Albemarle County

A noise that plagued Crozet residents for a couple of months was traced to Yancey Lumber Company, which will be installing a muffler on a recently refurbished boiler.
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The Crozet Hum: Mysterious noise traced to Yancey Lumber

By Jonathan Haynes After hundreds of complaints, the R.A. Yancey Lumber Corporation has confirmed that it is, in fact, the source of the mysterious humming noise that has been pestering Crozet residents since September. The family-owned company, which has operated in Crozet since 1949, had initially denied its mill was causing the noise. Crozet resident […]

Leslie Cockburn and Denver Riggleman faced off at PVCC in October. Photo: Sanjay Suchak

Midterm madness: Can the 5th district be flipped?

In any other year, the Republican incumbent in the 5th District would be a shoo-in. But this year, two things make the election something of a horse race: One, Congressman Tom Garrett announced in late May that he would not seek a second term, leaving an open seat without the incumbent advantage. And two, Donald […]