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Neighborhood News:  Albemarle County

Farms Welcome Visitors for ‘Meet Yer Eats’ Video included

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Twelve central Virginia farms that usually aren't open to the public invited families to come check out how and where their food is grown Monday. More>>

Noise Analysis Released on Indoor Gun Range

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A noise analysis of gunfire of a planned police firearms training range in Albemarle suggests neighbors will barely hear the gunfire. More>>

UVA Faces $15M in Budget Cuts

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The University of Virginia is facing more than $15 million in budget cuts. More>>

Fans Flood Downtown to Support ’Hoos before Season Opener Video included

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The UVA Cavaliers have an uphill battle going into its season opener against the UCLA Bruins, but Virginia fans were out in full force Friday night. More>>

Crozet Elementary School Gets New Tennis Courts

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Future tennis stars at Crozet Elementary School in Albemarle County have a new place to practice their skills. More>>

VDOT to Close Clark Road for Slope Repairs

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VDOT will close Route 674 in western Albemarle on Sept. 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to complete slope repairs on the road's shoulders that were started earlier this week. More>>

MHS Athletic Director, 2 Others Plead Guilty to Embezzlement Video included

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Three men, including the athletic director at Monticello High School and the vice president of Downtown Athletic Store, pleaded guilty Friday to a federal misdemeanor charge related to bid rigging. More>>

VDOT Seeks to Smooth Labor Day Weekend Travels

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The Virginia Department of Transportation is smoothing the way for one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. More>>

Albemarle School Board Prioritizes Recommended Improvement Projects

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The Albemarle County School Board reviewed recommendations by the Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee at their meeting Thursday night. More>>

Nelson 151 Business Owners Gather for Mobile App Launch Video included

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Nelson 151 businesses officially launched a mobile app to help customers and visitors alike easily access information. More>>

Advisory Panel Discusses Set Long-Term Schedule for Rt. 29 Projects Video included

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The Route 29 met Thursday and set a long-term schedule for some of the Route 29 improvement projects. More>>

Stolen Car Located, Albemarle Police Still Searching for Suspect Video included

An SUV, since recovered, was stolen at gunpoint on Dickerson Road. An SUV, since recovered, was stolen at gunpoint on Dickerson Road.
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Albemarle police are still searching for the suspect in a carjacking that happened Thursday morning, though the vehicle has since been located. More>>

Health Department Struggles to Keep Up with Kitchens on the Go Video included

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Food trucks are an expanding industry in central Virginia and that's expanding the workload of the Virginia Department of Health. More>>

UVA Enters 20-Year Agreement with Aramark as Food Provider

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The University of Virginia has entered into a 20-year agreement with Aramark, the company that has provided UVA's food for the past couple of decades. More>>

Volunteers Wanted for Airplane Safety Exercise

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The Office of Emergency Management for Charlottesville, UVA and Albemarle County is looking for volunteers to play the "victims" of an airplane accident. More>>

Former Patient Celebrates Birthday with MJH Anniversary Video included

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Martha Jefferson Hospital is celebrating 3 years at its new location. One former patient has made it a point to spend his birthday every year at the facility. More>>

Route 29 Advisory Panel's Fourth Meeting Set for Thursday

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The Route 29 Project Delivery Advisory Panel will hold its fourth meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research. More>>

State Police Dodge Inquiries Regarding Surplus Military Equipment Video included

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The Rutherford Institute is speaking out after inquiries to VSP about surplus military equipment they've received were rejected by the powers in Richmond. More>>

Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Solicit Sex from Minor

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A man caught trying to solicit sex from a minor through a Craigslist ad pleaded guilty Wednesday in Albemarle County. More>>

Virginia Students Make Gains on Revised Math SOLs

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Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state's more rigorous mathematics tests and pass rates were relatively flat on revised English, history and science tests. More>>

Proposed Albemarle School Resources Available for Public Review Video included

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Albemarle County schools want your input on several new learning resources that could soon be incorporated into your child's curriculum. More>>

Russian Ambassador to U.S. Addresses UVA Class Video included

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Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, the ambassador to the U.S. from the Russian Federation, addressed a University of Virginia class Tuesday night.  More>>

Albemarle BOS Passes Rt. 29 Resolution to Send to VDOT Video included

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After butting heads over the future of Route 29, Albemarle supervisors passed a resolution to send to VDOT - but it doesn't have the support of the whole board. More>>

Dominion Truck Crashes, Causes Traffic Delays in Keswick

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A Dominion Power truck crashed, spilling motor oil into a nearby creek Tuesday morning along Louisa Road in Keswick. More>>

Virginia State Parks to offer Hunting Opportunities Statewide

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VA State Parks, managed by the VA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, offer the outdoors enthusiast a variety of hunting opportunities More>>

Governor McAuliffe Declares September “Honey Month”

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Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared the entire month of September as “Honey Month.” More>>

Albemarle Applying for Problem-Oriented Policing Grant Video included

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A new police unit targeting gangs could soon be a reality in Albemarle County, but a federal grant is needed to make it happen. More>>

Martha Jefferson Hospital President Retiring after 21 Years Video included

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Martha Jefferson Hospital is searching for its first new president in more than two decades after Jim Haden announced he's retiring. More>>

VSP to Increase Enforcement over Labor Day Weekend

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As the last holiday weekend of the summer season approaches, motorists traveling through VA this Labor Day weekend can expect to see significant increased enforcement by the Virginia State Police. More>>

Larger Delta Planes to Begin Trial Service between CHO & Atlanta

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Delta's new, larger jet service to and from Atlanta kicks off next week at Charlottesville Albemarle Airport. More>>

Albemarle Fire Rescue Holding Community Meeting on EMS Billing Changes

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Monday night, Albemarle Fire Rescue is holding a community information session on changes to the emergency medical services billing program. More>>

More than 2.5K Attend VA Craft Brewers Fest

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More than 2,500 people sampled tastings from 51 Virginia craft breweries at the 2014 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest in Nelson County. More>>

Habitat for Humanity Holds 1st Ever Family Picnic Video included

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville held its first ever family picnic at the Boys and Girls Club Sunday. More>>

Albemarle Church Hosts Mass Ice Bucket Challenge in Member's Honor Video included

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The Aldersgate United Methodist Church wanted to show one of their members how much they love him by organizing an Ice Bucket Challenge. More>>

RV Fire Causes Backup on Interstate 64 in Albemarle Video included

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A driver is being treated for severe burns at the UVA Medical Center after an RV caught fire on I-64 in Albemarle Sunday. More>>

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