barack obama

Free Springsteen: Boss rocks Obama vote with free concert
Published on Oct 22nd, 2012
40 comments A music superstar already in town for an arena show decided to rock the Central Virginia electorate by giving a free Tuesday afternoon solo acoustic concert in the nTelos Wireless Pavilion. Announced...
Barefoot's big scoop: WINA host snags POTUS interview
Published on Sep 24th, 2012
15 comments As host of the WINA drive-time radio talk show Charlottesville Right Now, Coy Barefoot's talked to his share of high power guests from Virginia governors to corporate captains, but it'll be hard to...
The photo: Spacek-Obama meeting 'wonderfully serendipitous'
Published on Sep 19th, 2012
21 comments It was a photo that shot around the blogosphere as a classic Charlottesville moment: the president of the United States greets a town's favorite Oscar winner. And it wasn't even planned. Albemarle...
Presidential visit
Published on Aug 30th, 2012
15 comments It takes a village to protect and coordinate for a Presidential trip.~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at  billemory.com/blog. (ONLINE BONUS #1: More Bill Emory pix...
Campaign stop: President Obama woos 'Hoos
Published on Aug 29th, 2012
43 comments The last time President Barack Obama was in Charlottesville in 2010, he was here to lend a hand to Congressman Tom Perriello's ultimately unsuccessful reelection bid. This time, he was here to boost...
Queue longer than Downtown Mall for Obama
Published on Aug 29th, 2012
55 comments   Related: Obama time: Prez gives Perriello re-election push Crowds gathered, and materials were moved into place for the Wednesday, August 29 arrival of the American president, Barack Obama,...
Obamarama? Tom Perriello eyed for Administration post
Published on Dec 15th, 2010
48 comments The president tried to save Perriello's old job with a Charlottesville rally on Friday, October 29. PHOTO BY TOM DALY Nothing's official yet, and the president has even delayed his announcement to...
Snap: Waiting for Obama
Published on Oct 29th, 2010
0 comments Behind this group of "Western Warriors," free speech monument overseer Josh Wheeler performs the regular Friday scrubbing at 9:20am. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER This group of Western Albemarle High...
Lock down: Street closures, restrictions for Obama visit
Published on Oct 28th, 2010
79 comments Candidate Obama at the Pavilion in 2008. FILE PHOTO BY TOM DALY The last time Barack Obama came to the Pavilion on the Downtown Mall he set an attendance record for the facility. And he was just a...
Obama taps UVA alum Collins to run NIH
Published on Jul 9th, 2009
3 comments President Obama announced July 8 he's chosen famed geneticist, UVA alum, and Staunton native Dr. Francis Collins to be his director for the National Institutes of Health. "Dr. Collins is one of the...
Pig mascot missing in Scottsville
Published on Jun 30th, 2009
6 comments Scottsville has a case of porcine pilfering on its hands. According to the Newsplex, Wilber, the 18" pig mascot outside Pee Wee's Pit Barbecue has gone missing. He was last seen on Sunday, June 28....
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