The local nonprofit civil liberties group will represent Michael Roberts, a pilot for ExpressJet Airlines, who refused a full-body scan or a pat down while going through airport security
Fifty-five students drop out of school every day in Virginia, and more than 900 students are suspended every day in state schools
The students at UVA are serious about getting the lowest-paid University employees a living wage
U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced yesterday that the Jefferson Area Board of Aging (JABA) was awarded $54,834
CAAR’s third quarter report says home sales for the six-county Charlottesville area increased 3.6 percent. The average price per square foot in Charlottesville dropped to $163 from $172
Criteria for the ranking included a good nightlife, green space and activities for those who don’t necessarily want to paint their faces orange and blue
The black bean and brown rice taco that chef Martha Stafford presented to the School Community Nutrition Committee (SCNC) at Charlottesville High School last Wednesday night was anything but ordinary. The black beans were prepared with cumin, oregano and bay leaves. Onions and green bell peppers, inexpensive and in season, were sautéed, and garlic, tomato […]
The U.S. 250 Bypass and McIntire Road interchange, part of the controversial Meadowcreek Parkway (MCP)
Dianna Poe pulls up to the Riverside Lunch parking lot on a rainy Monday night in a white Volvo station wagon. She waves and parks. Five kids, between the ages of 10 and 17, spill out of the car and head into the burger joint on High Street. Nearly every other week, Poe takes a […]
With anxiety and confusion rising amidst rumors of assaults on UVA students in the Corner area—anxiety made worse perhaps
The U.S. 250 Bypass and McIntire Road interchange, part of the Meadowcreek Parkway (MCP), is one step closer to becoming reality.
Charlottesville Police recently arrested a man in connection with incidents that occurred the night of September 29.
A few hours after UVA Dean of Students Allen Groves and Lt. Melissa Fielding of UVA Police discussed recent assaults involving UVA students, two more incidents were reported
Now that the Charlottesville City Council voted to allow miniature goats in the city’s backyards, the founder of the Charlottesville Goat Justice League is organizing a goat-keeping workshop.
Greg Casar used to run on autopilot: classes, homework, activities, and back at it again the next day. Not anymore. “When I first visited UVA, I was taken aback by the beauty of this place, but I never thought about how much work it must take to build and maintain such a beautiful space,” he […]
Martha Jefferson Hospital (MJH)’s Locust Avenue campus has been sold to Octagon Partners
City Council’s move to modify the 2006 water supply plan prompted his resignation from the Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA) Board of Directors.
Martha Jefferson’s Locust Avenue campus has been sold to Octagon Partners, which will manage the re-development of the site after the hospital moves to its new location on Pantops in 2011.
Albemarle County is all but pleased with the amendments to the 50-year water supply plan City Council approved in Monday’s meeting
The X Prize champion, and winner of $5 million, had 27 minutes left on the parking meter when we stopped by
At tonight’s meeting, City Council will take an important step toward the resolution of the much-debated issue of the water supply plan
At the September meeting of the Piedmont Virginia Community College board, PVCC President Frank Friedman told board members that the school’s budget was slated for a $900,000 cut. An infusion of $500,000 in federal stimulus money helped to soften the blow to the college’s $18.9 million budget for the current academic year. Now, according to […]
Less than a year ago, the City of Charlottesville kicked off the Dialogue on Race, what Acting City Manager Maurice Jones now calls the “largest civic engagement project” in the city in a long time.
Charlottesville Goat Justice League funder says group will strive to "make sure our little beasts are good neighbors"
Once the richest man in America, Kluge remembered as "a remarkable individual, a brilliant self-made man"
On September 1, Minor Family Hotels, LLC—which owns the Landmark Hotel on the Downtown Mall and is overseen by CEO Halsey Minor—filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in federal bankruptcy court in Lynchburg. Halsey Minor says his company’s Chapter 11 filing will expedite litigation surrounding the stalled Landmark Hotel and help him see the project […]