Monthly Archives: August 2022

What should I talk about with Courteney Stuart on the August 29, 2022 Charlottesville-Right Now?

Every Monday, I am a guest on WINA’s Charlottesville-Right Now with Courteney Stuart to talk about what’s coming up in meetings of local government. Next week, I’m fairly certain there are few weeks. So, what shall we talk about?

Well, here’s your chance to tell us what we’ll talk about. What would you like to know about local or regional government? Economic development? Transportation? Send me a question and I’ll do research between now and then and discuss some of the highlights with Courteney Stuart next week. I do this work because I want to understand things better, and that’s what many of you want as well.

So, drop me a note to with something you want to know. I’ll try my best to answer.

July 2022 property transactions in Charlottesville: Part of Seminole Square Shopping Center changes hands; Linden Avenue condo building has new owner; High price record set on Prospect Avenue

This is the 19th month that I’ve written up a summary of property transactions in Charlottesville and shared it with the public as part of my work covering land use issues in the greater community. I hope you’ll find this bit of my research informative and useful.

I started this newsletter over two years ago as a way to get information out about the details of what’s happening in an area that continues to grow. There are a lot of moving parts in this community, and I’ve spent a lot of my career trying to keep track of as much as I can.

This September marks the 20th anniversary of my arrival in the Charlottesville area, as well as the 30th anniversary of my introduction to journalism. Somehow while a student at Virginia Tech, I decided to try my hand at making a career out of reporting and to this day I’m trying my best to make a go of it. 

I am grateful to the hundreds of people who have opted to help support my work with a paid subscription to this newsletter or through Patreon support. In exchange, I do my best to stay up to date on as much as I can so that readers and listeners can also be informed. 

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