On Tuesday, June 13th … businessman Rob Akers, the Owner of Virginia Shoe Clinic in Tappahannock
and Kilmarnock, declared his candidacy for Essex County Board of Supervisors – for the Greater
He stated that “As a resident, local small business owner and parent of four children in Essex County
public schools, I have a clear understanding of the challenges facing our community.” He further
added: “I see the abundant opportunities that exist. The position of Supervisor is an opportunity to
serve and to have a helpful and positive role in our community.