BREAKING: Charlottesville Police Chief to resign?

| August 24, 2017 | 28 Comments
BREAKING: Charlottesville Police Chief to resign?

Unconfirmed but reliable sources deep inside local government have told The Schilling Show that Chief Al Thomas is scheduled to tender his resignation from the Charlottesville Police Department. The Chief’s decision reportedly comes as a result of political pressure from Charlottesville City Council. Chief Thomas has been under extreme scrutiny since law enforcement’s use of tear […]

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Don’t walk: Albemarle schools ban Woodbrook student walkers

| August 23, 2017 | 1 Comments
Don’t walk: Albemarle schools ban Woodbrook student walkers

As a result of ongoing construction at Albemarle County’s Woodbrook Elementary School, neighborhood students have a new directive: don’t walk to school! A recent communication—from Jamie Gellner, Albemarle County Schools Assistant Transportation Director, to Woodbrook-area parents—cited “safety” concerns as the determining factor in the unanticipated policy change: Woodbrook families and neighborhood, In conjunction with your […]

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Breaking news: Albemarle County Schools acquire fake solar eclipse glasses

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Breaking news: Albemarle County Schools acquire fake solar eclipse glasses

The Albemarle County School Division apparently has been the victim of a fake eclipse-viewing glasses purchase. An email distributed to select ACPS employees, by “Robbie Munsey” warns end-users to halt distribution of the suspect glasses and collect those already distributed: Good Afternoon, In learning of the risks of counterfeit solar eclipse glasses, we worked with […]

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Amnesia: City Attorney Brown forgets closed-door meeting participant list

| August 8, 2017 | 3 Comments
Amnesia: City Attorney Brown forgets closed-door meeting participant list

An ongoing lack of transparency regarding Charlottesville City Council’s August 2 closed-session meeting has generated a new controversy. In receiving four hours of secret “legal advice” on options for derailing the politically unpopular “Unite the Right” rally—scheduled for August 12 in Lee Park—Council has been broadly criticized for potentially abusing Virginia open meeting laws. Details […]

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1000 words: Welcome to Albemarle County; F*CK Trump

| August 3, 2017 | 5 Comments
1000 words: Welcome to Albemarle County; F*CK Trump

With all the talk of entrance corridors in Albemarle County, and the ongoing governmental concern for what visitors see as they enter the county, somehow the Architectural Review Board missed this, spotted near Rio Hill Shopping Center:

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Betty’s blunder: Albemarle County blows $900 on bungled land use letters

| August 1, 2017 | 1 Comments
Betty’s blunder: Albemarle County blows $900 on bungled land use letters

Albemarle County’s retirement-ready Finance Director, Betty J. Burrell, has again blundered in the performance of her duties. Following a string of embarrassing gaffes by Burrell’s Finance Department, an investigation by The Schilling Show has discovered another—this time involving notifications for Land Use taxation. Initially, a Schilling Show listener reported receiving five land-use validation letters at […]

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Deep pockets: Albemarle County spends $14k on police for Charlottesville KKK rally

| July 26, 2017 | 5 Comments
Deep pockets: Albemarle County spends $14k on police for Charlottesville KKK rally

The July 8 Ku Klux Klan rally held in Charlottesville’s Jackson Park was costly in more ways than one. While Charlottesville’s reputation as a genteel southern town was seriously damaged by the protester-related lawlessness that ensued, Albemarle County paid a steep price as well. According to Albemarle Assistant County Executive, Lee Catlin, county taxpayers covered […]

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Pwned: Signer duped in City Council speaker signup lottery

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pwned: Signer duped in City Council speaker signup lottery

Under the feeble tutelage of Mayor Michael Signer, Charlottesville City Council’s “matters by the public” has become a spectator sport. A weekly promenade of freaks, geeks, and racially hypersensitive dilettantes consumes the first portion of each Council meeting with foul language, obscene gestures, lugubrious life stories, and harsh direct criticism of their mayoral host. Lately, […]

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Side show: Citizen-performers blatantly ignore Mayor Signer’s rules

| July 24, 2017 | 5 Comments
Side show: Citizen-performers blatantly ignore Mayor Signer’s rules

Charlottesville’s City Council three-ring circus continued on July 17, as Mayor Michael Signer again lost control of the meeting. This time, citizen-performers addressing Council during the meeting’s “matters by the public” segment, blatantly ignored Signer’s dictate to state their name and address for the record before beginning their remarks. These long standing rules are codified […]

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1000 words: Charlottesville is for A**holes

| July 22, 2017 | 2 Comments
1000 words: Charlottesville is for A**holes

This Subaru, spotted recently in an urban Charlottesville neighborhood, boldly expresses the sentiments of a growing segment of C-villians. Any doubt as to what riles the owner?

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