Two candidates for County Tax Collector discuss positions; goals

Norma Pickett seeks re-election as county tax collector

Randolph County Tax Collector Norma Pickett has served the county as tax collector for 16 years. She first began work in the collector’s office in 1997 for former Collector Alice Bates. Upon Bates’ retirement in 2002, Pickett was elected to the office and began her career as collector in 2003.


Laura Meeks challenger in county tax collector race

Laura Meeks is running for Randolph County Tax Collector, she notes, to better serve the people of Randolph County. Meeks, an Independent candidate, stated, “I will run the office more effectively and efficiently by bringing advanced computer skills and a higher standard of service. The only way to get this job is to be elected. I am applying for a job and instead of one person or a panel of five determining my fate, I am asking 10,000 plus voters to hire me.” 



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