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Zan Tewksbury is the new director of Charlottesville’s Office of Human Rights. Photo: Graelyn Brashear

City hires former attorney to head human rights office

Charlottesville’s Office of Human Rights is open for business. Four months after the City Council ended a two-year fight over whether to tackle discrimination complaints with its own local rules and enforcement, administrators hired Zan Tewksbury, an Albemarle High School graduate who has worked as a civil rights attorney in Portland for 16 years, to […]

Cavalier Daily Editor-in-Chief Kaz Komolafe and Executive Editor Charlie Tyson (standing, left and right) look over pages with staff on the day their paper made the switch to digital-first content. Photo: Christian Hommel.

Cavalier Daily prioritizes online publishing

UVA’s Cavalier Daily is an unusual specimen in the world of campus newspapers. Founded in 1890, it is financially and editorially independent from the University. Students sell the ads to generate an annual budget of a few hundred thousand dollars, which pays for a print circulation of about 10,000. Students write the copy. Students edit […]

Who's who in the four 2013 races for seats on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors?

Albemarle County Supervisor showdown: Jack Jouett

As we head into election season proper, we’re taking a look at the four contested races for seats on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. We’ve already introduced the Scottsville, Rio, and Samuel Miller district candidates. Today, we hear from the two vying for the Jouett District seat: Independents Diantha McKeel and Phillip Seay. Phillip Seay Party: Independent […]

Who's who in the four 2013 races for seats on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors?

Albemarle County Supervisor showdown: Rio

As we head into election season proper, we’re taking a look at the four contested races for seats on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Yesterday, we introduced the two Scottsville District candidates. Today, we hear from the Rio candidates: Incumbent Republican Rodney Thomas and Democrat Brad Sheffield. Rodney Thomas Party: Republican Age: 69 Occupation: […]