Preparing for the next whopper
Published on Nov 5th, 2012
The slumbering herd
Published on Nov 2nd, 2012
9 comments Pre-Halloween, a Georgia Power security guard babysits a herd of bucket trucks slumbering in the parking lot of the defunct Azalea Mall just off I-95 on the north side of Richmond. I did not ask...
Franken... weenies: Did Charlottesville-area schools overreact to storm?
Published on Oct 30th, 2012
23 comments With New York City subways and boroughs flooded, millions without power and at least 16 people dead, no one's saying Frankenstorm Sandy wasn't a terrifying monster weather event– for the...
HMS Bounty: Nellysford man rescued from sinking ship
Published on Oct 30th, 2012
1 comments The Coast Guard plucked 14 people from the sea October 29 near an area known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic after the tall-ship HMS Bounty took on water and sank in heavy seas stirred up by...
The Great Pumpkin (the mutant version)
Published on Oct 29th, 2012
0 comments It looked like a Great Mutant Pumpkin had landed near the UVA hospital complex to a passerby on Saturday afternoon, the 27th of October. Related: Soaked and chilled: 'Frankenstorm' to start wetting...
UVA cancels: Yet only half an inch of rain so far
Published on Oct 29th, 2012
25 comments The University of Virginia, the institution famous for soldiering on in the face of blizzards and ice storms, has joined notoriously jittery transport directors of the Charlottesville and Albemarle...
Emergency storm resources and phone numbers
Published on Oct 27th, 2012
3 comments No shelters open: Local officials have not opened any storm shelters. We erroneously reported that the opening of an Emergency Communications Center as a shelter. Sorry! Power companies serving...
Soak and chill: 'Frankenstorm' to start wetting Charlottesville Sunday
Published on Oct 27th, 2012
10 comments Hurricane Sandy, swirling over the Atlantic Ocean, may not truly become the "Frankenstorm" until it strikes the Eastern Seaboard on Tuesday, but Charlottesville may start feeling its pre-Halloween...