Tag: Charlottesville

aug. 12

#Charlottesville: Divide, not unite

We now have the second side to the “both sides” dichotomy of #Charlottesville that President Trump tried to sell us on.


Charlottesville Veteran & Community Job Fair set for Wednesday

The Charlottesville Veteran & Community Job Fair will be held Wednesday from 10 am until 2 pm at Jefferson School City Center Carver Recreation Center.


Park Properties Management Company’s residents receive NAHMA’s Education Foundation Scholarship

Two student residents living at the Treesdale community in Charlottesville received scholarship grants from the NAHMA Education Foundation.


Derrick Parks: Law enforcement needs to learn the lessons of Charlottesville

Law enforcement must appropriately do their job and protect individuals when there are public demonstrations.

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David Swanson: Charlottesville’s past that isn’t even

Here in Charlottesville, Virginia, I like to point out that the rallies of racists are mostly imported from out of state.

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Charlottesville mayor issues apology for critical comments

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer had his wings clipped a bit by fellow City Council members on Wednesday.


Charlottesville makes victim, witness assistance services available

Charlottesville wants to make sure that everyone knows of the resources that are available to crime victims through its Victim and Witness Assistance Program.


Former U.S. Attorney to lead independent review of Charlottesville response

The City of Charlottesville has hired Tim Heaphy to lead an independent, external review of the City’s response to three events during the last three months.


Charlottesville Community Recovery Town Hall rescheduled to Sunday

The City of Charlottesville host a Town Hall Meeting on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center.

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WTJU Freefall Music & Art Festival: An antidote to fascism

The solar eclipse just passed over Virginia, but Charlottesville recently experienced a different kind of darkness.

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Michele Edwards shares experiences at #Charlottesville protest

I am sharing my thoughts about my experience in Charlottesville on Saturday, August 12. That day will stay forever in our hearts and souls.

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What does Charlottesville have to do with NASCAR?

A Boston Globe reporter came to Bristol to do some fishing at a NASCAR race, viewing Appalachia through a cheap dollar store pair of sunglasses.

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BREAKING: Charlottesville to keep only non-racist war monuments

Under the new policy just announced in Charlottesville, the city will be taking down all but the non-racist war monuments in all of its public spaces.


Charlottesville to partner with DOJ Community Relations Service

Charlottesville will be partnering with the Community Relations Services division of the DOJ to begin a road to recovery for our community.

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Signer to state: Allow removal of Lee statue, ban open carry at public events

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer is calling on Gov. Terry McAuliffe to convene a special session of the General Assembly to allow the city to remove the statue of Robert E Lee. 


Alert: Charlottesville issues donation scam warning

The Charlottesville Fire Department has received reports of phone calls from individuals purporting to be collecting donations in the wake of the events of Aug. 12.


Breaking: Charlottesville to make ‘major announcement’ on Lee statue

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer will make what is being billed as “a major announcement” regarding the Robert E. Lee statue on Friday.

aug. 12

More than 9,000 ask Charlottesville to create peace memorial

Over 9,000 people have signed a petition urging the City of Charlottesville to erect a peace pole or other monument in support of peace.


You can no longer be silent

We all know somebody who voted for, and thus enabled, the president who just made clear that he thinks white supremacists are “very fine people.”

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Marietta McCarty: Charlottesville is All-Right

Charlottesville has been my home since I discovered it in graduate school. It’s full of natural beauty, alive, progressive, dynamic.

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David Swanson: Top 10 misconceptions about #Charlottesville

Let’s start with the obvious. Charlottesville, Virginia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, are actually two completely different places in the world. 


Charlottesville man arrested, charged with spitting on white supremacist

Virginia State Police charged a Charlottesville man with misdemeanor assault and battery Sunday in downtown Charlottesville.


Update on murder at Charlottesville rally

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to investigate the murder of a Charlottesville woman after a white supremacist rally on Saturday.


Three arrested in connection with violence at Charlottesville rally

Virginia State Police have made three arrests related to the planned rally at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville.


What happened in Charlottesville was no accident

The people who brainstormed today’s events in Charlottesville into being weren’t there to protest the removal of a statue.

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U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine on #Charlottesville events

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released the following statement in response to the recent displays of violence and bigotry by white nationalists in Charlottesville.

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U.S. Sen. Mark Warner on events in #Charlottesville

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) released the following statement in response to the violence in Charlottesville.


Traffic Alert: Hillsdale Drive in Charlottesville

Midday Friday a traffic shift will occur when traffic from an existing section of Hillsdale Drive (north of Greenbrier Drive) is relocated.

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David Swanson: Welcoming the fascists to Charlottesville

I have mixed emotions about the fact that I’ll be missing the latest big fascism rally here in Charlottesville.


Charlottesville Fire Department awarded CFAI Accredited Agency status

The Charlottesville Fire Department has been awarded Accredited Agency status by the Center for Public Safety Excellence.


Charlottesville West Main Street closure Aug. 4-6

Beginning at 6:00 pm on Friday, August 4, West Main Street in Charlottesville will be closed between 11th Street and Jefferson Park Avenue.


Charlottesville to hold public meeting on changes to public parking

The City of Charlottesville will be holding a public meeting regarding upcoming changes to public parking in the area of the Downtown Mall.