Two Missing

Most of the new slate of Blackstone officials were sworn-in last week at Town Hall by Nottoway Circuit Court Deputy Clerk Kay Hartwill and began their terms of office July 1st. Because the At-Large Council race is being challenged -- with a hearing not until July 9th -- Town Attorney Tessie Bacon recommended not swearing-in either of the two At-Large Councilmen-elect, Eric Nash and Lonnie Morgan.

Attorney Bacon said that under state law, Nash, who led the ticket in the May 1st fiveway race for two seats, will continue to serve until the matter is resolved, as will at-large rep Ben Green, who did not seek re-election.

 

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