The weekend of music that caps off the Tom Tom Founders Festival in May will draw 40 acts and has generated plenty of buzz, but over the course of the next month, festival organizers are steering the city’s attention to a series of talks that put business innovation, not bands, in the spotlight.
A planned fix for the state’s struggling public worker pension fund has local school and county leaders crying foul and warning of tax hikes as they brace for required raises meant to offset increased employee retirement contributions.
At 2:30 p.m. last Monday, Piedmont Virginia Community College professor Ben Sloan’s American Literature class was deep in an analysis of feminist writer Marge Piercey’s poem “To Be of Use.”
City of Promise director Sarad Davenport has come home to 10th and Page, the first neighborhood he can remember, to guide a project he believes will ultimately hand local kids a road map out of poverty. (Photo by John Robinson) This city has a way of drawing home its native sons. It’s something of an […]
C-VILLE Weekly has a new news team. Graelyn Brashear (right) recently joined the staff as news editor, alongside staff writer Laura Ingles. (Photo by John Robinson) I left Albemarle County nearly 11 years ago in a station wagon crammed with bags, a dog, and my teenage self. My family moved me to New Jersey from […]
George Huguely was back in court March 16, and the headline that came out of the motion hearing that brought him there ran in publications around the country: Attorneys for convicted murderer to seek retrial.
The 2012 state legislative session was David Toscano’s first as top Democrat in the House of Delegates, and though Republicans came out of the high-profile session claiming victory for Governor Bob McDonnell’s agenda, Toscano said Democrats saw some triumphs of their own as he helped push for a more unified party.