On-line voter registration is rapidly replacing the DMV as the most common site for Virginians to join voter rolls — and the rate of new voters is on pace to surpass that of four years ago. As WLNI’s Evan Jones reports, state elections officials say the on-line registration is more secure than the traditional paper system.
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UPDATED 11:20 am Wednesday: UFCW Local 400 says members voted unanimously to reject Kroger’s contract offer, and they approved a strike authorization. That does not necessarily mean a strike is imminent; the two sides had already agreed to extend the previous contract until June 4th.
The region’s Kroger union employees gather this morning in Salem to vote on a company contract proposal, and from all indications, they will soundly turn it down. The workers are also expected to approve a strike authorization vote, but that does not necessarily mean a walkout is imminent. More from WLNI’s Evan Jones.
Lynchburg City Council has selected the next City Manager — and she is no stranger to the Hill City. Council members selected long-time Assistant Manager Bonnie Svercek to succeed Kimball Payne. Word of her appointment came as Council came out of an executive session late Tuesday afternoon. Here is the announcement when City Council returned to open session:
Svercek tells Reporter Andre Whitehead she has three main goals:
She has served as Assistant City Manager since 1999.