Chris Dumler in 2013, when he faced pressure to resign from the Board of Supervisors. Photo by
John Robinson

Chris Dumler found living under new name

The former Albemarle County supervisor who once served jail time for sexual battery, resigned from his position representing the Scottsville District and is currently a wanted fugitive has been found in the Philippines, according to a Rob Schilling report. In what seems to be a trend of those convicted of crimes changing their names [Kurt […]

Alexander Ikefuna is the city's new planning chief.
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Tolbert successor named to neighborhood development

The spot vacated by longtime director of Charlottesville neighborhood development services Jim Tolbert in February officially will be filled August 17. Alexander Ikefuna, former director of community services and planning in Mobile, Alabama, will step in to take over the position that’s been held by interim director Missy Creasy since Tolbert left. Ikefuna discovered he […]

Overhydration, officially known as hyponatremia, can be deadly, and a UVA doc wants everyone to know about this rare condition.

Staying hydrated: When too much of a good thing turns bad

By Emily Dinning A 30-year-old British athlete died in July after the finish of the 2015 Ironman European Championships; a 17-year-old high school football player died a few days after a football practice on an incredibly hot day in 2014 and a 55-year-old woman had a seizure during treatment for depression.  The common denominator: swelling in […]