Tag: francis chester

Attorney to initiate new action over county reassessments

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Churchville attorney Francis Chester announced today that he will hold a press conference on Thursday at 2 p.m. in front of the Augusta County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office related to a new action involving the 2009 county reassessments.


In the News

– Reminder: Green Valley/Green Economy forum tonight – Local News: Chester to provide update on assessments lawsuit – Local News: Harrisonburg company wins top award for TV commercial – Local News: Opportunity to provide input on state transportation spending – Business News: DuPont Community Credit Union announces election results – Business News: Downtown-housing workshop in […]


Walk the line

It’s a tad short of being Scooter Libby and Karl Rove outing Valerie Plame, but the outing of Francis Chester’s tax problems in Augusta County last week appears to have a similarly sinister backstory all the same. Yes, what I’m saying here is that it seems to have been an orchestrated campaign to discredit Chester, […]


Videocast | Attorney demands answers from county

Churchville attorney Francis Chester was in Verona on Tuesday to hand-deliver letters to two Augusta County officials demanding answers to questions on the controversial 2009 county reassessment. AFP editor Chris Graham caught up with Chester and filed this report. Length: 3:06.


Attorney threatening legal action regarding petitions, assessment worksheets

One is a bit of a fishing expedition. The other is basic First Amendment rights. And in Francis Chester’s hands, both are ticking time bombs aimed at March 11. The Churchville attorney was at the Augusta County Government Center in Verona Tuesday afternoon to hand-deliver letters to county administrator Patrick Coffield and commissioner of the […]


Videocast | County residents meet to talk strategy on assessments fight

More than 600 Augusta County residents filled the Verona United Methodist Church Tuesday night for a meeting of Augusta Citizens Against Unfair Assessments. AFP editor Chris Graham reporting – with presentations at the meeting by local attorney Francis Chester and Augusta County Board of Supervisors member Tracy Pyles in their entirety. Length: 25:49.