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Posted on: May 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Board of Supervisors Press Conference Urging A Regional Approach to Reopening Economy

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. -- May 1, 2020) The Board of Supervisors held a press conference on the morning of May 1 urging Virginia Governor Ralph Northan to consider a regional approach to reopening the economy. In his remarks during the press conference, Chairman David Radford explained how the current COVID-19 pandemic is having a disproportionate effect on Roanoke County’s small businesses and its residents. The press conference was held outside Roanoke County’s Green Ridge Recreation Center.

Download the official request by the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors sent to Gov. Northam (PDF).

Watch the May 1 press conference below. Trouble viewing? Watch the press conference on YouTube

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