1/11/2021 – Governor Roy Cooper signed a Proclamation appointing James Roberson to
the NC House of Representatives for District 39. Representative Roberson had
previously served two consecutive terms as Councilman for the Town of Knightdale from
2007-2015 and was elected as Mayor in 2015 and re-elected in 2019.
1/20/2021 – The Knightdale Town Council acknowledged and expressed their sincere
appreciation to James Roberson for his dedicated service to the citizens of Knightdale.
Newly appointed Representative Roberson was presented with “Resolution #21-01-20-
001 Recognizing James Roberson For His Service To The Town of Knightdale.” The
Resolution highlighted many of his accomplishments and recognized him as a leader and
advocate for The Town and surrounding communities. The Resolution congratulated him
on his appointment to the NC House of Representatives and wished him continued success.
2/13/2021 – Alpha Kappa Alpha Chi Rho Omega Chapter celebrated Representative
Roberson for his years of dedication and service to the community. “This man is
dedicated to being an activist and ally for his constituents in more ways than one. He has
a strong moral compass that allows him to speak up for the people. . .” was one of the
many accolades given during the event. Mayor Ronnie Currin presented the Award of
Recognition to Representative Roberson noting his accomplishments, commitment and
dedication to community service. Chi Rho Omega’s Presidents who had collaborated
with Representative Roberson on many initiatives thanked him for building bridges and
partnerships that support education, community awareness and health and wellness.
2/22/2021 – Wake County Mayors Association presented Representative James Roberson
with a letter of Recognition and thanks for his service on The Town of Knightdale
Council since 2007 and as Mayor since 2015 during a period of tremendous growth for
The Town and for is passion for improving the lives of everyone throughout Wake
County Roberson served as President of the Wake County Mayors Association in 2018
after a term as Vice President/Treasurer the year before. The letter sited many of his
accomplishments and expressed best wishes to Representative Roberson as a member of
the NC House Representative.
2/26/2021 – Town of Knightdale Staff Acknowledged Representative Roberson for his
support and commitment to community during an out-door event. Representative
Roberson was presented with an Appreciation Award, “in honor of his friendship,
loyalty, and always advocating for their well-being,” by the Town Manager. Staff
acknowledged him as a great leader and wished him well with his new appointment to the
NC House Representatives. The Chief of Police presented him with their Medal of
Honor and Medal of Commendation along with meritorious badges and bars.
Representative Roberson was deeply humbled and appreciative of their thoughtfulness