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On guard

Confederate monuments have toppled across the South since the slaying of George Floyd at the hands of police. In...

In brief

Bluegrass blues What gives a town its character? It’s a complicated question, but here are two easy answers: great...

How to take down a statue

  On March 7, Virginia’s legislature passed the Conference Substitute to House Bill No. 1537, which will allow...

‘Put up or shut up’

The campaign to take down Charlottesville’s statues of Confederate generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee has...

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Making space: City Council approves land purchase for downtown parking lot Late Monday evening, City Council voted...

YOU Issue: Monuments to women

“C’ville is awash with monuments. Why no statues to women besides a cowering Sacajawea (who happened to be pregnant...

Statue hearing

  So far, Judge Rick Moore has accumulated six files pertaining to the lawsuit filed a year ago against...

Mourning period

Over the weekend, unknown persons three times did what plaintiffs in a lawsuit against City Council want done:...

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Another chief Ten days after former chief Al Thomas abruptly retired, City Manager Maurice Jones named an interim...

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Seeking asylum He’ll tell you it’s not haunted, but owner and developer Robin Miller acknowledges the twisted history...