2009 Election Results

Posted November 4th, 2009
Shannon Abbs

New District 1 Supervisor Shannon Abbs

Rob Bell

Delegate Rob Bell

Shannon Abbs narrowly defeated incumbent Mark Johnson in this year’s Board of Supervisors election for District 1, which includes Barboursville.  The final count was 651 votes for Abbs, 646 for Johnson, and with 294 votes for Andrew McWilliams, who was also running for this seat.

Lou Thompson, who ran unopposed, will be the new School Board member for District 1.

At the state level, Delegate Rob Bell will remain Barboursville’s representative in the House of Delegates.  Bell defeated opponent Cynthia Neff 827 votes to 397.

For complete election results for Orange County, visit the State Board of Elections web site.

Barboursville Volunteer Fire Department Dance

Posted October 16th, 2009
Oct 24, 2009 9:00 pmtoOct 25, 2009 1:00 am

Barboursville Volunteer Fire Company will host a dance Oct. 24, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m., doors open at 8:30 p.m. Costumes are welcome but not required. Music by Sleepless Nights. Best costume wins two tickets to New Year’s Eve dance. Call Betty, 832 – 0530.

October 3rd Reception, Nichols Gallery

Posted October 1st, 2009
Oct 3, 2009
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
"Station in Orange"  oil 24" x 60"  by William Sullivan

"Station in Orange" oil 24" x 60" by William Sullivan

“Station in Orange” by artist William Sullivan, who taught art at Woodberry Forest School in the 1970s, will be on exhibit this weekend at Nichols Gallery Annex in Barboursville in honor of Orange County’s 275th anniversary celebration. Fred and Beth Nichols will be in the gallery from 2pm to 5pm this Saturday, October 3rd, to discuss the history of the village of Barboursville, from its early days as a commercial center with two hotels, a couple of livery stations, two general stores and a train depot, to its current status as a cultural center with three art galleries and a theatre, and three wineries nearby. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend.

For information call 540-832-3565.

Steam and Gas Pasture Party

Posted September 14th, 2009