The Albemarle Supervisors have approved a one-year contract and a 1% pay increase for County Executive Tom Foley. His new annual salary will be just under $180,000. There’s no change in Foley’s benefits package, and his higher salary take effect July 1st. Foley has been the County Executive since 2010.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.
The Wildcats are off to a 7-0 start and got 59 of the first place votes.