Tag: kai degner

Why regional business leaders should blog

   Column by Kai Degner www.whykai.com As the DNRonline.com has been “paywalled,” meaning people need to pay to read it online, there are a number of added challenges to inform the public on important matters. However, there’s one with a more direct added financial impact: business leaders from outside the area can’t read about or […]


Young, younger, youngest

Story by Chris Graham Tim Williams is young for a city mayor at 43. But Williams, entering his second year as mayor of Waynesboro, has nine years of experience in city government under his belt dating back to his term on the Waynesboro School Board. That makes him the grizzled veteran of the young mayors […]


The AFP Blog – Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009

– Perriello criticizes tobacco tax in SCHIP bill, Wednesday, 1:40 p.m. – Conservation easements top 100,000 acres in Valley, Wednesday, 12:50 p.m. – Treasury announces new restrictions on executive compensation, Wednesday, 12:50 p.m. – House GOP pushing mental-health reforms, Wednesday, 12:50 p.m. – House bill allowing government-sanctioned sectarian prayers at government meetings unconstitutional, ACLU says, […]


Local Politics: Ready to RockDem in Harrisonburg, Rockingham County

The Top Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The ballot in Harrisonburg on Nov. 4 is mighty crowded, with two dozen or so names covering races from the White House to Harrisonburg City Council promising to keep voters inside the curtain for a minute or two or more on Election Day. The crowding means that you […]


Friendly City Dems nominate four

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Harrisonburg Democrats nominated three candidates to run for city council and one to run for treasurer in the Nov. 4 elections.


Degner to announce for Harrisonburg City Council

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Kai Degner is ready to throw his hat into the Harrisonburg City Council ring. Degner, the executive director of the Arts Council of the Valley, will announce his candidacy for city council tomorrow afternoon. The announcement will take place at 5:15 p.m. at Clementine Cafe in Downtown Harrisonburg, and will […]