Stelle Rose at Staunton Station Under Construction, Tours Available & Open for Booking

Stelle Rose at Staunton Station Under Construction, Tours Available & Open for Booking

After a decade of sitting empty, the train station in Staunton is getting new life.

45 mins ago by Tara Todd & Hailey Wilt
C'Ville Nonprofit Offering Free, Educational Fashion Classes

C'Ville Nonprofit Offering Free, Educational Fashion Classes

Managing Love is offering free, educational fashion classes to teach people about the importance of up-cycling your clothing.

46 mins ago by Carly Kempler
Dewberry Hotel on Downtown Mall to Become Luxury Apartment Building in C'Ville

Dewberry Hotel on Downtown Mall to Become Luxury Apartment Building in C'Ville

There’s new information about the abandoned Dewberry Hotel on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall.

50 mins ago by Carly Kempler
Several Area Families Received Free Groceries Thanks to the Buffalo Soldiers of C'Ville

Several Area Families Received Free Groceries Thanks to the Buffalo Soldiers of C'Ville

Some families in Charlottesville have food on the table tonight after getting a few of their groceries for free.

3 hrs ago by Lottye Lockhart
International Symposium Welcomes Adapted Physical Activity Researchers to UVA Grounds

International Symposium Welcomes Adapted Physical Activity Researchers to UVA Grounds

Doctors from around the world visited the University of Virginia grounds on Saturday for the International Symposium of Adaptive Physical Activity.

3 hrs 3 mins ago by Lottye Lockhart
Statewide Initiative Gives Women and Girls a Chance to Fly

Statewide Initiative Gives Women and Girls a Chance to Fly

Women from across the commonwealth took to the skies on Saturday to explore new heights in a potential piloting career.

3 hrs 14 mins ago by Lottye Lockhart
Hundreds Gather at James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange Co. for Juneteenth

Hundreds Gather at James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange Co. for Juneteenth

People in the community are celebrating a day remembering the challenges former slaves faced after receiving their freedom, at the home of a former U.S. president.

4 hrs 41 mins ago by Moriah Davis
WVPT, WHTJ, and PBS Host Family Day at IX Art Park

WVPT, WHTJ, and PBS Host Family Day at IX Art Park

People in Charlottesville spent the day getting to know one another under the sun.

5 hrs 37 mins ago by Moriah Davis
Delegate David Toscano Honored for Decades of Service, Breakfast Held at Central Library

Delegate David Toscano Honored for Decades of Service, Breakfast Held at Central Library

A retiring Virginia delegate is being recognized for his decades of service to the commonwealth.

5 hrs 43 mins ago by Moriah Davis
Man Seriously Hurt After Being Struck by Train in Norfolk

Man Seriously Hurt After Being Struck by Train in Norfolk

Police in Virginia say that a man was seriously hurt after being struck by a train.

7 hrs 3 mins ago
Charlottesville Swans’ Synchronized Swim Team Performs at Fry's Spring Beach Club

Charlottesville Swans’ Synchronized Swim Team Performs at Fry's Spring Beach Club

A central Virginia synchronized swim team drew a large crowd on Friday night, raising money ahead of one of the largest competitions in the country.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 10:54 PM EDT by Kasey Hott
Charlottesville Area People Celebrate Juneteenth at the Jefferson School

Charlottesville Area People Celebrate Juneteenth at the Jefferson School

On Friday night, people in Charlottesville celebrated Juneteenth, which remembers all the challenges that former slaves faced following their freedom.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 10:42 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Albemarle County School Board, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia to Expand After-School Programming

Albemarle County School Board, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia to Expand After-School Programming

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia in partnership to expand after-school programming for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 10:13 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
The Charlottesville Alliance Football Club Hosts Boys & Girls Club Night

The Charlottesville Alliance Football Club Hosts Boys & Girls Club Night

The Charlottesville Alliance Football Club hosted special guests from the Boys & Girls Club. Children got admission on Friday and had a night full of food, music, and soccer.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 5:20 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Study Shows Many Improperly Use Electric Scooters, Injuries Reported

Study Shows Many Improperly Use Electric Scooters, Injuries Reported

Electric scooters seem to be almost everywhere in Charlottesville, and with them come complaints, safety violations, and injuries.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 6:21 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
Blue Ridge Classic Soap Box Derby Kicks-Off on Saturday

Blue Ridge Classic Soap Box Derby Kicks-Off on Saturday

Prepare for some parking restrictions in Downtown Waynesboro overnight and into early Saturday morning.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 6:10 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Wingsuit Summit at Skydive Orange Takes Skydiving to the Next Level

Wingsuit Summit at Skydive Orange Takes Skydiving to the Next Level

Some people in Orange County are taking skydiving even further, with help from coaches who specialize in jumping out of a plane with a special suit on.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 5:42 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
"Queen of Virginia" Defends Game Machines Following Illegal Claims

"Queen of Virginia" Defends Game Machines Following Illegal Claims

A game machine company is fighting back after Charlottesville’s commonwealth's attorney says its skill machines have to go.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 4:55 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
Possible Changes on the Horizon for Charlottesville Schools' Gifted Program

Possible Changes on the Horizon for Charlottesville Schools' Gifted Program

Students with high aptitude test scores in Charlottesville City Schools might have some changes coming their way this fall.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 4:47 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
Fluvanna Co. Receives State Grant to Fund School Resource Officer Programs

Fluvanna Co. Receives State Grant to Fund School Resource Officer Programs

A big check from the state is helping the Fluvanna County Sheriff's Office fund school resource officer incentives in public schools.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 4:38 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
C'Ville Fire Department Installing Free Smoke Alarms Throughout City

C'Ville Fire Department Installing Free Smoke Alarms Throughout City

It's time for a smoke detector check-up in part of Charlottesville.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 4:38 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Thomas Jefferson Health District Issues Warning on Rabid Gray Fox

Thomas Jefferson Health District Issues Warning on Rabid Gray Fox

The Thomas Jefferson Health District is notifying the public of a rabid gray fox found in the Northwoods Mobile Home Park in Albemarle County on June 7.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 4:31 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Herring Announces $9.29M in Debt Relief for Nearly 1K former ITT Students in Virginia

Herring Announces $9.29M in Debt Relief for Nearly 1K former ITT Students in Virginia

Attorney General Herring announced that he has secured $9.29 million in debt relief for nearly 1,000 former ITT Tech students in Virginia as part of a 43 state multistate settlement.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 3:18 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Announces New Cville Match Program

Charlottesville Announces New Cville Match Program

The City of Charlottesville Office of Economic Development and the Charlottesville Economic Development Authority are pleased to announce the creation of the Cville Match program.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 12:42 PM EDT by John Early
Toscano Presents Memorial Resolution Honoring Charlottesville's 1st Full-Time Voter Registrar

Toscano Presents Memorial Resolution Honoring Charlottesville's 1st Full-Time Voter Registrar

People in central Virginia are honoring a woman who helped shape Charlottesville's registrar office.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 11:46 AM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
VSP Releases 2018 Report on Va. Crime Figures Analysis

VSP Releases 2018 Report on Va. Crime Figures Analysis

Virginia's official and only comprehensive report on local and statewide crime figures for 2018 is now available online on the Virginia State Police website.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 11:12 AM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Staunton: Steven Rosenberg Named City Manager

Staunton: Steven Rosenberg Named City Manager

Staunton City Council voted unanimously during its regular meeting Thursday to appoint Steven Rosenberg as the City of Staunton’s 16th city manager.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 10:18 AM EDT by John Early
CASPCA Holding ‘World Pup’ Adoption Special for Adult Dogs

CASPCA Holding ‘World Pup’ Adoption Special for Adult Dogs

The Charlottesville-Albemarle Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is looking to find a home for its older pups.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 8:48 AM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
After Mass Shooting, Virginia Governor to Host Gun Control Talks

After Mass Shooting, Virginia Governor to Host Gun Control Talks

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special session on gun laws.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 8:10 AM EDT
ShenanArts in Staunton to Present 'Angels in America: Part One' on Friday

ShenanArts in Staunton to Present 'Angels in America: Part One' on Friday

A controversial Tony Award-winning play will premiere this weekend in Staunton.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 11:39 PM EDT by Tara Todd & Hailey Wilt
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Hosts Member Party

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Hosts Member Party

People gathered at Charlottesville's Jefferson School African American Heritage Center for a member party.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 11:12 PM EDT by Kasey Hott
Lawyers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax Push for Criminal Investigation into Sexual Assault Allegations

Lawyers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax Push for Criminal Investigation into Sexual Assault Allegations

Lawyers for Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax have sent letters to prosecutors asking them to open a criminal investigation.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 10:59 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Greene Co. Sheriff's Office Youth Academy Educates Teenagers on Dangers of Drunk Driving

Greene Co. Sheriff's Office Youth Academy Educates Teenagers on Dangers of Drunk Driving

Greene County Sheriff's Office Youth Academy educates teenagers in the area about the dangers involved with driving while impaired. 

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 6:03 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Michie Tavern in Albemarle County is Open After Months of Redesign

Michie Tavern in Albemarle County is Open After Months of Redesign

In Albemarle County, Michie Tavern is open and serving alcohol, after months of a redesign in the oldest part of the building.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 3:18 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Young Girls Across Central Virginia Visit UVA to Explore Building Trades, Construction

Young Girls Across Central Virginia Visit UVA to Explore Building Trades, Construction

Young girls across central Virginia explored the idea of working in construction or building trades during the 4th annual Girls Dray. 

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 3:05 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
Albemarle Police Arrest 2 Men on Charges Related to Solicitation of Minors

Albemarle Police Arrest 2 Men on Charges Related to Solicitation of Minors

Albemarle County detectives have arrested two people over the past two days as part of an undercover online investigation targeting individuals who use the internet to prey on kids.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 6:15 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Former Charlottesville Clerk of Council Indicted on Felony Embezzlement Charge

Former Charlottesville Clerk of Council Indicted on Felony Embezzlement Charge

A grand jury from the County of Albemarle and the City of Charlottesville has indicted a former Charlottesville Clerk of Council on a felony embezzlement charge.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 5:18 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
PVCC Board Approves Designs for $20 Million Advanced Technical Training Center

PVCC Board Approves Designs for $20 Million Advanced Technical Training Center

A $20 million building could be under construction within a year at Piedmont Virginia Community College.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 4:33 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart & Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Task Force Considers Rezoning Neighborhoods to Alter Density

Charlottesville Task Force Considers Rezoning Neighborhoods to Alter Density

Increasing housing density was a main topic of discussion at the Charlottesville PLACE Design Task Force meeting at City Hall on Thursday.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 4:12 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Madison Jones
Albemarle Co. May Soon Move Forward with Plans to Redevelop Southwood

Albemarle Co. May Soon Move Forward with Plans to Redevelop Southwood

Redevelopment of the Southwood mobile home park in Albemarle County is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 3:51 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Madison Jones
Company Connected to WV Governor's Family Pays Albemarle Co. Back Taxes

Company Connected to WV Governor's Family Pays Albemarle Co. Back Taxes

A company owned by the West Virginia Governor Jim Justice's family has now paid its Albemarle County taxes.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 3:36 PM EDT by John Early
Gov. Northam Announces 53 Localities Receive Over $3.47M in SRO Incentive Grants

Gov. Northam Announces 53 Localities Receive Over $3.47M in SRO Incentive Grants

Governor Northam announced that 87 grants totaling more than $3.47 million have been awarded to 53 localities throughout Virginia.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 2:24 PM EDT by John Early
Stuarts Draft Man Charged with Sexual Battery, Indecent Liberties with a Minor

Stuarts Draft Man Charged with Sexual Battery, Indecent Liberties with a Minor

Kristofer Neil Losh is charged with four counts of aggravated sexual battery and four counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 1:35 PM EDT by John Early
Augusta County Sheriff's Office Arrests Wanted Felon after Vehicle Pursuit

Augusta County Sheriff's Office Arrests Wanted Felon after Vehicle Pursuit

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office has been seeking Jimmy Dean Bolenbarker, 34, of Staunton since March 2019.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 1:24 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Announces Improvements at Downtown Parking Garages

Charlottesville Announces Improvements at Downtown Parking Garages

Charlottesville announced that the parking access and revenue collection systems at the Market Street and Water Street Garages are being replaced.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 12:19 PM EDT by John Early
Summer Meals Program Provides Free Food to Charlottesville Kids

Summer Meals Program Provides Free Food to Charlottesville Kids

Though school is out for the summer, kids in Charlottesville don't have to worry about not having access to nutritious meals.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 11:44 AM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Lawyers Ask for Sex Assault Investigation

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Lawyers Ask for Sex Assault Investigation

Lawyers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax have sent letters to prosecutors in three states asking them to open a criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against him.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 10:51 AM EDT
Virginia Law Prohibiting Sale of Nicotine Products to Persons Under 21 Effective July 1

Virginia Law Prohibiting Sale of Nicotine Products to Persons Under 21 Effective July 1

Beginning July 1, Virginia retailers will be prohibited from selling nicotine products to individuals under 21. The new law allows active duty military aged 18 or older with a valid military ID to purchase nicotine products.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 10:45 AM EDT by John Early
Route 250 Bypass Trail Construction to Begin June 17

Route 250 Bypass Trail Construction to Begin June 17

A new section of the Route 250 Bypass Commuter Trail is scheduled to start construction on Monday, June 17.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 10:33 AM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
Staunton Upgrades Lighting Sources that Surround Downtown Corridor

Staunton Upgrades Lighting Sources that Surround Downtown Corridor

Wednesday, June 12, was the culmination of years of work for the Bright Lights Project in Staunton.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 11:05 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Crozet Looks into Redeveloping Barnes Lumber Site into Mixed-Use Space

Crozet Looks into Redeveloping Barnes Lumber Site into Mixed-Use Space

The former Barnes Lumber site in Crozet could soon be home to a multimillion dollar plaza and mixed-use retail and housing space.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 10:53 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Albemarle Supervisors to Look at Habitat for Humanity's Plans for Southwood

Albemarle Supervisors to Look at Habitat for Humanity's Plans for Southwood

Albemarle County supervisors will take up a performance agreement between the county and Habitat for Humanity for the first phase of a revitalization project at the Southwood mobile home park.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 10:44 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Community Gets First Look at Design Plans for E. High St. Area

Charlottesville Community Gets First Look at Design Plans for E. High St. Area

Big changes are coming to the East High Street area in downtown Charlottesville.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 10:14 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Louisa Teen Creates Animated Film in Hopes of Inspiring Kids

Louisa Teen Creates Animated Film in Hopes of Inspiring Kids

A Louisa County teen hopes his animated film using Minecraft animations will inspire kids to pursue their dreams.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 2:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Albemarle Co. Police Spend Time with Kids to Improve Community Relations

Albemarle Co. Police Spend Time with Kids to Improve Community Relations

Albemarle County police took a break from the beat to play 18 holes at the department's fourth annual putt-putt tournament.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 5:12 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Madison Jones
UVA's Larry Sabato Weighs-In on Controversial 16th District Victor

UVA's Larry Sabato Weighs-In on Controversial 16th District Victor

UVA's Larry Sabato had reactions to a controversial result in the race for Virginia's 16th District Senate seat.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 5:07 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Crescent Halls Unveils Plans for $17 Million Renovation

Crescent Halls Unveils Plans for $17 Million Renovation

Crescent Halls gave a first look at plans for a multi-million dollar renovation to the public housing complex.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 4:49 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Senior Statesmen of Va. Hears from UVA Professor on Charlottesville Statues

Senior Statesmen of Va. Hears from UVA Professor on Charlottesville Statues

Members of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia are now a little more knowledgeable about why Charlottesville became a hot spot for white supremacists in August of 2017.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 4:13 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
Madison Co. Sheriff's Office Responds to Incident on Shiffletts Corner Lane

Madison Co. Sheriff's Office Responds to Incident on Shiffletts Corner Lane

One person is in custody after a standoff in Madison County Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 2:33 PM EDT by John Early
Federal Court Expected to Hold Hearing in Lawsuit Against Virginia DMV

Federal Court Expected to Hold Hearing in Lawsuit Against Virginia DMV

A hearing is set in federal court next week in the battle over whether it's unconstitutional for Virginia to suspend somebody's driver's license.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 2:10 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Survey Shows Lack of High-Speed Internet Providers in Central Virginia

Survey Shows Lack of High-Speed Internet Providers in Central Virginia

A majority of people living in central Virginia say they have a reliable internet connection, but many of them think providers are in short supply.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 1:29 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Portion of Rt. 250/Ivy Rd. Closed for Pipe Replacement

Portion of Rt. 250/Ivy Rd. Closed for Pipe Replacement

A contractor is working around the clock to reopen a roadway in Albemarle County.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 1:04 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
VSP: Missing Accomack Co. Woman Found Safe

VSP: Missing Accomack Co. Woman Found Safe

Virginia State Police say Tontrese Vermelle has been safely located.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 12:25 PM EDT by John Early
Habitat Holds Kick-Off Event for Affordable Housing Campaign

Habitat Holds Kick-Off Event for Affordable Housing Campaign

A Charlottesville nonprofit is joining a national effort to address a big issue in the city, but not without push-back.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 11:42 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Virginia Announces 3 New Solar Projects in Halifax and Orange Counties

Virginia Announces 3 New Solar Projects in Halifax and Orange Counties

Governor Northam announced that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has issued permits for the construction and operation of three new solar projects in Halifax and Orange counties.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 11:41 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia Man Will Serve 18 Years for Killing Brother-in-Law

Virginia Man Will Serve 18 Years for Killing Brother-in-Law

A Virginia man will serve almost 20 years in prison for shooting his brother-in-law while they were working at a construction site together.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 8:46 AM EDT
ACPD to Hold Free Putt Putt with the Police June 12

ACPD to Hold Free Putt Putt with the Police June 12

The Albemarle County Police Department is getting ready for its free event at Putt Putt Wednesday, June 12. The goal is to help foster positive relationships between kids and police

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 4:36 AM EDT
Charlottesville Area High Schoolers Hold Joint Concert

Charlottesville Area High Schoolers Hold Joint Concert

A group of high schoolers from the Charlottesville area are singing up some tunes ahead of their trip to France.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 7:40 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Nonprofits Team Up to Educate People on License Suspensions

Nonprofits Team Up to Educate People on License Suspensions

Two nonprofits in Charlottesville are educating people about a budget amendment that will reinstate suspended driver's licenses for people with unpaid court fines and fees.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 10:46 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Driver Charged with Reckless Driving, Hit-And-Run After Allegedly Striking Bicyclist

Driver Charged with Reckless Driving, Hit-And-Run After Allegedly Striking Bicyclist

A bicyclist is recovering after being hit by a car Tuesday evening in Charlottesville.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 10:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Sally Hudson Highlights Victors in Primary Races Across Central Virginia

Sally Hudson Highlights Victors in Primary Races Across Central Virginia

Sally Hudson has beaten out Kathy Galvin in the Democratic primary for the 57th District.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 10:33 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Names of Democratic Charlottesville City Council Candidates Now Set

Names of Democratic Charlottesville City Council Candidates Now Set

The field for the Charlottesville City Council election this fall is now getting clearer.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 10:23 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Chan Bryant Wins Democratic Primary for Albemarle County Sheriff

Chan Bryant Wins Democratic Primary for Albemarle County Sheriff

Albemarle County's chief deputy is now one step closer to becoming the county's first female sheriff after winning the primary.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 9:29 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Groups Join Forces to Help Young Louisa County Student

Groups Join Forces to Help Young Louisa County Student

Brandon, a student at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, has Down syndrome and autism and also experiences occasional seizures. On Tuesday, he received a life-changing gift.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 2:42 PM EDT
Walmart, Sam's Club Raise Money for UVA Children's Hospital

Walmart, Sam's Club Raise Money for UVA Children's Hospital

Charlottesville area Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores are raising money for the University of Virginia Children's Hospital.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 5:48 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Sen. Kaine Calls on McConnell to Hold Vote on Gun Safety

Sen. Kaine Calls on McConnell to Hold Vote on Gun Safety

Senator Kaine is making a push for legislation to pass on gun safety.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 5:46 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Kids in the Valley Enjoy Free Meals throughout Summer

Kids in the Valley Enjoy Free Meals throughout Summer

While school is out for the summer, kids in Waynesboro can enjoy free breakfast and lunch.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 5:40 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Public Weighs-In on Proposed Roundabout at Rt. 250 Intersection in Crozet

Public Weighs-In on Proposed Roundabout at Rt. 250 Intersection in Crozet

People in Crozet are getting a look at plans for a new roundabout at an intersection traveled by thousands of drivers each day.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 5:22 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Community Comes Together to Find Missing Dog in Albemarle County

Community Comes Together to Find Missing Dog in Albemarle County

A lost dog in Albemarle County is now bringing a community together.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 4:30 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
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.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 4:17 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
TJHD Environmental Health Services Closed June 17 and June 18

TJHD Environmental Health Services Closed June 17 and June 18

Thomas Jefferson Health District Environmental Health Services will be closed on June 17 and June 18 for staff training.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 2:50 PM EDT
Planning Commission Greenlights Proposed Housing Development in Belmont

Planning Commission Greenlights Proposed Housing Development in Belmont

Plans are moving forward on a proposed housing development in Charlottesville's Belmont neighborhood.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 1:55 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville FD to Conduct Neighborhood Fire Safety Canvass

Charlottesville FD to Conduct Neighborhood Fire Safety Canvass

The Charlottesville Fire Department will be conducting a home fire safety canvass in the Tenth & Page Street neighborhoods on Friday and Saturday.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 1:26 PM EDT
Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Against Former Dave Matthews Band Member

Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Against Former Dave Matthews Band Member

The federal civil lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct against former Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley is being settled.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 12:58 PM EDT by John Early
Attorney General Herring Files Suit to Block T-Mobile and Sprint Megamerger

Attorney General Herring Files Suit to Block T-Mobile and Sprint Megamerger

Attorney General Herring has filed suit to block the proposed merger of telecom giants T-Mobile and Sprint.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 12:38 PM EDT by John Early
Low Voter Turnout During Primary Elections in Virginia

Low Voter Turnout During Primary Elections in Virginia

The polls were open all day, but voter turnout was low across the NBC29 viewing area.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 12:14 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Greene Co. Supervisor Makes 1st Court Appearance in Larceny Case

Greene Co. Supervisor Makes 1st Court Appearance in Larceny Case

A judge is considering whether to allow a Greene County supervisor to leave the state while he faces a felony charge.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 12:08 PM EDT by John Early & Meghan Moriarty
Senators Warner & Kaine Introduce Resolution Honoring Victims of Virginia Beach Shooting

Senators Warner & Kaine Introduce Resolution Honoring Victims of Virginia Beach Shooting

U.S. Senators Warner and Kaine introduced a resolution honoring the 12 victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach, as well as the first responders, city officials, and the entire Virginia Beach community.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 10:32 AM EDT by John Early
Former Virginia Attorney General Named to US Immigration Post

Former Virginia Attorney General Named to US Immigration Post

Ken Cuccinelli, a former Virginia attorney general and outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump's hard-line immigration policies, has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 10:27 AM EDT
GO Driver Receives Outstanding Community Program Award

GO Driver Receives Outstanding Community Program Award

Charlottesville Area Transit was presented with the 2019 Outstanding Community Program Award for its Growing Opportunities Driver program.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 9:11 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia Tourism industry Reports Revenue Increase in 2018

Virginia Tourism industry Reports Revenue Increase in 2018

Virginia's tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending across all communities in 2018, a 4.4% increase over 2017.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 8:43 AM EDT
Impulse Gay Social Club to Open in Waynesboro

Impulse Gay Social Club to Open in Waynesboro

A Charlottesville business is getting ready to open its second location, and it's a first for the greater Augusta area.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 7:37 PM EDT
Business Owners Provide Energy Efficiency Advice to Albemarle County

Business Owners Provide Energy Efficiency Advice to Albemarle County

Albemarle County is getting feedback from business owners on how to be more energy efficient.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 10:45 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Staunton Woman Pleads Guilty in Connection with Fatal Crash

Staunton Woman Pleads Guilty in Connection with Fatal Crash

A Staunton woman pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated involuntary manslaughter on Monday, June 10.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 10:18 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Augusta County Sheriff's Office Searching for Wanted Felon

Augusta County Sheriff's Office Searching for Wanted Felon

Jimmy D. Bolenbarker Jr., who's wanted on multiple felonies and misdemeanor charges, evaded capture and fled in a Ford Focus on Monday.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 10:07 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
People in Crozet Weigh in on Proposed Roundabout at Busy Intersection

People in Crozet Weigh in on Proposed Roundabout at Busy Intersection

The Virginia Department of Transportation is working to make a heavily traveled intersection in western Albemarle County safer.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 9:35 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
PVCC Holds KidsCollege Program to Provide Lessons on the Arts, STEM

PVCC Holds KidsCollege Program to Provide Lessons on the Arts, STEM

Monday, June 10, marked the first day of KidsCollege at Piedmont Virginia Community College in Albemarle County.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 2:40 PM EDT
Kaine, Legislators, Meet in Charlottesville to Address Gun Violence

Kaine, Legislators, Meet in Charlottesville to Address Gun Violence

State legislators met in Charlottesville on Monday to discuss solutions to gun violence in Virginia

Monday, June 10th 2019, 11:50 AM EDT by Chris Markham
'Indivisible Charlottesville' Holds Rally to Push Voters to Polls

'Indivisible Charlottesville' Holds Rally to Push Voters to Polls

Groups across central Virginia spent Monday, June 10, working to make sure voters are informed and polling places are safe and secure.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 5:52 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Albemarle County Voting Officials Prepare for Polls to Open on Tuesday

Albemarle County Voting Officials Prepare for Polls to Open on Tuesday

Albemarle County voting officials picked up their materials for their precincts on Monday.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 5:06 PM EDT by Madison Jones
UVA Study Finds Unhealthy Gut Promotes Spread of Breast Cancer

UVA Study Finds Unhealthy Gut Promotes Spread of Breast Cancer

New research from the University of Virginia suggests an unhealthy belly could promote the spread of breast cancer.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 5:03 PM EDT by Lowell Rose
Early Education Symposium Looks at Ways to Improve Programs in Central Va.

Early Education Symposium Looks at Ways to Improve Programs in Central Va.

People involved in education came together at Farmington Country Club on Monday to learn new ways to improve early education programs in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 4:50 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Madison Jones
Charlottesville Committee Working to Improve Stormwater Management

Charlottesville Committee Working to Improve Stormwater Management

A committee working on stormwater management in Charlottesville is hoping its master plan will help bring some relief.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 4:24 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Buckingham Community Gets Help in Fight Against Compressor Station

Buckingham Community Gets Help in Fight Against Compressor Station

People in Buckingham County are getting support from a nonprofit in their legal fight against a compressor station for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 4:23 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Man Receives 28 Years in Prison for Killing Girlfriend in Staunton

Man Receives 28 Years in Prison for Killing Girlfriend in Staunton

A Staunton judge has handed down a 28-year sentence for a man who admitted to killing his girlfriend.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 3:58 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Additional Radio System to Help Greene Co. Sheriff's Office During Emergencies

Additional Radio System to Help Greene Co. Sheriff's Office During Emergencies

Members of the Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club are now working with the sheriff’s office to help folks during an emergency.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 2:41 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
$11M Grant Seeks to Prevent Cervical Cancer in Appalachia

$11M Grant Seeks to Prevent Cervical Cancer in Appalachia

The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 1:30 PM EDT
FCC Authorizes Funding in Virginia for Rural Broadband from Connect America Fund Auction

FCC Authorizes Funding in Virginia for Rural Broadband from Connect America Fund Auction

The FCC has authorized nearly $37 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to unserved rural Virginia homes and businesses in 34 counties.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 11:38 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia Tech Tweaks Spot for Campus that Helped Lure Amazon

Virginia Tech Tweaks Spot for Campus that Helped Lure Amazon

Virginia Tech says it plans to build a new northern Virginia campus that was instrumental in luring a new Amazon headquarters a few blocks north of the originally planned spot.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 11:05 AM EDT
Change of Venue Sought for Confederate Monument Hearing

Change of Venue Sought for Confederate Monument Hearing

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they say was the illegal removal of Confederate monuments.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 8:51 AM EDT by Henry Graff
Elvis Tribute Artist to Take Part in Orange Co. Fundraiser

Elvis Tribute Artist to Take Part in Orange Co. Fundraiser

A Greene County man will be paying tribute to the King of rock and roll, while also raising money to help end childhood cancer.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 8:51 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
The Front Porch Takes Audience Members 'Behind the Music'

The Front Porch Takes Audience Members 'Behind the Music'

Some of Charlottesville’s most popular musicians are giving community members an inside look and listen to their music.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 9:50 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Bat Habitats Keep Pests Away from UVA Grounds

Bat Habitats Keep Pests Away from UVA Grounds

The University of Virginia has some extra wildlife flying around and some people on grounds want to keep these creatures for a reason that may surprise you.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 9:42 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Cutaway Bike Camp Holds Youth Development Girls Camp, Summer Camp Season Begins

Cutaway Bike Camp Holds Youth Development Girls Camp, Summer Camp Season Begins

As the school year wraps up for students all across central Virginia, parents are looking for some fun activities to keep them entertained. Summer camp season begins.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 4:14 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville Nonprofit Hosts Free Diaper Giveaway in Tonsler Park

Charlottesville Nonprofit Hosts Free Diaper Giveaway in Tonsler Park

Volunteers from ‘Donor Diapers’ prepared bags with 20 to 30 disposable diapers and wipes, as well as cream for the first 5 families to arrive.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 4:08 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Kicks Off Sunday Sundowns at Washington Park Pool

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Kicks Off Sunday Sundowns at Washington Park Pool

The weather on Sunday was not perfect for people who wanted to spend the day outside but some families in Charlottesville did not let the rain bother them as they enjoyed some time by the pool.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 7:55 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
UVA Foundations Urge Court to Preserve Secrecy for Donors

UVA Foundations Urge Court to Preserve Secrecy for Donors

Foundations supporting the University of Virginia want the state Supreme Court to keep agreements with big donors private.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 6:37 PM EDT
Louisa County Volunteer Rescue Squad Hosts Vehicle Operation Course

Louisa County Volunteer Rescue Squad Hosts Vehicle Operation Course

First responders are always in high demand and on Sunday, some new EMT drivers are getting ready to hit the streets.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 6:33 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
C'ville Nonprofit to Host Information Session About New Suspended Driver's License Law

C'ville Nonprofit to Host Information Session About New Suspended Driver's License Law

A Charlottesville nonprofit is trying to educate people after recently-passed legislation ended Virginia’s practice of suspending driver's licenses for unpaid court fines.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 4:55 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Police Detail Man's Threat Behind Panic at DC LGBTQ Parade

Police Detail Man's Threat Behind Panic at DC LGBTQ Parade

A man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation's capital and set off a panic that sent hundreds of people, who mistakenly believed gunshots were fired, running in fear, police...

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 3:46 PM EDT
Charlottesville High School Graduate Celebrates Beating the Odds, Surprise Party

Charlottesville High School Graduate Celebrates Beating the Odds, Surprise Party

Raquel Monroe beat the odds when she graduated from CHS, after losing her vision due to a brain tumor 2 years prior. On Saturday, her friends and family gathered to surprise the new graduate and congratulate her on her perseverance.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 7:38 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville Junior Olympic Competitors Show Off Their Skills in the Pool

Charlottesville Junior Olympic Competitors Show Off Their Skills in the Pool

The Charlottesville Swans Synchronized Swimming Group performed for their friends, family and community members at the Fairview Swim and Tennis Club.
 

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 7:36 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Keswick's Historic Farm Tour and Country Fair to Benefit Area Nonprofits

Keswick's Historic Farm Tour and Country Fair to Benefit Area Nonprofits

People in Keswick got a special chance to take a glimpse behind the gates of some historic churches and landmarks in the area.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 10:19 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Northside Library Hosts Program to Teach Area People Home Organization

Northside Library Hosts Program to Teach Area People Home Organization

The Northside Library held a special program to teach people the philosophies of ‘The Art of Swedish Death Cleaning’ by Margareta Magnusson.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 10:11 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
People Brave Rain to Attend Annual Car Show in Crozet

People Brave Rain to Attend Annual Car Show in Crozet

Despite the rain on Saturday, several people braved the elements to check out some sweet rides in Crozet.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 9:55 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
‘World Peace Love Liberty’ March in Charlottesville, Advocate for Clean Water

‘World Peace Love Liberty’ March in Charlottesville, Advocate for Clean Water

On Saturday, the ‘World Peace Love Liberty’ group organized a march down the Downtown Mall where participants held signs and chanted calling for clean water.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 9:35 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
'Wings & Wheels 4 PAWS' Fundraiser to Benefit Fluvanna Animal Rescues

'Wings & Wheels 4 PAWS' Fundraiser to Benefit Fluvanna Animal Rescues

Community members in Fluvanna County are raising money for several animal rescue organizations.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 9:27 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Reverend Speaks at The Haven About Serving 'the Least, the Last, the Lost and the Lowly'

Reverend Speaks at The Haven About Serving 'the Least, the Last, the Lost and the Lowly'

On Saturday, Impact Charlottesville - a group bringing together people from different faiths to create change - and the Notre Dame Club of Charlottesville hosted Reverend David T. Link.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 9:18 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Moms Demand Action Chapter in Crozet Hosts Safe Summer Kickoff

Moms Demand Action Chapter in Crozet Hosts Safe Summer Kickoff

On Saturday, the Crozet chapter of Moms Demand Action hosted its ‘Safe Summer Kickoff’ where lawmakers and first responders discussed how to protect against gun violence.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 6:52 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
The Bridge Hosts Exhibition for Smart Kids Program

The Bridge Hosts Exhibition for Smart Kids Program

Friday night was the culmination of hard work for some elementary school students participating in an afterschool program.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 7:37 PM EDT
Deadline to Vote Absentee in Charlottesville Democratic Primary Approaching

Deadline to Vote Absentee in Charlottesville Democratic Primary Approaching

If you're going to be away on June 11, Saturday, June 8, is your last chance to cast your absentee ballot in Charlottesville's Democratic primary.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 10:49 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
3rd Graders Showcase Art that Aims to Highlight Work of Area Activists

3rd Graders Showcase Art that Aims to Highlight Work of Area Activists

Students from the Free Union Country School are using art as a way of working to break barriers with different communities.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 10:41 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Unity Days Event Showcases History of Various African Countries

Unity Days Event Showcases History of Various African Countries

People in Charlottesville are celebrating different cultures from across the world.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 10:35 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville's Platania Says "Queen of Virginia" Machines Are Illegal

Charlottesville's Platania Says "Queen of Virginia" Machines Are Illegal

Charlottesville's Commonwealth's Attorney Joe Platania announced on Friday that "Queen of Virginia" machines violate Virginia law.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 4:22 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Albemarle County's School Board Members to Close Opportunity Gaps Across Division

Albemarle County's School Board Members to Close Opportunity Gaps Across Division

Albemarle County's School Board is getting a better handle on how to ensure equity across the division.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 6:44 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Cale Elementary Bids Farewell to Longtime Principal

Cale Elementary Bids Farewell to Longtime Principal

Friday, June 7, marked the last day of school for Albemarle County students, but it's also the end of an era at Cale Elementary School.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 1:48 PM EDT
Antique Car Hobbyist Donates 1912 Ford Model T to James Madison Museum

Antique Car Hobbyist Donates 1912 Ford Model T to James Madison Museum

The James Madison Museum in Orange is now home to a piece of automotive history.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 5:07 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Madison Jones
Fundraiser Seeks to Create 'Bandera Monumental' Near Trump Winery

Fundraiser Seeks to Create 'Bandera Monumental' Near Trump Winery

A protest is taking shape in Albemarle County as a philanthropist is raising funds to hoist a Mexican-themed flag near Trump Winery.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
8th Annual Posse Golf Roundup Raises Money for Albemarle Co. Sheriff’s Office

8th Annual Posse Golf Roundup Raises Money for Albemarle Co. Sheriff’s Office

The rain on Friday did not keep people from hitting the links to raise money for the Albemarle County Sheriff's Office Foundation.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 4:58 PM EDT by Lowell Rose
UVA Symposium Looks at Biological Practices to Improve Facets of Life

UVA Symposium Looks at Biological Practices to Improve Facets of Life

People at the University of Virginia are learning about another type of biology to help their community.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 4:57 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
Grant for Milkweed Planting at Montpelier Helps Monarch Butterflies

Grant for Milkweed Planting at Montpelier Helps Monarch Butterflies

James Madison's Montpelier is doing what it can to help out monarch butterflies.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 4:32 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Madison Jones
Gov. Northam Announces 106 New Jobs in Albemarle County

Gov. Northam Announces 106 New Jobs in Albemarle County

Gov. Northam announced that Castle Hill Gaming will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Albemarle County.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 3:08 PM EDT by John Early & Meghan Moriarty
Charlottesville Fire Marshal's Office Charges Person with Damaging Property

Charlottesville Fire Marshal's Office Charges Person with Damaging Property

One person is charged in connection with a fire-related incident at a Charlottesville restaurant.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 3:51 PM EDT by John Early
Two Juveniles Arrested Following Armed Home Invasion in Charlottesville

Two Juveniles Arrested Following Armed Home Invasion in Charlottesville

Charlottesville police have arrested two juveniles after responding to an armed home invasion on Thursday night.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 3:22 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Area Police to Host 'Ice Cream With A Cop' in Washington Park

Charlottesville Area Police to Host 'Ice Cream With A Cop' in Washington Park

The 5th season of ‘Ice Cream With A Cop’ kicks off in Washington Park from noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 8.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 11:42 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Lottye Lockhart
Gov. Northam Sets Date for Special Session on Gun Violence

Gov. Northam Sets Date for Special Session on Gun Violence

Gov. Northam is calling Virginia legislators back to Richmond on July 9 for a special session to address gun violence in the commonwealth.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 11:14 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Gov. Northam Announces Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Award Winners

Gov. Northam Announces Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Award Winners

Governor Northam has announced the winners of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund award, and some of those winners came from right here in central Virginia.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 9:53 AM EDT by Lowell Rose & Emmy Freedman
Sunday Sundowns at Charlottesville's Washington Park Pool

Sunday Sundowns at Charlottesville's Washington Park Pool

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will host the first of three Sunday Sundowns on June 9 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Washington Park Pool.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 9:06 AM EDT by John Early
UVA Pulmonary Clinic Seeing More Patients During Summer Months

UVA Pulmonary Clinic Seeing More Patients During Summer Months

Summer smog and air pollution in central Virginia increase health risks for people with heart or pulmonary diseases.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 8:57 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
United Way Hosts Annual Awards Banquet for Nonprofits

United Way Hosts Annual Awards Banquet for Nonprofits

Nonprofits in the valley received thousands of dollars Thursday night to support their missions.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 11:14 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Augusta County School Board Votes to Buy 15 New Buses

Augusta County School Board Votes to Buy 15 New Buses

Augusta County is getting some brand-new school buses.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 10:50 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
CHS Graduate Celebrates Major Milestone following Health Battles

CHS Graduate Celebrates Major Milestone following Health Battles

It was a very special night for the Charlottesville High School class of 2019, especially for one graduate who beat all the odds.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 10:43 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Dominion Energy to Close Orange County Distribution Office

Dominion Energy to Close Orange County Distribution Office

The Dominion Energy distribution office in Orange County is closing this year.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 10:34 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
VSP Arrests 2 in Connection with Fatal Crash in Nelson County in March

VSP Arrests 2 in Connection with Fatal Crash in Nelson County in March

Virginia State Police has arrested two Nelson County residents Thursday in connection with a fatal crash that claimed the life of a 16-year-old female.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 10:03 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Louisa Court Convicts Man of Rape At Campground

Louisa Court Convicts Man of Rape At Campground

Louisa County Commonwealth’s Attorney Rusty E. McGuire announced today that the Louisa County Circuit Court has found Jason Karsten, 38, guilty of raping a woman at a Louisa County campground last year. 

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 6:28 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Orange Co. Child Care Employees Make First Court Appearance Following Abuse Charges

Orange Co. Child Care Employees Make First Court Appearance Following Abuse Charges

Jenean Simms and Brooks Sims, the two women facing charges in a child abuse case in Orange County, have made their first court appearance.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 6:11 PM EDT by Lowell Rose
Charlottesville, Albemarle Leaders Team Up to Tackle Major Issues

Charlottesville, Albemarle Leaders Team Up to Tackle Major Issues

Charlottesville City Council and Albemarle County Board of Supervisors are teaming up to tackle issues that affect both localities.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 5:56 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Madison Jones
Rhett's River Grill and Raw Bar to Leave Albemarle County

Rhett's River Grill and Raw Bar to Leave Albemarle County

Rhett's River Grill and Raw Bar says after 17 years it will be closing its doors and heading out of town on July 15.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 1:49 PM EDT
75th D-Day Anniversary, Charlottesville Churches Honor 13 Heroes

75th D-Day Anniversary, Charlottesville Churches Honor 13 Heroes

People across America are remembering the thousands who made the ultimate sacrifice on June 6, 1944, known as D-Day.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 5:01 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville, Albemarle County Examine School Lunch Program Debts

Charlottesville, Albemarle County Examine School Lunch Program Debts

The city of Charlottesville and Albemarle County are reviewing their school lunch programs.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 4:25 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
Central Virginia Officers Join in Torch Run for Special Olympics

Central Virginia Officers Join in Torch Run for Special Olympics

Police officers and athletes are once making their way through Virginia for the annual torch fun for the Special Olympics.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 3:50 PM EDT by John Early & Meghan Moriarty
Body of Missing Doswell Teen Found, ACPD Continue to Investigate

Body of Missing Doswell Teen Found, ACPD Continue to Investigate

Police have located the body of Henry Christian Morin, who had gone missing in the area of a quarry.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 1:41 PM EDT by John Early
Police to Continue Search for Missing Teen Near Schuyler Quarry June 6

Police to Continue Search for Missing Teen Near Schuyler Quarry June 6

Police have suspended their search for missing 18-year-old Henry Christian Morin in Albemarle County. Crews will continue their efforts Thursday, June 6. 

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 12:08 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Crash Damages Charlottesville Business

Crash Damages Charlottesville Business

A woman is in the hospital after driving a car into a building on Ridge Street Thursday morning.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 1:09 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
C'ville Fire Department Respond to House Fire in the 800 Block of Page Street

C'ville Fire Department Respond to House Fire in the 800 Block of Page Street

The Charlottesville Fire Department responded for a reported house fire in the 800 block of Page Street at 6:29 a.m. 

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 12:54 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure at Dulles

Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure at Dulles

Health officials in northern Virginia are warning the public about potential exposure to measles after a child in the region contracted the illness.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 10:37 AM EDT
Closing Arguments Set in Virginia Abortion Regulations Trial

Closing Arguments Set in Virginia Abortion Regulations Trial

A federal trial is coming to an end in a lawsuit challenging four Virginia abortion laws that women's health groups say are overly restrictive and limit access to abortion in the state.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 8:54 AM EDT
DGIF to Offer Free Fishing Days in Virginia

DGIF to Offer Free Fishing Days in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is offering three full days of free fishing, June 7-9.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 8:42 AM EDT by John Early
Albemarle Co. Students Turn Drawings into Real Machines

Albemarle Co. Students Turn Drawings into Real Machines

Some third graders at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School are watching their drawings come to life. A collaboration has turned their sketches into working, moving creations.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 4:39 AM EDT
Man Donates Pool Passes to Kids in Charlottesville, Albemarle County

Man Donates Pool Passes to Kids in Charlottesville, Albemarle County

A Charlottesville native is working to make sure low-income kids can stay cool this summer while also having some fun.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 10:36 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
IRC Celebrates Efforts to Resettle Refugees, Looks to Future at Annual Benefit

IRC Celebrates Efforts to Resettle Refugees, Looks to Future at Annual Benefit

The International Rescue Committee is celebrating its work in the Charlottesville community while raising money to further its efforts.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 9:58 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Northside Library Hosts Traveling Community Civil Rights Exhibit

Northside Library Hosts Traveling Community Civil Rights Exhibit

A traveling community civil rights exhibit on the lynching of John Henry James is now at the Northside Library in Albemarle County.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 5:59 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Madison Jones
Virginia Discovery Museum Offering Deals for Service Members for the Summer

Virginia Discovery Museum Offering Deals for Service Members for the Summer

A museum in downtown Charlottesville is offering free admission for active service members and their families until Labor Day.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 1:53 PM EDT
Albemarle Supervisors Vote to Increase Salaries, Approve Voucher Program

Albemarle Supervisors Vote to Increase Salaries, Approve Voucher Program

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors gave themselves a raise during Wednesday's meeting, but that's not all they did.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 5:40 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Warns Public following 1 Confirmed Case of Adenovirus

UVA Warns Public following 1 Confirmed Case of Adenovirus

Doctors at the University of Virginia Medical Center are warning the public about a sickness called adenovirus.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 4:43 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
Greene County Schools Undergo $28 Million Summer Renovations

Greene County Schools Undergo $28 Million Summer Renovations

A pair of Greene County schools will get major renovations done this summer.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 4:09 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Old Rapidan Mill to Become New Headquarters for Ecology Group

Old Rapidan Mill to Become New Headquarters for Ecology Group

There’s new life in the Old Rapidan Mill on the Orange County/Culpeper County line.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 3:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Northam Announces Plan to Eliminate Racial Disparity in Maternal Mortality Rate

Northam Announces Plan to Eliminate Racial Disparity in Maternal Mortality Rate

Governor Ralph Northam plans to eliminate Virginia's racial disparity in the maternal mortality rate by 2025.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 2:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Waynesboro PTO Treasurer Sentenced for Embezzlement Charges

Waynesboro PTO Treasurer Sentenced for Embezzlement Charges

The treasurer of a Waynesboro PTO who embezzled from the group learned her punishment on Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 12:50 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Dave Matthews Band Becomes Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations

Dave Matthews Band Becomes Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations

A top-grossing band born in Charlottesville is now the first full band to be a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environmental Programme.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 12:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Cockfighting Ring Investigation Leads to 80 Arrests in Southwestern Virginia

Cockfighting Ring Investigation Leads to 80 Arrests in Southwestern Virginia

An 18-month investigation into a cockfighting ring in southwestern Virginia has led to the arrest of 80 people, many of them from North Carolina.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 11:22 AM EDT
Rural Albemarle Neighbors Worry Phone Outages Risk Lives

Rural Albemarle Neighbors Worry Phone Outages Risk Lives

Residents of rural Albemarle County say issues they are having with CenturyLink are a matter of life of death.

Tuesday, June 4th 2019, 5:56 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Bushman Dreyfus Architects Hangs Artwork on Landmark Hotel, 2019 BDA Awards

Bushman Dreyfus Architects Hangs Artwork on Landmark Hotel, 2019 BDA Awards

Bushman Dreyfus Architects hangs art outside of the Landmark Hotel. The pieces were selected as part of the company's 2019 BDA Awards. 

Monday, June 3rd 2019, 2:15 PM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Milli Coffee Roasters in Charlottesville Re-Opens With a New Owner

Milli Coffee Roasters in Charlottesville Re-Opens With a New Owner

Milli Coffee Roasters in Charlottesville has re-opened with a new owner after the previous owner passed away in May. 

Monday, June 3rd 2019, 2:07 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Bluebird Trail Gives Albemarle Co. Students Up Close Look at Life

Bluebird Trail Gives Albemarle Co. Students Up Close Look at Life

Teachers at Greer Elementary School in Albemarle County are bringing their classrooms outdoors show teach students lessons on the cycle of life.

Monday, June 3rd 2019, 4:54 AM EDT
UVA's Larry Sabato Weighs-In on Controversial 16th District Victor

UVA's Larry Sabato Weighs-In on Controversial 16th District Victor

UVA's Larry Sabato had reactions to a controversial result in the race for Virginia's 16th District Senate seat.

Senior Statesmen of Va. Hears from UVA Professor on Charlottesville Statues

Senior Statesmen of Va. Hears from UVA Professor on Charlottesville Statues

Members of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia are now a little more knowledgeable about why Charlottesville became a hot spot for white supremacists in August of 2017.

Kaine, Legislators, Meet in Charlottesville to Address Gun Violence

Kaine, Legislators, Meet in Charlottesville to Address Gun Violence

State legislators met in Charlottesville on Monday to discuss solutions to gun violence in Virginia

Change of Venue Sought for Confederate Monument Hearing

Change of Venue Sought for Confederate Monument Hearing

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they say was the illegal removal of Confederate monuments.

Moms Demand Action Chapter in Crozet Hosts Safe Summer Kickoff

Moms Demand Action Chapter in Crozet Hosts Safe Summer Kickoff

On Saturday, the Crozet chapter of Moms Demand Action hosted its ‘Safe Summer Kickoff’ where lawmakers and first responders discussed how to protect against gun violence.

Fundraiser Seeks to Create 'Bandera Monumental' Near Trump Winery

Fundraiser Seeks to Create 'Bandera Monumental' Near Trump Winery

A protest is taking shape in Albemarle County as a philanthropist is raising funds to hoist a Mexican-themed flag near Trump Winery.

Gov. Northam Announces 106 New Jobs in Albemarle County

Gov. Northam Announces 106 New Jobs in Albemarle County

Gov. Northam announced that Castle Hill Gaming will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Albemarle County.

Gov. Northam Sets Date for Special Session on Gun Violence

Gov. Northam Sets Date for Special Session on Gun Violence

Gov. Northam is calling Virginia legislators back to Richmond on July 9 for a special session to address gun violence in the commonwealth.

UVa Recruit Trevor Keels Playing at Top 100 Camp

UVa Recruit Trevor Keels Playing at Top 100 Camp

UVa men's basketball recruit Trevor Keels is playing at the NBPA Top 100 Camp this week at John Paul Jones Arena.

Friday's Valley Baseball League Scores & Highlights

Friday's Valley Baseball League Scores & Highlights

The Braves took the lead with six runs in the 3rd inning, and Staunton topped the Tom Sox 8-5 in the Valley Baseball League on Friday.

Fluvanna County Baseball Wins Its First State Championship

Fluvanna County Baseball Wins Its First State Championship

The Fluvanna County baseball team won the state championship for the first time in program history, as the Flucos beat Tabb 16-10 in the VHSL Class 3 finals on Friday in Salem.

Madison County Softball Falls 1-0 in VHSL Class 2 State Championship Game

Madison County Softball Falls 1-0 in VHSL Class 2 State Championship Game

The Madison County softball team lost 1-0 against Richlands in the VHSL Class 2 state championship game on Friday.

Fluvanna Baseball & Madison Softball Both Win in State Semis, Advance to Championship Game

Fluvanna Baseball & Madison Softball Both Win in State Semis, Advance to Championship Game

Here are some high school sports scores and highlights from across central Virginia.

UVA Basketball Gets Verbal Commitment from 4-Star Point Guard Reece Beekman

UVA Basketball Gets Verbal Commitment from 4-Star Point Guard Reece Beekman

Beekman had offers from many of the country's major programs, but he says he chose UVA over some of her other finalists like LSU, Alabama and TCU.

Tony Bennett Reflects on Championship; Return of Mamadi Diakite

Tony Bennett Reflects on Championship; Return of Mamadi Diakite

UVa men's basketball head coach Tony Bennett reflects on his team's run to the national championship, and the return of Mamadi Diakite.

Crozet Hosts Glenmore CC on Jefferson Swim League Opening Night

Crozet Hosts Glenmore CC on Jefferson Swim League Opening Night

The Crozet Gators were hosting Glenmore Country Club on the first night of the Jefferson Swim League season on Wednesday.