Violent crimes per 1,000 residents Albemarle: 1.14 Charlottesville: 5.91 State average: 2.27 Population within one mile of a park/grocery/school Albemarle: 57-70 percent Charlottesville: 95-99 percent Metropolitan Planning Area: 70-80 percent Median household income Albemarle: $64,206 Charlottesville: $38,369 State: $60,316 Residential density Rural area: 0.08 dwellings per acre Urban area: 0.92 dwellings per acre Location [...]
Trump says the company is updating bathrooms in the winery’s pavilion, where it was auctioned, as well as putting in new ceilings, chandeliers and a bar
A local ad agency is one of 16 finalists in the Discovery Channel’s "Shark Week Video Frenzy" competition
The Donald wants Kluge’s Albemarle House mansion so badly that he is reportedly leaving the front yard unmowed to dissuade other buyers
George Allen, Kaine’s GOP challenger for Jim Webb’s U.S. Senate seat, has not announced his second quarter cash yet
In February, UVA President Teresa Sullivan wrote to the nearly 5,000 Academic Division staff members and asked them to participate in a job satisfaction survey. Participation in the survey, which covered areas such as “the adequacy of your work environment” and “opportunities for advancement,” was anonymous. Overall, more than 3,000 salaried staff members completed the survey by the March 18 deadline. The results, released last week, showed that 86 percent of UVA employees had positive overall feelings about their employer, and four out of five employees said they would likely still work for the University in three years.
Among the appointees: Pat Robertson’s son, Tim, and Houston beer baron John Nau, both UVA donors
Is it the Fourth? Thanks to Thomas Jefferson, no place does Independence Day quite like Charlottesville. Below, a few July 4 events of note
Among other work, Big Brothers helped revive the Westhaven Afterschool Program during Norris’ time with the organization
Wells Fargo’s $7.5 million repurchase comes two months after Royal Bank of Canada foreclosed on the Upper Bundoran manor
After Virginia’s Attorney General filed a new lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency’s greenhouse gas policies, David Koch reportedly praised the brothers’ "investment"
In February, Cowan, 30, was found dead at the corner of Eighth and Page streets in the Westhaven neighborhood
Or has the Brooklyn bar band come to Charlottesville to challenge our arts editor to a drinking contest?
It’s hard to quantify just how goddamned unpleasant the Battle of Waynesboro is. I slept poorly the previous night, skipped breakfast, and arrived late and underdressed. I want socks. I want coffee. I want a funnel cake from the vendor across the road from the battlefield, but I’m stuck firmly on the 19th century side. [...]
German painter Anton Sattler was invited into the homes of some of America’s most renowned families to restore old rooms to their youthful beauty—to revitalize them, give them new lives. “Auchincloss, Roosevelt, Rockefeller,” lists the website for his company, founded in 1891. Anton Sattler, Inc., worked such magic on Gloria Vanderbilt’s former dining room, where [...]
Pitcher Tyler Wilson held the University of California Golden Bears to a single run during his more than seven innings on the mound
Goode told the Roanoke Times this month that he would consider a presidential bid "as the year progresses"
The former winery owner’s gourmet gas station, which closed in 2007, is reportedly headed to a July 14 foreclosure auction
Charlottesville has already asked to reallocate $1.5 million to Hillsdale Drive from plans to widen Fontaine Avenue, and council will also hear Belmont Bridge design recommendations tonight
In a blog post about Democratic City Council candidate Peter McIntosh’s decision to shutter his campaign, Schilling suggests that the candidate field may see another surprise
The juveniles are each charged with two counts of assault by mob in connection with the incidents, which started with…tea
Ask the right Albemarle residents, and they will tell you that efforts by county government to reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable development approach “a Big Brother mentality,” “socialism,” and “Soviet-style rule-by-committee.” Last week, they told their six supervisors the same thing. Jefferson Area Tea Party chair Carole Thorpe said that ICLEI, a nonprofit organization [...]
UC-Irvine went on a 6-1 run, and pulled ahead of UVA in a three-run eighth inning, to tie the NCAA Super Regional series at one game each
Owner Jim Justice, who also owns the Greenbrier Resort, says "there will be a conservation component in whatever I do," and local group offers its assistance
Jackson has attributed his "fuzzy" mental state to male enhancement medication and claimed that he thought one victim, a Charlottesville resident, was his son-in-law.
In 2008, Charlottesville was designated a “medically underserved area,” a dubious distinction awarded to areas with high incidences of poverty or infant mortality