When the representative of a sign company told a Chesterfield County committee responsible for regulating signs that there were no complaints about electronic message boards and other displays, Bob Olsen thought, “You want complaints, I’ll give you complaints.” The Chesterfield ...Read More »
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The Roanoke Times reports Blacksburg attorney Harriet D. Dorsey has been appointed by circuit court judges to fill a vacancy on the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court bench in the 27th District. The paper reports Dorsey is one of several ...
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Goochland County leaders yesterday accepted the resignation of county attorney Andrew McRoberts and chose Barbara Rose as an interim replacement. McRoberts declined to comment on the specific circumstances of his departure except to say that it was a mutual decision, ...Read More »
The death of a Virginia teenager highlights inconsistent rules on releasing information about child abuse investigations, according to The Washington Post. Despite a report a neighbor made to the Prince William County’s Department of Social Services that 13-year-old Lexie Agyepong-Glover ...Read More »
In the ongoing talk about torture, recent revelations suggest that private contractors may have stepped in to employ harsh tactics, or at least to suggest their use. Military contractors did not have business insurance coverage for claims by Iraqi nationals that ...
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The lawsuit to block a proposed rail transfer facility in Montgomery County could be heard by September. The Roanoke Times reports that the county is trying to block the project, arguing that Virginia’s constitution forbids state funding of private railroad ...Read More »