Lake Monticello Finds Harmful Algae in Tufton Pond

Lake Monticello Finds Harmful Algae in Tufton Pond

Small amounts of harmful algae have been found at Tufton Pond in the Lake Monticello community.

10 hrs 47 mins ago by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Riggleman Introduces Bill Protecting Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions

Riggleman Introduces Bill Protecting Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions

Fifth District Congressman Denver Riggleman has introduced a new bill designed to protect patients with pre-existing conditions.

12 hrs 17 mins ago by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Two More People Convicted in 2017 Murder in Louisa County

Two More People Convicted in 2017 Murder in Louisa County

Two more individuals have been convicted in relation to a 2017 murder in Louisa County.

August 19th, 10:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Orange Co. Public School Moving Forward on Solar Project

Orange Co. Public School Moving Forward on Solar Project

Orange County Public Schools is looking to the sky to cut costs and save money on electricity.

August 19th, 3:44 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger Holds Broadband Summit in Louisa County

Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger Holds Broadband Summit in Louisa County

7th District Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited Louisa County on Saturday to get feedback from the community on broadband issues.

August 17th, 6:40 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Page County

Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Page County

The Virginia State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Route 340 near Runyon Road in Page County. There are three confirmed fatalities.

August 15th, 4:46 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Autonomous Shuttle in Crozet Receives Rave Reviews

Autonomous Shuttle in Crozet Receives Rave Reviews

People in Crozet are zipping around the streets in a new bus, but it doesn't have a driver. The autonomous vehicle service launched in July, and people taking part in the pilot program are giving it some rave reviews.

August 16th, 6:46 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Herring, DEQ File Suit to Shut Down Private Landfill in Greene Co.

Herring, DEQ File Suit to Shut Down Private Landfill in Greene Co.

Attorney General Herring and the Dept. of Environmental Quality filed a lawsuit against Kenneth R. Collier, Sr. for allegedly operating an illegal landfill in Greene County.

August 16th, 12:42 PM EDT by John Early
25th Senate District Candidate Challenges Incumbent to Debates

25th Senate District Candidate Challenges Incumbent to Debates

Elliot Haring, an Independent candidate for the 25th Senate District, is challenging incumbent Creigh Deeds to a series of debates.

August 16th, 12:29 PM EDT by John Early
NCCF’s Summer 2019 Grants Cycle Yields $35,400 to Support Nelson Co. Nonprofits

NCCF’s Summer 2019 Grants Cycle Yields $35,400 to Support Nelson Co. Nonprofits

Support for emergency home repairs, drug and alcohol abuse rehabilitation, and free books for children are among the grants awarded this summer by the nonprofit Nelson County Community Fund

August 16th, 9:07 AM EDT by John Early
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety

The goal of bicycle lanes is to keep both riders and drivers safe but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says they're not doing the job.

August 15th, 7:17 PM EDT
JAUNT's Crozet CONNECT Bus Receives Positive Reviews from Community

JAUNT's Crozet CONNECT Bus Receives Positive Reviews from Community

A brand-new JAUNT public transit bus connecting Crozet and Charlottesville has been up and running for just over a week now, with positive reviews.

August 14th, 10:26 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Pete DeLuca
Global Leader in Environmental Education & Certification Recognizes Area Golf Course

Global Leader in Environmental Education & Certification Recognizes Area Golf Course

Audubon International is recognizing the Lake Monticello Golf Course for taking care of the wildlife that calls the wooded area around the course home.

August 14th, 5:05 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
VDEM: Quarterly Siren Test for North Anna Power Station to Occur Aug. 21

VDEM: Quarterly Siren Test for North Anna Power Station to Occur Aug. 21

Officials will conduct a quarterly test of the early warning siren system around the North Anna Power Station on Aug. 21 at approximately 11:10 a.m. and the Emergency Alert System.

August 14th, 1:35 PM EDT by John Early
Orange Nonprofit Gets New Home Ahead of School Year

Orange Nonprofit Gets New Home Ahead of School Year

An Orange County nonprofit officially has a new home before heading into the school year.

August 13th, 10:56 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Rep. Abigail Spanberger Visits Gordonsville, Pushes for Rural Broadband Boost

Rep. Abigail Spanberger Visits Gordonsville, Pushes for Rural Broadband Boost

Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited Gordonsville on Tuesday while working to boost rural broadband in her district.

August 13th, 5:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Former Greene Booster Club Officials Face Felony Indictments

Former Greene Booster Club Officials Face Felony Indictments

Right now, two former athletic booster club officials in Greene County are facing felony indictments.

August 13th, 4:51 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Monacan Tribe Speaks Out Against Proposed Pump Station in Louisa

Monacan Tribe Speaks Out Against Proposed Pump Station in Louisa

Members of the Monacan Tribe are pushing against plans for a water pump station in Louisa County.

August 13th, 4:37 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Greene Co. May Further Downsize Recycling Program

Greene Co. May Further Downsize Recycling Program

Greene County is facing a funding problem when it comes to its recycling program. Supervisors are expected to get an update on the issue during a meeting Aug. 13.

August 13th, 3:46 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Trial Date Set for Greene Co. Supervisor Cox and Eppard

Trial Date Set for Greene Co. Supervisor Cox and Eppard

A trial date is now set in the felony cases against Greene County Supervisor David Cox and Richard Eppard.

August 13th, 2:59 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

Conservation groups have launched a new lawsuit aimed at the Mountain Valley Pipeline over its impacts on threatened and endangered species.

August 12th, 8:59 PM EDT
People in Greene County Could See an Increase in Insurance Costs

People in Greene County Could See an Increase in Insurance Costs

Insurance costs could be going up for some people in Greene County. FEMA is releasing a flood of new information, and the county office wants to be sure the newly released data sinks in.

August 12th, 5:44 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Campground Sexual Assault Results in 10 Year Sentence

Campground Sexual Assault Results in 10 Year Sentence

The Louisa County Circuit Court has sentenced Jason Karsten, 38, to 10 years incarceration after being found guilty by the court of sexually assaulting a woman at a Louisa County campground. 

August 12th, 4:12 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
VSP Investigating Fatal Nelson County Crash

VSP Investigating Fatal Nelson County Crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Nelson Co. Tiffany Spencer was not wearing a seat belt, and did not survive the crash.

August 10th, 5:23 PM EDT by John Early
VDOT: All Lanes Open on Eastbound I-64 in Louisa County

VDOT: All Lanes Open on Eastbound I-64 in Louisa County

All lanes are now open on eastbound I-64 at mile marker 134 in Louisa County. The scene is clear.  

August 10th, 4:13 PM EDT by John Early
Virginia Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade 911 Call Centers

Virginia Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade 911 Call Centers

On Friday, August 9, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $3 million in grant funding to Virginia to upgrade 911 call centers to NG911 capabilities.

August 9th, 8:38 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
VSP Trooper Involved in Lovingston Crash

VSP Trooper Involved in Lovingston Crash

A trooper with Virginia State Police is recovering after a crash at the intersection of Route 29 and Front Street in Lovingston.

August 9th, 3:26 PM EDT by John Early
Freitas to Run Write-in Campaign in House District 30

Freitas to Run Write-in Campaign in House District 30

30th District state Delegate Nick Freitas is planning a potentially expensive write-in campaign for re-election.

August 9th, 1:38 PM EDT by John Early
General Assembly's Gun Control Session Ends Without Decision, Sen. Kaine Weighs-In

General Assembly's Gun Control Session Ends Without Decision, Sen. Kaine Weighs-In

Senator Tim Kaine is frustrated by the inaction from the General Assembly on gun control measures.

July 11th, 5:01 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville Democrats Focus on Equity in Schools

Charlottesville Democrats Focus on Equity in Schools

The focus at Saturday's Democratic Breakfast was how to make the Charlottesville school system equal for all students and pinpoint challenges.

SOL Test Scores in Albemarle & Charlottesville Show Large Achievement Gap

SOL Test Scores in Albemarle & Charlottesville Show Large Achievement Gap

Standards of Learning test scores in Charlottesville and Albemarle County for this past school year show a big achievement gap.

Albemarle Co. Dog Dies After Contracting Bacterial Disease from Rivanna River

Albemarle Co. Dog Dies After Contracting Bacterial Disease from Rivanna River

An Albemarle County man is dealing with the loss of his dog after it contracted a bacterial disease on a swim two weeks ago in the Rivanna River.

Unite the Right Rally Organizer Jason Kessler Files Another Federal Lawsuit Against Charlottesville

Unite the Right Rally Organizer Jason Kessler Files Another Federal Lawsuit Against Charlottesville

On Monday Unite the Right Rally organizer, Jason Kessler, filed another federal lawsuit against the city of Charlottesville alleging his freedom of speech was violated in August 2017.

C'Ville Activist Files $400,000 Lawsuit Against City, Police Over 2017 Unite the Right Rally

C'Ville Activist Files $400,000 Lawsuit Against City, Police Over 2017 Unite the Right Rally

A Charlottesville activist is suing the city and police over what happened at the Unite the Right Rally in 2017.

Pausing to Remember Heather Heyer on Anniversary of Violent Unite the Right Rally

Pausing to Remember Heather Heyer on Anniversary of Violent Unite the Right Rally

People are taking time Monday to honor those hurt and killed in connection with a controversial rally two years ago in downtown Charlottesville.

UVA Center for Politics Director Weighs-In on Latest Fundraising Numbers for 2020 Election

UVA Center for Politics Director Weighs-In on Latest Fundraising Numbers for 2020 Election

The countdown to the 2020 election is on and the latest fundraising numbers are out. The race is pretty much anyone's game and as Larry Sabato, explains - who raises the most does not always indicate who will win.

C'Ville Woman Creates Petition to Close Fourth Street Crossing to Vehicular Traffic

C'Ville Woman Creates Petition to Close Fourth Street Crossing to Vehicular Traffic

A Charlottesville woman is calling on the city council to close down Fourth Street to vehicular traffic saying the dangers far outweigh the benefits.

Op-ed Questions if UVA Library Should be Renamed

Op-ed Questions if UVA Library Should be Renamed

A UVA student is pushing for more equity, through a name change of Alderman Library, which is named after the first president of the university, who believed in eugenics.

Report: Nearly 1/4 of Charlottesville Population Lives in Poverty

Report: Nearly 1/4 of Charlottesville Population Lives in Poverty

Nearly one in four people in Charlottesville live in poverty - that's almost double the national average in 2017, according to Data USA which pulls the most recent census and other federal data.