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I wish to express concerns about the civil-rights pilgrimage project planned for next month. I am most concerned about the idea of placing a permanent "marker" in Justice Park if it is to be one of the dangling steel rectangles portrayed in photos at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

There is, we suppose, some risk that Charlottesville’s new look at Emancipation Park's name will re-inflame the old controversy. We’re inclined to believe, though, that the move eventually will quiet that controversy, by giving residents more involvement in the process — and honoring that involvement in a more transparent manner. 

With the backing of the local chapter of the NAACP and a bipartisan coalition of area residents, an outspoken, longtime Charlottesville reside…

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer will be making a "major" announcement Friday about the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, the victim …

While you may wonder what an Oregonian may have to say about the news made in Charlottesville over the weekend. We are very familiar with Charlottesville, and continue to think of her as a fabulous city with a great future and a historic past. One of the things we liked most about Charlottesville is its look to the future, to a brighter horizon.

Unfortunately, the Aug. 12 events in and around Emancipation Park demonstrate that federal Judge Glen Conrad and the ACLU of Virginia were wrong to interfere with Charlottesville's decision to move the white nationalist rally to a larger venue.

Law enforcement officers tasked with keeping the peace on Aug. 12 could find themselves monitoring both Charlottesville's Emancipation Park — …

The city of Charlottesville is now seeking bids from architectural design firms that would envision a new way for the city to tell "the full s…

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