Supervisors recognize outgoing treasurer

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By Ben Bomberger, Reporter

INDEPENDENCE – Grayson County Supervisors approved a resolution recognizing the service of retiring Treasurer Junior Young during their regular meeting on Nov. 14.
The resolution recognized Young for his “exemplary service to Grayson County and the fine citizens herein.”
It further stated that Young has served as Treasurer since 1979, for a total of 34 years. The board commended Young for his “lasting commitment and dedication to the county.”
During his tenure, Young served the county, region and state as president of the Virginia State Treasurer’s Association (2001), chairman of the Twin County E-911 Commission, executive board member of the Alleghany Hospital, chairman of the TAV Office Accreditation Committee, past chair of the Southwest Virginia Treasurer/Clerk Association and state director of the Virginia Jaycees.
The resolution stated that Young’s “approach to public service has yielded many qualifiable benefits, but it is the numerous intangible contributions he has made to Grayson County, his employees, colleagues and clients that will forever be appreciated.”
The supervisors recognized and commended Young for his “distinguished service as the Treasurer of Grayson County,” and extended him “the best wishes and happiness in retirement and in all of his future endeavors.”