Vice Mayor Dave Trinkle will not run as independent for mayor

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Vice Mayor Dave Trinkle will not run as independent for mayor

In a statement on Facebook Vice Mayor Dave Trinkle he says he will support Sherman Lea in his bid for mayor will play a role in affecting change in the primary process to break a pattern of voting challenges: “Like many of you, I have been following along the public dialogue about the issues surrounding […]

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Statement from Vice-Mayor Dave Trinkle on Syrian Refugees in Roanoke

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Statement from Vice-Mayor Dave Trinkle on Syrian Refugees in Roanoke

Vice-Mayor Dave Trinkle’s statement on Mayor David Bowers is below. Bowers in a written statement to the press spoke out against accepting Syrian refugees in the Roanoke area. Mayor Bowers feeds into the fear of Syrian refugees – justifies past Japanese internment Trinkle is a candidate for 2016 mayoral Democratic primary. Council member Sherman Lea, […]

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Dave Trinkle as mayoral candidate hopes for a fair citywide primary

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Dave Trinkle as mayoral candidate hopes for a fair citywide primary

Standing in the same spot where he announced for Roanoke City Council nine years ago as an independent, Vice Mayor Dave Trinkle today announced his candidacy for Roanoke City Mayor. This time Trinkle is running as a Democrat though he said it depended on the process. “A citywide primary would be the best way,” he […]

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Dave Trinkle expected to announce for mayor Thursday

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Dave Trinkle expected to announce for mayor Thursday

A press release received late Wednesday afternoon said that Vice Mayor Dave Trinkle will hold a press conference at Roanoke’s main library Thursday morning. He will announce his “future plans for public service to the City of Roanoke.” He already has a Trinkle4Mayor.com website under construction. There was not much doubt that Dr. Trinkle would enter […]

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Roanoke City garbage fee benefits the city’s wealthy – Trinkle’s conflict of interest goes unnoticed

Monday, April 20, 2015

Roanoke City garbage fee benefits the city's wealthy - Trinkle's conflict of interest goes unnoticed

” Vice Mayor Trinkle has a conflict of interest and should stop whining and stay out of the meals tax increase discussion.” UPDATE: Hear ye, hear ye all Roanoke citizens desiring to have their taxes raised voice your support Thursday, April 23 Roanoke homeowners were up in arms over a possible real estate tax increase […]

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Name change coming for Fork in the City

Friday, February 21, 2014

Name change coming for Fork in the City

NAME CHANGE COMING: Fork in the City to become Old Southwest Grill. UPDATE: February 21, 2014 – It is still in the works said Kissito Heathcare Inc. CEO Tom Clarke Friday. It is taking longer then he thought. The idea was hatched last spring (see May 10, 2013 article below). Though the Fork in the […]

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Dave Trinkle receives endorsements for HOD Democratic nomination

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Dave Trinkle receives endorsements for HOD Democratic nomination

On Wednesday Roanoke City Council member Dave Trinkle announced that he is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 11th district House of Delegates.  Trinkle has served on city council since 2006 with four of those years as Vice Mayor. Prior to that he served on the Roanoke City School Board. His council  term ends in […]

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Roanoke Councilmania May 2014 – seating is still available

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Roanoke Councilmania May 2014 - seating is still available

You may remember the nighttime infomercial that advertised the amazing slicer/dicer do-anything kitchen utility the “Veg-O-Matic.” You may have even bought one and it still languishes in the dark recesses of your kitchen cupboard. The “Delect-O-Matic” has been slicing, dicing and grooming Delegate Onzlee Ware’s successor for months. Ware’s resignation has been known to a […]

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Dave Trinkle to announce for Onzlee Ware’s 11th district HOD seat

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Dave Trinkle to announce for Onzlee Ware's 11th district HOD seat

UPDATE Nov. 18, 5:00: Change in date for Dr. Dave Trinkle’s announcement for 11th district House of Delegate to Wednesday 11:15 a.m. at Elmwood Park Williamson Road side. Thursday, Nov. 14: It didn’t take long for announcements and candidate suspects to hit the rumor mill after Delegate Onzlee Ware’s announcement that he was stepping down […]

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Fork in the City caught up in ABC bouncing check rule

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Fork in the City caught up in ABC bouncing check rule

Virginia has the toughest laws in the country when it comes to alcohol beverage consumption and distribution to restaurants explained Trish Ashley accounting manager at Blue Ridge Beverage Company. When checks are returned for insufficient funds “there are ABC policies and guidelines we have to go by,” she said. The first insufficient fund check if […]

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Bouncing checks to alcohol distributors has consequences

Monday, June 24, 2013

Bouncing checks to alcohol distributors has consequences

Virginia has the toughest laws in the country when it comes to alcohol beverage consumption and distribution to restaurants explained Trish Ashley accounting manager at Blue Ridge Beverage Company. When checks are returned for insufficient funds “there are ABC policies and guidelines we have to go by,” she said. The first insufficient fund check if […]

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Pay raise should help councilman’s warrant in debt

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Pay raise should help councilman's warrant in debt

Councilman Dave Trinkle had another ordinance in the wings that would have raised Roanoke City Council members pay by 10% instead of 28.5%. It didn’t see the light of day. The motion before council continued from their last discussion was open and had to be put to a vote. The 28.5% pay raise for council […]

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