Alvin Nash For Countryside

Monday, March 31, 2008

What a pleasant surprise. Mr. Nash, a golfer, and member of Countryside Golf Association. He had written a letter to Council last year expressing the reasons for keeping the golf course. Woohoo, is all I can say and we’ll hold him to it. Whoa is the Editorial Board – is their endorsement the “kiss of […]

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Rubert Cutler Wants Countryside Developed

Friday, March 28, 2008

The Roanoke Times Editorial Board has spoken. Dr. Rupert Cutler is their choice. This is the same man who made fun of the Countryside residents in Northwest when he was on Council. He and Fitzpatrick joked about us “seeing all kinds of flying things” out here at the airport. We would see birds and airplanes […]

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From The Deputy Director Of Finance – Countryside Property Mortgage

Saturday, March 22, 2008

The next “Interest Only” payment in June on the mortgage of the Countryside Golf Course Property will bring interest paid to date to well over 1/2 million dollars. The total financed was $3,975,000 dollars for 15 years at 6.25%. . This is the email response from the Roanoke City Finance Department: . Wednesday, March 19, […]

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FOIA – Thanks To Our Deputy Director Of Finance

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Our city employees are very hardworking. The Finance Department has been especially responsive to my requests. If you had not noticed by now I ASK questions. This is more than I can say for current Council members – at least publicly. The principal starting out was $3,975,000. Not much of a dent in principal but […]

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“Sunshine Week” – March 16th – 22nd

Sunday, March 16, 2008

I was informed by the Roanoke Times Editorial Board that since I am now a candidate for Roanoke City Council that I would have to state so in any blogging on editorials or commentary. I did bog today and they did publish it. I may continue this on the issues I passionately support. . CLICK […]

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Listen To The “Electro Krats”

Sunday, March 16, 2008

A promise kept at the St. Patrick’s Day parade today. A video of Roy Bedwell singing “Ring Of Fire” at the Roanoke City Democratic Committee Christmas Party in December. 2007. CLICK HERE AND TURN YOUR SPEAKERS ON.

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REAL Democrats Don’t “HATE”

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Today I attended the St. Patrick’s Day parade and what a parade it was … the best ever! Thank you Robin Reed for the beautiful weather. You could not miss the mayoral candidate, David Bowers, who is VERY Irish and sported green hair. Shouts of “Run, David, Run” echoed as he walked by. The Bowers […]

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“In The News” Video Clip

Friday, March 14, 2008

See the clip and read about how the media can put words in your mouth.CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE VIDEO about me and the Roanoke City Council elections in May.

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Letter to the Editor Favoring Countryside As A Municipal Golf Course

Friday, March 7, 2008

Today’s Letter to the Editor in The Roanoke Times:Municipal golf course is a better investment The Feb. 19 commentary by Valerie Garner “Chipping away at Countryside” exposed the narrow-minded approach of Roanoke city government and city council members to the valuable asset and potential of the Countryside Golf Course. The city should not turn a […]

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