Councilwoman storms out of executive session…again

RIDGEWAY – About 20 minutes into the executive session, of the Thursday night Ridgeway Town Council meeting called to discuss the police department, Councilwoman Angela Harrison emerged alone, visibly distraught. Harrison said she left executive session because she was bothered by what council members were saying about the chief. It was the second time she […]

Cookendorfer elected RW Mayor

RIDGEWAY – In a deeply divided race for mayor and two council seats, three candidates who ran as a block won as a block, tipping the balance of power in the Ridgeway town government. Councilman Heath Cookendorfer, with 71 votes (54.20 percent), bested Councilwoman Angela Harrison, with 59 votes (45.04 percent) to capture the mayor’s […]

Fact checking the Ridgeway Candidate Forum

RIDGEWAY – Of the six candidates in the upcoming Ridgeway election, three of them, Angela Harrison, Roger Herring and Rick Johnson, participated in a candidate forum held last Thursday evening at the Century House and sponsored by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. The other three candidates, Heath Cookendorfer, Rufus Jones and Dan Martin, held a […]

Editorial: A Fact by Any Other Name is Still a Fact

RIDGEWAY – If you frequent The Voice’s Facebook page – and we hope you do – you have probably noticed that the newspaper is under attack from Ridgeway mayoral candidate and Councilwoman Angela Harrison for omitting what she calls ‘facts’ in recent stories about her perception that the Pig on the Ridge steering committee has […]

Council proposes restrictions on POR $

RIDGEWAY – At its March meeting, Town Council continued chipping away at the Pig on the Ridge (POR) festival steering committee’s longstanding level of involvement with the festival by introducing an ordinance that Interim administrator David Hudspeth said would establish financial procedures for the administration of POR funds. While the steering committee – Tom Connor, […]