August 30, 2013 |
An offseason spent overhauling a coaching staff , dealing with roster attrition and assembling what many consider the best home schedule in Virginia football history is finally over. The Cavaliers begin their quest to rebound from last year's 4-8 campaign with a game against BYU on Saturday, hopeful they can score a crucial nonconference victory. Though some have wondered whether it's to the program's benefit to play two bowl teams to start the season — No. 3 Oregon comes to Charlottesville next week...
August 29, 2013
Janet L. King fundraiser Janet L. King, a former fundraiser at the University of Virginia, died Aug. 6 at her home in Charlottesville. She was 57. The cause was lung cancer, said her husband, Robert M. McGinnis. Janet Lee King was born in Bethesda and graduated in 1974 from Fairfax County's Fort Hunt High School. She was a 1978 graduate of James Madison University. She received a master of fine arts degree in 1982 from the California Institute of the Arts. Ms. King lived...
August 28, 2013
Christine Givan, who retired in 1988 as head of the lower school at National Cathedral School in Washington, died Aug. 16 at an assisted-living center in Charlottesville. She was 95. The cause was cancer, said a son-in-law, Nickerson Miles. Mrs. Givan joined National Cathedral School, a private school for girls, in 1964 and spent four years as an English and religious-studies teacher. As the wife of a Foreign Service officer, she spent several years in Geneva before rejoining the school in the early 1970s.
August 20, 2013 |
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August 16, 2013
Michael Lindgren's suggestion that murder is better than college tours is appalling and disgusting [" Before you write that tuition check ," Outlook, Aug. 11]. Can The Post not retain some kind of editorial discretion and not treat everything like a blog post or a Facebook rant? Fixing college is serious business; we don't need to refer to a now-canceled HBO show of violence and crime (" The Sopranos ") to make the point that something needs to be done to change the way we educate our children.
August 12, 2013 |
Authorities searching for a missing teenaged girl in the Charlottesville area have charged a 49-year-old man with forcibly abducting her. The suspect, Randy Allen Taylor, who lives in Lovingston, Va., about 35 miles south of Charlottesville, was ordered jailed without bond after his arrest Sunday, according to the FBI and law enforcement officials in Nelson County. The girl, 17-year-old Alexis Tiara Murphy, remains the focus of an intensive search. Investigators have said little publicly about Taylor's alleged...