Each week, the news team takes a look at upcoming meetings and events in Charlottesville and Albemarle we think you should know about. Consider it a look into our datebook, and be sure to share newsworthy happenings in the comments section. The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review meets at 5:30pm Tuesday, July 15 in Council […]
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 […]
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 […]
09/01/2014 6:00 pm Red & the Romantics The Whiskey Jar, Charlottesville
Charlottesville is holding its breath as the eight-story brick behemoth of an apartment building known as The Flats at West Village prepares to open in five weeks along West Main Street. City officials, business owners, and developers are worried that the 622-bedroom apartment building has not been leasing as quickly as owners predicted, causing some […]
University of Virginia graduate Elliot Rosenberg has been lucky enough to attend two soccer matches in Brazil since the 2014 FIFA World Cup began. But while soccer fans from every corner of the globe fill hotels and hostels across a dozen cities, Rosenberg is working around the clock on an ambitious entrepreneurial endeavor, pairing visitors […]
UVA Medical Center has sued more than 30,000 people over unpaid bills since 2010. One woman is pushing back.
Each week, the news team takes a look at upcoming meetings and events in Charlottesville and Albemarle we think you should know about. Consider it a look into our datebook, and be sure to share newsworthy happenings in the comments section. The Albemarle County Architectural Review Board meets at 1pm Monday, July 7 in Room […]
PVCC Culinary Arts Students Bake Up New Skills, Delicious Desserts this Summer Wander around the Jefferson School City Center halls mid-afternoon this summer, and your nose will be in for a delicious treat. Now through July 12, the students in Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC)’s Culinary Arts program have begun Introduction to Baking. Nineteen students […]
Members of a large task force formed by the city to look into unequal rates of arrest and incarceration among black and white kids in Charlottesville are clamoring for more action. The outcry comes in the wake of a recently completed study presented to City Council by the same task force, which found that black […]
Just how much radio can Charlottesville support? Our little city already has a relatively large number of stations for its size: a total of 15 at last count.
A man wanted in connection with the May homicide on Hardy Drive turned himself in on Monday, June 30, according to Charlottesville Police Lieutenant Ronnie Roberts. Avery F. Gray, 39, has been charged with first-degree murder in the May 17 death of 36-year-old Charlottesville resident Oscar Nathaniel Brown. At press time, a preliminary hearing date […]
Each week, the news team takes a look at upcoming meetings and events in Charlottesville and Albemarle we think you should know about. Consider it a look into our datebook, and be sure to share newsworthy happenings in the comments section. The Charlottesville City Council and Albemarle County Board of Supervisors hold a joint meeting […]
Exploding fireworks and Vanderbilt players dogpiling each other around the pitcher’s mound were the last images of the 2014 College World Series, and Virginia left TD Ameritrade Park dejected, but not disappointed, as the baseball program’s most successful season in school history came to a close in a 3-2 loss in game three. Vanderbilt’s win […]
Summer Camp in Full Swing at Carver Recreation Center This summer the Jefferson School City Center’s Carver Rec is hosting a pre-teen camp for youth in grades 4th through 6th grade. The camp lasts from June 16 through July 25 and registration is open and ongoing until the camp reaches capacity. “Parks and Rec offers […]
The completely unexpected primary loss of congressional ambition machine Eric Cantor has created a deliciously unexpected situation: an actual competitive race in the ex-House Majority Leader’s Richmond-based 7th district. Now don’t get us wrong; the chances of a Democrat winning Cantor’s old district are slight indeed. The 7th, like all Virginia districts, has been so […]
After a decade of assessments by its volunteers, local watershed monitoring group StreamWatch has reported that 70 percent of streams that drain to the Rivanna River are failing state water quality standards. It’s far from an ideal finding, but as the citizen science organization points out, the situation could be worse. In a report released […]
“We have a budget—that’s the good news,” Del. David Toscano said Monday afternoon. The House minority leader and Charlottesville rep was on his cell, en route to Richmond for an evening legislative session to vote on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s budget vetoes. The good news, at least for any remaining hopes of bipartisan agreement on Medicaid […]
From the arts to finance to farming, these young guns of Charlottesville and Albemarle are the ones to watch.
The Western Bypass is down for its dirt nap, and all eyes are on the implementation of a $230 million package of alternatives aimed at easing congestion on Route 29 through Albemarle County. In a unanimous vote in Richmond last Wednesday, the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) allocated the funds for the local projects as part […]
A proposed pipeline that would move fracked natural gas from extraction fields in West Virginia to southeast Virginia and North Carolina is generating angry opposition in Nelson County, where residents whose lands may lie in its path are raising concerns about property damage and pollution. The Dominion Southeast Reliability Project, a 450-mile-long pipeline extension, would […]
Each week, the news team takes a look at upcoming meetings and events in Charlottesville and Albemarle we think you should know about. Consider it a look into our datebook, and be sure to share newsworthy happenings in the comments section. The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors meets from 2:15-3pm Tuesday, June […]
In dramatic fashion for the second time in three nights, UVA baseball pulled out a down-to-the-wire win in the opening round of the College World Series on Tuesday, this time in 15 innings to take down fellow top-seed Texas Christian University 3-2. The win puts the Cavaliers one victory away from advancing to the best-of-three championship series. […]