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Supervisors, supervisors-elect talk economic development

By Susan Gibbs Greene County is a member of the Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development, and as such, its economic development is not planned on the basis of what is needed in the county, but on what is theorized … 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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Retiring supervisor expresses concern for county’s future

By Susan Gibbs Clarence “Buggs” Peyton, known for his concern for senior citizens, particularly those living on fixed incomes, has announced his decision to retire after an eight-year stint on the Greene County Board of Supervisors. Born and bred in … Continue reading

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Supervisors approve “confusing” capital improvement plan

By Susan Gibbs Late last month Greene’s supervisors approved a capital improvement plan that contains, according to information in the panel’s packet, inaccuracies, confusing documentation, and some incomplete parts. The action, which took place at the Board’s regularly scheduled meeting … Continue reading

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Eye on this publication: confessions

By Susan Gibbs Recently, I have written several editorials that I am told some have found controversial or offensive, or worse, written because I hold personal grudges. Controversial, I agree with. Offensive, perhaps. But motivated by grudges, not at all. … Continue reading

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A little transparency, if you please

By Susan Gibbs I have been in county for seven years and reporting on Greene County for six, first for the Greene County Record for five years, and then, after a hiatus that lasted a year, via Eye on Greene. … Continue reading

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Will county land be seized to accommodate mental health facility?

By Susan Gibbs The agent for the applicant says it’s a 7,000-square foot building; county planners say it comes in at 5,000 square feet. The agent says parking needs are met; a neighbor says they are not. The Virginia Department … Continue reading

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Supervisors, school board talk tax hike, cuts to services, or both

By Susan Gibbs Both the Greene County Board of Supervisors and the Greene County School Board painted a grim picture for the coming fiscal year at a joint public hearing held at the William Monroe High School Performing Arts Center … Continue reading

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Frydl now chairman of county supervisors

By Susan Gibbs Jim Frydl, who represents the Midway District on the Greene County Board of Supervisors, was elected Board chairman of that panel at its reorganization meeting Tuesday, January 8. “The role of the chairman is to run meetings … Continue reading

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County supervisors, school board issue calls for help

By Susan Gibbs The economy is slowly improving, but many of us are still focused on trying to make ends meet while bracing for an increase in taxes, if not at the federal and state levels, then at the local … Continue reading

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