MAYOR QUITS SUDDENLY TO EASE TENSIONS
An offer by Crewe Mayor Greg Eanes -- for the Town to accept memorials honoring Confederate Generals along Richmond’s Monument Avenue -- has resulted in social media backlash, his own resignation, protests in the railroad town, and the appointment of Mayor-Elect Phil Miskovic to serve as Interim Mayor.
Eanes didn’t seek re-election in May and was scheduled to leave office June 30th, but events during a 48-hour period last week hastened his departure.
“I am not one to cut and run,” Eanes, a retired Air Force Col. and military historian, wrote in his resignation letter to Council last Friday morning.
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