BLACKSBURG — Leslie Hager-Smith emerged victorious Tuesday in a tight race to become Blacksburg’s first female mayor.
Steve Clinton reclaimed his former seat on the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors, ousting a one-term incumbent Tuesday in a race that put a spotlight on the county’s economic growth.
A political newcomer in the Rocky Mount District on Tuesday defeated an incumbent with 20 years experience on the Franklin County Board of Supervisors.
CHRISTIANSBURG — A newcomer who promised to advocate small business interests won a seat on the town council Tuesday, and three incumbents kept their seats by comfortable margins.
Salem voters elected April Staton and Danielle Crawford to serve, respectively, as their next sheriff and treasurer.
Independent Edgar Tuck defeated two opponents in the race to serve as the Bedford County Board of Supervisors seat representing District 2.
PULASKI — Voters passed a referendum Tuesday to fund a new $47 million consolidated middle school that will likely require the largest one-time tax increase in Pulaski County’s history.
Questions about economic development, infrastructure and support for local schools are shaping the race for those looking to serve as the next representative for the Vinton District on the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.
Voters in Franklin County’s Rocky Mount, Boone and Snow Creek districts will elect representatives to the board of supervisors and school board on Tuesday.
The five candidates for the Bedford County Board of Supervisors said their past budgeting experience will help them, if they are elected, when the board discusses and approves its annual budget early next year, which could include a proposed expansion at Forest Middle School that could cost about $22.5 million.
For the first time since 2011, voters in the 9th District will see two names on the ballot Nov. 7 for their House of Delegates seat.
CHRISTIANSBURG — Both candidates for the New River Valley’s 7th District House of Delegates seat say the economy is among their top priorities — but their ideas for boosting it differ.
CHRISTIANSBURG – Next month voters will choose between two lifelong town residents, who are vying for the mayor’s chair.
CHRISTIANSBURG — At least one newcomer to local politics will serve on the Town Council come January.