July 09, 2017
The country roads that wind through Esmont became even quieter when B. F. Yancey Elementary School closed last month. Low scores on standardized tests for several years and uncertainty about federal funding for next year motivated the Albemarle County School Board’s 5-2 vote to consolidate Yancey into Red Hill ...
April 28, 2017
The Albemarle County School Board on Thursday discussed closing B. F. Yancey Elementary School after learning that the school could lose some major funding, and that enrollment at the Esmont school is declining. At a work session on Thursday, division staff told the School Board that Yancey is in danger ...
June 02, 2014
When future historians write about Albemarle County’s local food movement, chef Gail Hobbs-Page hopes there will be a chapter that celebrates the area’s cheese. “If you know anything about cheese, you know it’s place-based,” Hobbs-Page said. “Just like everything in wine is about place.” For the past ...