March 8th, 2012 issue #1110

March 8th, 2012

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Warmest winter: The National Weather Service says 2011-12 is the fourth warmest on record, and the average temperature of 44.5 degrees is a whopping five degrees higher t...

The Dish


  • Real meaning: When a community rallies...

    By Sheila Booth“It takes a village...” comes to mind when searching for a phrase to describe the essence of community. But if anyone really wanted to see these words in...

Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    March 8 at 11:30am at the    Albemarle Courthouse Property: 2060 Wingfield Road Debtor: John Clark and Wendi Lee Smith Original amount owing: $325,000 Bidder...

Movie Reviews

  • Forgotten love is rekindled in 'The Vow'

    The Vow is a well-behaved, tenderhearted love story about impossibly nice people. It's not even about whether they'll get married. They've been happily married for fou...


  • Table of contents

    COVERInteresting timesA hunger strike ends, a nuclear plant leaks radiation, and an alleged abduction may never be solved. Plus, a victim of violence at UVA asks why everyo...


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Black and White

  • Gopal

    In the Bodo's line behind goth musician and former Bella Morte leader Gopal Metro.~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at