Folks on the ground say it’s hard to get people to volunteer for unpaid positions subject to long hours, political polarization, and public vitriol.
27 of 96 teachers called out because of fights, forcing the high school to close for three days.
Had the shelter continued, its homeless service workers are convinced they could move hundreds more people off the streets, including many of those now camped downtown.
Judge called posthumous rape indictment a “mockery of the judicial system. Not as an instrument of justice, but as cause to lynch a man simply because he was Black.”
This year, Charlottesville Tomorrow is expanding its voter guide to more of the counties in the region.
Sarepta Moran was a white elementary school principal during segregation and a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, but her nephew says that doesn’t mean she was racist.
In a forum hosted by Charlottesville Tomorrow and students at the UVA Center for Politics Monday evening, hundreds of community members submitted questions ahead of the June 20 primary election.
The town’s mayor hoped a proposed apartment project would save them, but Council voted it down.
“It’s scary to think that a shooter was loose in my city for so long and I had no idea,” Paige Robinson said. “We’re the same community.”
The children in the predominantly Black public housing community have been zoned away from Venable since integration.