Here’s the statement UVA president Teresa Sullivan read aloud on the Rotunda steps following her reinstatement by the Board of Visitors Tuesday afternoon. Today the Board of Visitors has voted to reinstate me as the President of the University. I have asked Heywood Fralin, former Rector and senior member of the Board of Visitors, who […]
Last night, George Allen won the U.S. Senate primary in Virginia by snagging just over 65 percent of the vote, beating out former Richmond Tea Party President Jamie Radtke, Delegate Bob Marshall, and Chesapeake minister E.W. Jackson.
The Charlottesville Salvation Army is celebrating its 100 year mark by hosting a week of service projects. The national organization was founded in 1865, but the Charlottesville affiliate began in 1912 near the Omni Hotel site downtown. Its current location is on Ridge Street, providing services to those in need such as weekly worship services, […]
Local young ladies and women were recognized yesterday at the Emily Couric Leadership Forum for their hard work and leadership.
The Foxfield Spring Races will be held this Saturday, bringing students, alumni, local residents and out-of-state visitors together for a day at the races.
Thursday 4/26 la guitarra del rockin You wouldn’t know by their latest studio album, Area 52, but ATO artists Rodrigo y Gabriela met in Mexico City playing in a thrash metal band. The release is a collection of tracks that have been arranged for a 13-piece Cuban orchestra and accompanying them on this tour stop are […]
City Coucil approves appropriation of $350,000 for improving aspects of Carver Recreation Center and Tonsler Park.
New center will involve collaboration among the schools within UVA and encourage the study and application of contemplation, yoga and meditation.
As we go to press with his second Feedback column, I’d like to officially welcome James Ford to our staff.
The Islamic Society of Central Virginia fundraised for dozens of years and now has a purpose-built space for prayers and events.
Agnor-Hurt, Stony Point, Burnley-Moran and Greenbrier elementary schools were recognized as Title I Distinguished schools for maintaining full state accredidation for two years in a row.
Budget includes large investment for City schools and funds for increased Charlottesville Area Transit Service, Fontaine Avenue Fire Station and Charlottesville Housing Fund
County-by-county report shows that while Albemarle ranks fourth in overall health, there are still areas for improvement.
Wednesday 4/4 Tony knockers It’s alive! Mel Brooks (left) breathes new life into his comedic film oeuvre by adding music and putting it on the stage. Hot on the heels of his Broadway sensation, The Producers, a successful stage musical based on a film about a failed stage musical, Brooks whips up a newly tuned Young […]
Residents are asked to compete in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation.
The second annual Monticello Volkswalk will be held on April 15 and features 5- and 10-kilometer routes.
India’s ambassador to the United States, Nirupama Rao, will visit Charlottesville on April 4 to congratulate Satyendra Huja on his appointment as mayor.
The Carnegie Hero Fund is presenting medals to two Albemarle residents for their heroic and lifesaving deeds.
Arena and LEAP are working together to build $280,000 solar power installation that will cut energy costs and create Virginia jobs.
The Pillars4Life Grant of $5,000 to $20,000 and a virtual cancer support program will be given to cancer programs with the highest number of votes.
The annual Virginia Festival of the Book begins today and the lineup features opportunities galore to revel in Charlottesville’s love of the literary arts. Here are some must-attend events from this five-day celebration of the written word.
Saturday 3/24 Walk the talk If you’ve seen Girl Talk live, you know the rush of hundreds of adrenaline and alcohol-fueled, sweat-drenched tiny dancers grinding against you. Girl Walk/All Day is a feature-length music film that allows you to experience the music of Girl Talk without the slew of neon-clad, underage partiers. Set to Girl […]
Police arrested five for driving under the influence, delivered citations for expired licenses, and had one narcotics bust.
The federal designation funnels HUD funds to local companies.
New office in Charlottesville will serve as Democratic community hub for the 2012 election season.