Former Albemarle County Circuit Court Deputy Clerk Dayna Awkard at work in 2012.

Former clerk pleads guilty to embezzling

Former longtime Albemarle County Circuit Court Deputy Clerk Dayna Awkard pleaded guilty Friday morning to the embezzlement of nearly $14,000, according to court records. Awkard, a 24-year employee of the circuit court clerk’s office, resigned on March 21, shortly after a tip from an unnamed court employee prompted a state investigation into possible fraud. She […]

Virginia's Capitol Building in Richmond. File photo.

Irregular Joe: A pugnacious Virginia pol lands in hot water

It’s no secret that we here at the Odd Dominion lean a bit to the left. Luckily for us, Virginia Republicans make our job pretty easy, as barely a week goes by without some excitable elephant saying or doing something completely boneheaded somewhere in the Commonwealth. But that certainly doesn’t preclude us from making fun […]