Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Oct. 27 is first public meeting on downtown’s future.
Roanoke, VA – The City of Roanoke’s Department of Planning, Building, and Development is currently in the process of updating the Downtown Plan. Public meetings to gather input will be held on Oct. 27 and Nov. 28 at the City Market Building beginning at 6 p.m.
The department is looking for input and ideas from citizens to help update the vision for the downtown area for the next 20 years. The plan will seek to address the rise of downtown living and the importance of public spaces and amenities. It will also focus on successful small businesses, major employers, and other initiatives that help establish downtown Roanoke as a reg
Creigh Deeds Democratic candidate for governor finishes up his “Deeds Country” tour. The tour took him to all the small rural towns similar in size to his rural roots in Bath County. Ben Tribbet of Not Larry Sabato does protest too much at times and even he admitted that his insult of the people of rural western Virginia and/or Creigh Deeds went too far when he tweeted:
“Is the Deliverance Tour over yet? (I’m talking about the candidate, not the people of SW Virginia).”
Tribbet though did apologize for his tweet in response to Deeds tweet complaining about judging his campaigns political strategy with the “Deeds Country” tour.
Deeds will not loose much sleep over Tribbet’s tweet I wager as he moves on to the “Ladies of Annandale” on Monday.
PRESS RELEASE: DEEDS TO ANNOUNCE “WOMEN FOR DEEDS” – Candidate, Supporters to Draw Sharp Contrast on Choice, Women’s Health
ANNANDALE – Sen. Creigh Deeds, the Democratic nominee for governor, will join more than 100 women at the Northern Virginia Community College to announce the formation of “Women for Deeds,” a group of Virginia women backing the Democrat’s campaign for governor.
Sen. Deeds will speak to attendees about a range of issues including education, the economy and women’s health. The event will also include remarks by women leaders from Northern Virginia.
Deeds and supporters will highlight the significant differences with Bob McDonnell on the issues of choice and women’s health. They will also discuss key differences in plans to jump-start Virginia’s economy and to invest in Virginia’s public schools.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Election 2009, Politics, State Politics
Tags: democrat, election2009, governor