January 10th, 2013 issue #1202

January 10th, 2013
  • Missing: Inside the Dashad Smith investigation

    At the Preston Avenue Shell Station, a few blocks from the apartment Dashad "Sage" Smith last occupied on Harris Street, his name is familiar and his disappearance is on people's minds. "He used to come in here every day," says a woman working the register, as another cashier nods. "He was quiet," the woman recalls. "Never caused any problems like some customers. I sure hope they find him."

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  • Timeline: Tracking the Dashad Smith case

    November 20, late afternoon: Smith talks to father, Dean Smith, for 37 minutes.        

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Newest BoV member: Governor Bob McDonnell appoints prominent UVA/McDonnell donor Bill Goodwin to the Board of Visitors. Goodwin has served on the BoV before, and this fall,...

The Dish

  • Hungry? Deliciousness is coming your way

    Okay, so I'm sitting around trying to think about what to write for this week's Dish and the food photos from the restaurants participating in the Hook's Restaurant Week fr...


Real Estate - $old

  • Quick sale on Country Lane

    9/7/12 Albemarle Woodlands of Charlottesville LLC to Edgar Lara, 1635 Elmwood Court, Unit 203, $173,700 NVR, Inc. to Leah E. Hernandez, 4529 Briarwood Drive, $287,135 Craig...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    January 11 at 4:30pm at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: 1810 Steeplechase Run Debtor: Beverly and Thomas M. Allebrandi II Original amount owing: $261,599 Bidder br...

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERSearch for SageThe grief over the disappearance of Charlottesville teen Dashad "Sage" Smith is compounded by questions over whether Charlottesville Police are conducti...


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Black and White

  • New year, new tune

    With trademark hair and epic beard, the man known to many as "Harmonica Dave" rang in the new year with another street performance on the Downtown Mall. ~Commentator Bill ...

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