Absentee ballots must postmarked or delivered to the registrar’s office at 150 S. Main St. by March 5 to be counted.
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More than 70% of Rockbridge County residents rely on septic tanks and well systems on their properties.
Owners Karl and Debbie Mogensen filed an appeal after Judge Gregory Mooney ruled earlier this month that many zoo animals had been cruelly treated and had inadequate care.
Many locals don’t want solar companies to destroy their land or scenic view. But national experts see solar power as a crucial solution to climate change, and some farmers rely on the panels as a necessary source of income.
The “Matt’s Creek Wildfire” is spreading across much of the Jefferson National Forest. It has burned over 2,700 acres so far with no end in sight.
The case against former W&L first-year Ricardo Vergara will move forward. Lexington police arrested Vergara in February for allegedly sexually assaulting a fellow student a month earlier.
Republicans swept two state House races and one state Senate race in Rockbridge County, but the Democrats managed to take control of the legislature.
There were no surprise results in the 14 uncontested races in Rockbridge County. Jared Moon was re-elected as commonwealth’s attorney and Steve Funkhouser will continue to serve as sheriff of Rockbridge County and Tyson Cooper won his race for mayor of Buena Vista.
Paul Williams will serve another term as Glasgow mayor. Elsewhere, a seat on the Buffalo District Board of Supervisors, a seat on the Buffalo District School Board and the county treasurer position have all been filled.
Lexington voters eagerly cast their ballots at the Rockbridge Area Relief Association building today with high stakes in the state legislative races. But many were disappointed with the number of uncontested local races in Lexington.