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Other prez offers 4th
Published on Jun 30th, 2006
0 comments Not a big fan of heart-warming immigrants taking their citizenship oaths? Not into the island-wrapping, Park-gating works of the artist known as Christo? Then surely you'll want to drive right past...
Paramount gives Boomers their due
Published on Jun 23rd, 2006
2 comments The Paramount Theater unveiled its 2006-07 season today, and once again the slate skews more toward the parents than the kids, including swinger Paul Anka (September 6), country songstress Trisha...
No arrests for Crozet party parents
Published on Jun 23rd, 2006
0 comments The Crozet family that held the party that cost numerous Western Albemarle High School students their blemish-free criminal records and chances for post-season athletic play will not face any...
Land clearing for Albemarle Place begins
Published on Jun 22nd, 2006
4 comments As you can see, they’ve begun clearing the land for Albemarle Place, the self-proclaimed “town center” at the intersection of Route 29 and Hydraulic Road that will be two-times the size of the...
BAR approves 9-story building project
Published on Jun 21st, 2006
2 comments The Waterhouse project's South Street elevation. Courtesy of Atwood Architects. Here they come”Šyesterday, the Charlottesville Board of Architectual Review approved architect Bill Atwood’s “...
Stabber goes home
Published on Jun 21st, 2006
0 comments Andrew Alston's summer vacation begins on the June 21 solstice, the longest day of the year, when he walks out of prison today after serving not-quite three years for knifing to death 22-year-old...
Payne convicted of DUI; murder charge pending
Published on Jun 20th, 2006
0 comments The former Crozet whose smiling mugshot belied the severity of her alleged crimes was convicted yesterday of driving under the influence of alcohol in a Chesterfield County Court. The murder charge...
Cat trial postponed
Published on Jun 20th, 2006
5 comments The trial for accused cat shooter George Seymour has been postponed to August 22 at 3pm. Seymour had been scheduled to appear in Albemarle County District Court this morning for his alleged role in...
City Council defers decision on demolition project
Published on Jun 20th, 2006
0 comments Whether or not developer Keith Woodard will be able to demolish everything but the facades of the buildings he owns at First & East Main on the Downtown Mall (right across from Hamilton’s) to...
Craigslist comes to town
Published on Jun 20th, 2006
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Birthday party for DT Mall announced
Published on Jun 20th, 2006
0 comments The Downtown Mall celebrates its 30th birthday this year and a celebration is coming together faster than you can say "urban success story." In a press release, the City of Charlottesville and the...
UVA loses another player
Published on Jun 19th, 2006
0 comments Chris Johnson claims he was treated unfairly by UVA football Coach Al Groh, and he's joining two other players heading to Grambling State University, according to Jerry Miller in the Progress....
Sister Act IV: the committee
Published on Jun 17th, 2006
2 comments How much does City Council love the "Sister City" concept? Well enough so that the Council will soon vote on creating a new City committee to deal with them. For those blissfully unaware,...
Hook secures gag-removal hearing
Published on Jun 16th, 2006
2 comments The Hook has been granted a hearing on its motion to open the gag on records and proceedings of the two Albemarle County youths convicted in juvenile court of conspiring to blow up schools and kill...
Wire theory in crash questioned
Published on Jun 15th, 2006
0 comments As investigators sort through the rubble in a field adjacent to Bundoran Farm off Plank Road in Albemarle County, questions remain about the cause of the plane crash that took the lives of two New...
Atkins sworn in as new school supe
Published on Jun 15th, 2006
1 comments Rosa Atkins was sworn in yesterday as Charlottesville’s new school superintendent and will begin work July 3. Atkins, yet another highly accomplished African American woman, takes over in the shadow...
Plane struck wires while landing
Published on Jun 14th, 2006
0 comments "Our preliminary report indicates that it struck some wires on approach," says FAA spokesperson Laura Brown, speaking of this morning's crash of a Beechcraft Bonanza. The crash site, in a tree-laden...
Plane crash near Batesville
Published on Jun 14th, 2006
0 comments A single engine plane has crashed into a field on Plank Road, a mile west of Route 29S. According to an Albemarle County press release, rescue officials were called at 11:30am and discovered the...
Crozet Pizza to be demolished?
Published on Jun 13th, 2006
2 comments Architect Bill Atwood, along with property owner Sandra Everton, hopes to transform the Crozet tracts that currently contain the IGA Shopping Center, Three Notched Grill, and Crozet Pizza strip into...
When sex convicts don’t register
Published on Jun 12th, 2006
0 comments From swanky Blue Ridge Road to the Salvation Army, they live among us: convicted sexual offenders. But as NBC29 reports, not all of them have registered. The TV station is reporting on the case of 38...
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