25 October 2009
BY CHASE PURDY
The News Virginian

STAUNTON — The evolution of a neighborhood starts with its most essential element: the neighbors.

So when a man was mugged on Sears Hill on Sept. 14, his neighbors took their community concerns to Staunton city council. The group asked for advice and help; they asked for attention.

Today, members of city council will walk with residents, cleaning up the neighborhood.

Yet the future of Sears Hill remains uncertain. Outside eyes foresee a seventh historic neighborhood. But residents are focused on keeping the community from slipping back to its unsavory past.



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At October 26, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Blogger Mark

Little reminiscent of Season 4 of the Wire.