GPS Technology in Action
A&A Receives more awards
Team A&A Rides in the
MS 150 bike tour
A&A Employees Preparing
Students for the Real World
Employee Stock Ownership
A&A Employees participate in
14th Annual Trash Pick-up
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Loving his Locale
all the Way to Richmond
Delegate Barnie Day with Wife
by Su Clauson-Wicker
Virginia Delegate Barnie Day has
degrees from Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill and experience as a
journalist, county administrator, and asparagus farmer.
But his philosophy as the owner of a general store in
rural Patrick County may
serve him just as well in his new job as Virginia
delegate for the 10th District.
"You just have to show up and work
hard every day and try to do better the next day,"
he says. Until January, Day, 44, was a Patrick County
supervisor, interacting with Anderson & Associates on
projects that included simulations for the Woods Brothers
Racing Museum. But on January 14, he won the House of
Delegates seat in a special election against his friend
and fellow supervisor, Republican Philip Plaster. He
ended a game of musical chairs that began when Virgil
Goode was elected to U.S. House of Representatives and
Roscoe Reynolds won Goodes state senate seat,
leaving the delegate spot open.
Day, a Democrat, says his strong
promotion of education funding won the delegate seat. In
his finger-shaped district, which extends 135 miles from
the stoplight in Hillsville to Danville, education,
transportation, and concern about the environment are key
issues. Day pushed for continued progress on the widening
of U.S. 58 in the district. He also says people in the 10th District, which
includes the Blue Ridge Parkway, realize that you
cant sustain a prosperous economy on the back of a
depleted environment and are concerned about preserving
what they have.