Some Homes Still Without Power After Severe Storms, Fallen Trees Cause Issues

Some Homes Still Without Power After Severe Storms, Fallen Trees Cause Issues

Monday night's severe storms are still having effects on people in central Virginia after causing thousands of dollars in damages.

11 hrs 21 mins ago by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Firefighters Use Exercise Program to Train, Grow Closer

Firefighters Use Exercise Program to Train, Grow Closer

A daily exercise program is readying Charlottesville firefighters for their next emergency call.

11 hrs 41 mins ago by Henry Graff
Supervisors to Discuss Updating Affordable Housing Policy for Albemarle Co.

Supervisors to Discuss Updating Affordable Housing Policy for Albemarle Co.

Albemarle County is addressing a shortage of affordable housing. Right now, the county needs 10,000 affordable units.

13 hrs 26 mins ago by John Early & Henry Graff
Rewards Offered for Dog and Cat Still Missing from Pet Paradise Fire

Rewards Offered for Dog and Cat Still Missing from Pet Paradise Fire

A reward is now being offered for two pets last seen running from a fire at a Charlottesville boarding facility.

16 hrs 13 mins ago by John Early, Madison Jones & Henry Graff
Charlottesville: Large Item Pickup for Storm-Related Debris

Charlottesville: Large Item Pickup for Storm-Related Debris

Charlottesville encourages residents who have debris resulting from recent storms to take advantage of the Large Item Pickup service.

19 hrs 2 mins ago by John Early
Charlottesville Discusses Ending Leaf-Bagging Practice

Charlottesville Discusses Ending Leaf-Bagging Practice

Charlottesville City Council is discussing a potential change that would end its practice of collecting bagged leaves.

August 19th, 11:04 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Addresses Report Suggesting Black Employees Earn Less Than White Employees

Charlottesville Addresses Report Suggesting Black Employees Earn Less Than White Employees

The City of Charlottesville is considering ways to improve equity among employees.

August 19th, 11:01 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Chris Markham
Dueling Petitions Question Safety of Downtown Mall Crossings

Dueling Petitions Question Safety of Downtown Mall Crossings

The Charlottesville Downtown Mall vehicle crossings are once again a hot topic of discussion in the city.

August 19th, 10:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Pete DeLuca
Strong Storm Sends Tree into Home, Power Lines onto Car in Charlottesville

Strong Storm Sends Tree into Home, Power Lines onto Car in Charlottesville

The cleanup process is now underway after a strong storm takes its toll on central Virginia.

August 19th, 10:39 PM EDT by Chris Markham, Annie Schroeder & Kasey Hott
Advisory Committee Looks at Possible Changes to Lambs Lane School Campus

Advisory Committee Looks at Possible Changes to Lambs Lane School Campus

Albemarle County is taking a closer look at how to make the school campus on Lambs Lane more inviting for students and parents.

August 19th, 10:09 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Court of Appeals to Hear Cases for Men Convicted in Aug. 12 Beating

Court of Appeals to Hear Cases for Men Convicted in Aug. 12 Beating

Virginia's Court of Appeals will hear the case for two of the men convicted in the beating of a black man inside Charlottesville's Market Street Parking Garage.

August 19th, 9:10 PM EDT by John Early
Most Animals in Stable Condition, 2 Pets Still Missing from Charlottesville Fire

Most Animals in Stable Condition, 2 Pets Still Missing from Charlottesville Fire

Several animals are still missing following a fire Sunday night at a pet boarding facility in Charlottesville.

August 19th, 11:48 AM EDT by John Early & Madison Jones
ARB Suggests Changes to Parkway Place, Questions Rise Over Jurisdiction

ARB Suggests Changes to Parkway Place, Questions Rise Over Jurisdiction

Albemarle County's Architectural Review Board is suggesting some changes to a proposed apartment complex along Rio Road.

August 19th, 5:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Officials to Discuss Gun Control Bills, Crozet Activist to Speak at Meeting

Officials to Discuss Gun Control Bills, Crozet Activist to Speak at Meeting

People in central Virginia want their voices heard on the issue of gun control as officials get set to meet in Richmond.

August 19th, 4:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Charlottesville City Council to Allocate Money for West Main Improvements

Charlottesville City Council to Allocate Money for West Main Improvements

Charlottesville's City Council may be one step closer to starting construction on a $30 million project to transform West Main Street.

August 19th, 4:30 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Mint Springs Lake Closed for Swimming Due to Harmful Algae Bloom

Mint Springs Lake Closed for Swimming Due to Harmful Algae Bloom

Swimming Lake at Mint Springs Park closed to swimming for the season due to algae bloom.

August 19th, 3:34 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Issues Traffic Advisory for Emmet St. and McIntire Rd.

Charlottesville Issues Traffic Advisory for Emmet St. and McIntire Rd.

The city announced a closure of Emmet St. in UVA area from Aug. 20-21, and McIntire Rd. will be reduced to one lane near Albemarle Co. Office Bldg. from Aug. 19-21

August 19th, 3:08 PM EDT by John Early
VDOT: I-64 East Bridge Work to Continue Through Tuesday

VDOT: I-64 East Bridge Work to Continue Through Tuesday

The entrance ramp from Rt. 20 to eastbound I-64 and the Exit 121B ramp to northbound Rt. 20 will remain closed through midday Tuesday.

August 19th, 10:39 AM EDT by John Early
MHS Teachers Attributing Higher SOL Scores to Recent Initiatives

MHS Teachers Attributing Higher SOL Scores to Recent Initiatives

Some teachers at Monticello High School are attributing higher SOL scores to learning initiatives introduced last school year.

August 19th, 8:54 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Fire at Charlottesville Pet Resort Still Under Investigation

Fire at Charlottesville Pet Resort Still Under Investigation

A fire at Pet Paradise, a Charlottesville pet resort, that happened Sunday is still under investigation by the Charlottesville Fire Department.

August 18th, 10:36 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Champion Brewing to Open Restaurant & Taproom at the Shops at Stonefield

Champion Brewing to Open Restaurant & Taproom at the Shops at Stonefield

Champion Brewing is opening a restaurant and taproom. Champion Brewing recently announced the closing of its Richmond location, but they have plans to expand their business here in Charlottesville.

August 18th, 10:02 PM EDT by Madison Jones
UVA Police Department to Use Professional Mobility Devices

UVA Police Department to Use Professional Mobility Devices

Police at the University of Virginia have a new device to help fight crime.

August 18th, 9:12 PM EDT by Madison Jones
"Reclaim" Concert Brings African-American Community Together in Charlottesville

"Reclaim" Concert Brings African-American Community Together in Charlottesville

Activists in Charlottesville bring the African-American community together through song and dance at Tonsler Park.

August 18th, 6:54 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Wells Fargo Donates $15,000 to AHIP to Help with Community Home Upgrades

Wells Fargo Donates $15,000 to AHIP to Help with Community Home Upgrades

A big check from a national bank is helping a woman in Charlottesville with some huge home repairs.

August 18th, 5:29 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
C'Ville Area Trail Runners Hosts Self-Defense Workshop at Darden Towe Park

C'Ville Area Trail Runners Hosts Self-Defense Workshop at Darden Towe Park

Runners in Charlottesville are now better able to protect themselves in case someone tries to attack them while they're outside.

August 18th, 5:26 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Laundromat Libraries Project Builds Up Children's Literacy

Laundromat Libraries Project Builds Up Children's Literacy

At laundromats across Charlottesville, Crozet, and Nelson County, you'll now find books for kids, and a place to read them.

August 18th, 5:03 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone

Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone

In June of 2019, two milestones were reached at Pantops Station 16: Pantops Station 16 celebrated its first advanced life support (ALS) Volunteer Crew.

August 18th, 4:11 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Victim Identified from Fatal Crash on Old Lynchburg Road Saturday

Victim Identified from Fatal Crash on Old Lynchburg Road Saturday

Around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, Albemarle County Police Officers responded to the 2200 block of Old Lynchburg Road for a single-vehicle crash.

August 18th, 2:18 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Therapeutic Recreation Program Celebrates 40 Years of Fun

Therapeutic Recreation Program Celebrates 40 Years of Fun

Saturday, the Therapeutic Recreation Program celebrated 40 years of events geared toward those with a disability.

August 17th, 6:34 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Graduate Charlottesville Drag Brunch Benefits UVA's LGBTQ Center

Graduate Charlottesville Drag Brunch Benefits UVA's LGBTQ Center

Graduate Charlottesville held its monthly drag brunch Saturday with 10% of the proceeds going to UVA’s LGBTQ center.

August 17th, 5:07 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
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.

August 17th, 4:14 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Rocksalt Charlottesville to Close its Doors After 5 Years of Business

Rocksalt Charlottesville to Close its Doors After 5 Years of Business

Another restaurant is going out of business inside Albemarle County's Shops at Stonefield.

August 16th, 10:57 PM EDT by Kasey Hott
Albemarle Co. Family Shares Story of Being Infected by Leptospirosis

Albemarle Co. Family Shares Story of Being Infected by Leptospirosis

An Albemarle County family is sharing their scary story of being infected by leptospirosis. Leptospirosis can be deadly for humans and pets but oftentimes, difficult to detect.

August 16th, 10:54 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
One Lane Closed on I-64 East Starting Friday, Aug. 16 Until Monday, Aug. 19

One Lane Closed on I-64 East Starting Friday, Aug. 16 Until Monday, Aug. 19

Motorists using eastbound Interstate 64 in Charlottesville should expect delays this weekend at mile marker 121.

August 16th, 10:06 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Pools to Close for Maintenance

Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Pools to Close for Maintenance

The Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center in Charlottesville is closing its pools and locker rooms for the next two weeks ahead of its busy season.

August 16th, 6:43 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Plow & Hearth Retail Store to Leave Barracks Road Shopping Center in Early 2020

Plow & Hearth Retail Store to Leave Barracks Road Shopping Center in Early 2020

People in Charlottesville will say goodbye to a long-time shop at the Barracks Road Shopping Center. Plow & Hearth will leave its location in early 2020.

August 16th, 6:42 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Looks to Turn Va. 5th District Blue

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Looks to Turn Va. 5th District Blue

Virginia's 5th District is now among the targeted districts by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2020 election.

August 16th, 6:41 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Grants to Fund Projects at Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Schools

Grants to Fund Projects at Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Schools

More than a dozen teachers in Charlottesville and Albemarle County are celebrating an influx of cash. A series of grants will be supporting a variety of class projects.

August 16th, 4:08 PM EDT by John Early & Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Dept. of Social Services Addressing Racial Disparities in Foster Care

Charlottesville Dept. of Social Services Addressing Racial Disparities in Foster Care

The Charlottesville Department of Social Services is taking steps to address racial disparities found in the city's foster care system.

August 16th, 4:02 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
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
Charlottesville Unity Days Events for August 16-18

Charlottesville Unity Days Events for August 16-18

Charlottesville's Unity Days 2019 started in May and continues through August.

August 16th, 9:18 AM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Day Shelter Asking for Donations from the Community

Charlottesville Day Shelter Asking for Donations from the Community

The Haven, a day-shelter for homeless men and women in Charlottesville, is in need of personal hygiene products.

August 16th, 8:35 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
C'Ville Pharmaceutical Company Involved with Multi-Million Dollar Merger

C'Ville Pharmaceutical Company Involved with Multi-Million Dollar Merger

A multi-million dollar merger involving a Charlottesville pharmaceutical company aims to get the cutting-edge advancements in treating essential tremors to market.

August 15th, 10:37 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Consulting Group Speaks with C'Ville City Councilors & Planners about Zoning

Consulting Group Speaks with C'Ville City Councilors & Planners about Zoning

The push for more affordable housing in Charlottesville has city councilors and planners eyeing a potential change to how they look at zoning regulations.

August 15th, 10:35 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Sex Education & Better Contraceptives Lead to Decline in Teen Pregnancies

Sex Education & Better Contraceptives Lead to Decline in Teen Pregnancies

Health clinics in Charlottesville have seen a steady decline of teenage pregnancies over the past few years. Experts said better contraceptives and more sex education classes are the reason for the decline.

August 15th, 7:24 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
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
Va. School Buses to be Equipped with Extended 'Stop' Sign Arms and Cameras

Va. School Buses to be Equipped with Extended 'Stop' Sign Arms and Cameras

School buses in Virginia are being equipped with lifesaving technology and it is in no small part because one Albemarle County school bus driver had enough.

August 15th, 7:13 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Research at UVA May Help Body Fight E. Coli

Research at UVA May Help Body Fight E. Coli

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have made a new discovery about E. coli.

August 15th, 4:19 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
UVA School of Engineering Receives Award for Diversity

UVA School of Engineering Receives Award for Diversity

The University of Virginia received an award for its diversity within the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

August 15th, 4:05 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Change to State Law Allows Virginia Distilleries to Sell Canned Cocktails

Change to State Law Allows Virginia Distilleries to Sell Canned Cocktails

A Charlottesville business is taking advantage of a new Virginia law allowing distilleries to manufacture and distribute spirits in the commonwealth.

August 15th, 3:31 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Charlottesville Court Appoints New Attorney for Mother Accused of Murdering Child

Charlottesville Court Appoints New Attorney for Mother Accused of Murdering Child

Nydia Love Lee, a mother accused of killing her own child, was back in Charlottesville Circuit Court Thursday morning..

August 15th, 10:44 AM EDT by John Early
Albemarle County Seeks Public Input on 2020 Crozet Master Plan

Albemarle County Seeks Public Input on 2020 Crozet Master Plan

Albemarle County is seeking public input as staff members begin work on the 2020 Crozet Master Plan.

August 14th, 10:36 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca & Hailey Wilt
DeAndre Harris Files Lawsuit Against 2017s Unite the Right Rally Attackers, Organizers

DeAndre Harris Files Lawsuit Against 2017s Unite the Right Rally Attackers, Organizers

The man at the center of a violent parking garage beating in Charlottesville during 2017s Unite the Right Rally has filed a federal lawsuit against his attackers and several others.

August 14th, 10:32 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Pete DeLuca
Albemarle Co. Family Spreads Awareness of Rare Disease After 4-Year-Old Son is Diagnosed

Albemarle Co. Family Spreads Awareness of Rare Disease After 4-Year-Old Son is Diagnosed

After their son was diagnosed with stage four cancer at the University of Virginia Medical Center, an Albemarle County family is hoping to spread awareness of the rare disease.

August 14th, 10:10 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
James Madison's Montpelier Awarded Collaborative Research Grant from the NEH

James Madison's Montpelier Awarded Collaborative Research Grant from the NEH

The Montpelier Foundation announces a 3-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study the Overseer's House at Montpelier.

August 14th, 8:50 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
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.

August 14th, 8:34 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
City Council Candidates Discuss Statues, Taxes, Affordable Housing in Forum

City Council Candidates Discuss Statues, Taxes, Affordable Housing in Forum

Several candidates for Charlottesville City Council got together on Wednesday to talk about their plans if they get elected.

August 14th, 5:57 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Del. Rob Bell Presents Citizen Lawmaker Awards in Charlottesville

Del. Rob Bell Presents Citizen Lawmaker Awards in Charlottesville

A member of the Virginia House of Delegates is honoring citizens who helped make legislation into law.

August 14th, 4:34 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
OpenTable Ranks Charlottesville in '25 Best College Towns for Foodies'

OpenTable Ranks Charlottesville in '25 Best College Towns for Foodies'

Charlottesville was ranked in the top 25 of the best college towns for foodies this year.

August 14th, 4:27 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
Albemarle County Students No Longer Allowed to Bring Phones to Middle School

Albemarle County Students No Longer Allowed to Bring Phones to Middle School

Albemarle County Public Schools will no longer permit middle school students to carry their personal cellphones with them during the school day.

August 14th, 4:09 PM EDT by John Early
Albemarle Seeks Feedback in Developing First Ever Climate Action Plan

Albemarle Seeks Feedback in Developing First Ever Climate Action Plan

Albemarle County is in the process of creating its first climate action plan, and wants the public's feedback.

August 14th, 2:18 PM EDT by Chris Markham
'Cutting Edge' Food Hall Coming to Dairy Market in Charlottesville

'Cutting Edge' Food Hall Coming to Dairy Market in Charlottesville

Stony Point Design/Build announce the Founding Merchants at The Dairy Market in Charlottesville.

August 14th, 11:44 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Police Investigating Suspicious Package at Carruthers Hall

Police Investigating Suspicious Package at Carruthers Hall

Things are getting back to normal at the University of Virginia's Carruthers Hall after the building was evacuated early Wednesday due to a suspicious package. 

August 14th, 10:47 AM EDT by John Early
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.

August 14th, 8:55 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Planning Commission Delays Vote on Mixed-Use Development on West Main

Planning Commission Delays Vote on Mixed-Use Development on West Main

The Charlottesville Planning Commission is delaying its vote on a special use permit for a mixed-use developing on West Main Street.

August 13th, 10:59 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Pete DeLuca
Charlottesville Nonprofit Helps Families With Children in Medical Care Find Housing

Charlottesville Nonprofit Helps Families With Children in Medical Care Find Housing

A Charlottesville nonprofit is working to make it easier for parents with children getting treatment at University of Virginia Medical Center.

August 13th, 10:34 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Daughters of Zion Cemetery Research Enters Final Stage

Daughters of Zion Cemetery Research Enters Final Stage

Research at a historic African-American cemetery in Charlottesville is entering its final stage this week.

August 13th, 5:28 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Beehive Distribution Program Put on Hold Due to High Demand

Beehive Distribution Program Put on Hold Due to High Demand

A state-wide beehive distribution program is on hold due to not having enough supply to keep up with demand.

August 13th, 4:43 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Veterinarians Warn of Dangers to Dogs from Algae Blooms

Veterinarians Warn of Dangers to Dogs from Algae Blooms

Veterinarians are warning dog owners to be mindful before taking their pet out for a swim. This comes after reports of harmful blue-green algae blooms across the country.

August 13th, 4:14 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
UVA International Clinic Opens Library for Non-English Speakers

UVA International Clinic Opens Library for Non-English Speakers

The University of Virginia's International Family Medicine Clinic has a new way to educate people from all over the world.

August 13th, 3:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Madison Jones
Wildflower Meadow Project Underway in Albemarle Co.

Wildflower Meadow Project Underway in Albemarle Co.

Albemarle County will begin site preparation for a new wildflower meadow along Rio Road and Dunlora Drive this week.

August 13th, 1:16 PM EDT by John Early
Modernization Project Nearly Complete at Charlottesville Elementary School

Modernization Project Nearly Complete at Charlottesville Elementary School

A modernization project is almost complete at Jackson-Via Elementary School in Charlottesville.

August 13th, 8:48 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
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.

August 12th, 10:39 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca
C'Ville Area People Gather Together in Prayer at Interfaith Service

C'Ville Area People Gather Together in Prayer at Interfaith Service

On the second anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right Rally, people in Charlottesville gathered together in prayer.

August 12th, 10:33 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Unity Days: Common House in C'Ville Hosts Vibe Riot Community Concert

Unity Days: Common House in C'Ville Hosts Vibe Riot Community Concert

On the two year anniversary of hatred and violence in Charlottesville, community members gathered together and bonded through the common language of music.

August 12th, 10:31 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca & Hailey Wilt
Champion Brewing Company Partners with Chris Long to Create Waterboys IPA

Champion Brewing Company Partners with Chris Long to Create Waterboys IPA

A new collaboration brew in Charlottesville could soon help bring clean water to communities in need.

August 12th, 9:18 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
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
UVA Scientist Leads Effort to Discover How Autism Differs in Boys & Girls

UVA Scientist Leads Effort to Discover How Autism Differs in Boys & Girls

University of Virginia researchers and a coalition of scientists are trying to discover why boys are four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders than girls.

August 12th, 6:36 PM EDT
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.

August 12th, 5:09 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Albemarle Co. Woman Raising Awareness Following Pet's Severe Reaction to Medicine

Albemarle Co. Woman Raising Awareness Following Pet's Severe Reaction to Medicine

After a scary experience at the veterinarian's office, an Albemarle County woman is sharing her story hoping to help other people and their dogs.

August 12th, 2:50 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Group Partnering with Charlottesville Business to Provide Space to Discuss Racial Trauma

Group Partnering with Charlottesville Business to Provide Space to Discuss Racial Trauma

Brave Souls on Fire is partnering with Natre'al Hair Design for an event Monday, August 12.

August 12th, 1:44 PM EDT by John Early & Madison Jones
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.

August 12th, 12:16 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Dominion Energy Aims to Move Virginia Toward a Clean Energy Future

Dominion Energy Aims to Move Virginia Toward a Clean Energy Future

Dominion Energy Virginia wants to move the commonwealth toward a clean energy future. The company is hoping to achieve this goal by increasing solar and wind projects.

August 11th, 10:44 PM EDT by Madison Jones & Hailey Wilt
C'Ville Musician Commemorates Anniversary of August 11 & 12 with New Song

C'Ville Musician Commemorates Anniversary of August 11 & 12 with New Song

A Charlottesville musician is commemorating the anniversary of August 11 and 12 with a new song dedicated to the healing of the city.

August 11th, 10:39 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Unity Days Event Calls for People to Create Change and Action in the City

Unity Days Event Calls for People to Create Change and Action in the City

The Call to Action Resource Fair, a Unity Days Event in Market Street Park on Saturday, August 11, brought attention not to the Robert E. Lee statue, but to the people and organizations that bring new ideas to this city.

August 11th, 7:15 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville Group Hosts School Supply Drive for Families in Need

Charlottesville Group Hosts School Supply Drive for Families in Need

Ashton's Birthday Wish helps students in need have school supplies for the upcoming year by hosting a donation drive.

August 11th, 6:43 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
C'Ville Mother Creates 'A Playground For Walker' Initiative for Area Elementary School

C'Ville Mother Creates 'A Playground For Walker' Initiative for Area Elementary School

A Charlottesville mother is looking to expand the options children have when it comes to playtime at school.

August 11th, 5:23 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart & Hailey Wilt
First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville Hosts Special Worship

First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville Hosts Special Worship

A church in Charlottesville is finally able to have service on the August 12 weekend after having to cancel the previous two years.

August 11th, 5:20 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Volunteers Build Playground for Charlottesville Church

Volunteers Build Playground for Charlottesville Church

The Building Goodness Foundation and Pilgrim Baptist Church are again coming together on a project, this time by building a playground for older kids to enjoy.

August 10th, 11:06 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Interactive Art Helps People Heal on the Downtown Mall During Unity Days

Interactive Art Helps People Heal on the Downtown Mall During Unity Days

It's been two years since white supremacists and white nationalists brought hatred and division to Charlottesville's streets. Now, to heal and move forward, the community is helping others who have dealt with similar violence as part of Unity Days.

August 10th, 7:53 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Filmmaker Shares Aug. 2017 Documentary with Charlottesville Community

Filmmaker Shares Aug. 2017 Documentary with Charlottesville Community

A Pittsburgh Filmmaker is sharing his perspective on the second anniversary of the 2017 Unite the Right rally through a documentary.

August 10th, 7:26 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Music, Meditation Helping People Heal During Charlottesville's Unity Days

Music, Meditation Helping People Heal During Charlottesville's Unity Days

People in Charlottesville are using music and meditation to come together and heal after the traumatic events of August 2017.

August 10th, 5:49 PM EDT by John Early, Lottye Lockhart & Moriah Davis
Charlottesville-Area Foundation Again Gives Out School Supplies

Charlottesville-Area Foundation Again Gives Out School Supplies

A new school year is right around the corner and one Charlottesville group is doing everything they can to make sure all students have the supplies they need.

August 10th, 5:14 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
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
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.

August 9th, 9:54 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
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
City Schoolyard Garden Asks C'Ville Community for Harvest Help

City Schoolyard Garden Asks C'Ville Community for Harvest Help

Charlottesville's City Schoolyard Garden is asking parents and children to help out with the harvest before school starts up.

August 9th, 5:10 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
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.

August 9th, 5:08 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Unity Days: Nonprofit Hosts Write2Heal 'On the Wings of Unity' Poetry Workshop

Unity Days: Nonprofit Hosts Write2Heal 'On the Wings of Unity' Poetry Workshop

A #TheWrite2Heal workshop took place on Friday at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library in Downtown Charlottesville.

August 9th, 5:06 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Monticello Dairy Building Turns into Dairy Central, Founding Businesses Announced

Monticello Dairy Building Turns into Dairy Central, Founding Businesses Announced

Plans to turn the historic Monticello Dairy Building into the Dairy Central are in full swing and more of the founding businesses are finally being announced.

August 9th, 5:05 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Patching Scheduled On Two Albemarle Co. Routes

Patching Scheduled On Two Albemarle Co. Routes

On Sunday, weather permitting,  a contractor working for the Virginia Department of Transportation will resurface two roads in Albemarle County where crews recently replaced pipes.

August 9th, 4:28 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
Court Sanctions Defendants Days Before Anniversary of Unite the Right Violence

Court Sanctions Defendants Days Before Anniversary of Unite the Right Violence

A federal judge is forcing some people and groups that took part in the Unite the Right rally in 2017 to pay the attorneys’ fees for the people who sued them.

August 9th, 1:50 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
UVA Strengthens Policies on Admission of Student-Athletes

UVA Strengthens Policies on Admission of Student-Athletes

The University of Virginia announced a set of new procedures that will strengthen its process for the admission of student-athletes.

August 9th, 1:13 PM EDT by John Early
Traffic Back Open on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co. After Delay

Traffic Back Open on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co. After Delay

Traffic is moving again on Route 53 in Albemarle County. The road between Michie Tavern Lane and Monticello Loop was getting some new upgrades, but an equipment issue caused a major backup Friday morning.

August 9th, 11:43 AM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Albemarle County: Help Us Improve Our Website

Albemarle County: Help Us Improve Our Website

Albemarle County is planning for a replacement of its current website, which is expected to launch in 2020.

August 9th, 10:50 AM EDT by John Early
People Get Sneak Peek of Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA

People Get Sneak Peek of Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA

UVA officials and community members got a sneak peak of a memorial to enslaved laborers on Tuesday.

July 16th, 5:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lowell Rose
Former Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas Now No Longer on City Payroll

Former Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas Now No Longer on City Payroll

As part of a contract settling an employment dispute, Thomas was receiving his yearly salary of more than $134,000 while no longer employed by the city.

July 15th, 10:39 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Albemarle School to Consider Shift Off Standard Grading Scale

Albemarle School to Consider Shift Off Standard Grading Scale

Albemarle County schools could soon stray away from letter and number grades.

July 15th, 4:40 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Judge Sentences Fields to More than 400 Years in Deadly Car Attack

Charlottesville Judge Sentences Fields to More than 400 Years in Deadly Car Attack

A Charlottesville judge has upheld the jury's recommended sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for James A. Fields, Jr. on state convictions from Aug. 12, 2017 car attack.

July 15th, 8:30 AM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy to Take on New Role at VSU

Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy to Take on New Role at VSU

Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy is taking on a new role.

July 12th, 8:53 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
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-Area Gun Sellers Diligently Working to Prevent Illegal Sales

Charlottesville-Area Gun Sellers Diligently Working to Prevent Illegal Sales

The number of people arrested trying to illegally buy a firearm in Virginia has gone up over the past two years.

July 11th, 9:12 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Guatemalan Woman Living in Charlottesville Speaks Out after ICE Threatens Fines

Guatemalan Woman Living in Charlottesville Speaks Out after ICE Threatens Fines

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, a Guatemalan woman, and attorneys are preparing to fight Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.

July 10th, 6:04 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Judge Rules City Councilors Immune from Confederate Statue Lawsuit

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.

July 9th, 5:51 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
People Discuss Importance of Obamacare at Demonstration in Charlottesville

People Discuss Importance of Obamacare at Demonstration in Charlottesville

A nonprofit in Charlottesville is fighting to keep Obamacare and wants to raise awareness about the issue.

July 9th, 4:30 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Guatemalan Woman Living in Virginia Church Faces $214K Fine

Guatemalan Woman Living in Virginia Church Faces $214K Fine

Federal officials are threatening to issue a $214,000 fine against a Guatemalan woman who has been living in a Charlottesville, Virginia, church for nearly a year.

July 9th, 10:53 AM EDT
Lawyers Ask Judge to Order White Nationalist To Stop Threats on Social Media

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.

July 2nd, 4:33 PM EDT
CPD: Suspects Arrested Following Armed Robbery on 5th Street SW

CPD: Suspects Arrested Following Armed Robbery on 5th Street SW

Officers arrested Jack Joseph Bickers, 19, who is charged with conspiracy to commit a felony.

July 1st, 12:01 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Portion of Rt. 250 in Albemarle to be Closed June 12-13

Portion of Rt. 250 in Albemarle to be Closed June 12-13

An upcoming pipe replacement project will close a portion of Route 250 (Ivy Road) in Albemarle County in mid-June.

June 11th, 4:17 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Judge Again Orders VSP to Turn Over Docs Related to August 2017

Charlottesville Judge Again Orders VSP to Turn Over Docs Related to August 2017

A judge is again ordering Virginia State Police to release their planning document for the August 2017 Unite the Right rally.

May 22nd, 2:47 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville City Council Holds Special Meeting for CRB Proposals

Charlottesville City Council Holds Special Meeting for CRB Proposals

Charlottesville City Councilors are mulling over a set of proposals from the Police Civilian Review Board.

May 14th, 4:53 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Nonprofit Finds Temporary Solution to Parking Problem

Charlottesville Nonprofit Finds Temporary Solution to Parking Problem

A Charlottesville nonprofit that recently reported issues related to available parking options nearby now has a temporary solution.

May 8th, 9:34 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Hosts Confederate Monument Tour

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Hosts Confederate Monument Tour

The city of Charlottesville is hoping to bring people together, by speaking about Confederate landmarks in the area.

May 5th, 6:14 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
CHS Students Readying to Welcome Freshmen Class

CHS Students Readying to Welcome Freshmen Class

Upperclassmen at Charlottesville High School are once again participating in team building exercises to get ready to welcome the freshman class. Thanks to the school's Link Crew training, new students will have a mentor.

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Albemarle Co. Teachers Getting Classrooms Ready for New School Year

Albemarle Co. Teachers Getting Classrooms Ready for New School Year

New teachers in Albemarle County are getting into their schools and classrooms to get ready for the start of a new school year.

August 9th, 4:26 AM EDT
Free Program Aims to Improve Men's Health

Free Program Aims to Improve Men's Health

Two Charlottesville runners are hoping to get men off the couch and into running shape by coaching a free training program for the Bill Steers Men's Four Miler.

August 8th, 4:21 AM EDT
ACPD Providing Safe Exchange Zone

ACPD Providing Safe Exchange Zone

Police departments across the country encourage folks who buy and sell items online to use their parking lots as safe exchange zones. The Albemarle Co. Police Dept. parking lot is open 24/7 and provides buyers and sellers a sense of security.

August 7th, 4:13 AM EDT
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.