A big summit next week on the western bypass. VDOT called the meeting after the federal government put the project on hold. That also follows the Albemarle supervisors withdrawing previous support. Supervisor Ken Boyd phoned in the news Wednesday on The Schilling Show. Boyd says government representatives and members of the Chambers of Commerce along the U.S. 29 corridor from North Carolina to Greene County have been invited. The summit meeting will be held next Friday, March 7th.
Albemarle County Supervisor Ken Boyd will introduce a motion that VDOT conduct a small area study before putting the project in the fast lane.
The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee says public employees might get salary increases.
Hampden-Sydney College has called off classes until next week.
There was an armed robbery Wednesday night at a Nelson County store.