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Tinker advocates for student free speech at UVa conference

Mary Beth Tinker and her siblings wore black armbands to school in 1965 to protest the Vietnam War, defying a school ban. Tinker, who was 13 at the time, was suspended for the demonstration.


Bell's inhaler, EpiPen, bus driver, Scottsville bills advance

Several bills from Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle, have recently received committee and subcommittee endorsements. Read more


Albemarle County ready to add a student rep to School Board

The student representatives will be non-voting members of the board but will have a chance to say how they would have voted on a particular matter. They'll also make short presentations at each meeting.  Read more


Applications sought for Sutherland name review committee

Members of the Sutherland community and attendance zone are asked to send an email describing their relationship with the school, their interest in being part of the review process and contact information. Read more


David Duke to pay $5,000 to Unite the Right survivor

In May, Burke filed the suit in Ohio against key organizers and participants in the rally. Read more

Albemarle seeking input on vision for downtown Crozet

The first session will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Piedmont Place. To RSVP, visit bit.ly/2TRMB0I. The second session will be from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Crozet Library meeting room. To RSVP, visit bit.ly/36mrmGA.  Read more

Area faith-related events for the week beginning Jan. 25

This calendar, published every Saturday, lists special events of a religious nature.  Read more


Faith & Values: The freeing power of self-control

As an old hippie, the word “inhibition” causes me to shudder, but when you realize that it’s not about what “The Man” is telling you to do, then inhibition becomes your friend, even your benefactor. Read more



Photos: 75 years after Auschwitz liberation, portraits of the survivors

Seventy-five years after the killing stopped at Auschwitz, the survivors still bear witness, and many observe the rising hatred and anti-Se… Read more


Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 25

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alicia Keys, Ana Ortiz, Jennifer Lewis, Matt Odmark and more. Read more


Photos: Remembering Mary Tyler Moore, who died 3 years ago today

Actress Mary Tyler Moore died at age 80 on Jan. 25, 2017. She was best known for her roles on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The Mary Tyler … Read more


Two elephants escape from circus in Russian city

Residents of Yekaterinburg were flabbergasted to see a couple of elephants wandering the snowy streets of Russia's third-largest city after they escaped from a circus. Read more