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VaNews for 2017 House of Delegates - District 1 - Regular General

Far Southwest Virginia delegation returning to Richmond

By ROBERT SORRELL, Bristol Herald Courier (Metered Paywall - 15 articles a month)

Three incumbent House of Delegates members from far Southwest Virginia held off challengers and will return to Richmond next session following Tuesday’s general election.

VaNews November 9, 2017

Three delegates facing challenges in Southwest Virginia

By ROBERT SORRELL, Bristol Herald Courier (Metered Paywall - 15 articles a month)

Three seats in the House of Delegates are up for grabs on Tuesday in far Southwest Virginia. In the 1st District, incumbent Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, faces Democrat Alicia Kallen of Pound. Both candidates have extensively toured Lee County, Norton, Scott County and Wise County and purchased advertising in recent weeks.

VaNews November 4, 2017

Lawmakers, administration spar over road funding

By DAVID MCGEE, Bristol Herald Courier (Metered Paywall - 15 articles a month)

Southwest Virginia lawmakers sparred with Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration Friday over a federal highway grant program and the Coalfields Expressway.

VaNews October 14, 2017

Kilgore challenged for the first time in decade


This fall, a Democrat will give veteran state Del. Terry Kilgore his first electoral challenge in a decade. In a press release Friday morning, Alicia Kallen, a Big Stone Gap native, announced that she will formally declare her candidacy Monday at 6 p.m. during a Democratic nomination event at Jonesville Middle School. Kilgore, a Gate City Republican, has served in the state House since 1994.

VaNews June 10, 2017