Kersey speaks to GOP convention

Staff report

Ralph Kersey

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Republican Convention was held this week at Scotland County’s Republican Headquarters with some 60 Republicans and Independents attending.

The keynote speaker was Scotland County Sheriff Ralph Kersey, who detailed the challenges and accomplishments of the his law enforcement team. He also talked about cost savings, equipment upgrades and continuous training for the department

Also speaking were: Todd Johnson, running for the U.S. 9th Congressional district against incumbent Congressman Robert Pittenger; the Honorable Michael Stone, District Court Judge for Hoke, Scotland,Richmond and& Anson counties;, Kelsey Brown seeking the chairmanship of the NC Republican 8th Congressional District; Larry Shaheen, who spoke behalf of Pittenger; and Mark Brody who is seeking a position of Republican National Committee.

Individuals from the Scotland County Republican Party, consisting of 14 delegates and five alternates were elected as representatives to the 8th District Republican Convention occurring April 9 in Concord. Those individuals will also be eligible to attend the NC. State Republican Convention on May 6 to 8 at the Koury Center in Greensboro.

Ralph Kersey Kersey

Staff report

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