August 9th, 2012 issue #1132

August 9th, 2012
  • Big Easy bound: Cox embarks on New Orleans adventure

    It's not the first time moving trucks have pulled away from the home of architecture professor and former Charlottesville Mayor Maurice Cox on Ridge Street. But this time, there's no planned return for the man perhaps best known for his support of high density urban development and alternative transportation– including his own early example of bicycle-commuting long before Charlottesville had bike lanes.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Most questionable competency: Accused triple-murderer Rashad Riddick, 25, pummels his defense attorney, Joseph Flood, in the face at a mental competency hearing August 1 in...

The Dish


Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    August 9 at 11am at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: 4410 Carriage Hill Drive, Earlysville Debtor: Kristin N. Rexter Original amount owing: $148,500 Bidder brings: 10 per...

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERBig Easy boundFormer Charlottesville Mayor Maurice Cox has left Charlottesville behind and headed for New Orleans where he'll help lead rebuilding efforts as an associ...


Online only

  • Attention shoppers: Wal-Mart evacuated due to bomb threat?

    Police evacuated the Wal-Mart store on Route 29 today following the discovery of some "suspicious" packages being carried by a white male. Police are asking that people sta...

  • Burning up the derecho limbs

    From the comfort of a hammock, a jack russell terrier watches a bonfire consisting of limbs and trunks from derecho-damaged trees in a Western Albemarle backyard.

  • Conduct this

    A conductor stands ready for any last-minute passengers as Amtrak's Lynchburg-based Northeast Regional prepares for an on-time 8:52am Tuesday departure from Union Station i...

Black and White

  • Hydraulic curiosity

    Corner of Cedar Hills and Hydraulic Road. The trees in this part of town are disappearing, soon to be replanted along the grand boulevards of Stonefield. I suppose the tr...