Devils Backbone owner Steve Crandall says selling to Anheuser-Busch InBev was a growth strategy, to move from 60,000 barrels produced in 2015 to 150,000 barrels annually. Staff photo

Brewery buyout: Big beer company acquires Devils Backbone

Local craft brewery Devils Backbone announced on social media it was being sold to Anheuser-Busch InBev at 10:35am on April 12. By noon, the court of public opinion had tried and convicted the Nelson County company of selling out. Brewery ownership was a bunch of “cowards.” They were “greedy,” looking to “cash in,” sold to […]

Massive 5th Street Station, future home of Wegmans, is underway.
Photo Stephen Barling

In brief: Eramo v. Jackie, Wegmans and more

Eramo v. Jackie Former UVA dean Nicole Eramo fought for months to get discredited “A Rape on Campus” source Jackie deposed for her defamation suit against Rolling Stone. That finally happened April 7, and now Eramo wants the court to throw out “personal attacks” Jackie allegedly made during the deposition, according to April 12 court […]