Politics

HobNob in Valley set for Sept. 9

August 23, 2011

WINCHESTER — The 12th annual “HobNob in the Valley” is scheduled for Sept. 9 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. outside the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy on the campus of Winchester Medical Center.

Trio running for House seat in the 18th District

August 20, 2011

FRONT ROYAL — Del. Clifford L. “Clay” Athey’s impending retirement has set off a three-way race to replace him in the newly redrawn House of Delegates 18th District.
Republicans will choose either Kevin P. Kelley of Warrenton or Michael J. Webert of Marshall in Tuesday’s primary.

Candidate to challenge Vogel

August 16, 2011

State Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel may not have been expecting an opponent in the upcoming general election, but she has one now.

GOP candidates vie for nomination

August 16, 2011

WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Republican Committee will select its nominees for several offices at Central High School on Thursday night.

State prosecutors honor delegate

August 5, 2011

Del. Todd Gilbert, R-Woodstock, was honored by his former prosecutorial colleagues this week for his work on criminal justice issues in the House of Delegates.

Holloway to seek North River post

August 5, 2011

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Glenn White will face some opposition today in his bid for re-election to his North River District seat.

Goodlatte: Balanced budget is crucial

August 2, 2011

For all the debate about future spending cuts and caps to reduce a bloated federal deficit, only a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution will ultimately ensure fiscal responsibility in Washington, according to a local congressman.

Local protesters heed national call

July 26, 2011

WINCHESTER — More than a dozen people gathered outside Rep. Frank Wolf’s downtown office on Tuesday afternoon to protest his stance on current issues, including the national debt and cuts to the federal budget.

Commonwealth’s attorney candidates face off

July 25, 2011

MT. JACKSON — All three candidates running for Shenandoah County commonwealth’s attorney criticized how criminal cases are currently handled during a candidates forum Monday night at Denny’s.

Moving local elections to November: Higher turnout, more savings

July 22, 2011

FRONT ROYAL — Towns and cities that have moved their elections from May to November have experienced higher voter turnout, as well as some savings in their coffers. Now facing budget cuts, the State Board of Elections is encouraging the change.

Petition drive begins to get issue on ballot

July 12, 2011

FRONT ROYAL — Local residents are moving forward with a petition drive for a binding referendum on whether town elections should be moved from May to November.

GOP candidates to seek re-election

July 8, 2011

WINCHESTER — Several members of the Frederick County Board of Supervisors intend to seek re-election to their seats in November.

Prosecutors take leaves of absence

June 30, 2011

WOODSTOCK — The number of full-time prosecutors in the Shenandoah County commonwealth’s attorney’s office has shrunk in half.

Shenandoah GOP: Alger can seek nomination for commonwealth’s attorney

June 29, 2011

WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Republican Committee’s executive board decided Wednesday to allow Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Ken Alger the opportunity to seek the party’s nomination for commonwealth’s attorney, two days after it announced he had not qualified to seek the party’s nod.