Photos By Steve Frey
Sadie Hurst, a junior at Radford High School, made a presentation to the city council at Monday’s meeting about events, accomplishments and plans for the future at the school.

 

Steve Frey

Contributing writer

Radford City Council passed the first reading of the ordinances for new voting precincts in the city at its regular meeting Monday night.

The vote was 4-1, with Councilman Rob Gropman dissenting, on the establishment of new boundaries for the East Voting Precinct. The council voted unanimously in favor of the creation of a new precinct and boundaries to be called the New River Precinct.

The East and New River Precincts separate the current East Precinct in two, with Tyler Avenue being used as a dividing line. There would now be four voting precincts rather than the current three.

Gropman said he felt voting is “one of the most sacred civic duties that we as…



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