Council Member
Democrat, Southeast Ward
email James Taylor, Jr.
858 Shalimar Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
336-757-2110 (mobile)

Southeast Ward information

About James Taylor, Jr.

Name: James Taylor, Jr.
Council Member since: 2009
Profession/Vocation: Partner and Publisher of the Winston-Salem Chronicle Newspaper and For Seniors Only! Magazine, 2017- Present
Professional and
  • Chair of the Public Safety Committee
  • Member Public Works Committee
  • Member North Carolina League of Municipalities
  • Member North Carolina Black Elected Municipal Officials
  • Member National League of Cities
  • Member National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials
  • Member Emergency Management Advisory Council
  • Member of Triad ABC Board
  • Member of Industries for the Blind Solutions
  • Member of the Downtown Partnership
  • Project E.A.G.L.E. Co-Founder/Mentor (Clemmons Middle Student Mentoring)


  • B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC -
  • Member of NCCU Football Team
  • Parkland High School, Winston-Salem, NC 1999
  • Native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Married to Deanna Taylor, former Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board Member
  • Three children - James III, Jacob, Jada              
  • Serves his community through local service projects

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