News

Tea Party Celebrates Milestone, Blasts Those Who Raised Taxes

Tea Party Celebrates Milestone, Blasts Those Who Raised Taxes

Photo: WINA

The Jefferson Area Tea Party used Tuesday’s tax day to condemn recent actions by the city and county.  Tea Party leaders are upset with the majority of the Albemarle Supervisors who voted earlier in the day to raise the property tax rate.  They have also blasted the City Councilors who voted on April 11th to increase the Charlottesville cigarette tax. The local Tea Party is also celebrating its fifth anniversary. Mike Basile of North Garden is the group’s new leader. He has succeeded Carole Thorpe (pictured),who has run the organization during most of its history.

 

Latest Stories

in Music

Bush needs fans to help fund new album

gavinrossdale

Gavin Rossdale and his bandmates have launched a campaign to fund the new album on PledgeMusic.

in Entertainment

‘Game of Thrones’ star is ‘strongest man’

game

The man who plays Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane is Europe's "Strongest Man."

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

‘Breaking Bad’ stars re-team for hilarious Emmy promo

15-overlay7

WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.