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Councilman Sam Bishop joins race for Christiansburg mayor | Govt and Politics

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Bishop also spent 28 years with the Blacksburg Police Department, retiring in the mid- to late-2000s with the rank of captain.

Regarding the recent reprimand resolution against Hicks, Bishop said he voted against the measure simply because he found too many holes in it and pushed back against suggestions that he’s an ally of the councilwoman.

“I’m … on any council member’s side, if they’re doing [right],” Bishop said. “If we’re going to take action, I want to make sure we have our i’s dotted and t’s crossed. I can’t help what people think, but as I said earlier, I’m on the side of doing the right thing.”

Bishop said he found certain issues dated as they had occurred…

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