Government & Courts

Mark Weiner has been in jail for two years and his lawyers are introducing new evidence they hope will get him freed. Photo: Jen Fariello

New witness disputes victim’s story in Mark Weiner case

Mark Weiner, the former Food Lion manager who was convicted of abduction with intent to defile two years ago, will be in court for sentencing May 6. Since his last court appearance December 17, when his attorneys filed a motion to set aside the verdict with sworn affidavits of two witnesses who contradict the alleged […]

Rick Randolph wants to succeed Jane Dittmar as Scottsville supervisor. Photo courtesy Rick Randolph

Dittmar won’t seek reelection to BOS, endorses Randolph

Since the 2011 election, the Scottsville District has had three representatives to the Albemarle Board of Supervisors: convicted sexual batterer Chris Dumler, four-month interim-supe Petie Craddock and former Chamber of Commerce president and mediation company founder Jane Dittmar. Now the district is looking at a fourth, because Dittmar announced she won’t seek another term in […]