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Library with a view: Crozet's new bibliothèque de luxe
Published on Aug 22nd, 2013
4 comments Years in the works before ground was ever broken— and funding found— the new Crozet Library is set to open in a few weeks, and Jefferson Madison Regional Director John Halliday gave the Hook a sneak...
Accidental shooting: No charges filed in Crozet girl's death
Published on Jun 20th, 2013
38 comments Maggie Hollifield's obituary describes a camp-loving 10-year-old who died from a "tragic accident" in her Crozet home. Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney Denise Lunsford agrees and will not seek...
'Flipped out': Insulin-injecting Crozet woman pleads guilty
Published on Jan 16th, 2013
2 comments Two days before her 34th birthday, Theresa Lynn Brady, the mother of two young children and wife of an Albemarle Fire and Rescue captain, entered a guilty plea for attempted murder January 15 in...
Prelim waived: Crozet mom in court in attempted murder
Published on Nov 5th, 2012
0 comments In her first courtroom appearance since her arrest for the alleged attempted murder of her husband by insulin injection, Theresa Brady, bound by shackles and wearing a red jailhouse jumpsuit, was...
Hearing continued: Allegedly murder-minded Crozet mom still jailed
Published on Oct 15th, 2012
1 comments A preliminary hearing for Theresa Brady, the Crozet woman accused of attempting to kill her husband by injecting him with insulin, scheduled for Monday, October 15, has been continued again. Brady...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events October 11 and beyond
Published on Oct 7th, 2012
0 comments UVA HomecomingsHomecomings at UVA is an event-packed weekend every fall surrounding a home football game. Should be a good one this year, as Virginia and Maryland are ranked pretty closely in the ACC...
Barnes Lumber: Mystery buyer revealed-- sorta
Published on Sep 29th, 2012
10 comments At a highly publicized foreclosure auction of J. Bruce Barnes Lumber in the heart of Crozet in June, the winning bid of $1.9 million bid came from an unidentified man who refused to say who he was....
Las Cavañas: Mexican food hides in Crozet gas station
Published on Sep 7th, 2012
12 comments Charlottesville is no stranger to gourmet gas stations. What's more of a surprise: finding killer auténtico Mexican food hidden behind the facade of a rural gas station with a Citgo sign on U.S. 250...
Claudius Place: Crozet skybar nears ground breaking
Published on Jun 8th, 2012
11 comments While plans for a downtown mall in Crozet may have stalled due to the foreclosure on the J. Bruce Barnes Lumber site, another urban infill project moves closer to construction: Claudius Place, which...
Crozet wrinkle: Eyed for re-do, Barnes lumberyard skids
Published on Jun 5th, 2012
9 comments Eighteen months ago, Crozet was abuzz at the news that J. Bruce Barnes Lumber in the heart of the village would be redeveloped into a pedestrian mall. Today the town is stunned that the 19-acre...
Family tragedy: Mother charged in crash that kills daughter, ex-husband
Published on Nov 15th, 2011
18 comments Twenty-year-old Amber Leigh Johnson is known for her friendliness and her smile. Her photograph captures that, and it seems jarring to be on the obituary page. The smile is the first thing her boss,...
Ripe for picking: Orchard Acres has privacy, convenience
Published on Oct 6th, 2011
0 comments Address: 6080 York Road Neighborhood: Orchard Acres, Crozet    Asking: $189,000      Assessment: $168,000      Year Built: 1962Size: 1...
Crozet cottage: Beat tracks to this tiny charmer
Published on Sep 29th, 2011
0 comments Address: 5859 McComb StreetNeighborhood: CrozetAsking: $169,000Assessment: $127,600Year Built: 1920Size:  884 fin. sq. ft.Land: .18 acresCurb Appeal: 6 out of 10Agent:  Amy Webb, Nest...
Fourth of July Parade and Fair
Published on Jun 12th, 2011
0 comments Crozet Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to come out to their annual Fourth of July Parade from Crozet Elementary to Claudius Crozet Park. Following the parade there is food, music, and...
Snap o' the Day: Anyone missing their clothes?
Published on Mar 2nd, 2011
1 comments Was it the warm weather–- or something else–- that caused these jeans and t-shirt to be left neatly folded outside a Crozet subdivision fence Sunday morning, February 27?
Snap o' the day: Butchered tree in autumn
Published on Nov 23rd, 2010
15 comments Bury my heart at wounded tree: Railroad Avenue in Crozet, photographed November 21. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Despite an unfortunate proximity to power lines and a brutal haircut, this Crozet oak hangs...
Downtown Mall West? Crozet wants to be on the map
Published on Nov 16th, 2010
30 comments Developers want to build a 20-acre 'Downtown Mall' on the J. Bruce Barnes Lumber Company site. PHOTO COURTESY J. BRUCE BARNES LUMBER COMAPNY Crozet, the small village to the west, has ambitions....
Dividing line: Station brings Crozet's rural ideal into focus
Published on Oct 28th, 2010
11 comments Richard Brown and Bruce Kirtley object to plans for another gas station across the street on U.S. 250 in Crozet. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE For decades, "Protect the rural areas" has been the veritable...
RR fence comes down
Published on May 21st, 2010
5 comments The May 14 fence erection caused uproar in Crozet. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Buckingham Branch unblocked much of the parking lot May 21 at the Square in Crozet, one week after sealing it off, the...
Snap o' the day: Fenced out
Published on May 20th, 2010
0 comments Merchants at the Square in Crozet are being squeezed by the loss of two-thirds of the parking there. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The controversial no-park zone at the Square in Crozet, fenced in by...
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