Loudon Ave Christian & Sweet Union Baptist “Get On Their Bus”

Friday, January 23, 2009

Two Abbott buses organized by Loudon Avenue Christian Church were scheduled for a midnight departure at the Walmart Valley View Parking lot. It was a tight squeeze with heavy coats and “survival gear” as they settled into their seats. Sylvia Journiette of Roanoke began the roll call then joked as she tried to arrange passengers […]

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Huckabee at Books-A-Million – Video

Friday, December 5, 2008

Thursday evening after two other city stops former Arkansas Governor, Mike Huckabee arrived to a cheering crowd and LONG line. The people waiting in line had multiple copies of Huckabee’s book, “Do The Right Thing.” He started the day in Charleston, West Virginia, followed by Lynchburg at about 1:00 PM then to Roanoke arriving at […]

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Long Lines at Ruffner Middle School – Video

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

At 6:00 AM the line snaked around the dead end at the Marriott. The first in line arrived at 4:30 AM. Parking was scare as people resorted to Home Depot and Shewels. Rev. Carl Tinsley, Chairman of the Electoral Board opened the door and greeted the first in line. The machines were at times not […]

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Long Lines at Ruffner Middle School on Election Day – Video

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

At 6:00 AM the line snaked around the dead end at the Marriott. The first in line arrived at 4:30 AM. Parking was scare as people resorted to Home Depot and Shewels. Rev. Carl Tinsley, Chairman of the Electoral Board opened the door and greeted the first in line. The machines were at times not […]

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Northwest Democratic Caucus Rally

Monday, November 3, 2008

From noon to 2:00 PM Saturday more than a hundred Northwest City residents joined Delegate Onzlee Ware in a rally for Presidential Democratic nominee, Barack Obama. There was free food and lively music. The sun was bright and spirits were high as Delegate Ware introduced the many speakers that energized the crowd. Signs, stickers and […]

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Rasoul/Goodlatte Draw Distinctions

Thursday, October 30, 2008

“Aren’t you a little young to be running for Congress?” This is the question Sam Rasoul claims is asked of him as the 27 year old Democratic candidate for the 6th district Congressional seat. He said his consistent response is “the older people up there aren’t doing us much good.” Bob Goodlatte is the Republican […]

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Retired General Wesley Clark In Roanoke Video

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Wednesday night Retired General and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Wesley Clark, stumped for Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama. He arrived at the Jefferson Center about 5:45 PM shortly after Virginia State Senator John Edwards warmed up the crowd. The video is a snippet from the rally.

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Retired General Wesley Clark Video

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Wednesday night Retired General and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Wesley Clark, stumped for Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama. He arrived at the Jefferson Center about 5:45 PM shortly after Virginia State Senator John Edwards warmed up the crowd. The video is a snippet from the rally.

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Shine the Light on Them, Valerie!

Monday, May 5, 2008

As an observer from another locale, I am continually amazed by the biting and scratching going on in front of and especially behind the scenes of Roanoke City Council. I’m very proud that you are running on principle. Government MUST be of and by the People. No other candidate for City office can hold a […]

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Councilman Lea Announces – Mentions Countryside

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Today at 1:00 PM Councilman Sherman Lea, Sr., announced he will be seeking the Democratic nomination for City Council again this election cycle. . The announcement was well attended and included several of our neighbors. Councilman Lea spoke to the heart of the issues facing our City – the least of which for us is […]

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Mark Warner Visits Roanoke

Monday, October 29, 2007

Valerie Garner and Susan Hall with former Virginia Governor and Democratic Candidate for State Senator, Mark Warner.

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