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Waynesboro City Council to discuss homelessness at Feb. 24 retreat

Crystal Graham
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Waynesboro City Council is holding its annual retreat on Feb. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This is the first retreat since Lana Williams took over as mayor; and Kenneth Lee and Jim Wood joined Council.

The retreat is normally held in the fall to discuss the budget but was postponed so that new Council members could participate.

Former mayor and Waynesboro City Councilman Terry Short said in a phone interview with AFP that he has asked for the current homelessness issue to be added to the agenda of the meeting.

The retreat is open to the public. However, no broadcast of the meeting will be available.

The retreat will be held at BRITE Bus Transit Services at 51 Ivy Ridge Lane in Fishersville.

For more information, call (540) 942-6669.

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Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.