January 31st, 2013 issue #1205

January 31st, 2013
  • The Liar's Club: Keeping the wild history of White Hall alive

    Nazi POWs picking peaches in Crozet? Check. An Albemarle County farm boy surrounded by Ethiopian tribesmen carrying spears? Believe it. The Albemarle County area called White Hall might not look like much more than bucolic countryside for those just driving through, but folks stopping at historic Wyant's Store any weekday morning may learn that things aren't always as they appear– and, if they listen up, they'll hear some wild stories being told by a group of men who call themselves the Liar's Club.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Worst exercise of Second Amendment rights: A man walks into Kroger on Emmet Street with a loaded AR-15 semi-automatic rifle January 27. Worst idea for a hoax: University of...

The Dish

  • Groceryland: Albemarle Square gets fresh

    Yes, Charlottesville, you will soon have yet another grocery store option, as the North Carolina-based gourmet grocery store chain The Fresh Market is set to open on Februa...


  • Senator Henry Marsh's big day

    Blogger Waldo Jaquith was at the Virginia State Capitol on Monday, January 21, when Republican senators passed a controversial redistricting bill. This is his account of th...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    January 31 at 1pm at the Charlottesville Circuit Court Property: 1107 6th Street SE Debtor: Paul A. Accardo Original amount owing: $218,000 Bidder brings: 10 percent I...

Movie Reviews


Strange But True

Black and White

Cultural preview

  • Get Out! events, shows, things to do

    "Simplified gestural figures continue to illustrate the wonder and the struggle of being human, and our hunger for validation.”– Intimacy Theories, by Polly Br...