The new homes were built after residents spent decades advocating for better living conditions.
After decades dealing with stigma, Friendship Court residents decide to rename their community
“I’m tired of them calling this ‘the hood,'” said Jace Wright, a teen who lives in Friendship Court, which is being completely rebuilt. “We’re trying to make the neighborhood better for the future.”
Long-desired upgrades to Charlottesville’s Azalea Park could be on the way
But those changes depend on community input, grant funding and whether or not refugee families want to move their bountiful gardens.
Listen: What Charlottesville needs to recognize about accessibility
Next on the In My Humble Opinion podcast, India Sims talks about the challenges of doing simple things in a city that won’t change.
Judge rules that the Ratcliffe Foundation cannot sue the city over the Robert E. Lee statue
The foundation was dissolved by the state when the lawsuit was filed. Now, only one plaintiff remains in the case.
C’ville Dems host City Council candidate forum Wednesday
The Democratic Council candidates who win the primary this year will “almost surely” become the city’s next councilors, said Vice Chair Nancy Damon.
Want to plant a garden? Gordon Avenue Library is giving away seeds
Librarians partnered with Piedmont Master Gardeners to offer free seeds and gardening advice.
Here’s why Primary Day could be City Council Election Day in Charlottesville
The only candidates for Charlottesville City Council at present are Democrats.
Charlottesville City Schools receives $17 million state grant to complete Buford
The Virginia Department of Education grant closes up the gap Charlottesville needed to complete funding for Buford Middle School project.
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