A former employee of the Albemarle County Clerk of Circuit Court has been arrested on an embezzlement charge. Dayna T. Awkard was once the deputy clerk of the court and she spent 24 years in that office. Awkard is accused of pocketing nearly $14,000 in cash over a four-year period. Her former boss, Clerk of Circuit Court Debra Shipp, says she was heartbroken when she learned that Awkard had been charged. Shipp says she and Awkard were close. She notes her former employee has already paid $5,000 in restitution. If convicted, Awkard faces up to 20 years in prison.
5th District Republican leaders have agreed to hold a May 14th convention where they will pick a nominee for Congress.
UVA racked up its sixth consecutive victory Saturday afternoon trouncing Pitt 64-50.
This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.
Earlysville resident Gary Grant has scolded the Albemarle Supervisors for deciding their committee assignments in a January 6th closed session.