earthquake

Price's Pantry site damaged by vehicle
Published on Sep 6th, 2011
0 comments It turns out that the photo used to illustrate last week's news story entitled "Rattle on: We've had 'more than 100' aftershocks"– a picture of the defunct Price's Pantry grocery store...
Cracked, sure. But is Louisa County H.S. really kaput?
Published on Sep 6th, 2011
34 comments New photos posted by the publicity director for the Louisa County public school system show cracks in concrete block walls (as well as lots of stuff strewn about). But do the images really depict a...
Video shows Louisa High School as earthquake hit
Published on Aug 31st, 2011
2 comments Newly-released surveillance video shows the moment of the Louisa County-centered earthquake. And like a modern-day Rudy Giuliani, who famously moved amid the wreckage of 9/11, the superintendent of...
What's next: Is the quake just the beginning?
Published on Aug 31st, 2011
10 comments Unless you were in the presence of a perceptive animal– and there were scattered reports of skittish dogs– it came without warning four seconds after 1:51pm on a sunny Tuesday, August 23...
Tritium trouble? Nuke fears rise with quake, self-policing
Published on Aug 30th, 2011
21 comments After the nuclear catastrophe that followed the earthquake and tsunami in Japan last spring, some Central Virginia activists cautioned that a similar nightmare could unfold right here at the Dominion...
Quake closed Carmike
Published on Aug 30th, 2011
1 comments In the immediate aftermath of the Tuesday, August 23 earthquake, it appeared Charlottesville had avoided the building damage that closed two schools for a year and crumbled countless chimneys in...
Rattle on: We've had 'more than 100' aftershocks
Published on Aug 27th, 2011
9 comments Still feeling multiple aftershocks every day? Friends saying you're dreaming? You may not be, according to a top earthquake scientist, who says that there have been "more than 100 aftershocks." Bill...
Exclusive photos from quake-torn Central Virginia
Published on Aug 23rd, 2011
9 comments A Hook journalist visited the earthquake-damaged towns of Mineral, Louisa, and Cuckoo in Louisa County Tuesday afternoon to capture images of the destruction wrought by the earthquake that struck...
Tremor rocks Cville!
Published on Aug 23rd, 2011
53 comments 1:52pm: Whoa! We just had a long tremor/earthquake? here on the Downtown Mall just seconds ago! Stay tuned for more. 2:10pm: According to the latest information, the epicenter was between...
Shaken: UVA grad reports from Chile
Published on Mar 2nd, 2010
0 comments Alexandra Fitzsimmons may not be able to return to Concepcion, where she teaches English. PHOTO COURTESY ALEXANDRA FITZSIMMONS Like most people in Chile, Alexandra Fitzsimmons was asleep when one of...
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