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John O. Moore

The Mayor and five Board of Commissioners are elected by the citizens of the Town of Farmville in November. The Mayor serves a two-year term while each of the Commissioners serves a four-year term.

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Past year

  • Serving third term as Commissioner for Town of Farmville
  • Member of The Salvation Army Board of Directors
  • Is an Ambassador for Farmville through his radio broadcasts of the Friday Night Sock Hop on 107.9 WNCT FM, now in its 20th year.
  • Brings notice to Farmville through his broadcasts of Carolina Outdoor Journal on Public
  • Broadcasting System in North Carolina and in the surrounding states. COJ currently is in production of its 21st season on UNC-TV.
  • Was recognized in May 2013 issue of Our State Magazine for the success of his long running radio show, Friday Night Sock Hop on 107.9 WNCT FM
  • Was inducted into Beach Music Radio DJ Hall of Fame in November 2013 in recognition of his decades of promotion and preservation on Beach Music

Previous years

  • Served on Farmville’s Veterans Memorial Committee
  • Chairman of Farmville’s Millennium Celebration committee
  • Chairman of Mayor’s Commission to evaluate and restructure Farmville’s Recreation Department
  • Past Chairman of Farmville’s Board of Adjustments
  • Past Member of Farmville’s Recreation Board
  • Past Member of Pitt County Crimestoppers
  • Past Member of Pitt County Planning Board
  • Past Member of Pitt County Council on Aging
  • Past Member of Pitt County Agricultural Fair Board of Directors
  • Announcer of Farmville’s Christmas parade since 1998 with the exception of two years
  • Master of Ceremonies for Farmville’s Fourth of July Celebration for several years
  • Charter Member of Farmville Jaycees; member during the Tobacco Days Jubilee, which paved the way for the Farmville Dogwood Festival
  • Former co-host of Carolina Today – allowed the opportunity to serve as an ambassador for Farmville through these broadcasts
  • Former member of Farmville Volunteer Fire Department
  • Sponsor of t-ball team since 1993
  • 28 year Veteran of North Carolina National Guard
  • Honors Graduate of North Carolina Military Academy, Ft. Bragg
  • Recipient of Army Accommodation Medal
  • Recipient of Army Achievement Medal
  • Retired First Sergeant of 691st Maintenance Company
  • Veteran of Operation Desert Storm, Persian Gulf War – 1990-1991

Civic and Community Membership/Activities

  • Awarded the honor of being named Kentucky Colonel in January 2015
  • Presented The Order of the Long Leaf Pine in 2012
  • Recipient of Pitt Community College’s 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Recipient of Friend of Farmville Award presented by Farmville Development Partnership in 2006
  • Past volunteer for Farmville Development Partnership
  • Member of Farmville Masonic Lodge #517
  • Past Master of Farmville Masonic Lodge #517
  • Member of Pitt County Shrine Club
  • Past President of Pitt County Shrine Club
  • Member of North Carolina Sudan Shrine Temple
  • Master of Ceremonies of North Carolina Sudan Shrine Temple
  • Past Publicity Chairman for North Carolina Sudan Shrine Temple
  • Former Little League coach in Farmville Recreation Department
  • Former Midget Football coach in Farmville Recreation Department
  • Past Member of Farmville Development Partnership Board of Directors
  • Past member of Farmville Lions Club
  • Past President of Farmville Lions Club; 3 terms
  • Past Chairman of Farmville Child Development Center
  • Recognized by Pitt County Board of Commissioners for Outstanding Service to the Handicapped
  • Continue to raise funds for the Summer Moore Children’s Center for Easter Seals and United Cerebral Palsy. This school serves 28 counties and as many as 70 children with special needs.
  • Past Chairman of Boys and Girls Club Farmville Unit
  • Current Elder of Farmville First Christian Church
  • Past Deacon of Farmville First Christian Church
  • Actively supports Relay For Life Farmville