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  1. JABA set to become second long-term tenant of Yancey Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... The closure still stings for Eubanks, whose great-grandfather helped open the first school for African-Americans in Esmont on the Yancey Elementary property. African-American children from low-income families in Esmont earn higher incomes as adults, ...


  2. 30 Year Veteran Teacher Opens School to Help Challenged Students...Read the original story

    Sep 25, 2018 |

    ... Education Transformation Centre will be housed in the Yancey Community Center, located at 7625 Porters Road, Esmont, Virginia and will welcome its first students in October 2018. You may donate to Education Transformation Centre through their ...


  3. This is home: Community reflects on year since school closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... a feature-length documentary about the history of black schools in Albemarle County. "The original school [in Esmont] was a log-cabin style building - one room in the woods - and had no playground or anything like that," Dickerson said. As the ...


  4. Old Yancey Elementary School will be a multi-use structureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Albemarle Supervisors have voted unanimously for a variety of uses for the old Yancey Elementary school. The structure in Esmont will be devoted to community needs in the southern end of the county The Albemarle School Board decided in May 2017 that it would close the school, and some former students would go to Scottsville Elementary.


  5. Local scholarships aim to expand college accessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... in Tacoma, Washington, established the scholarship in memory of her mother, who died in January. Brackett grew up in Esmont and graduated from Monticello High in 1999. She attended Cornell University as a first-generation college student and went on ...


  6. Brush fire burns 40 acres in southern AlbemarleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... County early Thursday evening. About seven residences had been evacuated due to a 40-acre brush fire between Esmont and Covesville, authorities announced before 7 p.m. The blaze was first reported at about 3:40 p.m. Officials said the fire was about ...


  7. Crews Responding to Large Brush Fire in Southern AlbemarleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | NBC29

    Albemarle County Fire Chief Dan Eggleston confirms that crews responded to a brush fire a little after 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, on Bungletown and Green Creek roads near Esmont. Limited voluntary evacuations are underway.


  8. Albemarle County Advances Plans for Former Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | NBC29

    ... Emily Kilroy, the county's engagement coordinator. Kilroy says this is crucial to providing services to people in the Esmont area: "Typically folks who want recreational opportunities, educational opportunities, are driving 40 minutes up into the ...


  9. New Albemarle administrator budget includes employee pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    New Albemarle County Administrator Jeff Richardson's first budget proposal includes an employee pay raise, and no property tax change for the next fiscal year. The $428-million plan includes 2-percent pay raises for county employees, and hires more people to take care of medical emergencies in sprawling rural areas from Esmont to Scottsville.


  10. Albemarle executive proposes $428 million budget for FY2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... face a series of decisions in the next year such as what to do about the former B.F. Yancey Elementary School in Esmont . The school board closed the facility in 2017 and transferred ownership to the county. "The budget includes funding to keep the ...


  11. A flood warning is in effect that includes Albemarle, CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... two inches of rain has already fallen .. The places in Albemarle that could have problems include Crozet, Ivy, Afton, Esmont, Scottsville and Hollymead. Affected areas in Nelson include Lovingston, Schuyler, Wintergreen, Montebello, Shipman and ...


  12. Multiple Groups Expected to Use Former Elementary School BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | NBC29

    ... exactly how this building - this facility - can continue to stand and to have its greatest use for the community of Esmont and greater southern Albemarle," says Charles Lewis, president of the Esmont Community Committee. The former school is ...


  13. Supervisors approve short-term plan for Yancey buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... last until June 2018. County Police officers can use parts of the Yancey building while they are on assignment in the Esmont area. A pantry can continue to do monthly distributions of food, and Yancey's gym will be open on weekends. Until further ...


  14. Albemarle County Considering Near-Term Use for Yancey Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | NBC29

    ... over there - and are really excited to continue to be involved in that community spot. It is really the heart of the Esmont community, and a lot of our members are very attached to it," said JABA Senior Nutrition Programs Manager Emily Daidone. ...


  15. Acuff, Callsen, Paige win 2017 Albemarle School Board racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... office or seeking other leadership roles. That total includes a $5,000 contribution she reported on Nov. 1. Paige, an Esmont resident who taught in Albemarle's schools for 25 years, said he would devote his upcoming School Board term to eliminating ...


  16. Graham PaigeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... interviews. I am the adult Sunday School teacher, a trustee and organist at New Green Mountain Baptist Church in Esmont. I am active in fraternal and civic organizations including the 100 Black Men of Central Virginia and Sons of Esmont Lodge, ...


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