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
Monday, November 15, 2010
Bill Stanley seeks Hurt senate seat
Press Release: Bill Stanley is proud to announce he has earned the endorsement of the Lynchburg Tea Party in his campaign for the Republican nomination for the 19th district Senate seat.
“I truly appreciate the faith these great patriots have placed in me and my campaign,” said Stanley. “Our vision of rekindling the spirit of limited government that truly honors our Constitution will be a team effort, and I’m proud to have the Lynchburg Tea Party on my team.”
Said Lynchburg Tea Party Chairman Mark Lloyd, “Bill has been a strong new voice for conservatism as Republican Chairman in Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District.
Senator Robert Hurt defeated Tom Perriello for the 5th congressional district leaving the seat open for a special election to be held January 11, 2011.
The decision to endorse was reached by polling the membership of the Lynchburg Tea Party according to the LTP spokesman.
Nomination of the Republican candidate will conclude by November 23. Other candidates include: Danville City Councilman Fred Shanks; Brenda Bowman, chairwoman of Pittsylvania County’s Republican committee; Melvin Adams of Hardy, president of the non-profit Christian education organization; and Pittsylvania County real estate appraiser Jerry Grubb.
Attorney Hank Davis, Chairman of the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors is the only Democrat in the running so far.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Elections, Politics, State Politics
Tags: Election 2010, Elections, republican, state_senate