Roanoke County Board member, Al Bedrosian is clueless say Roanoke County teachers

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Roanoke County Board member, Al Bedrosian is clueless say Roanoke County teachers

Al Bedrosian’s insensitive disrespectful comments about teachers at last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting elicited hurt feeling from teachers today at a rally held at the Roanoke Administration building. “Recall Al” read one sign – another spelled CLUELESS vertically Careless, Lying, Uneducated, Laughable, Egregious, Self-serving and Shameful. Board of Supervisor member Al Bedrosian has stepped […]

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Roanoke County School Board candidate forum and RCEA endorsements

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Roanoke County School Board candidate forum and RCEA endorsements

Monday night about 60 people attended a candidate forum at Cave Spring Middle School hosted by the Roanoke County Council of PTAs. Of the five candidates only Tim Greenway is running unopposed in the Vinton District. (See Roanoke County Education Association endorsements at the end.) Greenway runs Greenway Construction Inc. and works as a real […]

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Roanoke Business PAC Endorses Moore and Hooker for Roanoke County Supervisor

Monday, September 21, 2015

Roanoke Business PAC Endorses Moore and Hooker for Roanoke County Supervisor

The Business Leadership Fund (BLF), a political action committee (PAC) representing the regional business community, has endorsed two candidates in the upcoming election for Roanoke County Board of Supervisors. Incumbent Supervisor Charlotte Moore (Cave Spring District-I) and Martha Hooker (Catawba District-R) received endorsements from the PAC. Charlotte Moore is seeking her third term on the […]

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Roanoke County Board of Supervisor candidate goes to the dogs

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Roanoke County Board of Supervisor candidate goes to the dogs

Brian Lang Democratic candidate for Roanoke County’s Hollins District held a picnic/dog park rally at Waldrond Park Wednesday to support his proposal to create dog parks in Roanoke County. Lang is shooting for 4 dog parks but would like to see 6 and have Roanoke County become known for having the highest per capita of […]

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Brian Lang formally announces for Board of Supervisors

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Brian Lang formally announces for Board of Supervisors

Besides being involved in Boy Scouts and tutoring at the Westend Center he has taught English as a second language said Senator John Edwards in his introduction of Brian Lang for Roanoke County Board of Supervisors in the Hollins District. Twenty supporters gathered at the Hollins Library with officials like Sheriff Michael Winston attending. “He’s […]

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Roanoke County Democrats nominate Board of Supervisors candidate for the Hollins District

Monday, June 10, 2013

Roanoke County Democrats nominate Board of Supervisors candidate for the Hollins District

Monday night at the 7:00 p.m. Roanoke County Democratic caucus Brian Lang was nominated as the Democratic candidate for the Board of Supervisors seat in the Hollins District. This creates a three-way race between the Republican candidate Al Bedrosian and independent Gary Jarrell. Brian Lang is chair of the Roanoke County Democratic Committee. Lang in […]

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Ed Elswick blames Roanoke Chamber’s support of opponent (Video)

Friday, May 17, 2013

Ed Elswick blames Roanoke Chamber's support of opponent (Video)

In an email from Ed Elswick, Roanoke County Board of Supervisor Windsor District wrote, “politics may have been involved but against me because of the Roanoke Chamber [of Commerce]” He said that the Chamber was against it because they were supporting his opponent. “The comment from [Supervisor Mike] Altizer that it would prevent the sheriff […]

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The luck of the draw goes to Al Bedrosian

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The luck of the draw goes to Al Bedrosian

The build up to breaking the Roanoke County Republican Primary tie between Al Bedrosian and Mike Bailey for the nomination came and went quickly Tuesday Morning. It was sort of anticlimactic. You could see the puzzled and worried looks on Republican Party officials as 40 minutes ticked by with no announcement. A guard was at […]

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McNamara wins Windsor – drawing will decide Hollins Tuesday

Saturday, May 11, 2013

McNamara wins Windsor - drawing will decide Hollins Tuesday

UPDATE: Monday 5/13, 9:20 a.m. – Tomorrow morning 9:30 a.m. at Roanoke County Administration Building a drawing will take place to break the 389-389 tie between Mike Bailey and Al Bedrosian for the Republican nomination in the Hollins Magisterial district. Each candidate’s name will be written on five markers that would otherwise be identical. The ten […]

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Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Republican Candidate Forum

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Republican Candidate Forum

Monday night, about 75 people came to the Roanoke County Administration Building to hear from the four candidates running as Republicans for two seats on the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.  The two candidates for the Hollins district are Mike Bailey and Al Bedrosian.  The two candidates for the Windsor Hills district are RoxAnne Christley […]

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Roanoke County Chairman Mike Altizer will not seek reelection

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Roanoke County Chairman Mike Altizer will not seek reelection

Saturday at the Vinton War Memorial Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mike Altizer announced he would not seek another term representing the Vinton Magisterial District. He thanked those who supported him for the last 12 years and introduced and endorsed Jason Peters for his seat. Board members Richard Flora and Charlotte Moore, Vinton Mayor […]

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Regional Economic Summit challenges localities to come together

Friday, March 1, 2013

Regional Economic Summit challenges localities to come together

Roanoke County Board of Supervisor’s chairman Mike Altizer said before the summit began that he hoped “by the end of the night the localities could agree to allow their staffs to come together and develop a plan on how we could all come together as a single entity to do something to purchase property.” Altizer […]

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