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The Albemarle Board of Supervisors knows just about how many County citizens lack broadband Internet service, but how best to address the issue remains to be seen. During a work session Wednesday, the Board debated potential solutions to expanding broadband into the County's rural areas, while recognizing that the Comprehensive Plan - the document that guides all planning decisions - directs the Board to steer services toward growth areas, not the countryside.
Kaleb Jessee, a 2012 graduate, received the Dan Maupin Scholarship, as he has for the past two years. He is attending North Carolina State University, where he is studying sport management and business administration.
The "Welcome to Crozet" sign that stood on Rt. 240 near Crozet's water treatment plant was ripped away from its posts August 9 and disappeared.
A buzz went around on social media and people and pups jammed the outside patio at Starr Hill Brewery in Crozet Saturday, August 9, for "Pints for Pups" for a fundraiser for a dog park at Claudius Crozet Park. The dog park will be a one-acre, fenced-in area where dogs can run off leash.
Crozet is the frontrunner location for a new manufacturing plant that will produce a critical part for wind turbines with a new technology. Richard L.C. Pleasants, Crozet resident and CEO of Pleasants Industries, said he is negotiating to purchase the triangular two-acre parcel owned by CSX in downtown Crozet that once was a rail spur into the Barnes Lumber Company.
The Crozet Community Advisory Council will shift its meetings to the Crozet Library community room and change its normal meeting date to the third Wednesday of the month beginning with its meeting Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. There are currently three vacant seats on the 15-member council.
Looking north from the downtown railroad overpass, Crozet's turn-of-the-20thcentury prosperity was evident on Saint George Avenue: large homes, two churches and the village's high school. This postcard, printed in Germany and addressed to Luray, VA, showed orchards in full flower and well illustrated the farm-to-village transition that was taking place at that time.
It is generally not considered proper to ask a woman her age. However, that's not necessary when you meet Camille Phillips, creator of delicious things and proprietor of Green House Coffee shop very near the center of the known universe in downtown Crozet.
The beginning of the school year-such a happy time, full of new friends, new school supplies, new clothes, new teachers, new classrooms, new beginnings-and new parasites. As a parent, it is never fun to see the school's caller ID on the phone.
As the Gazette flashes past month marker 100, careening on its mission to be Crozet's hometown newspaper, we acknowledge with gratitude our faithful advertisers who have appeared in the Gazette since its first issue was published in June 2006: The Gazette is personally thankful to these friends, and we invite you, too, reader to think what they have helped gain for us all. They have been loyal to the community.
To all the members of the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department, the Western Albemarle Rescue Squad, and the Fire and Rescue Companies of the local area and beyond, as well as the Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and the University of Virginia Police Departments and the Albemarle County Sheriff's Office, along with the Martha Jefferson Hospital, and the members of our local community: It is with sincere gratitude that we thank God for you. We thank Him for your service and support throughout this time of grief.
MCDONNELL CORRUPTION TRIAL: The public corruption case against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is in the hands of a Federal Jury.
Joseph Wade Payne, 21, of Buckingham County was sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of failure to stop at the scene of a crime.
Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 09:46 pm
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