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Del. Sam Rasoul invites GOP state treasurer to roundtable discussion

Roanoke Democratic Del. Sam Rasoul has joined others in denouncing comments made by Republican Party of Virginia treasurer Bob FitzSimmonds.


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Democrats raise issue with anti-Muslim statement from Virginia Republican Party official

Virginia Democrats are calling on Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie to condemn a Facebook post from Republican Party of Virginia treasurer Bob FitzSimmonds suggesting that Muslims have contributed nothing to the American social fabric.


Virginia music teacher elected secretary-treasurer of nation’s largest union

Princess Moss, an elementary school music teacher from Louisa County, Virginia, who has long championed bringing back music and fine arts education to America’s public schools, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the National Education Association.


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Hospice of the Shenandoah chooses advisory board

Hospice of the Shenandoah, a service of Augusta Health, has selected its new Advisory Board. Those who serve on the Advisory Board are individuals from the community served by Hospice of the Shenandoah and are structured in four committees: Patient Care, Bereavement, Community Education and Financial Development.


Skills gap is focus of talk by SHRM exec at Bridgewater College

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 11 million Americans are unemployed. And yet, 4 million jobs languish with no one to fill them.


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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 […]


Daily Rant | Thanks To Them

Phil and Ellen Winter made it their cause to see that Waynesboro knew of the issues with the management of its city-treasurer office. You wouldn’t know that if we didn’t tell you, AFP editor Chris Graham says in today’s Daily Rant. There’s a reason Waynesboro voters made a change in the office. Kudos to the […]


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, […]


Election Day | Serba pleased with turnout

AFP editor Chris Graham interviewed Waynesboro city-treasurer candidate Jim Serba this afternoon at the Westminster Presbyterian Church polling precinct. Chris and Jim talked about voter turnout, the anecdotal evidence that there has been significant interest in the write-in candidates and more. AFP Video. Length: 2:01.


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. […]


Treasurer forum set for Wednesday night

A Waynesboro citizens group is hosting a forum for the four candidates for the city-treasurer position in Waynesboro this week. The Waynesboro Citizens for Responsible Spending forum is set for Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Meeting Room A at the Waynesboro Public Library, 600 S. Wayne Ave. Two of the four candidates are […]


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 […]


AFP InDepth | How to win a write-in campaign

Sally Thomas knew well the conventional wisdom about write-in campaigns – “which is that a write-in candidate can’t win.” But Thomas and a group of friends opposing the planned Route 29 Western Bypass decided that it was worth the fight. “A bunch of us decided that somebody had to step forward and try to run,” […]


Serba announces write-in candidacy for treasurer job

Jim Serba is done complaining about the issues in the Waynesboro treasurer’s office. The retired retail-store troubleshooter wants to do something about it. “I’m not going to blast anybody. Everybody is trying to do the best that they can. But from what I’ve read, things are basically out of control in that office, and somebody […]


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 […]


Ney enters Harrisonburg treasurer race

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Retired Harrisonburg businessman Bill Ney confirmed today that he is running for the open city-treasurer job. Ney said today that he will seek the endorsement of the Harrisonburg Democratic Committee. Two other candidates have expressed their interest in the treasurer job – Republican Penny Paul Imeson and independent Jeff Shafer. […]