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Government

  • Zoning public hearing set

    The Grayson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at their April meeting to hold a public hearing on the proposed changes to the Grayson County Zoning Ordinance this Thursday at 7 p.m. during their regular May meeting.

  • Griffith receives Visionary Award

    Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) was recently presented the Visionary Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his recent work in introducing the Compounding Clarity Act (H.R. 3089) and for his continuing efforts related to compounded and repackaged drugs.

  • County offers new information tool

    Grayson County Emergency Management will utilize another Nixle account as a communications service, effective immediately, which allows the sending of valuable community information directly to county residents using the latest technology.

  • Election still on despite term length change

    TROUTDALE – A May 6 election for seats on the Troutdale Town Council will still be held this year, after some discussion about whether or not to cancel the election last week.

  • Planning commission works to revise zoning ordinance by May

    The Grayson County Planning Commission has taken on the tall task of revising the county’s zoning ordinance by a May deadline, examining and making revisions to several articles of the ordinance in five meetings thus far, with several special called meetings since February.

  • Nepotism policy passes 3-2

    After going back to the drawing board and composing three drafts, Grayson County Supervisors passed an anti-nepotism policy last Thursday night; however, two supervisors opposed the “tweaks” in the new draft.

    The original draft of the anti-nepotism policy presented to the supervisors during their February meeting prohibited both the board’s appointing or hiring of any family member and would have forced supervisors to disclose familial relationships before new hires or appointments.

  • Audit shows Grayson is financially healthy

    After being declared “almost broke” in 2009, Grayson County’s financial health improved to stable condition in 2013, according to an auditor’s report presented during the board of supervisors’ February meeting.

  • Repeal put on hold

    The repeal of Grayson County’s zoning ordinance has been put on hold, at least for the time being, after a motion and rare unanimous vote by the Grayson County Board of Supervisors to table the repeal process last Tuesday night.

    Supervisor Glen E. Rosenbaum, who has fought for the repeal along with Supervisor David Sexton and Chairman John Brewer, made a lengthy motion to table the zoning repeal process and to direct the Grayson Planning Commission to revise the current ordinance to make it more “user-friendly” for citizens and businesses.

  • 3-2 vote rejects anti-nepotism policy proposal

    The Grayson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of including an anti-nepotism policy in their Rules of Procedure in January, but last week voted 3-2 against a draft proposal of the same policy.

  • Sen. Kaine's staff to visit Galax

    GALAX - On Monday, Feb. 24, a regional representative for U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will hold “Kaine Connects” office hours in Galax.

    The representative will be available at the Galax Public Library from 3-4:30 p.m.