Posted on 12 December 2010
By Brianna Rhodes
Kinston Mayor B.J. Murphy (right) speaks during a town hall style meeting at The Gate Community Center in November. The meeting was called to discuss solutions to violent crime and the presence of gangs in Kinston. (James Whitner/Staff photo)
Mayor BJ Murphy summarized the overall message of the meeting.
“We want the young people to succeed and come back home, but our community has to do a better job of coming together,” he said, adding that he hopes there will be many more such meetings in the future.