Saturday May 18
Bears, first-round pick Long reach contract agreement
A 6-foot-6, 313-pound guard from Oregon, Long was taken with the 20th pick as the Bears try to beef up a line that ranked among the worst in recent years and give Jay Cutler the protection he needs.
Secrets of the Blue Ridge: Chasing Down a Twice-told Tale
Sally James and Darwin Lambert compare notes on the Shenandoah National Park removals of the 1920s and '30s. Lambert was Shenandoah's first hire in 1936.
Local Author Publishes First Novel to e-Reading Community
Following an emerging trend of new authors building a following by self publishing for popular e-readers like Amazon's Kindle or Apple's iPad, Charlottesville native and 2003 University of Virginia graduate Jay Paul Hodgkins recently published his first fiction novel.
Irish Workers, Railroad Tunnel Topic of ACHS Fall Meeting
What: Augusta County Historical Society Fall Meeting When: Sunday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m. Where: Parish Hall, St.