Bus Lines Community Poetry Now Taking Submissions for 2020 Competition
Charlottesville is giving people a chance to show off their poetry skills in a very public way. The Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) in partnership with Bus Lines Community Poetry is now taking submissions for the 2020 Bus Poetry Competition.
Theatre of the Oppressed Lab at PVCC Promotes Civic Engagement
People in Charlottesville participated in a workshop Saturday morning that used theatre to promote civic engagement. The workshop is taking on issues of power, privilege and oppression through a collection of improvised games and exercises.
Albemarle County Board Of Supervisors Candidate Hosts Event to Clean Tires from James River
On Saturday, people in Scottsville got their feet wet and their hands dirty pulling tires out of the James River. The event started with Albemarle County Board Of Supervisors candidate Mike Hallahan.
UVA ESE Cares Program Hosts Community Costume Closet
One University of Virginia group is going the extra mile to make sure children in need have costumes this Halloween. The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science's ESE Cares program is holding a Community Costume Closet.
McIntire School of Commerce’s 2019 Fall Forum Discusses “The Business of Sports”
This year's McIntire Schools of Commerce's 2019 Fall Forum at the University of Virginia is focusing on “The Business of Sports”. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is among the movers and shakers in the sports industry taking part.
Virginia General Assembly Candidates Gather at Legislative Forum on Developmental Disabilities
On Tuesday night, candidates on the ballot to serve in the next General Assembly talked legislation for helping those with medical disabilities. They gathered at Arc of the Piedmont for a “Coffee & Chat” to share their views with the public.
Hot 101.9 Hosts 'Teachers Night Out' Event at DoubleTree Hotel in Albemarle County
Some central Virginia educators got the chance to enjoy a night out all thanks to a local radio station. On Monday night, Hot 101.9 hosted 'Teachers Night Out' at the DoubleTree Hotel in Albemarle County.
The Daily Progress Staff Unionize, Form Blue Ridge Guild
The staff at The Daily Progress says the future of journalism is at stake, and they are unionizing. After months of behind the scene work, writers and copy editors announced on Monday they are fighting for a better workplace.
UVA Fourth-Year Student Mounts Legal Battle to Lower Age-Limit on Handgun Purchases
A University of Virginia student and a young woman from Albemarle County are taking a stand against a gun law lawmakers enacted years ago. They want to see the age limit lowered for handgun purchases, but their reasoning may surprise you.
Preservation Piedmont Hosts Series of Discussions on Affordable Housing in Charlottesville
A nonprofit is stepping up to help grow the public's understanding of affordable housing in Charlottesville. Preservation Piedmont, a group that works to preserve historic areas, is holding a series of discussions at CitySpace on the Downtown Mall.
U.S. Census Bureau Data Shows Albemarle County is Becoming More Diverse
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the makeup of Albemarle County is changing and becoming more diverse. These changes are consistent with the country's overall population and experts say it's being driven by immigration.
Charlottesville Judge Rules City Councilors Immune from Confederate Statue Lawsuit
The Charlottesville city councilors who had voted to remove a pair of Confederate statues from two downtown parks are now individually immune from an ongoing lawsuit over the future of those statues.
Lawyers Ask Judge to Order White Nationalist To Stop Threats on Social Media
Attorneys who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in connection with the August, 2017 white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville are asking a judge to order Chris Cantwell to stop making "unlawful threats" against the plaintiffs and their lead attorney.
Elementary Students Voice Playground Concerns to Charlottesville
Students at Johnson Elementary School are learning you can still have a voice in your community no matter your age. A fourth grade class took its concerns straight to the city after noticing cracks in the blacktop where they play.