News

5th District Democrats Nominate Gaughan

5th District Democrats Nominate Gaughan

Photo: WINA

Fifth District Democrats have selected part-time actor Lawrence Gaughan to be their nominee in this fall’s race for Congress.
The 47-year-old Gaughan (pictured) won a first-ballot victory Saturday during the Fifth District Democratic Convention at Fluvanna County High School. Gaughan defeated Fluvanna Democrat Ben Hudson, who also waged a brief write-in campaign for Congress in 2012. Gaughan will challenge two-term incumbent Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) on November 4th.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

randy-travis

A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: Surprising talent creates weird onscreen magic in ‘Foxcatcher’

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Channing Tatum, left, and Mark Ruffalo in a scene from "Foxcatcher."

Sibling rivalry, loneliness, competition and madness fuel director Bennett Miller’s award-worthy true crime tale Foxcatcher.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Wild’ is both unsettling and triumphant

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild."

Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."