November 10th, 2011 issue #1045

November 10th, 2011
  • The flip that flopped: Biscuit Run men want $20 million more from taxpayers

    Biscuit Run is the gift that keeps on… taking. Initially sold to the public as a $10 million state park, the nearly 1,200-acre tract has actually extracted more than $21 million from state taxpayers in what has been called one of Virginia's biggest corporate bail-outs. Now, nearly two years after the sale, the former owners are seeking nearly $20 million more, and, in the latest chapter of this saga, they have filed suit to collect. "That sounds outrageous," says Creigh Deeds, the state senator who inadvertently allowed situations like this to happen.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Most double-shotted endorsement: The Daily Progress picks two pro-dam candidates for the three open seats on City Council– incumbent Satyendra Huja and Kathy Galvin&#...

Real Estate - $old

  • Rock solid deal in Stony Point

     9/19/11  Albemarle Howard & Susan Pollack to Dale & Amands White, 2735 Jasmine Terrace, $405,000, Jessica & Amy Sikes-Dorman to Cory & Georgia Li...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    November 10 at 2:30pm at the Albemarle CourthouseProperty: 4229 Blenheim RoadDebtor: George L. and Deborah A. SellersOriginal amount owing: $166,400Bidder brings: $16,500 o...

Art Features

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews


The Brazen Careerist

Sports Doctor

  • Mixed week: UVA win overshadowed by scandal

    Last weekend proved a real conflict for me. On the one hand, UVA finally got a November win and silenced trash-talking Yankees, but on the other hand, a man who so many (my...

Strange But True

  • Ditherer: Don't be a lover like J. Alfred

    Q. Taken from the title character of T. S. Eliot's 1915 poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" comes the adjective "Prufrockian." What kind of lover is that? –J. Fros...

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  • So it was Stone on the grassy knoll?

    Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone spoke on Friday, November 4, day two of the Virginia Film Festival. His talk followed a screening of his lengthy JFK, a film that purpo...

  • Table of Contents

    COVERMo' moneyAfter seeking millions in tax credits to mitigate his losses from a failed housing development turned state park, Hunter Craig, the lead investor in Biscuit R...