Writer/musician Lynn Pribus says she’s annoyed by the county’s recent requirement that freelancers pay for a business license. Courtesy photo

Freelance tax: County expects to rake in $11 million

Since C-VILLE wrote about Albemarle County now retroactively demanding $50 business licenses—for the past five years—from freelancers who didn’t know they were businesses, surprised writers chief among them, we’ve learned that the county expects to bring in over $11.3 million in revenue, which will more than cover the $123,000 cost to hire two auditors. However, […]

Since it was founded in 1842, only women have lived on campus at Mary Baldwin University. That changes next year. Photo: Norm Shafer

Co-ed controversy: Women’s college operating at a loss

Mary Baldwin University, a historic women’s college in Staunton, will start accepting applications to the University College Program, the school’s first residential program to accept men, its president announced November 28. While some alumnae have scorned the decision, one man who’s already enrolled in a graduate program at the school supports the administration’s decision. “I’m […]