Illegal sign removal-- coming soon?
Published on Apr 19th, 2013
0 comments Remember when Albemarle County announced at the end of March that its staff would be removing advertising signs in highway rights-of-way, particularly in entrance corridors? Well, apparently the...
Snap: Short-term wayfinding duplication
Published on Nov 22nd, 2010
2 comments This pair stand in front of the Tarleton Oak gas station, photographed November 9. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Old and new stand back-to-front during the final days of the old downtown signs with cut-out...
Snap: Where's the Mall?
Published on Mar 19th, 2010
7 comments New signs, such as this one on Market Street at Lee Park, have just begun to dot the area surrounding the Downtown Mall to keep hapless visitors from circling for hours. The budget for the new "...
Snap o' the day: Too green?
Published on Oct 29th, 2009
2 comments All three candidates in the Samuel Miller District supervisor race went green for their campaign signs, which have gathered off U.S. 250 just east of Ivy.
Flying bust: Rug store owner floored by balloon fine
Published on May 27th, 2009
12 comments Mahmood Pasha's floating signs originally cost him close to $200, but will now cost the store owner $3,200. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Mahmood Pasha fought the law, but the law won.  As a result,...