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Town Council Information


Mayor Brenda Brown 

 Brenda Brown

  • First Term as Mayor 
  • Served on Nash County School Board for 12  years
  • Past President of the North Carolina Principal Association 
  • Retired Principal 
  • Worked at DP I
  • Bachelor's Degree from East Carolina University 
  • Masters in Reading from Campbell University 
  • Six year degree in Supervision and Administration from East Carolina University 




 Mayor Pro Tempore Kate Burns

"I want to keep Nashville great by planning for our future while preserving Nashville's charm and small-town feel."

  • First Term on Town CouncilKate Burns
  • Attorney admitted in the States of North Carolina and New York
  • Member of Board of Directors for Nashville Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (NES PTA)
  • Appointed Chair of Compliance Committee for NES PTA
  • Secure Volunteer for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools
  • Volunteer Leader for several weekly children's programs at Nashville United Methodist Church
  • Served on Town of Nashville Planning Board
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Psychology - Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, May 2002
  • Juris Doctor Degree, St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, NY, June 2008 
  • Mayor Pro Tempore Burns can be reached  at



Council Member Louise Hinton

"I want to preserve the Town that we all know and love."

  • Fourth Term on Town CouncilCouncil-Member-Louise-Hinton-240x300
  • Retired English Teacher
  • Bachelor of Science – East Carolina University
  • Master of Arts – Arizona State University







Council Member Larry Taylor

“I have been a public servant my entire adult career and desire to see that the positive growth and welfare of Nashville always continues.”


  • Nashville resident for the past 38 years
  • Third Term on Town Council
  • Former Nashville Chamber of Commerce Executive Board Member
  • Degrees from Nash Community College in Criminal Justice and Business Administration
  • Retired from Nash County Sheriff's Office
  • US Air Force - Honorable Discharge 4 1/2 years
  • Retired Federal Employee - 34 years
  • Retired Nashville Police Auxiliary Officer - 25 years
  • Retired Nashville Fire Department Volunteer Captain - 21 years




Council Member   Lynne Hobbs

 “It is my desire to see Nashville prosper and grow while maintaining its warmth and appeal.”


  • First term on Town CouncilLynne Hobbs
  • N.C. Certified Local Government Finance Officer (Retired Nash County)
  • Graduate – UNC School of Government – County & Municipal Administration
  • Former Board member – Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Served on Nashville Parks & Recreation Board
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting – Atlantic Christian College
  • Stephen Ministry Leader – Nashville United Methodist Church