March 14, 2017
Usually, the renaming of a piece of public property is a routine matter. Most people don’t really care. Not so in Charlottesville. And we’re not talking about the Lee Park issue. Standing in the shadows of that controversy is another debate, this time over the renaming of the ...
January 08, 2015
The Albemarle Board of Supervisors has agreed to study whether the former Levy Opera House in Court Square could be used as a shared general district court with the city of Charlottesville. Co-location was the main recommendation of a task force of city councilors and the supervisors that has been ...
October 06, 2014
Negotiations to keep Albemarle’s court system in its historic setting in downtown Charlottesville are continuing, according to one county official. “I think we’re making baby steps forward,” said Supervisor Ann H. Mallek at a recent meeting of the Board of Supervisors. Albemarle is expected to make a decision ...
June 05, 2014
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday directed staff to continue studying moving the county’s court system to a new site in parallel with negotiations to keep the facilities in downtown Charlottesville. Albemarle plans to spend tens of millions of dollars over the next several years to expand ...
March 06, 2014
Albemarle County supervisors on Wednesday revived the possibility of moving the county’s court buildings out of downtown Charlottesville to a new location yet to be determined. That option was discarded in May, when the previous board directed staff to pursue negotiations with the city of Charlottesville to expand facilities ...