June 30th, 2011 issue #1026

June 30th, 2011
  • Whatever happened? 10 updated stories

    Whatever happened after authorities slew the geese in Forest Lakes? Whatever happened to Oliver Kuttner's remarkably light car? What's the latest on the search for Morgan Harrington's killer? This week, we look back at ten classic cover stories– dramatic tales, poignant remembrances, investigative reports, and colorful profiles– to learn the very latest.–Hawes Spencer, editor  

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best example of too little, too late: Five weeks after an unannounced, late-night June 8 vote that resurrects the controversial U.S. 29 Western Bypass, the Albemarle Board ...

The Dish


Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

  • Oh, Henry!

    5/23/11Cartus Financial Operation to Leigh Nordt, 201 Homestead Lane, $263,250 (Albemarle)Barry & Pamela Wagner to David Taplinger & Kathleen Lee, 117 Buttercup Lan...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    July 6 at 3:30pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 346 Westfield Road Debtor: Chad Snow and Kathrine Snow Amount owing: $193,600 Bidder brings: $15,000 or 10 per...

Art Features

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews


On Architecture

The Brazen Careerist

  • No regrets: Hiring older workers can pay off

    If my mom were telling you her life story, she would begin with her dad suffering a stroke when she was very little and having to grow up with no money. Despite her humble ...

Sports Doctor

Strange But True

Online only

  • Table of Contents

    COVERWhatever happened?Did you ever wonder if The Main Street Arena is making money or if more geese will be killed around the airport? And what about The Jefferson School?...

Black and White

  • Envy

    I have envy. One of the dread Capital Vices, a.k.a. the seven deadly sins. Mine's traffic control envy. Every day, I bike through the 2nd Street/Northwood corridor of Charl...