WNCT: Kinston mayor takes oath

Posted: Dec 02, 2013 9:50 PM EST
Updated: Dec 02, 2013 9:50 PM EST
By WNCT STAFF – email

KINSTON, N.C. -Mayor B.J. Murphy took the oath of office for a second term Monday night.

Murphy won the election with a little over 46% percent of the total votes.

He urged people to be proactive in the Kinston community.

Kinston’s youngest mayor is also the first Republican mayor in 140 years.