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Morrison and King Nominated by Emporia-Greensville Dems

Dear Editor:

The Emporia-Greensville Democratic Committee has nominated two outstanding candidates to run in this fall’s General Election!  We have running for Greensville County and the City of Emporia –

George Morrison for Clerk of Circuit Court and Stephen King for Sheriff!

George is the Chairman of our local committee and he brings nearly 28 years of experience in local government in middle and senior management as well as having owned and managed his consulting business.  He is a Silver Life Member of the Greensville Emporia NAACP as well as its Secretary.  Morrison is a lifelong United Methodist and attends Main Street United Methodist where he is a Trustee, At-Large member of Church Council, had served a decade as its Worship Committee Chairperson, is a member of United Methodist Men as well as its Adult Chancel Choir.  Additionally Morrison had been tapped by several Bishops and District Superintendents to serve on both State Church Conference wide and Petersburg and James River District Committees.

As Clerk, Morrison proposes further modernizing the operations of the office while improving the quality of customer service to ALL citizens and customers.  Upon taking office George will reinstate free Notary Public Services to the citizens of Greensville and Emporia.  Additionally, he will seek to select jury pools that accurately reflect the real demographics of our community.  Morrisonwill seek to establish, like other counties and cities across the Commonwealth, an introduction to the necessity and functions of the courts system.  This program will be geared toward our high school seniors as he works with the school system to introduce the functionality of the court and judicial system on a level playing field.

Stephen is a Greensville County native, graduate of Greensville County High School, and meets and exceeds all of the requirements set by the Commonwealth of Virginia to be YOUR next Sheriff of Greensville County and the City of Emporia.   He intends to use his nearly twenty years of extensive corporate management experience, bybringing to the community his analytical, administrative and organizational skills. His ability to achieve goals, objectives, and futuristic; both short and long-term visions will provide a safe, secure, and better quality of life for all citizens of Greensville County.

He is an active member of in both the Democratic Committee as well as the Greensville Emporia NAACP.

Sheriff King WILL maximize crime prevention, take a strong stance against drugs that currently plague our community and establish community outreach for our youth.  In addition, Stephen is a strong believer in Community Policing increasing patrols throughout the county and reestablishing Project Lifesaver and the Triad Program for our seniors and an after school program for our youth. 

Stephen is dedicated to Progressive Change and FIRM but Fair Leadership.  When elected, he is ready to roll up his sleeves and serve our community in a hands-on, collaborative way with RESPECT, INTEGRITY and theINVOLVEMENT you deserve!

Recently, both Morrison and King have been endorsed by United States Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, Virginia State Senator Louise Lucas and Member of the House of Delegates, Lashrecse Aird, and Chairwoman of the Fourth Congressional District Democratic Committee.

Keep Greensville County and the City of Emporia BLUE and vote the Democratic Ticket on November 5th

Emporia-Greensville Democratic Committee

George E. Morrison, III, Chairman

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