The ice bucket challenge is on its way to Albemarle. The challenge is to be doused with ice water or write a check to support the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Author Stephen King is among the latest celebrities to take a cold shower. He then nominated fellow author and Albemarle County resident John Grisham (pictured). No word on when or if Grisham will take the plunge.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.
Tom Scott, the first two-sport All-American at the University of Virginia, has died.