Government & Courts

The house at 135 Warren St. in Scottsville’s historic district has been under renovation for either eight or four years, depending on who you talk to. The mayor called it an “eyesore.”
Photo: Bebe Williams

Rescinded: Meeks booted from Scottsville ARB

Steven G. Meeks is president of the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society. He’s Albemarle’s elected rep on the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District. And until April 20, he served on Scottsville’s Architectural Review Board. That’s when Scottsville Town Council unanimously voted to rescind his appointment to the ARB because a house he managed in […]

Daisy is buried on a hilltop on the sprawling campus. Photo: Norm Shafer

Second suit filed in fight to keep Sweet Briar College open

As both sides in a legal battle over the announced closure of Sweet Briar College weigh their options after a judge put a 60-day hold on efforts to shutter the school, another lawsuit looms. Filed April 17, it comes from students who say they are victims of a breach of contract who may incur tens of thousands of […]