Editorials

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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Eye on reading between the lines

By Susan Gibbs What if you need a special use permit or a rezoning and your request is denied because the supervisor with the deciding vote doesn’t like you? What if your home is broken into and the sheriff refuses … Continue reading

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Eye on the pot calling the kettle black

By Susan Gibbs Supervisor Eddie Deane has been making a lot of noise lately about what a failure he’s been in his official capacity and promising to make up for that failure for the rest of his four year term—which … Continue reading

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Mystery group seeks to unseat Frydl

By Susan Gibbs An effort is underway to remove Greene County Supervisor Jim Frydl (Midway) from office before his term expires at the end of 2017. Gail Breeden of Stanardsville, speaking for the group that is bringing the action, said, … Continue reading

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Donna Harlow of Ruckersville eyes Monroe District seat

By Susan Gibbs Donna Harlow of Ruckersville is down to earth, educated, and running as a write-in candidate for beleaguered David Cox’s Monroe District seat on the Greene County Board of Supervisors. A homeowner in the Twin Lakes development in … Continue reading

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Greene County could have two new supervisors: Where will they lead it?

By Susan Gibbs On Tuesday, November 5 Greene County voters will go to the polls to pick one new supervisor—and perhaps two. Chairman of the Greene County Board of Supervisors Jim Frydl, who represents the Midway District on the board, … Continue reading

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Eye on finances: how will the county fund its $185 million CIP?

By Susan Gibbs The other day somebody stopped me on the street to ask if I had heard that Greene County is getting $185 million, and that $7 million of that is earmarked for the Town of Stanardsville. But that’s … Continue reading

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