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CITY ELECTS TWO NEWCOMERS, TWO INCUMBENTS TO COUNCIL

By SHERESE GORE, News & Advance (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

The election results announced inside Grassroots Local Market on Main Street were accompanied by cheers Tuesday night. Among candidates who emerged victorious during Tuesday municipal elections was MaryJane Dolan, who was elected to serve as Ward I representative on Lynchburg City Council. ... Two incumbents, meanwhile, will continue to hold their seats — Jeff Helgeson, who has served as Ward III representative on City Council since 2004 and Turner Perrow, who has represented Ward IV since 2008.

VaNews May 4, 2016



Q&A: LYNCHBURG CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES ADDRESS DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT

By SHERESE GORE, News & Advance (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Elections to determine representation of the city’s four wards will be held May 3. On Sundays, The News & Advance will publish a Q&A with City Council candidates. The candidates’ responses are limited to 200 words and appear as submitted.

VaNews May 2, 2016



LYNCHBURG CANDIDATES ADDRESS DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION, PARKING

By ALICIA PETSKA , News & Advance (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

On Sundays and Thursdays, The News & Advance will be publishing Q&A’s with candidates in contested Lynchburg City Council races. QUESTION: Since adopting its 2000 downtown master plan, the city has spent an average of $1 million a year on downtown revitalization. The city is also pursuing plans to revive paid parking in downtown. Has downtown revitalization been a wise investment? Should the city continue working toward a paid parking system? Please explain your answers.

VaNews April 2, 2012



COUNCIL CANDIDATE MAKES FORMAL CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCEMENT

By ALICIA PETSKA, News & Advance (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Ward II City Council candidate Larry Taylor launched his campaign Thursday, highlighting his concerns about crime, education and a lack of support services for ex-prisoners. Taylor, a long-time resident of White Rock Hill, said the No. 1 concern he hears from his neighbors is safety.

VaNews March 9, 2012