District 20 Virginia House of Delegate Candidate Forum Announced

Staunton, VA – The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library has announced they will host a candidate forum for the upcoming election of Virginia’s 20th District Delegate. The forum will be filmed and broadcast on WVPT and be available on the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library website (www.woodrowwilson.org) as well as through various social media outlets including Facebook and YouTube. Each candidate will be filmed separately but will be asked the same questions by the interviewer.

This forum was created to give the citizens of the 20th District for the Virginia House of Delegates the opportunity to hear directly from the candidates. The questions cover a broad range of issues that are important to voters in the 20th District and in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Read More - District 20 Virginia House of Delegates Candidate Forum Announced -NBC 29 

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Area Legislators Ask State for I-81 Relief

WEYERS CAVE -- The message to VDOT staff and Virginia’s secretary of transportation was simple Tuesday from Shenandoah Valley General Assembly members: let’s work together on easing the clogged and dangerous Interstate 81.

A Commonwealth Transportation Board open house at Blue Ridge Community College featured Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne and VDOT leadership.

They heard that it’s time to come up with both short and long-term answers to an interstate that now carries 42 percent of the truck traffic in Virginia.

Read More - Area Legislators Ask State for I-81 Relief - News Virginian

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Join Us for an Evening of Barbecue and Bluegrass

 Join Delegate Bell for his Annual BBQ and Bluegrass

with John Adams, Republican candidate for Attorney General


BBQ by Mrs. Rowe’s

 Thursday, October 5, 2017

6:00 -8:00 pm


 Shenandoah Harley Davidson

213 Rolling Thunder Lane

Staunton, Virginia 24401

 Please RSVP to 540-255-8778 or by email at mrsrbellcoach@comcast.net.

Yes, I will attend the annual Bell’s BBQ and Bluegrass at the following level:

         _____$1000 Platinum Level       
_____$500 Gold Level        _____$250 Silver Level

_____$100 Friend                     _____$25 Individual 


Yes, I support Delegate Bell. However, I cannot attend the event but please accept my generous donation of $_______ to show my support!

Please make checks payable to “BELL FOR DELEGATE”

2620 Eston Drive Staunton, VA 24401


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Political Contributions are not tax-deductible. Paid for by Bell for Delegate. Corporate Contributions are accepted. State law requires employer and occupation information for contributions over $100 in a calendar year.

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Pig Pickin' and Politickin'

The brainchild of new chamber president and CEO Annette Medlin, the event gathered dozens of movers and shakers from across Waynesboro, Augusta County and Staunton and brought them together for an after-hours barbecue to meet with one another and members of the broader community.
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Connecting Businesses

WEYERS CAVE — Business people gathered at the Valley Business Summit to network and discuss future business goals in the state. The 5th annual Valley Business Summit was held at Blue Ridge Community College.

The day started with a business resource fair. Local organizations such as the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce, Valley Career & Technical Center, Valley Workforce and more set up booths.

John Downey, president of BRCC, opened the ceremony by describing the event as an opportunity to make connections. A moment of silence was held for the weekend’s events in Charlottesville and those who lost their lives.

Read More - Connecting Businesses - The News Virginian

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Vector Industries seeks legislative help in boosting employment

WAYNESBORO — Vector Industries employs 85 people with intellectual and other disabilities, but the workload at the Waynesboro nonprofit has increased recently, and the need for more workers has risen along with it.

Vector, which has been in operation since 1969, provides packaging and assembling services for companies such as Nelson County’s Devils Backbone. Vector CEO Chrissy Johnston candidly says “we need people. Our phone rings with work.”

Read More - Vector Industries Seeks Legislative Help in Boosting Employment - The News Virginian

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From War to Education and Rehabilitation

FISHERSVILLE — A highway marker was dedicated July 21 to honor the memory of a generation who answered the call of duty in time of war and then transformed into a community focused on education and rehabilitation when the war was won.

“We’re just obviously thrilled that we were able to get the marker and get it in place,” said Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, who sponsored the highway marker. He added that “it’s amazing when you know the history of this place.”

Read More - From War to Education and Rehabilitation - News Virginian

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Dickie Bell, Community Dedicate Marker Recognizing Woodrow Wilson General Hospital

Delegate Dickie Bell and members of the community gathered Friday to dedicate a historical marker memorializing the Woodrow Wilson General Hospital.

Delegate Bell worked with Robert Ham and Augusta County Historical Society Board Member Nancy Sorrells to apply for this marker through the Department of Historical Resources. The marker was approved by the Virginia Board of Historic Resources at its meeting on Thursday, March 16 and installed earlier this week.  The marker sits on the campus of the Wilson Rehab and Workforce Rehabilitation center, directly across from the Valley Career and Technical Center.

Read More - Dickie Bell, Community Dedicate Marker Recognizing Woodrow Wilson General Hospital - Augusta Free Press

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Gillespie vows to tackle small business-woes.

WAYNESBORO  — Taxation and regulations — and their impact on small businesses — dominated a meeting at Stablecraft Brewing Thursday night that featured Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie and two local General Assembly members.

Joining Gillespie were Dels. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, and Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave.

Read More - Gillespie vows to tackle small business-woes - The News Virginian

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Governor McAuliffe Signs Sex Offender Bill

STAUNTON (WSLS 10) – Governor Terry McAuliffe has signed a bill that will help keep sex offenders away from schools and parks.

The bill expands restrictions, that keep violators from being within a certain proximity of children to offenders from outside Virginia.

Read More - Governor McAuliffe Signs Sex Offender Bill - WSLS

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