C-VILLE editor-in-chief Courteney Stuart and news editor Graelyn Brashear with the paper's two "best in show" awards at Saturday's Virginia Press Association banquet in Roanoke. The staff took home 11 awards, plus the two additional accolades, which are given to top entries in several publication categories. Photo courtesy VPA

C-VILLE honored at 2015 Virginia Press Association awards

In its first time entering the Virginia Press Association Awards competition in more than a decade, C-VILLE Weekly walked away with 11 awards, as well as two additional “best in show” nods. In selecting news editor Graelyn Brashear’s July 9, 2014, story “From cancer center to courtroom” as the best in show for non-daily writing, […]

Peter DeMartino, executive director of Thrive—formerly AIDS Services Group—believes providing HIV-informed primary care will help the community take big strides toward ending the spread of the disease. Photo: Martyn Kyle.

Charlottesville AIDS care center announces closure

Charlottesville’s only AIDS services organization (ASO) is permanently closing, the 29-year-old nonprofit announced this week. Thrive, formerly known as AIDS Services Group, sent media outlets a press release late Thursday explaining that the group’s board made the unanimous decision to shut down Wednesday night. “This was not an easy decision,” reads a statement from the […]