Bob Sweeney doesn’t play squash. “Believe it or not,” says UVA’s Vice President for Development and Public Affairs, who oversees the school’s $3 billion capital campaign.
The candidate confirmed with C-VILLE that he will seek the Democratic Party’s nomination at an August 20 firehouse primary
A recent USDA grant "will enable us to provide more resources and educational opportunities for our partnering farms," says Director Marisa Vrooman
In related news, a few items from Albemarle House, including an oil painting of John and Patricia Kluge, head to auction in Washington, D.C.
The small fire began on the roof of 420 E. Main Street, following a party held the previous night
In 2007, Charlottesville and Albemarle government officials identified sustainable development as a priority in their respective comprehensive plans. Last October, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) received nearly $1 million in federal grant money to start a “livability” plan and help both city and county achieve those goals. Now, however, members of the Jefferson […]
The Cavaliers’ first NCAA championship since 2006 followed a year of increased vigilance among coaches and media
A few days after defense contracting titan Northrop Grumman terminated 60 positions at its Sperry Marine manufacturing and engineering headquarters in Albemarle, nine local job postings remained on the Northrop website
University President Teresa Sullivan conferred more than 6,200 degrees, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder paid homage to law school alum Robert Kennedy
Since January 1, there have been 10 assaults reported within 500’ of McGuffey, including the May 13 incident
Abbitt, who represented southeastern Albemarle for 13 terms, sponsored a land swap bill to eliminate the Biscuit Run "doughnut hole" during the last assembly session
Councilor David Brown said he would “prefer to see a study of more, rather than fewer, options”- including the relocation of the pump to State Farm property
Virginia granted local governing bodies the power to mandate helmet use until age 15 in 1993, but Charlottesville has not enforced the rule
When Habitat for Humanity broke ground on Sunrise Park in March, the city took a big step towards addressing nearly a decade of affordable housing anxieties. However, the Sunrise model—affordable units tucked into a mixed-income, mixed-use site—hasn’t fared as well for other local developers. Roughly half the units in Sunrise Park, located near the Carlton […]
When Johnathan Perkins wrote to the Virginia Law Weekly and alleged that two white UVA Police officers mistreated him—an incident he later admitted to be false—he described a feeling of shame at being singled out. Charlene Green (pictured), program coordinator for the city’s Dialogue on Race, says Perkins’ motives may be unclear, but his […]
While The Donald considers the future of his Virginia winery, former owners Patricia Kluge and Bill Moses still have financial matters to resolve with Farm Credit of the Virginias
Precisely one year ago, Boyd told C-VILLE he had no plans to run for reelection
Following the recommendations of Governor Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Virginia Board of Social Services recently voted against nondiscrimination regulations that would have allowed gay and lesbian couples to adopt children. The vote is particularly significant for Charlottesville and Albemarle County, where adoption numbers have risen during the past three years and […]
White, who has not been charged in the deaths of three local residents, turned himself in Sunday
One month ago, the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) was poised to launch a study of two plans for expanding the Rivanna pump station, which transports sewage to the Moore’s Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. The first would keep the sewage pump in the Woolen Mills residential neighborhood and near the foot of Riverview Park […]
Inside the crowded Long Beach Performing Arts Center, on a stage that hosted the likes of Microsoft founder Bill Gates and former U.S. military commander Stanley McChrystal during the preceding 48 hours, Albemarle County school teacher John Hunter interrupted his speech to take attendance. What did Albemarle County gifted teacher and World Peace Game creator […]
Mann, who received $485,000 via five federal and state grants for his research, is a popular target for global warming skeptics, who don’t like his temperature modeling.
On a fall night in 2009, a UVA student named Darren hopped a fence at the Carl Smith Center football stadium. Wearing a climbing harness, he made his way to the base of a light tower, one of four that illuminate the field during UVA football games. He attached a carabiner—a small, metal clip used by […]
Last month, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) split the Choice Neighborhood grants among 19 recipients—Baltimore, Memphis, Philadelphia and…well, not Charlottesville.
One year ago this week, George Huguely notched his final points as a member of the UVA lacrosse team. The fourth-year student assisted on a goal against the University of North Carolina, and then scored one of his own during a home loss to Duke in front of a crowd of 8,000. Within weeks, Huguely […]
The Trump Organization, headed by business mogul and potential presidential candidate Donald Trump, bought the bulk of the Kluge Estate Winery & Vineyard at auction last week. While The Donald didn’t make a personal appearance, a team of business advisors purchased more than 700 acres, along with the old and new vineyards, the winery, labels […]