Ward refuses interviewPublished 9:18pm Saturday, October 13, 2012
Each Sunday through Oct. 28, the Suffolk News-Herald will introduce you to the candidates for local City Council offices.
Today, we feature the candidates for the Nansemond borough. Incumbent Robert Barclay faces a challenge from Lue Ward.
Sleepy Hole borough candidates will be featured on Oct. 21, with mayoral candidates on Oct. 28.
NAACP Suffolk chapter president Lue Ward is challenging incumbent Robert Barclay for the Nansemond borough seat.
Ward refused to participate in an interview with the Suffolk News-Herald. After initially agreeing to a meeting Friday afternoon, he arrived 40 minutes early and said he was too busy for the meeting.
When told the News-Herald wished to ask him some issues-based questions, he replied, “They’ll know what the issues are, once I win.”
Asked to agree to a later phone interview at his convenience, Ward would not commit. He did not answer his cellphone later Friday or return the message left.