COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY TAKES OATH
Among friends, family and supporters, Leanne E. Watrous was sworn-in Monday, July 1st as Nottoway County’s Commonwealth’s Attorney. Circuit Court Clerk Jane L. Brown administered the oath of office.
Ms. Watrous, who turned 31 on July 3rd, has served as the Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Nottoway County since 2016. She succeeds Theresa J. “Terry” Royall, who vacated the position as Commonwealth’s Attorney to become a Judge of the 11th District Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. Ms. Watrous’ new annual salary, which is set by the State Compensation Board, is $125,563.
Ms. Watrous -- a candidate in the Nov. 5th general election -- says she has the experience, knowledge, energy, and dedication to effectively represent and serve the people of Nottoway County.
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