Monthly Archives: February 2023

Two Republicans in running so far for South District seat in Nelson County

There are now two Republicans seeking the nomination for the South District seat on the Nelson County Board of Supervisors. 

Philip Purvis of Shipman has filed a statement of organization for the seat, which is currently held by Democrat Robert Barton. He joins James C. Bibb, a fellow Republican who turned in his electronic paperwork on January 12.

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Charlottesville City Council explains decision to whittle replacement member applicants to six

The four remaining members of Charlottesville City Council have privately selected a shortlist of six people who will move forward to a public hearing Monday to be selected as a replacement for former Councilor Sena Magill.  

They are: 

  • Alex Bryant, former executive director of the Ix Park and former executive director of the Tom Tom Foundation (application)
  • Former City Councilor Kathy Galvin (application
  • Current School Board member Lisa Larson-Torres (application)
  • Twenty-eight year Charlottesville resident Natalie Oschrin (application)
  • Former School Board member Leah Puryear (application)
  • Former City Councilor Kristin Szakos. (application)
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