Laura Ingles

Laura Ingles
Laura Ingles grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, but came to Virginia at age 18 and never left. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2010 she dedicated a year and most of her sanity to a private wilderness boarding school for at-risk teenage girls, and Charlottesville became home in January 2012. Laura spent two years reporting the news for C-VILLE Weekly before taking on the role as Living Section Editor.

Zeithaml addresses Sullivan’s ouster

 “I think everybody recognizes that the process was deeply flawed, and I don’t condone it,” newly appointed interim President Carl Zeithaml said of his predecessor’s ouster at yesterday’s press conference on Grounds.

Faculty Senate responds to meeting with rector

Members of the Faculty Senate Executive Council met with Rector Dragas Monday morning to discuss concerns over UVA President Teresa Sullivan’s recent resignation, and Faculty Senate Chair George Cohen came away saying they had “a cordial discussion”—despite acknowledging that he’d asked the rector to step down.

County board remains split on Western Bypass 

County board remains split on Western Bypass 

  Albemarle County Supervisor Chris Dumler said he wanted to see for himself how the proposed Western Bypass would interact with the environment, so he hiked the 6.2 miles before Wednesday’s vote. (Photo by Aaron Richardson/The Daily Progress)  Last week the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors continued arguments over the long-debated route 29 Western Bypass. […]

New leash law has some residents barking mad

New leash law has some residents barking mad

(File photo) For city residents, keeping a dog on a leash is commonplace. But in the county, where backyards are more spacious, some have come to expect to see animals running around untethered. Now thanks to a new Albemarle County’ ordinance, allowing a dog to run freely on another’s property is a Class 4 Misdemeanor, […]

UPDATED: UVA announces Sullivan will step down

The UVA community is reacting to the sudden resignation of University President Teresa Sullivan Sunday, expressing shock at the abrupt announcement that she would be stepping down August 15 after only two years in the position. According to an e-mail sent to the UVA community Sunday by University Rector Helen E. Dragas, Sullivan’s departure was […]

Anchor tenant for Fifth Street development announced 

Anchor tenant for Fifth Street development announced 

  River Bend Vice President Alan Taylor is excited to develop the land between Fifth and Avon streets into a shopping center featuring Wegmans, a high-end grocery store with devoted followers. (Photo by John Robinson)  Turns out the rumors are true—Wegmans is coming to town. River Bend Management, a local developer owned by Coran Capshaw, […]

Silverchair

Silverchair

Under its new management, SLS will remain in Charlottesville and fill several new positions, according to CEO Thane Kerner. Silverchair Holdings will use the divestiture proceeds to inject new capital into Silverchair Information Systems, its other subsidiary.

Court rules in favor of Ragged Mountain Dam proceedings

For the second time this year, attorney Stan Braverman sat alone across the courtroom from a cluster of lawyers from the McGuire Woods law firm who represented the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County Service Authority, and the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority. Braverman, who filed against all three municipalities said the city sold water facilities […]