Tag: economic development director

Dennis Burnett: A bright light extinguished too soon

Dennis Burnett cannot be gone. He would be a bright light on a star in the sky; he could serve as a source of energy power for a small town. People like that don’t die; they don’t even fade away.


Vaughn tapped to lead economic development in the City of Staunton

Staunton City Manager Steve Owen announces the selection of William “Billy” Vaughn as director of economic development.


Waynesboro tourism post vacant

A brief email from Waynesboro economic development director Greg Hitchin notified local tourist-industry businesses Tuesday that city tourism director Katie McElroy is no longer employed with the city.


The Rant | Get on the stick, Waynesboro

   Video Essay by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Jilted at the altar, again. The top candidate for the open economic-development director job has turned Waynesboro down, meaning city leaders are back at the drawing board. It’s imperative that the city get on the stick on this, AFP editor Chris Graham offers in today’s installment of The […]


City continues search for economic-development director

Waynesboro officials are still on the hunt for someone to fill the economic-development director position that has been open for more than a year. The city is currently in the second round of recruitment for the position, which has been vacant since former economic-development director Meghan Williamson left the post in August 2008.


Wait continues on ED director

Sometime this spring – that’s the time frame for having a new economic-development director on board in Waynesboro. “We’ve developed a recruitment profile, and we’re going ahead with advertising after the holidays,” assistant city manager Jim Shaw told me this week, laying out the plan for filling the position left vacant by the departure of […]