dennis rooker

Costco at Stonefield: Supes vote to approve another big box
Published on Sep 11th, 2013
23 comments Back when Stonefield was known as "Albemarle Place," and still on the drawing board, developers touted the "town center" development as a place with "rich architecture, upscale boutiques and eye-...
On set at Stonefield: They built it, but will people come?
Published on Aug 15th, 2013
17 comments Around noon on a recent Thursday there wasn't a soul walking the pedestrian-friendly sidewalks at The Shops at Stonefield on Route 29, the major county development that opened for business last year...
Chairman of the board: Fuhgeddaboudit when 29 bypass involved
Published on Jan 14th, 2013
23 comments If tradition had been upheld on the Albemarle Board of Supervisors, Duane Snow would be chairman. Instead, at its first meeting of the year, the usually decorous board got testy over election of the...
$230 million: State board accelerates Western Bypass with cash
Published on Jul 20th, 2011
52 comments Christmas has come early for Lynchburg and Danville. Putting the taxpayer money where the Secretary of Transportation's mouth is, the all-powerful Commonwealth Transportation Board has voted to...
Fast track: Western Bypass shifts into overdrive
Published on Jun 14th, 2011
63 comments It had been a long, politically charged night in Lane Auditorium. Inside this main room of the Albemarle County Office Building, there were accusations of "socialism" vs. "flat earth" in a standing-...
Surplus possible: And schools chief would spend it
Published on Mar 14th, 2010
9 comments Albemarle Supervisor Dennis Rooker, who has advocated for higher taxes and for building questionable water infrastructure, appears to have transformed himself into a voice of thrift. However, this is...
Breaking ground: Wood builds mammoth 'cabin on the hill'
Published on Jan 25th, 2010
31 comments Wendell Wood's house on Carter's Mountain takes shape. Click on the image for a closer view. AERIAL PHOTO BY SKIP DEGAN “Why would you want to write about some house I'm building?" That was...
Unopposed Rooker sits on biggest war chest
Published on Sep 16th, 2009
2 comments Not only is Albemarle Supervisor Dennis Rooker running for reelection unopposed, he's also got the most money– $70K as of August 31, according to the Virginia Public Access Project, including $...
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