Government & Courts

Members of the Charlottesvile Center for Peace and Justice join a protest in Washington. Photo: CCPJ.

CCPJ celebrates 30 years of peacemaking in Charlottesville

Saturday, September 21 is recognized the world over as the International Day of Peace. It’s also the day a longtime local activist group dedicated to that very pursuit is celebrating a major milestone. The Charlottesville Center of Peace and Justice marks its 30th birthday Saturday night with a 5 p.m. birthday party-cum-peace potluck at Westminster […]

Virginia's Capitol Building in Richmond. File photo.

On your Marks: Who will be Virginia’s next top cop?

Although you might not know it from the media coverage, there is actually a statewide race currently underway that doesn’t involve Ken Cuccinelli’s ethical fungibility, Terry McAuliffe’s used-car-salesman smile, or Bishop E.W. Jackson’s endlessly entertaining series of outrageous statements. But with those characters sucking up all of the available political oxygen, you could be forgiven […]