Ronnie Roberts

Ronnie Roberts' website before Monticello asked his campaign to remove photo of Jefferson's home.

In brief: Not public domain, not homophobic, not best state to work, and more

Monticello not pleased The website of Ronnie Roberts, independent candidate for Albemarle sheriff, used one of the county’s most iconic images—Monticello—in its background. The only problem is, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, which owns the mountaintop manse, does not allow images of the house to be used for commercial or political purposes. “Monticello does not endorse […]

Ronnie Roberts runs for Albemarle sheriff

Ronnie Roberts runs for Albemarle sheriff

In elections, it often comes down to name recognition, and former Charlottesville police lieutenant Ronnie Roberts has it. The Albemarle native spent most of his 44-year career in law enforcement working for the city police department, where he rose through the ranks and served as a well-known spokesman. Roberts announced his candidacy for Albemarle sheriff […]