High-tech vet hospital coming to Rio road

It sure is good to be a Charlottesville pet. In addition to organic puppy chow, natural goose down beds and those adorable matching outfits (à la Paris Hilton), lucky local pets are getting a new high-tech veterinary hospital.    Two veterinary clinics have teamed up to build a larger practice at Rio Court East. Village Animal […]

SELC to argue before Supreme Court

SELC to argue before Supreme Court

This fall, the Charlottesville-based Southern Environmental Law Center will argue its first case before the U.S. Supreme Court. In representing a consortium of North Carolina-based environmental groups, SELC will argue that Duke Energy violated the Clean Air Act by renovating old coal-fired power plants without installing required modern pollution controls.

No bail for alleged porn possessor

Raja Jabbour, former Albemarle High JV girls’ soccer coach, will remain in jail until his trial for possession of child pornography on his computer. At a U.S. District Court bond hearing June 27, Judge Norman K. Moon ruled that there were no conditions that could “keep him from being a danger to the public,” adding […]