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Published on Feb 14th, 2014
0 comments COVERHuguely trialIt's a case that's brought media from far and wide, and a story that is heartbreaking not only because of the young life cut short, but because it's all too common. As the trial...
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Published on Jan 10th, 2014
0 comments COVERWarner's honorWith a brand new name honoring a retired Virginia Senator, the road formerly known as the Meadow Creek Parkway has partially opened to drivers after 44 years of planning. Not...
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Published on Sep 19th, 2013
0 comments COVERRemembering Jim CrowAs a boy growing up on Dice Street in Depression-era Charlottesville, Eugene Williams felt the pain of segregation and racism. A family tragedy compounded the pain, but...
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Published on Jul 18th, 2013
1 comments COVERHeeeere's Jonnie!Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams is making news nearly daily for his seemingly unending stream of gifts to Governor Bob McDonnell and his family. Who is this well-connected...
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Published on Jun 27th, 2013
0 comments COVERGet ready to sweatWorkouts have gotten tougher over the past several years thanks to research showing that high-intensity intervals do more than hours of moderate intensity exercise. That...
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Published on Jun 6th, 2013
0 comments COVERThey're heeeere!Their chorus can be deafening, and for folks with insectophobia, the emergence of the 17-year cicadas is nothing short of a nightmare. But for those with an adventurous palate,...
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Published on May 30th, 2013
0 comments COVERDem candidatesFive Democratic candidates are vying for two open seats on Council, but those aren't the only folks on the upcoming primary ballot. Meet the Council Candidates, plus the folks...
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Published on May 2nd, 2013
0 comments COVERBiscuit Run bonanzaThree years after donating a 1,200-acre southern Albemarle County parcel for use as a state park, developer Hunter Craig and his team of investors win big in court. How'd it...
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Published on Apr 18th, 2013
0 comments COVERUnder fireA month after a shooting incident outside the Elk's Lodge on the Downtown Mall, cries for a crackdown continue, but is it justified? One longtime Elk's Lodger says no, and local crime...
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Published on Mar 28th, 2013
0 comments COVERRotunda to RivannaImproving the West Main Street corridor is a top priority for city planners, and a slew of developments are already set to drastically change a pedestrian's experience walking...
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Published on Mar 14th, 2013
0 comments COVERDumler dramaEarly cries for his resignation have turned into a cacophony of bipartisan loathing. Can convicted sexual batterer Christopher Dumler hold on to his seat on the supes, and should he...
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Published on Mar 14th, 2013
0 comments COVERBook Fest FunMarch came in like a lion, and, as it does every year in Charlottesville, it's going out like a bookworm thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book. With dozens of events to choose...
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Published on Feb 28th, 2013
0 comments COVERTrain tragedyTwo weeks after 18-year-old Kimberly Welch died after being struck by a train on the tracks east of town, friends and family are remembering the creative and music loving teen as...
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Published on Feb 21st, 2013
0 comments COVERThe delegateFor whom does Rob Bell poll? He hopes it's plenty of Republicans, who'll push him past the primaries and into the Attorney General's office next November. The Hook spends a day at...
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Published on Feb 7th, 2013
0 comments COVERDragas détenteThe General Assembly has spoken, and Helen Dragas will stay. The embattled UVA rector says she's ready to work, but will anyone work with her? The Hook checks in with her most...
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Published on Jan 31st, 2013
0 comments COVERThe Liars' ClubThey may have lived much of their lives in bucolic White Hall, keeping history alive at Wyant's Store, but the men who make up the Liar's Club have stories to tell not only from...
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Published on Jan 24th, 2013
0 comments COVERThe sessionIt's late January. Do you know what your state representatives are up to? From uranium mining to Dragas opining, the six guys sent to Richmond on Albemarle and Charlottesville's...
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Published on Jan 19th, 2013
0 comments COVERYum!If you notice people walking around with their belts undone and a glazed expression on their faces over the next week, there's a perfectly reasonable explanation: Restaurant Week kicks off...
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Published on Jan 10th, 2013
0 comments COVERSearch for SageThe grief over the disappearance of Charlottesville teen Dashad "Sage" Smith is compounded by questions over whether Charlottesville Police are conducting a thorough investigation...
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Published on Dec 20th, 2012
0 comments COVERYear in ReviewFrom a hunger strike to a Presidential ouster and reinstatement, UVA made headlines all year, but there were plenty of other dramatic moments in 2012 from lawsuits to an...
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