Henry County Board of Supervisors candidate Andrew Palmer calls a press conference to address issues, but incumbent Joe Bryant calls him 'naive.'
Opinion: If you are sick of the corrosive nature of our political discourse, make your gratitude visible.
City Council approves grant in $1.7 million plan.
Martinsville Circuit Court Clerk Ashby Pritchett says he asserts in a legal document that City Council and the Board of Supervisors can't decide to merge schools.
That was the message the public told the Commission for Local Governments during a nearly 4-hour pubic hearing Wednesday night.
Oral presentations on reversion have begun at the New College Institute in Martinsville, and the only point of contention so far appears simpl…
Sign up by Wednesday at 5 p.m. to speak in the public hearing about reversion.
Two days' of hearings at New College Institute will conclude with a public hearing. But you have to sign up to speak.
Dates for public meetings, hearing on reversion are confirmed.
The resolution sets out a 10-point plan that includes the implementation of new laws and policies; public outreach; partnerships with community groups; and anti-racism training for city officials and employees.
In early September, City Manager Chip Boyles will conduct outreach with the interested parties to further evaluate their interest and resources.
The city is requiring a 54-page connection agreement and fees for property owners who want panels.
“This is just putting funding in place so that we can either remove, store or cover any or all of the three statues … Any type of permanent dispossession, transfer of ownership or otherwise, would have to come back to you as a council for approval and a vote.”
He will face incumbent Joe Bryant in November's election.
The city has received three statements of interest so far from entities interested in acquiring the Confederate statues.
When the Virginia General Assembly approved a bill in January 2020 that allowed jurisdictions to impose a 5-cent tax on disposable plastic bags, Fredericksburg City Council member Kerry Devine was eager to bring the measure to the city.
After a 30-day waiting period required by Virginia statute, the city will be able to remove the statues of Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.
The salary information from govsalaries.com, which was included in the continuation of an article about reversion on Page A11 Sunday, stated i…
The board's memorandum of understanding with City Council is specific about how the school districts will move forward.