February 28th, 2013 issue #1209

February 28th, 2013
  • Tragedy on the tracks: Mystery surrounds death of Kimberly Welch

    Two weeks after 18-year-old Kimberly Welch was killed by a train on the tracks just east of Charlottesville city limits, details about the teen's tumultuous life on the streets are emerging as her friends and family grieve the loss of the young woman, an aspiring musician who dreamed of moving to California and whose family was trying to bring her home.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best/worst news for transportation in Virginia: The General Assembly passes a bill to address the Commonwealth's crumbling infrastructure that shifts the gas tax from the p...

The Dish


Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Spotlight on Highlands at Mechums River

    Subdivision: Highlands at Mechums RiverLocation: CrozetPrice range: $163,000-$386,000Schools: Crozet, Henley, Western AlbemarlePros: pretty area, friendly neighbors, decent...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    March 5 at noon at 4257 Seminole Trail Property: 4257 Seminole Trail Debtor: Kerry L. Hall Original amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: $100,000 Info: Richard E. Carter 97...

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERTrain tragedyTwo weeks after 18-year-old Kimberly Welch died after being struck by a train on the tracks east of town, friends and family are remembering the creative ...


Black and White

  • C.A.T. Nap

    Bus-stop-bench-turned-bed on Saturday, February 23.

Cultural preview

  • Get Out! events, shows, things to do

    “What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.” ― Werner HerzogOtherness to the sceneMonsters invade March's Fi...