Archive for October, 2015

Eye on the race for Greene County Sheriff

By Susan Gibbs At first, Steve Smith came across as the real deal when he ran for sheriff four years ago. He waged a clean campaign starting two years in advance of the election. Once in office he exposed some … Continue reading

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The Greene County Board of Supervisors race: a review

By Susan Gibbs John Danforth is an ordained Episcopal priest and retired American politician who began his career in 1968 as the Attorney General of Missouri and served three terms as United States Senator from Missouri. He is a well-regarded … Continue reading

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Eye on Concerned Citizens of Greene County Va

By Susan Gibbs Calling attention to the political division that exists within the county, one of the questions asked at the Greene County Chamber of Commerce and Charlottesville Area League of Women Voters-sponsored board of supervisors’ candidate forum last month … Continue reading

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Eye on corruption: Eddie Deane, Eva Young, and the GCRC

By Susan Gibbs Personally, I think Chairman of the Board of Supervisors David Cox sometimes thinks with his emotions rather than with logic; that Vice-chairman Jim Frydl sometimes takes better care of county employees than he does of county citizens; … Continue reading

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Candidate forums end with Steve Smith and Brooks Taylor

By Susan Gibbs Incumbent Greene County Sheriff Steve Smith and his challenger, retired State Trooper Brooks Taylor, answered questions before more than 100 people at the candidates forum held at Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Eugene Giuseppe Center Wednesday, October 7. … Continue reading

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Eye on Greene County School board candidates

By Susan Gibbs Candidates for the Greene County School Board spoke to the public Wednesday, October 7 at a forum co-sponsored by the Greene County Chamber of Commerce and the Charlottesville Area League of Women Voters. Harry Daniel and Larry … Continue reading

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Eye on Greene County Circuit Court Clerk candidates

By Susan Gibbs Three challengers to Greene County Circuit Court Clerk Brenda Compton told voters why they should be elected to her position at Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Eugene Giuseppe Center Wednesday, September 30 at the candidates’ forum co-sponsored by … Continue reading

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Eye on turning a corner

By Susan Gibbs Two of four candidates for the Greene County Board of Supervisors brought fresh ideas—or at least ideas that had not been brought up for awhile—to the candidates forum co-sponsored by the Charlottesville Area League of Women Voters … Continue reading

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