Local poets rack up Library of VA awards
Published on Oct 20th, 2009
0 comments Charlottesville writers dominated in poetry at the 12th Library of Virginia awards October 17 in Richmond. UVA English prof Lisa Russ Spaar won the poetry prize for Satin Cash, her fourth collection...
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 $...
Gov. Kaine pardons 3 of Norfolk Four
Published on Aug 6th, 2009
1 comments The Hook's April 10, 2008, cover story on the Norfolk Four Governor Tim Kaine granted conditional pardons August 6 to three of the four men convicted for the rape and murder of 18-year-old...