Zimbabwean journalist Roselyne Sachiti is one of 25 young Africans chosen to be a Mandela Fellow through the Presidential Precinct.

Democracy’s lessons: Up close with a Mandela Fellow

As features editor for Zimbabwe’s largest daily paper, The Herald, in the capital city of Harare, Roselyne Sachiti doesn’t shy away from tough stories, even if they place her in danger. The 33- year-old journalist has gone undercover to investigate the smuggling of clothes into her country, an episode that found her temporarily locked in […]

Local restaurateurs say their employees have been approached by an out-of-state hospitality company that's staffing a new restaurant under development in the Graduate Hotel.

Down the rabbit hole: Talented C’ville restaurant staff in demand

Are representatives from an out-of-state hospitality company trying to poach some of Charlottesville’s most talented restaurant staff? According to local restaurant owners, the answer is yes. According to the out-of-state guys, the answer is hmmm, well, that wasn’t their intention and they’re sorry for the misunderstanding. Will Richey, owner of The Whiskey Jar, The Alley […]

EXCLUSIVE SHOT - Charlottesville, VA - 7/14/15 -  Donald J. Trump and son Eric Trump at the Grand Opening Celebration of the Albemarle Estate at Trump Winery.

Pictured: Donald J. Trump and Eric Trump
Credit:   Amanda Maglione

Donald’s day off: Trump cuts the ribbon at Albemarle Estate

  Minutes before top Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s helicopter landed on the grounds of the Trump Winery in southern Albemarle County on Tuesday, July 14, a soft breeze rustled the grapevines on the 1,300-acre estate and, in an occurrence that might have seemed eerily symbolic to some of Trump’s critics, the American flag flanking […]