voted against the measure the Pamlico election Board s Given reason for the consolidation move is to save about $10,000 per precinct on new voting equipment which has been mandated to be in place by at least 201 Mesic mayor Jones spoke against the proposed move to the Vandemere site at both Public Board meetings with support from Vandemere mayor Judy thaanum Jones sent his protest let Rucho said Alabama legislators went far and beyond the voting rights act by creating districts with Black populations of 60and to percent Rucho said. None of North Carolina s majority Black districts exceeded 57 percent those who sued said race was the predominant Factor in drawing the districts making them racial Gerrymander that can t he jus titled but legislators said the maps were chiefly designed to retain Republican majorities in the general Assembly. A Virginia congressional District also has been reviewed in Light of the Alabama matter a panel of fed Era judges ruled again that Virginia a 3rd congressional District was unlawful. The prevailing decision by North Carolina s justices is Likely to he appealed Hack to the . Supreme court. There Are also two other pending North Carolina redistricting cases in Federal court ter to state elections Board executive director him Westbrook Strach on tuesday saying t he decision was premature Given the 20im Date for new equipment. He also cited ongoing issues on voting changes. Quot Federal courts Are hear my suits against recent changes to North Carolina election Law the outcome of those suits will he affected by suits in other states causing uncertainty about future elections in our county Quot he wrote Quot since Mesic is the Only municipality in in Arn i Leo county with a majority african american population and the changes adopted by the county Hoard will make voting More Cli la cult for our voters this May adversely Al Lect minority voter county elections director Bennett said her office would submit the state s digital map requests within the week Ethel Hansley Williams Ayden Ethel 11.in icy Williams the of Ayden died on Friday. Aug 28, 2015, at Vidan medical Center in Greenville funeral service will he held at 11 a m on tuesday. Sept 1.2015, at Ayden free Dom Baptist Hurch interment will follow the service at Maysville City cemetery at 2 p m the family will receive friends on monday aug. La. 2015, from 7 to 9 p m at Ayden Freedom Baptist Church 234 Snow Hill St Ayden arrangements by Kahl Ert funerals amp cremations Maysville Emma Mcconner Baucom Franks Newbern Emma Mcconner Baucom Franks k6, of 902 Karen drive new Bern died saturday aug 20, 2015, at her residence. I Ler funeral service is 9a in thursday sept 3, 2015, at West Street it Christian Church 721 West st., new Bern burial will follow in new Bern National cemetery. She is survived by her husband Jehu Franks of the Home. The family will receive friends at the residence. The viewing hours begin at to wednesday and the Wake service is 6 p a wednesday sept 2,2015, at oscars memorial Chapel. Arrangements Are by oscars mortuary inc. David Jerome Ormond David Jerome Ormond 83, of Vanceboro died sunday a it a a it Mig wry Filiip it Lam a dryer own or a oven a Hal Ritam roof a i finn 4 More 25% off any one appliance 252-633-1188 100 Wlk or blvd a brn no ,c1t�cktist appliances Corn aug 30,2015 arrangements by Wilkerson funeral i Louie or crematory. Robert Glenn Johnston or. Robert Glenn Johnston or. 8&Quot. Of Bayboro died saturday. Aug 29,2015 arrangements Are incomplete at Bryant funeral Home of cremations Alliance. Virnell Miller Marshall Virnell Miller Marshall 97, of 706 second ave., new la in died sunday aug 30,2015 at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by oscars mortuary inc meet your. In i \ nut in of from i / need to in tweaked. We can do t hat with no problem we Are just waiting on the state Board directive on where to draw lines Quot she said the state had indicated a goal of getting the maps reconciled and decisions made on consolidation requests by december Wray said that Craven had sought the changes this year to get a jump on the 2016 election year which promises to he Busy with a presidential primary May primary and november general election. Sun j Armil account executive covering Trent rd., Pamlico county 8 17 North Tony Martin Tony Martin a 252-342-0817 just like Home. Only better. Call 252-624-0882 today to Ach Adula personal visit and complimentary meal 0 at courtyards at Berne Village we take care of life s daily details so you can focus pm what matters most our residents enjoy a am inert twee. Ground level Brick Villa apartments a freshly prepared meats daily a housekeeping arid maintenance services a scheduled transportation a planned recreation and social activities a Independent Irving apartments a of i Oay courtyards at Berne Village senior i Twig 7/0�?T Ambon Bootman no Ben. No 7s5s7 a potential March 2016 presidential primary Date has yet to he finalized Al though a Date of March 15 has been used to implement the polling changes. Wray said Craven would need approval by i toe. 2 for the Early primary Wray said the consolidations were a Cost cutting measure that would reduce the county s number of precincts from 26 to 20 the proposed polling place moves include larks to Jasper Epworth to Vanceboro is Glen urine to in George Street Truitt and Emu to Bridgeton and hems to River Bend Quot the voters will not lose their identity As Clarks Epworth Truitt Ernul hems and is Quot Wray said in an earlier interview Quot we still have to report voting statistics with these Aulenti lied As such voter tabulation districts. The Only change would be if approved is where they have to go to vote on election All hut one of the proposals khans to River Bend received unanimous votes from the three member elections Board Raven county combined East Havelock and West Havelock voters to one polling location in january 2014. Charlie Hall can he reached at 252-635 5667 or 252 259-7585, Hart in halite new Ernst Emu. 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