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

 

Tappahannock District:

 

 

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.