Interim Commonwealth’s Attorney Eric Branscom took the Republican nomination for election to the job in the GOP Canvass Saturday, easily defeating Harrison Schroeder and Travis Epes. Long-time Deputy Brian Craig won a tight race for Sheriff against Christiansburg police officer Doug Weddle 1359-1245. Weddle, Schroeder and Epes have conceded. Branscom took every district of the […]
Two of the three candidates for the Republican spot on the ballot for Floyd County Commonwealth’s Attorney in their opening statements at the candidates forum sponsored by the Tea Party.
Floyd County voters face more choices and/or new faces than normal in several local elections this year: Sheriff, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Little River Supervisor and Circuit Clerk. Retirements leave openings on three and an appointment to a judgeship created the opening in the fourth. New faces and varying approaches provide opportunities for voters to make decision. […]
Floyd attorney Harrison Schroeder is running for the open seat for Commonwealth’s Attorney.
As local elections take center stage in Floyd County and throughout the Old Dominion in 2015, voters here will have a variety of choices for races where incumbents are retiring or have moved on to other positions.