Some Lexington residents are upset that they cannot rent out extra building spaces on their property.
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Based on a Lexington City Council survey, fewer than 75 percent of Confederate Circle residents are in favor of changing the street name, meaning the current name will remain.
Two council members want to see how the process of changing a street name would work before committing to a formal procedure.
RARA and Ben Grigsby, a former trustee of Washington and Lee University, each offered to buy the Piovano Building to save the organizations housed on site.
The proposed development plan would displace two nonprofits that serve the poor in Rockbridge County. The Rockbridge Area Relief Association and the Community Table have been located on the property for several years.
City Council is debating whether government officials or residents should decide whether to change the names of streets.
Voters chose Biden and Warner in Virginia’s two big races. Take a look at the winners in Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge.
The position opened last spring, when Noah Simon left to take another job in Texas.
Lisa Clark and Steve Coffey were re-elected. Mayor Bill Fitzgerald faced no opposition in his bid for re-election.
Incumbent council members Steve Baldridge, Lisa Clark, and Stanley Coffey seek re-election and Cheryl Hickman hopes to unseat one of them. All Buena Vista candidates will attend an open forum at Parry McCluer Middle School on Oct. 24.