A city councilor says a strategic investment area could be a shot in the arm for the unemployed and under-employed. Kathy Galvin wants to see mixed-income developments without displacing the city’s current residents. Galvin says it’s crucial to stop losing blue collar jobs, which is a trend that began in the 1970’s. She says the city is trying to create more healthy neighborhoods. Galvin was a guest speaker during a monthly meeting of the local NAACP, which met Monday at First Baptist Church on West Main Street.
Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann are reuniting under the official group name this July and rumor has it that Mayer is joining them.
UVA defeated Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Clash, sponsored by Virginia529.