Tag: stephanie beverage

First day

New city treasurer begins administration Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Stephanie Beverage was hard at it today, and true to her nature, she was on the front lines on her first day on the job as the new Waynesboro city treasurer, including a stint working the drive-through at City Hall this afternoon. “It’s been very […]

Beverage takes win in four-way Waynesboro treasurer race

Stephanie Beverage avenged a loss at the polls four years ago to Sandee Dixon to win the city-treasurer job in Waynesboro. The rematch from 2005 had become a heated four-way race with the entree of two write-in candidates toward the end of the campaign. Write-ins Jim Serba and Terry Kent combined to receive 1,383 votes, […]

Chris Graham | Where I am on local elections

I explained in a column today on our new sister website, VirginiaPoliticsToday.com, how much I loathe making endorsements. That said, I get it that some of our readers are at the least interested in knowing where I am on local elections, assuming that since I do news and analysis for a living I might have […]

AFP Focus | Treasurer candidates debate audit issues

Waynesboro treasurer Sandee Dixon is facing three challengers, including two write-in challengers, in the wake of a series of four state audit reports raising issue with her management of the city money office. The four faced a question on the audit issue at a candidates forum sponsored by Waynesboro Citizens for Responsible Spending Wednesday night. […]

A fourth candidate enters Waynesboro treasurer race

Add another name to the list of candidates for the Waynesboro city treasurer job. Terry Kent, 54, has thrown his hat into the ring for the seat held by embattled Treasurer Sandee Dixon. Dixon is running for a second term in the job in the face of a series of negative local and state audit […]

State auditor notes continued internal-control issues in city treasurer’s office

When I interviewed Sandee Dixon for the story in our sister New Dominion Magazine back in August on the issues she was facing in running her city treasurer’s office, she told me that she had just finished meetings with state auditors for the office’s annual review, and that she was expecting “good news” when their […]

Time for change? Embattled treasurer seeks re-election in face of critical audits, slew of citizen complaints

Story by Chris Graham Three years of audit reports have suggested that her office is in disarray – with bank deposits made late, cash and checks left sitting in envelopes on desks and counters unsecured, wire transfers being handled improperly, tax records making it hard to tell what had been collected and what hadn’t been. […]

Nicosia out, Beverage in treasurer’s race

Pat Nicosia has decided to forego her run for the Waynesboro city treasurer constitutional office in the Nov. 3 general election, but embattled Treasurer Sandee Dixon will have a challenger. Stephanie Beverage is back in the running for the post after falling short in her 2005 campaign. Beverage is the daughter of former treasurer Nancy […]