Nearly five years have passed since we last shared with you the salaries of the 10 highest-paid employees in both Charlottesville and Albemarle. And not much has changed. Charlottesville still pays its employees better than Albemarle, and many of the names in the top 10 of jurisdictions remain the same. This time around, however, all [...]
“If you hear me start to whistle, it’s not because I’m giving you a musical interlude,” he joked to a UVA class. “It’s because I can’t help it.”
Upon entering the County Office Building yesterday evening, it was apparent that this year’s annual hearing over the $303.7 million proposed budget
For the record number of 21,839 University of Virginia applicants eagerly anticipating their decision letters, the wait is finally over. The Office of Admissions is mailing the letters today.
Most Charlottesville residents must drive several miles to the more rural corners of Albemarle County in search of farm-fresh eggs. For a few downtown Charlottesville residents, however, fresh eggs may soon be as close as their own backyard. Matilda Matheson, 5, right, and Helen Matheson, 8, sit with two of their chickens. The Mathesons haven’t [...]
For what seems like the hundredth time, UVA students are currently voting on an Honor-related referendum,
Members of the House of Delegates’ Elections Subcommittee voted this morning to “indefinitely” pass by Senator Creigh Deeds’ Bipartisan Redistricting Commission bill, after the bill was unanimously passed by the Senate.
Organizer AndrÃ© Hakes evoked Martin Luther King, Jr. in a speech to the crowd, proclaiming, â€œWe want the right to be judged by the content of our character. We come in peace, we are unashamed and we are proud to be Americans.â€
Despite the apparent halt in construction on the site of the future Hydraulic Road Whole Foods, the project is still progressing, says Alan Taylor of Riverbend Management, Inc., a company in the Coran Capshaw empire. “We’re still working with the city on getting final site plan approval,” he says. “Once we have that, we’ll continue [...]
New year, same legislative agenda. At least that’s the story when it comes to payday lending regulations. New laws targeting payday lenders went into effect January 1, extending repayment periods and limiting the amount of sequential loans a borrower can obtain. Lenders, however, have quickly discovered ways to get around the new law, putting frustrated [...]
Despite the apparent halt in construction on the site of the future Hydraulic Road Whole Foods, the project is still progressing, said Alan Taylor of Riverbend Management, Inc., a company in the Coran Capshaw empire.
If you’ve ever dreamed of brandishing a lance and racing at windmills like a modern-day Don Quixote, your fantasy may soon become a reality. Though the Albemarle County Planning Commission has been debating the addition of a wind turbine ordinance for about eight months, the Commission seems close to formulating a resolution. Jason Ivey, vice [...]
Joining the Virginia governorâ€™s race months after his fellow Democratic candidates state Senator Creigh Deeds and state Delegate Brian Moran does not appear to be a serious handicap for Terry McAuliffe.