Charlottesville police are searching for 20-year-old Darryl Andrew Johnson in the killing of Phillip E. Adams, Jr. shortly after midnight on Saturday morning. Adams died from gunshot wounds to the chest. The incident occurred in the vicinity of Pacino’s Deli, where the two men became involved in an altercation.
Laughing robustly to oneself for no apparent reason: It’s a sign of madness, yes? Not if you’re Leigh Meredith. For her, it’s a sign of a life pointed in the right direction. Meredith teaches Laughter Yoga, a highly physical practice that is almost zero percent yoga in the traditional sense and 100 percent laughter in […]
We’ll drink to that! Beer Run, the little Belmont suds joint that could, has eanred notice from Imbibe Magazine. The national drinking publication has listed the Carlton Road beer-and-local-good-food shop among the “Best Beer Shops” in the nation.
City police are investigating two shootings that occurred on Saturday. The Daily Progress reports today that a 19-year-old Charlottesville man was discovered shot to death in the 700 block of Sixth Street Southwest on in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police had not released the name of the victim, nor the names of any suspects. Later Saturday evening on the west side of town, an 18-year-old man was shot in the chest and taken to UVA Medical Center to be treated.
Media General Inc., parent company of the dying-fast Daily Progress, reported today in its Second-Quarter earnings call that publishing division profits declined from $133 million in the year-ago quarter to $114 million, driven mostly by losses in classifieds that amounted to nearly 30 percent.
The Miller Center’s national profile rose a little more last week when the National War Powers Commission, convened by the public affairs research center at UVA in February 2007, released its recommendations on July 8. The conclusion of the all-star group? Repeal the War Powers Resolution of 1973. It has failed to promote cooperation between […]
Of the 3,000 in attendance only six were escorted from the premises. Seventy-two others, who left of their own free will, were newly minted United States citizens. Despite the promise of angry protests disrupting the address of President George W. Bush at the 46th annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello, the event went off smoothly.
Will Frischkorn, a 27-year-old cyclist and former Charlottesville boy, finished the second stage of the Tour de France in second place today, nearly causing an upset
Landmark Communications came a step closer to breaking up all its assets with the announcement today of a deal to sell the Weather Channel to NBC Universal and two private equity firms. The New York Times is reporting that the deal was valued at $3.5 billion
Left-leaning blogger, George Allen nemesis and UVA law student Mike Stark makes it into The New York Times today for his online activities connected to Barack Obama. Seizing on the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate’s major success with online networking, Stark suggested that a group form on the candidate’s online portal to lobby him to vote against giving legal immunity to telecommunications companies
Three thousand were in attendance. Six of those were escorted from the premises. Seventy-two left of their own free will as newly minted United States citizens. Despite the promise of angry protests against the presence of President George W. Bush who had choppered in from D.C. to tour the house and address the new Americans, the 46th annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello went off smoothly.
While most people interviewed today by the Washington Post’s Tim Craig about next week’s special Assembly session to solve Virginia’s out-of-control transportation problem predict there will be a whole lotta nothing go on, at least one lobbyist is trying to find the upside.
About 280 tech entrepreneurs, along with a handful of politicians and higher ed administrators, donned ‘black tie’ or at least ‘black’ last night at Farmington Country Club for the 2008 Charlottesville Innovation Awards, presented by the tech-loving Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC).
Score another one for the Grish! According to the Hollywood Reporter, Phoenix Pictures has picked up movie rights to Albemarle best-selling novelist John Grisham’s Playing for Pizza.
Democrat Tom Perriello, who actually seems to have a chance of unseating Fifth District Congressman Virgil (“No habla espanol”) Goode, will become the official Democratic nominee at the fifth district nominating convention
Tight and toned are the buzzwords of the modern workout, as more people move away from the Schwarzenegger look towards longer, leaner muscles. Pilates and yoga can surely lead there, and now add to that a 6” inflatable ball for ultimate fitness. Welcome to Yamuna Body Rolling, a portable exercise program that tones, strengthens and […]
Albemarle Police have arrested two teens in connection with a Saturday afternoon armed robbery on Pantops. The boys are being held at Blue Ridge Detention Center.
Albemarle School officials “vigorously” deny that teenage girls who wore “Virginity Rocks” t-shirts to school were ordered to change their shirts or turn them inside-out. Yesterday, Rutherford Institute attorneys sent a letter to Albemarle superintendent Pam Moran alleging that the girls were instructed to change or reverse their shirts and warning that the schools could face legal action. This morning, Rutherford says that while the school principal may have approved the t-shirts, “the message still has not trickled down to other school employees.”
“My sugar is raw,” she pants. I have no doubt, but on this, her final record for Warner Bros., Madonna’s goodies are as highly processed as Laffy Taffy. Let’s be clear—and this is happy news for Madonna music fans—Hard Candy, her 11th studio album, is a good dance record, possibly even a great dance record. […]
Maybe the sky is not falling after all. When it comes to the U.S. economy, experts abound, including some at Darden.
Fresh this morning, news that combines two of our favorite things: bowling and little kids.
More:Juggling your rightsChris Bliss to perform at Thomas Jefferson Center fundraiser When it came to freedom of speech, Thomas Jefferson’s view boils down to this: Use it, without limits, or lose it. Eighteen years ago, a local newspaperman named Tom Worrell established the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression and since then, […]
“This is about as good as it gets,” John T. Casteen III said last Thursday. Using the lunch hour (84 minutes, as it turned out), the president of UVA delivered his State of the University address to a light crowd in the auditorium of Old Cabell Hall.
Watch C-VILLE Editor Cathy Harding demonstrate the new design and features in C-VILLE.
It's a safe bet that the two dozen cabinet officials trailing Tim Kaine throughout the Charlottesville area on Monday for his Community Cabinet Day underwent plenty of interviews and negotiations before earning the Governor's appointment.
If you’re worried about the development that’s seeping across Albemarle’s rural areas, Bill Moses offers some reasonable advice: Have a drink. Last Tuesday, I was partaking of an iced tea while Moses was articulating this notion. It was at the Doubletree Hotel. Moses was the final speaker—over lunch—at a two-day conference on what’s known as […]