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About Nancy Sorrells
For more than three decades, Nancy combined the vastly different careers of journalism, history and public service. She holds a master’s degree in local, regional and state history from James Madison University and an undergraduate degree in history from Bridgewater College. She served eight years (2004-2011) as an elected member of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors and four years on the Augusta County Service Authority. During her time on the board, she worked to promote tourism, watershed protection and agricultural vitality within the county and was a founding member of the award-winning Fields of Gold Agritourism initiative. Read more >
Greenville distribution center rezoning withdrawn
Augusta County officials say that the rezoning application for the proposed truck distribution center in Greenville was WITHDRAWN in April.
Protect the Riverheads Community Now & in the Future!
For the second time in just a few months Augusta County is considering a rezoning in Greenville in order to build a huge warehouse and distribution center that will have terrible effects.
Transportation Solutions Woven Into Good Land Use
The problem with extensive improvements, in addition to the hefty price tag, is the draw that improved roads have for development.
Greenville Industrial Zoning Request WITHDRAWN
The community spoke loud and clear that a Greenville Distribution Center was NOT welcome, and the developer listened and withdrew the application for the rezoning.
Say NO to a Greenville Distribution Center
The request is not compatible with Augusta’s comp plan and would have severe impacts on the quality of life, the health, and safety of the Greenville community.
Solar part of farm lifestyle for Liskey family
Perhaps the post on the Farm Choice Facebook page five years ago when the store went solar best summed it all up: “We have a new crop. We are harvesting solar energy.”
Senator Hikes in Support of Shenandoah Mountain Bill
The scenic area designation creates a special area within the larger national forest where the forests, vistas, and drinking water supplies would be preserved, while logging and industrial development such as gas drilling and pipelines would be prohibited.
Shenandoah Valley’s Blue Ribbon
Water fuels the economic engines of agriculture and manufacturing in the Valley, underpins recreational opportunities, and draws tourists from around the world.
Augusta County approves two community solar projects
The county’s first-ever community solar projects generating power that goes back into the grid were approved at the August BZA meeting.
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