The contest for Fluvanna County Sheriff is a two-man race. Mark Belew has formally announced he’s running. Belew held a kickoff Tuesday morning on the steps of the Old Fluvanna Courthouse in Palmyra. Belew says he has 15 years of experience in law enforcement and is a life-long resident of Fluvanna. He has already set up an e-mail account at firstname.lastname@example.org. Belew is joining Interim Sheriff Eric Hess in the race to succeed Ryant Washington, who recently resigned so he could join Governor McAuliffe’s administration in Richmond.
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