Virginia State Police investigate fatal Augusta County crash

The holiday weekend is starting with tragedy in Augusta county, where a crash has killed one person and sent another to University of Virginia Medical Center with critical injuries.

Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

Residents in the landmark civil rights city of Selma, Alabama, are among the critics of a bid to rename the historic bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965.
  • Coronavirus

Trump plans huge July 4 fireworks show despite DC’s concerns

The Trump administration is promising one of the largest fireworks displays in recent memory in Washington on July Fourth.


UVA economists say increased COVID-19 testing may save the economy

Geofence warrants to be tested in Virginia bank robbery case

  How people in Charlottesville are planning to spend their July 4th

  Firework stand in Albemarle Co. says crowds thinner this year

Crozet Creamery has increase in demand following reopening

Ice cream shop in Crozet has steady business after reopening from the Coronavirus
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  Coronavirus cases rise in 40 states; Texas issues mask mandate

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

United Way and Tom Tom Foundation partner to host virtual forum

How Richmond plans to pay for removal of monuments

Redskins undergoing ‘thorough review’ of team name

VDH hiring new contact tracers for July, August

VDH: 64,393 total cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, 1,845 deaths

Attorney General Mark Herring pushes for legalizing marijuana

Application portal open for Virginia emergency unemployment benefits due to pandemic

  Coronavirus community resource fair held in Charlottesville

  • National News

  US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring.

2020 Minor League Baseball season canceled

The 2020 Minor League Baseball season has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Major League Baseball informed the Richmond Flying Squirrels.


Capitol Square closing for July 4 weekend

Teen driving deaths significantly increase during the summer

VT lays out coronavirus testing plans for students in the fall

  Virtual event helps renters know their rights

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank sees surge in need, overwhelming support

The food bank says it is serving 15% more people than it normally does, but as the number increases, community members and partners are willing to step up to the challenge.
  • National Politics

  Intel chiefs brief congressional leaders on Russia bounties

The U.S. intelligence chiefs conducted classified briefings Thursday for congressional leaders who have demanded more answers about intelligence assessments that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Madison County EMS worker tests positive for COVID-19

Group in Waynesboro working together to build community

Augusta County childcare center adjusts to Phase 3 guidelines

  Save the Fireworks! Charlottesville fireworks are on for Saturday from top of Carter Mountain