This is home: Community reflects on y...

This is home: Community reflects on year since school closure

Benjamin F. Yancey Elementary School and its predecessors have anchored Southern Albemarle's African-American community for almost 150 years. In 2017, Albemarle County closed the school in response to low enrollment and a loss of funding.

Start the conversation, or Read more at Charlottesville Tomorrow.

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Esmont Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Fluvanna teacher Bower arrested again for burni... Sep 22 Angry Dad 1
Ginger Yancy dope dealer Aug '18 Va mom 2
News Upgrades at Area Water Treatment Systems Could ... May '18 Bob 1
News Walton Middle School Administration, Parents Di... (May '13) Mar '18 Mason 27
News Fans of the '70s hit TV show "The Waltons" plan... (Feb '18) Feb '18 IrishEyes37 1
News Trial for Former Boy Scout Leader Postponed Unt... (Apr '13) Jun '13 seeing red 8
My home smells amazing! (May '13) May '13 Inevitable 1

Esmont Jobs

Personal Finance

Esmont Mortgages