Rep. James Roberson Receives The Green Tie Award

James Roberson Receives THE GREEN TIE AWARD distinction of RISING STAR on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022, by the North Carolina League of Conservation Voters (NLCV).  This award honors new voices at the General Assembly that North Carolina citizens can count on to ensure the environment is a priority. These legislators make the environment one of the issues they champion and have worked tirelessly to ensure that all North Carolinians have access to clean water, clean air, clean energy, and a sustainably healthy

Roberson winner of the Gus Witherspoon Award

The Greater Raleigh National Pan Hellenic Council awarded Representative James Roberson as this year’s Gus Witherspoon Award winner in the area of Politics for his contributions in the political arena and commitment to community. The award was presented by David Baker, President, Phi Beta Sigma, Inc., Eta Sigma Chapter to Representative Roberson at the Legislative Building on May 24th.

James Roberson Receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

July 26, 2021 – Representative Roberson received the “Order of The Long Leaf Pine,” for his thirty-one years of service at Wake Technical Community College on July 26th, 2021. This award is among the most prestigious awards conferred by the Governor of North Carolina that is presented to individuals who have a proven record of exemplary service to the State of North Carolina and their communities. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is

Knightdale mayor appointed to NC House of Representatives

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (WNCN) — You can now refer to former Knightdale Mayor James Roberson as Representative James Roberson after he was appointed to serve in the North Carolina House of Representatives. Roberson was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to replace Rep. Darren Jackson in House District 39 after Jackson’s recent appointment to the N.C. Court of Appeals. Roberson resigned from his position as mayor on Wednesday. Elected in 2015 as the Town of Knightdale mayor,

NC governor appoints two Wake County Democrats as NC’s newest state lawmakers

Sydney Batch, who previously represented Wake County in the state House, is North Carolina’s newest state senator. And Knightdale Mayor James Roberson is the newest member of the state House. A group of Wake County Democratic Party members unanimously nominated Batch to fill a vacancy in Senate District 17 on Saturday morning. On Sunday afternoon, Democrats nominated Roberson to replace former Rep. Darren Jackson in House District 39 in eastern Wake, Jackson announced in a