I had a few inquiries about Mecklenburg County's Twitter use, so thought I'd post examples -
@MeckCounty The County Manager recently visited the Thomasboro Community of Shalom seeking feedback on the upcoming county budget: http://bit.ly/drYi74
(Ties in with our use of a Mecklenburg YouTube channel.)
@meckhealth Save the date. Mecklenburg County Public Health Forum Healthy Kids - A Better Future to be held April 30 . http://bit.ly/a5ZDKS
@meckpermit Meeting with Jim Hock today to tour new LEED-certified condos in Wesley Heights. Learn more at www.celadongreenway.com.
@MeckCounty Mecklenburg County awarded nonprofits over $5 million in Community Service Grants this year. Find out how to apply at http://bit.ly/bsYkOY.
@MeckCounty ALL recreation centers, the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center, Ray’s Splash Planet, Marion Diehl Pool & Grady Cole Center are CLOSED today.
@Meck_eGov This week's #MeckBOCC Board Bulletin: grant op for local non-profits; ethics training for elected officials - http://bit.ly/bIORzW #meckgov
Now all of the above are one-way pushes of info, at least initially. Be prepared to make the commitment to respond to questions and comments. It can't be a glorified email.