The very brief memoir of a news editor

On my first day as news editor, a job I took after three years on the arts desk, Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington’s body was found on an Albemarle County farm, months after her disappearance from the area around the John Paul Jones Arena. Love’s death followed in May.

JADE nabs weed, coke and guns in raid

On Thursday, December 8, the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement (JADE) Task Force executed two search warrants on residences in Greene and Buckingham counties. The operation, conducted Thursday evening, netted more than 100 pounds of processed marijuana, roughly 300 grams of powder cocaine, and four handguns, and led to the arrest of Buckingham County resident Paul […]