At 24, Beckham Stanley is the youngest town council candidate on the ballot. A Bedford native, Stanley graduated from Hampden-Sidney College, near Farmville, with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. He works in Bedford as an insurance agent at Holdren, Eubank and Stanley and does landscaping on a part-time basis.
Why is he running?
“It is very important for Bedford to elect a person who has the time and the energy to put into the job,” he said. “I have both.”