Coy Barefoot's already known around town as a radio host, historian and author, and he's adding another title to his already lengthy resumé: TV host. On Sunday, May 19, Barefoot's latest effort, Inside Charlottesville, premieres on the local CBS affiliate WCAV, channel 19.
Sheriff Chip Harding has turned into something of a fundraising machine, expanding the designated prisoner-transport/subpoena-serving role of sheriff in Albemarle and creating the largest volunteer deputy reserve force in Virginia. Last year, his Sheriff's Posse Golf Round-up raised enough money to buy a mobile command trailer, essential, he says, for search and rescue operations.
The red-light cameras that Albemarle County installed at the intersection of Route 29 and Rio Road in 2011 have caught thousands of red-light runners and generated thousands in ticket revenue. But according to a story first broken by the Chicago Tribune, representatives of the Australia-based company that operates the cameras, Redflex, have been caught red-handed bribing a Chicago transportation...
Steven B. Deaton is gunning for the Democratic nomination for Charlottesville commonwealth's attorney– again– and on a rainy Wednesday, May 8, under the protection of the Pavilion's roof, he made his case.
Nearly a year after the Main Street Arena General Manager sent the city a letter complaining about the condition of the crumbling bricks along the building's east side, the walkway has at last been repaired by the city. But who's responsible for paying for the repair is up for dispute.
Hillary Hurd had been the student BOV representative for just a few weeks when the events that became known as UVA June thrust the school, its president and the Board of Visitors into the glare of the international spotlight.
"It was a baptism by fire, for sure," Hurd recalls of the experience.
Living and working in DC last summer, she learned of President Teresa Sullivan's resignation just hours...
By David Swanson
Most of the world's governments no longer use the death penalty. Among wealthy nations there is one exception remaining. The United States is among the top five killers in the world. Also in the top five: the recently "liberated" Iraq.
With a name like Blake Blaze, people are probably going to remember you no matter what you do, but UVA's new student Board of Visitors representative is making sure he's known for more than his memorable moniker.
At the tender age of 21, this Barnstable, Massachusetts, native, who is the oldest of five boys and a rising fourth-year math and economics major, has already amassed a list of...
Pre-cast stair/elevator shaft on the left is lifted by crane on May 6 at the City Walk site.~~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at billemory.com/blog.