Blackstone Appointed to Marshall Ecker's Supervisor Seat

Chatham, VA - The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors have appointed a new representative for the Staunton River District-- the seat formerly held by the late Marshall Ecker.

This morning, the board voted 4 to 1 to appoint Elton Blackstock to the position.

He was one of five candidates interviewed by the Board.

Blackstock is the former administrator for the Blue Ridge Regional Jail system.
He will serve in the position until a special election is held in November 2014.