Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone

Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone

Pantops Station 16 is operating the county's first all-volunteer ambulance providing advanced life support allowing them improve response times to better serve those in the community.

5 hrs 25 mins ago by Madison Jones
Over 100 Animals Adopted Saturday in CASPCA’s Clear the Shelter Campaign

Over 100 Animals Adopted Saturday in CASPCA’s Clear the Shelter Campaign

113 animals from the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA are home with their forever families, after Saturday’s Clear The Shelter campaign. It is the biggest number of adoptions in a day on record.

7 hrs 42 mins ago
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.

8 hrs 45 mins ago by Moriah Davis
Unity Days: Family Fun Day Held at Washington Park

Unity Days: Family Fun Day Held at Washington Park

Families in Charlottesville got the chance to enjoy the outdoors while connecting with other community members at Washington Park for Family Fun Day Saturday.

8 hrs 24 mins ago
‘Super Soaker Warz’ held at Forest Hills Park in Charlottesville

‘Super Soaker Warz’ held at Forest Hills Park in Charlottesville

A Charlottesville man is keeping the summertime feeling of nostalgia alive and giving kids a chance to play. Super Soaker Warz offered free food, a slip and slide, and of course, super soakers.

8 hrs 30 mins ago
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.

8 hrs 50 mins ago 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.

10 hrs 17 mins ago 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.

11 hrs 11 mins ago 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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:46 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 10:06 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Survivor of 2015 On-Air Shooting Sues Virginia TV Station

Survivor of 2015 On-Air Shooting Sues Virginia TV Station

The only survivor of a 2015 attack where a disgruntled former employee shot and killed two Virginia journalists is suing the television station whose on-camera interview she was appearing in.

Fifth Street Station Ventures LLC. Signs Contact with Aramark

Fifth Street Station Ventures LLC. Signs Contact with Aramark

Fifth Street Station Ventures LLC. has signed a contract with restaurant giant, Aramark, to bring some new restaurants to the shopping center. Some of the eateries will include Auntie Anne's, Caribou Coffee, Wing Zone, BurgerFi, and Basil Mediterranean. All are expected to open by winter. 

Friday, August 16th 2019, 4:12 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
First Regional Manufacturing & Education Roundtable Hosted in Waynesboro

First Regional Manufacturing & Education Roundtable Hosted in Waynesboro

Shenandoah Valley community leaders are talking about the need for labor in the manufacturing industry.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:50 PM EDT by Tara Todd & 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:46 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 4:02 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:29 PM EDT by John Early
Staunton Hires Assistant City Manager

Staunton Hires Assistant City Manager

Leslie Beauregard has been named the assistant city manager for the City of Staunton. She will assume her new role with the city on October 7.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:03 PM EDT by John Early
Gov. Northam: Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9%

Gov. Northam: Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9%

Governor Ralph Northam announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady in July at 2.9 percent, which equals the rate from a year ago.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 11:38 AM 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 9:18 AM 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

Friday, August 16th 2019, 9:07 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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 8:35 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Pilgrimage for Racial Justice to be Held in Staunton

Pilgrimage for Racial Justice to be Held in Staunton

Staunton is joining other communities in Virginia making a pilgrimage for racial reconciliation. Saturday’s journey will start along West Beverly Street at the First African Church on the Valley side of the Blue Ridge Mountains and finish at Augusta Street United Methodist.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:45 PM EDT by Tara Todd
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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:35 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Online, Interactive Book Club Aims to Help Children Learn to Love Reading

Online, Interactive Book Club Aims to Help Children Learn to Love Reading

A Staunton writer is working with an online, interactive book club that aims to engage kids in a new way.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:30 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Staunton Downtown Development Association's Executive Director Resigns

Staunton Downtown Development Association's Executive Director Resigns

After 14 years as the executive director of the Staunton Downtown Development Association, Julie Markowitz is resigning.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:25 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Dozens of People Gather for Virginia Career Works Job Fair

Dozens of People Gather for Virginia Career Works Job Fair

Twenty-four companies and more than 50 people looking for a job gathered at the Virginia Career Works Job Fair on Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:33 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
State Farm Employees Hand Out Dozens of Backpacks Filled with School Essentials

State Farm Employees Hand Out Dozens of Backpacks Filled with School Essentials

For some parents, back to school shopping is not always in the budget but a Charlottesville business is hoping to give all children the supplies they need for class.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:28 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 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..

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:44 AM EDT by John Early
Sheriff's Office Investigating Home Invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln.

Sheriff's Office Investigating Home Invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln.

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln. Deputies found a man
bloodied from an assault.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 9:15 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia Regulators Seek Input on Surprise Medical Bills

Virginia Regulators Seek Input on Surprise Medical Bills

Virginians can soon tell regulators what the state should do to limit surprise medical bills.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 8:20 AM EDT
HPD Investigates a Hit-and-Run Involving a Bicyclist

HPD Investigates a Hit-and-Run Involving a Bicyclist

Harrisonburg police are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Vine St. just before midnight Aug. 14.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 8:19 AM EDT by John Early
Harrisonburg Police Department Makes Arrest in Shots Fired Call

Harrisonburg Police Department Makes Arrest in Shots Fired Call

Gerardo Villeda-Romero, 26, of Harrisonburg, has been arrested and charged with brandishing a firearm, discharging a firearm in a public place, reckless handling of a firearm, and possession/transport of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 11:25 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Augusta County Leaders to Address Expanding Solar in Comprehensive Plan

Augusta County Leaders to Address Expanding Solar in Comprehensive Plan

On Wednesday night, Augusta County planners shared a schedule that includes creating a solar committee to include community members, putting a public survey online, and drawing up a draft of the solar amendment.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Tara Todd
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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:32 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Pete DeLuca
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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:26 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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 8:34 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Albemarle County School Division Hosts Back to School Festival

Albemarle County School Division Hosts Back to School Festival

On Monday night, the Albemarle County school division is celebrating its students living in the county's Southwood Neighborhood with its annual back to school festival.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 2:45 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca
Broadway's ‘Hairspray’ Coming to C’Ville with the Help of an Original Actress

Broadway's ‘Hairspray’ Coming to C’Ville with the Help of an Original Actress

Broadway's ‘Hairspray’ is coming to Charlottesville and an original actress from the play is coming, too. The DMR Adventures will be performing the Broadway play the following weekend. The performing arts academy got Judine Somerville, who played one of the Dynamites, to direct and choreograph the show.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 2:00 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 5:57 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 2:18 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 1:35 PM EDT by John Early
'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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 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. 

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 8:55 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Staunton Teen's Song Earns Her National Recognition

Staunton Teen's Song Earns Her National Recognition

A Staunton teenager's song is earning her the chance to work with New York City theatre artists as part of a national challenge.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 7:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:59 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Pete DeLuca
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:56 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Historically Black Staunton Park to Recognize Founders

Historically Black Staunton Park to Recognize Founders

Staunton's historically black park is getting name plaques to recognize its founding mothers and fathers.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 5:28 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:51 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:43 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:37 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Staunton Man Accused of Speeding, Eluding, and Assaulting Officer

Staunton Man Accused of Speeding, Eluding, and Assaulting Officer

Johnathan Lee Coffey is charged with eluding (f), assault on a police officer (f), obstruction of justice, speeding, and driving while revoked.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:33 PM EDT by John Early
Augusta Co. Woman Gets Prison Time for Shooting Great Nephew

Augusta Co. Woman Gets Prison Time for Shooting Great Nephew

Mary Puffenbarger was found guilty of malicious wounding earlier this year. Tuesday, a judge sentenced her to three years behind bars.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:16 PM EDT by John Early & Tara Todd
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:14 PM EDT by John Early & 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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:46 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Madison Jones
VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Rt. 11 in Augusta Co. Brayden Stiltner of Stuarts Draft succumbed to his injuries Sunday, Aug. 12.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:45 PM EDT by John Early
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 2:59 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 1:16 PM EDT by John Early
Groups Ask NC Regulators to Revoke 2018 Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

Groups Ask NC Regulators to Revoke 2018 Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

Environmental groups that promote renewable energy want North Carolina regulators to cancel a key state water quality permit issued to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 1:05 PM EDT
VDOE: New Testing Rules and Standards Impact SOL Results

VDOE: New Testing Rules and Standards Impact SOL Results

Amid new testing rules and standards, statewide averages show more students passing math, but not other subjects on the standards of learning tests.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:28 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia ABC Exceeds $1 Billion in Total Revenue

Virginia ABC Exceeds $1 Billion in Total Revenue

Virginia ABC announced another recordbreaking year, with fiscal year 2019 revenue in excess of $1 billion, up $71.8 million over the previous year.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 9:15 AM EDT by John Early
CSPDC Announces Route Changes for BRITE Bus

CSPDC Announces Route Changes for BRITE Bus

Effective Friday, August 23, 2019 BRITE Bus Blue Ridge Community College North & South Shuttles will extend Friday service hours.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 9:01 AM 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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 8:48 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Waynesboro Community Group Demands City Leaders Stand-Up Against Hate

Waynesboro Community Group Demands City Leaders Stand-Up Against Hate

People in Waynesboro are demanding city leaders do more to stand up against hate.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 11:06 PM EDT by Tara Todd
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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 8:59 PM EDT
UVA School of Nursing Hosts Unique Luncheon to Bring People Together

UVA School of Nursing Hosts Unique Luncheon to Bring People Together

The University of Virginia School of Nursing is using the anniversary of the white supremacist events to create a more inclusive place. Students, faculty, and staff gathered this afternoon for a Crane-Folding Luncheon. People wrote their intentions to make the community a more respectful place for all onto colorful pieces of paper and then folded them into birds.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 3:31 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 6:36 PM EDT
Tenth Annual Patriots Tour Motorcycle Ride Passes Through Orange

Tenth Annual Patriots Tour Motorcycle Ride Passes Through Orange

The 10th annual Patriots Tour motorcycle ride went through Orange on Monday afternoon. The tour is a 14,500-mile journey passing an American flag around the country in hopes of raising money for disabled veterans. (Reported by CJ Paschall.)

Monday, August 12th 2019, 2:07 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 5:44 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 5:09 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
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. 

Monday, August 12th 2019, 4:12 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 12:16 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Changes to Address Safety, Congestion on Port Republic Rd.

Changes to Address Safety, Congestion on Port Republic Rd.

Drivers along Harrisonburg’s Port Republic Road will soon see changes aimed toward making the roadway safer for all.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 9:21 AM EDT by John Early
VODT: Public Invited to Attend I-81 Advisory Committee Meeting

VODT: Public Invited to Attend I-81 Advisory Committee Meeting

The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, VDOT and the DRPT are inviting members of the public to attend the first meeting of the Interstate 81 Advisory Committee on Tuesday, August 13, in Lexington.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 8:23 AM EDT by John Early
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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Mountain Bike Shop Hosts 2nd Annual Giving Back Weekend

Mountain Bike Shop Hosts 2nd Annual Giving Back Weekend

Blue Ridge Cyclery hosted their second annual Giving Back Weekend to benefit the Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Club. Ten percent of all sales at both store locations went directly to CAMBC.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 9:52 PM EDT by Madison Jones
C’Ville Woman Gives Back to Community Children, Donor Diapers

C’Ville Woman Gives Back to Community Children, Donor Diapers

Marissa Turner-Harris started Donor Diapers to provide parents with the essential baby item. On Sunday, she hosted a free giveaway in Market Street Park. She handed out bags with 20 to 30 disposable diapers and wipes, as well as baby cream.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 4:37 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
IX Beach Club Hosts Havana Nights Event

IX Beach Club Hosts Havana Nights Event

People in Charlottesville got the chance to learn some new dance moves on Sunday afternoon. Havana Nights at IX Art Park is part of the ‘IX Beach Club’ series which features different types of events throughout the summer.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 4:31 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 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.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 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.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 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.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 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.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 5:49 PM EDT by John Early, Lottye Lockhart & Moriah Davis
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.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 5:23 PM EDT by John Early
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.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 5:14 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Police Investigating Threat Against NAACP's Richmond Chapter

Police Investigating Threat Against NAACP's Richmond Chapter

Police in Virginia are investigating a report that somebody left a threatening message on the voicemail for the Richmond chapter of the NAACP.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 4:24 PM EDT
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.  

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 8:38 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Meet the University of Virginia’s Professor of Hip-Hop, A.D. Carson

Meet the University of Virginia’s Professor of Hip-Hop, A.D. Carson

A piano, a guitar, an operatic voice - those may be some of the things that pop into your head when you think of someone studying music at the University of Virginia. Professor A.D. Carson is teaching students how hip-hop can be just as moving.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:18 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:26 PM EDT by John Early
Health Experts Advise Making Mammogram Appointment Ahead of Awareness Month

Health Experts Advise Making Mammogram Appointment Ahead of Awareness Month

Augusta Health wants women to know they shouldn't wait until Breast Cancer Awareness Month to try to get a mammogram. Appointment slots fill up fast, and some book out weeks or even months in advance.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 2:16 PM EDT by John Early & Tara Todd
Waynesboro Police Charge 2 in Separate Drug Arrests

Waynesboro Police Charge 2 in Separate Drug Arrests

David Scott Morris and Kari Nicole Claytor are both facing a charge of possessing methamphetamine.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 2:06 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 10:50 AM EDT by John Early
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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
Albemarle Co. School Board Looks at Priorities for Next 10 Years

Albemarle Co. School Board Looks at Priorities for Next 10 Years

The Albemarle County School Board is getting an in-depth look at some of the projects it hopes to tackle over the next decade. 

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 7:37 PM EDT
Staunton Leaders Look for Reasoning Behind Area Golf Course Losing Funds

Staunton Leaders Look for Reasoning Behind Area Golf Course Losing Funds

The Gypsy Hill Golf Course is losing money and Staunton leaders are trying to figure out what to do.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:45 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Shenandoah Valley Business Owners Gather for 7th Annual Business Summit

Shenandoah Valley Business Owners Gather for 7th Annual Business Summit

Some Shenandoah Valley business owners now have the tools to boost their bottom line thanks to the 7th annual Valley Business Summit.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:44 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Unity Days: Area People Gather at IX Art Park for Community Table Meal

Unity Days: Area People Gather at IX Art Park for Community Table Meal

People in Charlottesville are hoping to bring the community closer as we approach the anniversary of the violence at the Unite the Right Rally two years prior.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:42 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
First Annual Greene Farm Livestock Show Raises Money for Good Cause

First Annual Greene Farm Livestock Show Raises Money for Good Cause

The first annual Greene Farm Livestock Show will have children horsing around, for a good cause. Young people raised the animals as an investment for the future, to further their education with the money collected once that animal has been sold. 

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 3:42 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Floral Business in Augusta County Planning Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

Floral Business in Augusta County Planning Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

A floral business is planning a multi-million dollar expansion of its Augusta County facility. Bloomaker supplies amaryllis and potted tulips.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 7:15 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Tara Todd
New Survey Allows Area People to Report Limited Broadband in Albemarle Co.

New Survey Allows Area People to Report Limited Broadband in Albemarle Co.

Albemarle County wants to grow people's connections, specifically by expanding broadband but in order to do that, staff needs your help to know where service is spotty or not available at all.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 6:07 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Heartbroken Madison Co. Family Says Sheriff's Department Did Not Do Enough, Wants Answers

Heartbroken Madison Co. Family Says Sheriff's Department Did Not Do Enough, Wants Answers

A heartbroken family grieving the loss of a loved one in Madison County wants answers from the sheriff's office.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 5:24 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Northam Releases Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment & Draft Strategic Plan

Northam Releases Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment & Draft Strategic Plan

Public comment now being solicited for feedback on draft Strategic Plan to strengthen school readiness in the Commonwealth.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 4:42 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Swimming Lake at Mint Springs Park Closed to Swimming Due to Algae Bloom

Swimming Lake at Mint Springs Park Closed to Swimming Due to Algae Bloom

The swimming lake at Mint Springs Park in Crozet is currently experiencing a harmful algae bloom. The lake will be closed until further notice.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 3:58 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Virginia May Alter Rules to Better Report Electric Scooter Incidents

Virginia May Alter Rules to Better Report Electric Scooter Incidents

Virginia is exploring the option of adding "electric scooters" as a category on crash data reports to better track accidents.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 2:18 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Pilot OK After Small Plane Crashes in Albemarle County

Pilot OK After Small Plane Crashes in Albemarle County

A North Carolina man is thankful to be alive after his plane crashed and overturned in a field off Plank Road in Albemarle County.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 1:28 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Named Among School Top Districts in Virginia

Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Named Among School Top Districts in Virginia

Albemarle County and Charlottesville public school systems are among the top districts in the state, according to national assessment organization.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 12:45 PM EDT by John Early
ACPD: Help Identify Suspect in Armed Robbery

ACPD: Help Identify Suspect in Armed Robbery

Detectives with the Albemarle County Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Kangaroo gas station.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:57 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia Health Officials Find 7 Sites with Legionella Germs

Virginia Health Officials Find 7 Sites with Legionella Germs

Virginia health officials say they've found the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease at seven locations in one county, including schools and a hospital.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 9:15 AM EDT
Christ Episcopal Church Youth Lead Furniture Drive to Support Habitat for Humanity

Christ Episcopal Church Youth Lead Furniture Drive to Support Habitat for Humanity

The youth of Christ Episcopal Church have organized a furniture donation drive to support Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 8:30 AM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
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.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 4:21 AM EDT
C'Ville Officials Share Safety Measures for August 11 & 12 Second Anniversary

C'Ville Officials Share Safety Measures for August 11 & 12 Second Anniversary

Charlottesville police are sharing specifics on safety measures planned for the second anniversary of the deadly violence at the 2017 Unite the Right Rally.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 10:18 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Albe. Supervisors Pass Legislation for School Bus Cameras & Regulations for Homestays

Albe. Supervisors Pass Legislation for School Bus Cameras & Regulations for Homestays

During Wednesday's meeting, Albemarle County supervisors worked to pass new legislation that will allow the county to install cameras on all school buses and sign-off on stricter regulations for homestays.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 10:06 PM EDT
Valley Nonprofit, Project Grows Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Valley Nonprofit, Project Grows Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, a health and wellness nonprofit in the valley is joining in on the fun.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 10:04 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Archaeologists at James Madison's Montpelier are Digging-Up History at a New Spot.

Archaeologists at James Madison's Montpelier are Digging-Up History at a New Spot.

Archaeologists at James Madison's Montpelier are digging up history at a new spot. They're breaking ground to learn more about the overseer's house on the property. The overseer supervised day to day operations of the plantation, including the work of enslaved laborers.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 2:26 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Fraternity Members Make C'Ville Pit-Stop While Biking Across Country for Good Cause

Fraternity Members Make C'Ville Pit-Stop While Biking Across Country for Good Cause

Twenty-three Pi Kappa Phi members are traveling a total of 4,370 miles to raise money for people with disabilities. The group made a pit-stop in Charlottesville on Wednesday. 

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 2:21 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Albemarle Supervisor Proposes Initiative to Document Historic Structures Prior to Demolition

Albemarle Supervisor Proposes Initiative to Document Historic Structures Prior to Demolition

On Wednesday, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors considered a proposed legislative initiative that would require historic structures be documented before being demolished.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 6:06 PM EDT
Albemarle Co. School Board to Consider Additional Safety Measures

Albemarle Co. School Board to Consider Additional Safety Measures

Students in Albemarle County are back to school in two weeks but right now, school leaders are making sure all their safety plans are in place.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 5:26 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Man Guilty of Assaulting Louisa Deputy in Shooting at Louisa Cemetery

Man Guilty of Assaulting Louisa Deputy in Shooting at Louisa Cemetery

Louisa Commonwealth’s Attorney Rusty McGuire announced that Michael T. Rowe, 32, of Louisa was convicted of Felony Assault of a Police Officer for his actions on April 6, 2019.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:29 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Louisa, Madison, Orange Counties Apply for Va. Telecommunications Initiative Grant

Louisa, Madison, Orange Counties Apply for Va. Telecommunications Initiative Grant

Several rural counties in central Virginia are taking steps to increase broadband access and boost internet speed in their communities. Madison, Orange, and Louisa counties have all applied for a state grant to move the project forward.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:09 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
NHTSA Data Shows More Virginians are Buckling-Up While Behind the Wheel

NHTSA Data Shows More Virginians are Buckling-Up While Behind the Wheel

More Virginians are buckling up while behind the wheel, according to a new survey.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:04 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Child Sex Case Against Former Augusta Co. Public School Employee Moves to Grand Jury

Child Sex Case Against Former Augusta Co. Public School Employee Moves to Grand Jury

The child sex case against a former Augusta County Public Schools employee and radio personality is moving to a grand jury.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 3:52 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Jury Find Gerald Jackson Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter

Charlottesville Jury Find Gerald Jackson Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter

A Charlottesville jury has found 61-year-old Gerald Francis Jackson guilty of voluntary manslaughter. Jurors are recommending he serve a sentence of 10 years.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 3:51 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
SCS Continues Focus on Diversity & Inclusion as New School Year Begins

SCS Continues Focus on Diversity & Inclusion as New School Year Begins

Staunton City Schools (SCS) is continuing its focus on diversity and inclusion at the start of a new school year.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 3:39 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Cameron Webb Enters Race to Represent Virginia’s 5th Congressional District

Cameron Webb Enters Race to Represent Virginia’s 5th Congressional District

Dr. Cameron Webb entered the 2020 race to represent Virginia’s 5th Congressional district.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 1:39 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Activist Joins Group Calling for Twitter to Combat Hate Speech

Charlottesville Activist Joins Group Calling for Twitter to Combat Hate Speech

Charlottesville activist Don Gathers is joining the call for Twitter to take action when free speech becomes hate speech.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 1:01 PM EDT by John Early
Albemarle County Completes Hiring Process for New Teachers

Albemarle County Completes Hiring Process for New Teachers

All together there will be 170 new teachers in the front of Albemarle County classrooms this fall.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 11:51 AM EDT by John Early
VDH: Harmful Algae Bloom Advisory Issued

VDH: Harmful Algae Bloom Advisory Issued

The Upper and Middle Pamunkey Branches as well as the Upper and Middle North Anna Branches of Lake Anna in Orange, Louisa and Spotsylvania counties are experiencing a harmful algae bloom.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 10:02 AM EDT by John Early
VSP Investigating Fatal Crash on James Madison Hwy. in Orange Co.

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash on James Madison Hwy. in Orange Co.

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal accident in the 13400-block of James Madison Highway, just outside the Town of Orange.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 9:34 AM EDT by John Early
Resident Feedback Needed on Downtown Harrisonburg Parking Survey

Resident Feedback Needed on Downtown Harrisonburg Parking Survey

Resident input is needed as Harrisonburg moves forward on its Downtown Parking Study.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 9:08 AM EDT by John Early
CFD: Having a Home Fire Escape Plan Saves Lives

CFD: Having a Home Fire Escape Plan Saves Lives

The Charlottesville Fire Department reminds everyone that having an escape plan, and knowing what to do in an emergency can save you and your families lives.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 8:24 AM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
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.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:13 AM EDT
Albemarle County Police Department Hosts National Night Out Event

Albemarle County Police Department Hosts National Night Out Event

Members of the ACPD teamed up with their brothers and sisters in blue all across the country in an effort to improve relationships between officers and community members.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 10:17 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca
Albemarle Co. Planning Commission Approves Redevelopment Request for Crozet Lumber Site

Albemarle Co. Planning Commission Approves Redevelopment Request for Crozet Lumber Site

On Tuesday night, the Albemarle County Planning Commission greenlit a rezoning request critical to the redevelopment of the old Barnes Lumber site.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 10:13 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Blue Ridge Community College Unveils New $22 Million Biosciences Center

Blue Ridge Community College Unveils New $22 Million Biosciences Center

Blue Ridge Community College is unveiling its brand new Biosciences Center. On Tuesday, the people who helped bring this project to fruition took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 8:25 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Chris Long Foundation Initiative 'Waterboys' Hosts Tacos on Tuesday Event

Chris Long Foundation Initiative 'Waterboys' Hosts Tacos on Tuesday Event

The Waterboys foundation is serving up some tacos while raising money to build clean water wells in Africa.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 8:24 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca & Hailey Wilt
School Year Off to a Good Start in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta Co.

School Year Off to a Good Start in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta Co.

The school year is off to a good start for students in Waynesboro, Staunton, and Augusta County. Administrators greeted students in the schools, making sure everything went smoothly. 

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 3:08 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Pam Northam Visits C'Ville As Schools Prepare to Receive New Grant Funding

Pam Northam Visits C'Ville As Schools Prepare to Receive New Grant Funding

Virginia's First Lady is on a mission to promote early childhood education. Pam Northam visited Charlottesville Tuesday morning, as schools prepared to receive new grant funding.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 3:04 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Ting Internet Partners with Computers4Kids for Back to School Bash

Ting Internet Partners with Computers4Kids for Back to School Bash

Ting and C4K seek community donations of tech supplies to be distributed at the Back to School Bash in support of its mission to provide school supplies and backpacks for local youth.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 5:46 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Louisa County Looks to James River to Support Development

Louisa County Looks to James River to Support Development

Louisa County is about to get a slew of new restaurants, a grocery store and hundreds of apartments. It comes with a few concerns over infrastructure, specifically one commodity that flows throughout the area.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 5:39 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Denver Riggleman Discusses Divide Over Gun Control

Denver Riggleman Discusses Divide Over Gun Control

Republican Denver Riggleman spent the day tackling some sweet and sour topics. He visited a candy factory in Fluvanna County, but couldn't escape the bitter divide over gun control.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 4:50 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
UVA to Offer Financial Aid to Student Recipients of DACA Program

UVA to Offer Financial Aid to Student Recipients of DACA Program

The University of Virginia is now offering financial aid to students who are recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The new policy will only apply to students living in the state of Virginia.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 3:25 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Commonwealth Rests During Day 2 of Gerald Jackson Murder Trial

Commonwealth Rests During Day 2 of Gerald Jackson Murder Trial

The commonwealth has rested its case against 61-year-old Gerald Francis Jackson, the Charlottesville man accused of murdering his neighbor.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 2:57 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Court Hearings Set for Charlottesville Mother Accused of Murder

Court Hearings Set for Charlottesville Mother Accused of Murder

Nydia Love Lee, a mother accused of killing her toddler, made a brief appearance before a Charlottesville judge Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 1:58 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Former Lake of the Woods Assoc. Employee Guilty of Embezzlement

Former Lake of the Woods Assoc. Employee Guilty of Embezzlement

Roy Charles Mayberry, a former employee of the Lake of the Woods Association, is pleading guilty to embezzlement.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 12:26 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville City Employee Shines Light on Accomplishments of Young Black Men Through Documentary

Charlottesville City Employee Shines Light on Accomplishments of Young Black Men Through Documentary

Daniel Fairley II worked with Clarence Green from Lighthouse Studios and 5 Charlottesville city youth interns to build off the success of last year's documentary about black achievement in the area.

Monday, August 5th 2019, 2:57 PM EDT
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.

Heartbroken Madison Co. Family Says Sheriff's Department Did Not Do Enough, Wants Answers

Heartbroken Madison Co. Family Says Sheriff's Department Did Not Do Enough, Wants Answers

A heartbroken family grieving the loss of a loved one in Madison County wants answers from the sheriff's office.

C'Ville Officials Share Safety Measures for August 11 & 12 Second Anniversary

C'Ville Officials Share Safety Measures for August 11 & 12 Second Anniversary

Charlottesville police are sharing specifics on safety measures planned for the second anniversary of the deadly violence at the 2017 Unite the Right Rally.

Big Shoes to Fill at Safety for UVa's Joey Blount

Big Shoes to Fill at Safety for UVa's Joey Blount

With last year's leading tackler Juan Thornhill playing in the NFL, junior safety Joey Blount will be looking to fill his shoes this season for the Cavaliers.

STAB 'Not Backing Down' in Second Season of Eight-Man Football

STAB 'Not Backing Down' in Second Season of Eight-Man Football

With one season of fast-paced Eight-Man football under its belt, the St. Anne's-Belfield football team has its eye on a state championship this year.

Charlottesville's Kevin Jarrell Switches from QB to Linebacker at William & Mary

Charlottesville's Kevin Jarrell Switches from QB to Linebacker at William & Mary

The Charlottesville native and former Monticello HS standout redshirted last season as a quarterback for the Tribe.

Staunton Storm Football: New Name, New Coach, Same Expectations

Staunton Storm Football: New Name, New Coach, Same Expectations

A new name for the school, a new name for the team, and a new head coach. The high school formerly known as R.E. Lee is ready to make history as the Staunton Storm.

Fluvanna County Football Looking to Improve On Historic Season

Fluvanna County Football Looking to Improve On Historic Season

The Fluvanna County football team and its nineteen seniors will be looking to run over the competition in 2019.

Junior Linebacker Zane Zandier Ready to Tackle Big Role for UVA

Junior Linebacker Zane Zandier Ready to Tackle Big Role for UVA

Zane Zandier finished fifth on the team with 63 tackles in 2018, and the junior linebacker is expecting to have a big role with the Cavaliers this season.

This Year Covenant Football Plays 'Above the Line'

This Year Covenant Football Plays 'Above the Line'

The Covenant football team won the state championship while out-scoring the opposition by over 40 points per game in its first season of Eight Man Football, and the Eagles are looking to raise their level of play this season.

Battle for Starting Jobs Up for Grabs with Albemarle Patriots Football

Battle for Starting Jobs Up for Grabs with Albemarle Patriots Football

Coach Brandon Isaiah says the Patriots are young, but he's excited about this year's team.