Volunteers Needed for JABA Medicare Counseling Program
Volunteers Needed for JABA Medicare Counseling Program

Medicare open enrollment is underway, and the Jefferson Area Board for Aging is seeing an increase in clients that need help making sense of it.

1 hr 45 mins ago
Scottsville Launches Historic Façade Grant Program
Scottsville Launches Historic Façade Grant Program

Scottsville is looking to spruce up some of its downtown businesses with the help of a state grant.

3 hrs 40 mins ago by Carly Kempler
Gov. Northam Announces Launch of Opportunity Virginia
Gov. Northam Announces Launch of Opportunity Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the official launch of Opportunity Virginia, a new initiative designed to leverage the federal Opportunity Zone program.

5 hrs 31 mins ago by Madison Jones
Trial Set for Man Accused of Threatening Black Activist
Trial Set for Man Accused of Threatening Black Activist

A white man charged with making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia is scheduled to be tried in December.

6 hrs 17 mins ago
CASPCA Relaunches Program for Free Senior Pet Adoption for Seniors
CASPCA Relaunches Program for Free Senior Pet Adoption for Seniors

Senior pets at CASPCA will be available for free adoption by senior people (65 years old or more) starting Oct. 22.

6 hrs 20 mins ago
Alabama Student Pleads Not Guilty to LSU Bomb Threat
Alabama Student Pleads Not Guilty to LSU Bomb Threat

A University of Alabama student has pleaded not guilty to calling in a bomb threat to Louisiana State University's stadium during a football game.

6 hrs 31 mins ago
Charlottesville Leaf Collection Begins Monday, Oct. 28
Charlottesville Leaf Collection Begins Monday, Oct. 28

Charlottesville will start collection of loose leaves on Monday, October 28. Each neighborhood zone will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the season.

6 hrs 32 mins ago
Sexually Transmitted Infections on the Rise in Central Virginia
Sexually Transmitted Infections on the Rise in Central Virginia

Infections from STDs are on the rise. The Thomas Jefferson Health District is seeing a drastic increase in the number of combined infections from syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.

6 hrs 44 mins ago by Caroline Coleburn
Charlottesville Man Charged in Connection with Commercial Burglaries
Charlottesville Man Charged in Connection with Commercial Burglaries

Marc Sumner Hunt is charged with burglary (4), grand larceny (2), obtaining by false pretense (2), credit card theft, credit card fraud

7 hrs 16 mins ago
Charlottesville City Council to Consider Next Steps for Police Civilian Review Board
Charlottesville City Council to Consider Next Steps for Police Civilian Review Board

It was a heated back and forth at times during Monday night's Charlottesville City Council meeting. This comes as councilors are considering the next steps for the Police Civilian Review Board.

16 hrs 21 mins ago by Moriah Davis
Water Street Construction Minimizes Downtown Parking in Charlottesville
Water Street Construction Minimizes Downtown Parking in Charlottesville

A new construction project on Water Street is making it harder to find parking in downtown Charlottesville.

19 hrs 22 mins ago by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Police Civilian Review Board Supporters Rally Ahead of City Council Meeting
Police Civilian Review Board Supporters Rally Ahead of City Council Meeting

The group of people set to be tasked with keeping an eye on Charlottesville's Police Department is back under the microscope.

21 hrs 8 mins ago by Moriah Davis
UVA Students Raise Money to Replace Game Console Stolen from Autistic Student
UVA Students Raise Money to Replace Game Console Stolen from Autistic Student

After a UVA student with autism had her Nintendo Switch stolen from her, fellow UVA students pitched in to get her a new one, and then some.

21 hrs 41 mins ago by Chris Markham
Albemarle-Charlottesville SPCA Take in 'Full House' Cat Family
Albemarle-Charlottesville SPCA Take in 'Full House' Cat Family

Staff at the Albemarle-Charlottesville SPCA are in awe of a recent arrival of a feline family. That's because two kittens, Jesse and DJ, are getting care from a male cat, dubbed Danny Tanner.

21 hrs 50 mins ago by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
"Naborforce" Helps Mature Adults Get Help
"Naborforce" Helps Mature Adults Get Help

A labor force, called ‘Naborforce’ for people advancing in age is taking off in Charlottesville, and creating new friendships.

22 hrs 10 mins ago by Lottye Lockhart
‘Together We Grow’ Mural to be Unveiled at Violet Crown
‘Together We Grow’ Mural to be Unveiled at Violet Crown

A mural dedicated to Charlottesville is going up on the Downtown Mall. This art project is a labor of love for the city the designer calls home.

23 hrs 39 mins ago by Madison Jones
Rent Prices Rising in Crozet Area
Rent Prices Rising in Crozet Area

Albemarle County is looking into ways to make affordable housing more accessible in and around Crozet.

Monday, October 21st 2019, 3:28 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Human Cell Discovery by UVA Scientists May Improve Cancer Treatment
Human Cell Discovery by UVA Scientists May Improve Cancer Treatment

A new discovery from scientists at the University of Virginia may improve cancer treatment in the future.

Monday, October 21st 2019, 2:38 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Madison Jones
No Injuries After SUV Crashes into Barracks Rd. Service Station
No Injuries After SUV Crashes into Barracks Rd. Service Station

A Charlottesville service station needs some repairs after a crash Monday. No charges have been filed at this time and there are no injuries.

Monday, October 21st 2019, 12:51 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Oyster Shell Collection Program Comes to Charlottesville
Oyster Shell Collection Program Comes to Charlottesville

Volunteers in the Charlottesville area are taking part in a recycling program that helps the Chesapeake Bay.

Monday, October 21st 2019, 10:50 AM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Community Bikes to Put on Bike and Boo Fundraiser
Charlottesville Community Bikes to Put on Bike and Boo Fundraiser

This Halloween bicyclists in costumes will hit the streets of Charlottesville to deliver bags of treats as part of a fundraiser for Community Bikes.

Monday, October 21st 2019, 8:45 AM EDT
Bus Lines Community Poetry Now Taking Submissions for 2020 Competition
Bus Lines Community Poetry Now Taking Submissions for 2020 Competition

Charlottesville is giving people a chance to show off their poetry skills in a very public way. The Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) in partnership with Bus Lines Community Poetry is now taking submissions for the 2020 Bus Poetry Competition.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 8:16 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Election Integrity Seminar Spotlights New Security Measures
Election Integrity Seminar Spotlights New Security Measures

With Election Day 2019 just two weeks away, local and state officials met for a seminar today to address just how secure Virginia's elections really are.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 7:47 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Charlottesville Pastor Named President of National Association of Evangelicals
Charlottesville Pastor Named President of National Association of Evangelicals

A Charlottesville pastor is being appointed as the next President of the National Association of Evangelicals.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 7:17 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival Celebrates 49 Year Anniversary
Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival Celebrates 49 Year Anniversary

One festival in Madison County has been bringing generations of families together for almost 50 years. On Sunday, the Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival concluded after three weeks of fun.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 6:19 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Virginia Autism Institute's Bridge Program Prepares Students with Autism for Public School
Virginia Autism Institute's Bridge Program Prepares Students with Autism for Public School

A new program at the Virginia Institute of Autism is bridging the gap between students on the autism spectrum and their peers at Albemarle County Public Schools.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 6:15 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Hosts Compassionate Care Clinic
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Hosts Compassionate Care Clinic

The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is offering care for your furry friends at a discounted price.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 6:13 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & CJ Paschall
First Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville Hosts 8th Annual Quilt Sale
First Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville Hosts 8th Annual Quilt Sale

A Charlottesville church is teaming up with a non-profit to keep people warm this winter while also raising money for a good cause.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 6:06 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & CJ Paschall
Albemarle County Police Department Hosts 'Bowling with Badges' Event
Albemarle County Police Department Hosts 'Bowling with Badges' Event

The Albemarle County Police Department hosted Bowling with Badges at AMF Kegler's Lanes on Sunday afternoon.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 6:01 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Police Investigate Shooting on Prospect Avenue
Charlottesville Police Investigate Shooting on Prospect Avenue

Charlottesville police are investigating a shooting that happened on Prospect Avenue.

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 4:11 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
'Shed Some Light' Event Seeks to Raise Funds for Lighting at Charlottesville Skate Park
'Shed Some Light' Event Seeks to Raise Funds for Lighting at Charlottesville Skate Park

The Charlottesville Skate Park is building a family of skateboarders, rollerbladers and bikers, but in order to do that, they say they need more light.

Saturday, October 19th 2019, 10:38 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission Hosts Screening of 'MOTHERLOAD' Documentary
Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission Hosts Screening of 'MOTHERLOAD' Documentary

On Saturday, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission screened a documentary to show how bikes can be a better form of transportation for parents.

Saturday, October 19th 2019, 9:15 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Theatre of the Oppressed Lab at PVCC Promotes Civic Engagement
Theatre of the Oppressed Lab at PVCC Promotes Civic Engagement

People in Charlottesville participated in a workshop Saturday morning that used theatre to promote civic engagement. The workshop is taking on issues of power, privilege and oppression through a collection of improvised games and exercises.

Saturday, October 19th 2019, 6:23 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Albemarle County Board Of Supervisors Candidate Hosts Event to Clean Tires from James River
Albemarle County Board Of Supervisors Candidate Hosts Event to Clean Tires from James River

On Saturday, people in Scottsville got their feet wet and their hands dirty pulling tires out of the James River. The event started with Albemarle County Board Of Supervisors candidate Mike Hallahan.

Saturday, October 19th 2019, 5:45 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Charlottesville Police Investigate Burglary on Downtown Mall
Charlottesville Police Investigate Burglary on Downtown Mall

Charlottesville police are investigating an early morning burglary that happened on the Downtown Mall. On Saturday, Officers responded to a report of breaking and entering at Carytown Tobacco around 3:30 a.m.

Saturday, October 19th 2019, 5:28 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Carly Kempler
UVA Parents Attend Cavalier Marching Band Practice During Family Weekend
UVA Parents Attend Cavalier Marching Band Practice During Family Weekend

Parents visiting students at the University of Virginia for Family Weekend got a special performance on Friday night. Many spent the evening watching the Cavalier Marching Band practice.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 10:29 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Hundreds of People Gather to Celebrate Diversity at Cale Elementary School
Hundreds of People Gather to Celebrate Diversity at Cale Elementary School

Hundreds of people from across central Virginia came together to celebrate diversity at one of Albemarle County's largest elementary schools.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 10:17 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
UVA ESE Cares Program Hosts Community Costume Closet
UVA ESE Cares Program Hosts Community Costume Closet

One University of Virginia group is going the extra mile to make sure children in need have costumes this Halloween. The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science's ESE Cares program is holding a Community Costume Closet.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 6:27 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
McIntire School of Commerce’s 2019 Fall Forum Discusses “The Business of Sports”
McIntire School of Commerce’s 2019 Fall Forum Discusses “The Business of Sports”

This year's McIntire Schools of Commerce's 2019 Fall Forum at the University of Virginia is focusing on “The Business of Sports”. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is among the movers and shakers in the sports industry taking part.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 6:18 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Repaving of Fourth St Near Downtown Mall; Utility Work on Roosevelt Brown Blvd & West Main
Repaving of Fourth St Near Downtown Mall; Utility Work on Roosevelt Brown Blvd & West Main

The City of Charlottesville has several road and utility projects that will impact key roadways starting next week.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 4:48 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Hundreds of Charlottesville Students Take Part in Annual Fundraiser
Hundreds of Charlottesville Students Take Part in Annual Fundraiser

Close to 400 students at Burnley-Moran Elementary School ran and walked laps around the track during the eighth annual Walk-a-Thon for Wellness.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 11:55 AM EDT by Henry Graff
Charlottesville to Upgrade Telephone Systems Oct. 23-27
Charlottesville to Upgrade Telephone Systems Oct. 23-27

Charlottesville will be upgrading its telephone systems during October 23-27. During this time, and only outside normal business hours, some telephone lines will intermittently ring as busy.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 11:34 AM EDT
Trial Set for Albemarle Co. Man Accused of Trying to Grab Kid Off Playground
Trial Set for Albemarle Co. Man Accused of Trying to Grab Kid Off Playground

An Albemarle County man accused of trying to grab a child off of a church playground in 2017 is set to have his case heard in December.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 10:19 AM EDT by John Early
UVA Volunteers Readying for Annual Green Game at Scott Stadium
UVA Volunteers Readying for Annual Green Game at Scott Stadium

The University of Virginia Sustainability Team is getting ready for one of its biggest events of the year, the Green Game.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 8:29 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney Candidates Debate Despite Uncertainty
Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney Candidates Debate Despite Uncertainty

After a day of uncertainty by incumbent Robert Tracci, both candidates for Albemarle's top prosecutor took the podium Thursday night.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 10:33 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Three Notch'd Releases 'Tommie's Beer,' to Help Fight Animal Abuse
Three Notch'd Releases 'Tommie's Beer,' to Help Fight Animal Abuse

A brewery in Charlottesville is helping raise funds to fight animal abuse throughout Virginia.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 10:12 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Awards Ceremony Honors Area Businesses Committed to Local Food
Awards Ceremony Honors Area Businesses Committed to Local Food

The Local Food Hub is celebrating farmers, businesses, and community partners for their commitment to quality local food.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 10:01 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Two-Time Champion Chef Hosts Pop-Up Dinner at Red Pump in Charlottesville
Two-Time Champion Chef Hosts Pop-Up Dinner at Red Pump in Charlottesville

A two-time champion on the Food Network show Chopped is bringing his recipes to the Charlottesville community.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 9:14 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Morgan Harrington Remembered Decade After Disappearing in Charlottesville
Morgan Harrington Remembered Decade After Disappearing in Charlottesville

The family of murdered Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington is marking a decade since she disappeared in Charlottesville.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 2:55 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Crozet Man Says LSU Bomb Threat was for a Bet
Crozet Man Says LSU Bomb Threat was for a Bet

A University of Alabama student allegedly called in a bomb threat against Louisiana State University's stadium during a football game because of a bet.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 5:20 PM EDT
Kyle Guy Joins Other Former UVA Players in Hoops2O
Kyle Guy Joins Other Former UVA Players in Hoops2O

Kyle Guy is now part of a growing list of former University of Virginia basketball players to support a great cause.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 5:18 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Crozet YMCA Begins Installation of Dome Over Outdoor Pool
Crozet YMCA Begins Installation of Dome Over Outdoor Pool

The YMCA in Crozet is installing a dome over the next few days to cover its pool.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 4:20 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
New Platform Helps UVA Serve Charlottesville Organizations in Need
New Platform Helps UVA Serve Charlottesville Organizations in Need

A new case management platform is helping the University of Virginia Health System and community organizations better serve those in need.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 4:02 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Trial Date Set for Charlottesville Man Accused of Attempted Rape
Trial Date Set for Charlottesville Man Accused of Attempted Rape

A man accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman on Rose Hill Drive last year will stand trial in February 2020.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 3:37 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Police Warning Community About Porch Pirates
Charlottesville Police Warning Community About Porch Pirates

Police are investigating a rash of delivered packages being stolen from homes. They say they see an uptick in package thefts as people start ordering holiday gifts

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 2:44 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Display at UVA Raising Awareness for Survivors of Sexual Assault
Display at UVA Raising Awareness for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Dozens of T-shirts are again reminding the University of Virginia community about an important and sometimes silent issue.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 12:01 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
CASPCA to Hold Compassionate Care Clinic Oct. 20
CASPCA to Hold Compassionate Care Clinic Oct. 20

The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA will be holding another Compassionate Care Clinic from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 8:34 AM EDT
McMahon Pleads Not Guilty to Cyberstalking, Making Racist Threats
McMahon Pleads Not Guilty to Cyberstalking, Making Racist Threats

A Florida man accused of cyberstalking and making racist treats against a black activist in Charlottesville pleaded not guilty this week.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 11:06 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Famous Artist Hosts Talk on Race and Culture at Jefferson School
Famous Artist Hosts Talk on Race and Culture at Jefferson School

A New York artist shared his works with the public to help bridge the gap between different cultures and the way people think about them.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 10:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
School Board Candidates in Charlottesville, Albemarle Share Thoughts on Issues
School Board Candidates in Charlottesville, Albemarle Share Thoughts on Issues

Voters in central Virginia are learning more about the people running for the Charlottesville and Albemarle County school boards.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 10:26 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
UVA Students Demand More Action on Mental Health, Debt Collection Policy
UVA Students Demand More Action on Mental Health, Debt Collection Policy

A group of University of Virginia students is demanding more action when it comes to the school's mental health system and debt collection policies.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 10:11 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Robert Tracci Backs Out of Candidate Forum Amid Disruption Concerns
Robert Tracci Backs Out of Candidate Forum Amid Disruption Concerns

Concerns about disruptions during a scheduled forum for the two candidates running for Commonwealth's Attorney in Albemarle County has one of the candidates backing out of the event.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 6:11 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
UVA, LAJC Partnership Gives Legal Help to Those in Medical Care Need
UVA, LAJC Partnership Gives Legal Help to Those in Medical Care Need

One partnership in Charlottesville is bridging the gap between a person's health needs and pressing legal woes.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 5:52 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Pilot Program at UVA Uses Electric Bikes to Cut Carbon Emissions
Pilot Program at UVA Uses Electric Bikes to Cut Carbon Emissions

A new pilot program at the University of Virginia is taking off and helping cut back on noise and carbon emissions.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 5:22 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Albemarle Co. Supervisors to Request $5M from State for Biscuit Run Park
Albemarle Co. Supervisors to Request $5M from State for Biscuit Run Park

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is now asking the state for millions of dollars to help improve Biscuit Run Park.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 4:56 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Three Notch'd Names New Beer After Burned Pit Bull 'Tommie'
Three Notch'd Names New Beer After Burned Pit Bull 'Tommie'

A burned and killed dog from Richmond is the inspiration behind a brand new beer from Three Notch'd Brewing Company.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 4:40 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Steve Rappaport
Charlottesville Shop Works to Get Rid of Misgendering
Charlottesville Shop Works to Get Rid of Misgendering

A chocolate shop in Charlottesville is working with Cville Pride to make misgendering a thing of the past.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 4:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Virginia Film Festival Opens Downtown Festival Headquarters
Virginia Film Festival Opens Downtown Festival Headquarters

The Virginia Film Festival is just one week away, and now the Downtown Festival Headquarters is officially open for business.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 4:35 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Kasey Hott
Albemarle Co. Man Catches FedEx Driver Being Rough with Deliveries
Albemarle Co. Man Catches FedEx Driver Being Rough with Deliveries

An Albemarle County man is fed up with his FedEx delivery driver. Matthew Wood has been on the receiving end of damaged packages, and now he's got the evidence to prove it.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 2:11 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Postal Service Takes Part in Job Fair at Albemarle Co. Library
Postal Service Takes Part in Job Fair at Albemarle Co. Library

The Postal Service took part in a job fair held at the Northside Library in Albemarle County on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 12:05 PM EDT
RWSA Monitoring Reservoir Levels as Charlottesville Area Receives Needed Rain
RWSA Monitoring Reservoir Levels as Charlottesville Area Receives Needed Rain

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority is keeping a close eye on reservoir levels in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 11:40 AM EDT by Henry Graff
Drivers Adjusting to New Rt. 29 Traffic Pattern in Albemarle Co.
Drivers Adjusting to New Rt. 29 Traffic Pattern in Albemarle Co.

There's a new traffic pattern on Route 29 southbound at Timberwood Boulevard in Albemarle County.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 10:42 AM EDT
SPCA: Rummage Event was Record-Breaking
SPCA: Rummage Event was Record-Breaking

Saturday, $15,295 was generated through purchases at the SPCA Rummage Store on Hillsdale Drive.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 9:42 AM EDT
Virginia Officials Issue Warning as Wildfire Season Begins
Virginia Officials Issue Warning as Wildfire Season Begins

Virginia officials are warning residents about what could be one of the most severe wildfire seasons in years.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 8:13 AM EDT
Fry's Spring Neighborhood Association Hosts Charlottesville City Council Candidate Forum
Fry's Spring Neighborhood Association Hosts Charlottesville City Council Candidate Forum

All six candidates vying to fill three seats on Charlottesville's City Council took the stage at Johnson Elementary School on Tuesday, October 15.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 11:13 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Plans for Residential Development on Galaxie Farm Lane Move Forward
Plans for Residential Development on Galaxie Farm Lane Move Forward

Plans for a residential development in southern Albemarle County took a step forward on Tuesday after some changes.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 10:34 PM EDT
Virginia General Assembly Candidates Gather at Legislative Forum on Developmental Disabilities
Virginia General Assembly Candidates Gather at Legislative Forum on Developmental Disabilities

On Tuesday night, candidates on the ballot to serve in the next General Assembly talked legislation for helping those with medical disabilities. They gathered at Arc of the Piedmont for a “Coffee & Chat” to share their views with the public.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 10:23 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Nurse Celebrates 25 Years of Service by Helping Deliver 3 of Her Grandchildren Within 36 Hours
Nurse Celebrates 25 Years of Service by Helping Deliver 3 of Her Grandchildren Within 36 Hours

A nurse at Sentara Martha Jefferson has been delivering babies there for more than 25 years. Now, add to that delivering three of her own grandchildren in the span of 36 hours.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 5:51 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
UVA Medical Center Opens New Emergency Department
UVA Medical Center Opens New Emergency Department

The University of Virginia Medical Center's new Emergency Department is now open for business.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 4:39 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Group Calling on Charlottesville to Take Action on Vandalized Confederate Statues
Group Calling on Charlottesville to Take Action on Vandalized Confederate Statues

The organization tasked with preserving the Confederate statues is now calling foul again after vandals struck for a second time.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 4:16 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Clean Energy Company Breaks Ground on New Headquarters in Charlottesville
Clean Energy Company Breaks Ground on New Headquarters in Charlottesville

A Charlottesville clean energy company is breaking ground at their new headquarters on Garrett Street.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 4:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Madison Jones
Wheel from Doomed Flight on Display at Albemarle Co. Park
Wheel from Doomed Flight on Display at Albemarle Co. Park

A wheel from a horrific plane crash in Albemarle County is now on display in Mint Springs Valley Park near Crozet.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 3:37 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Newest Recruits for Albemarle Fire and Rescue Get First Training
Newest Recruits for Albemarle Fire and Rescue Get First Training

The newest recruits for Albemarle County Fire and Rescue are going through some tough training.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 11:31 AM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville Announces Downtown Parking Enhancements
Charlottesville Announces Downtown Parking Enhancements

Charlottesville announced that real-time parking availability data for the Market Street Parking Garage is now accessible via the city website and the MyCville smartphone app.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 9:42 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Madison Jones
Driver Shortage Ongoing Issue for Albemarle Co. Public Schools
Driver Shortage Ongoing Issue for Albemarle Co. Public Schools

Albemarle County Public Schools is training four new bus drivers to help fill a shortage.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 8:50 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Charlottesville to Raise Funds for Lighting at McIntire Skate Park
Charlottesville to Raise Funds for Lighting at McIntire Skate Park

The city of Charlottesville is raising money for one of its most popular attractions to help keep it open later at night.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 10:47 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Annie Schroeder
Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate Jim Hingeley Speaks to Area NAACP
Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate Jim Hingeley Speaks to Area NAACP

On Monday night, one of the men vying to be the next Albemarle County commonwealth's attorney presented some of the top issues he hopes to change if elected.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 10:29 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Hot 101.9 Hosts 'Teachers Night Out' Event at DoubleTree Hotel in Albemarle County
Hot 101.9 Hosts 'Teachers Night Out' Event at DoubleTree Hotel in Albemarle County

Some central Virginia educators got the chance to enjoy a night out all thanks to a local radio station. On Monday night, Hot 101.9 hosted 'Teachers Night Out' at the DoubleTree Hotel in Albemarle County.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 9:50 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
The Daily Progress Staff Unionize, Form Blue Ridge Guild
The Daily Progress Staff Unionize, Form Blue Ridge Guild

The staff at The Daily Progress says the future of journalism is at stake, and they are unionizing. After months of behind the scene work, writers and copy editors announced on Monday they are fighting for a better workplace.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 5:36 PM EDT by Henry Graff & Hailey Wilt
UVA Fourth-Year Student Mounts Legal Battle to Lower Age-Limit on Handgun Purchases
UVA Fourth-Year Student Mounts Legal Battle to Lower Age-Limit on Handgun Purchases

A University of Virginia student and a young woman from Albemarle County are taking a stand against a gun law lawmakers enacted years ago. They want to see the age limit lowered for handgun purchases, but their reasoning may surprise you.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 5:32 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
UVA Students, Staff Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in Place of Columbus Day
UVA Students, Staff Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in Place of Columbus Day

Some University of Virginia students and staff are choosing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in place of Columbus Day.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 5:19 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Madison Jones
Preservation Piedmont Hosts Series of Discussions on Affordable Housing in Charlottesville
Preservation Piedmont Hosts Series of Discussions on Affordable Housing in Charlottesville

A nonprofit is stepping up to help grow the public's understanding of affordable housing in Charlottesville. Preservation Piedmont, a group that works to preserve historic areas, is holding a series of discussions at CitySpace on the Downtown Mall.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 4:47 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart & Hailey Wilt
Two Arrested Following Hit-and-Run Crash on Cherry Avenue
Two Arrested Following Hit-and-Run Crash on Cherry Avenue

On Sunday, CPD officers responded to a Hit-and-Run accident in the 800 block of Cherry Avenue. The driver and passenger of the vehicle fled the scene of the crash on foot, but were later apprehended.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 4:32 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Region Ten Concerned as Fewer Kids Qualify for Mental Health Program
Region Ten Concerned as Fewer Kids Qualify for Mental Health Program

A program some call the last resort for children with mental health issues is facing a steep drop in the number of patients it is treating.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 3:14 PM EDT by John Early & CJ Paschall
Police Investigate Suspicious Package Near Charlottesville School
Police Investigate Suspicious Package Near Charlottesville School

Police were called to Clark Elementary School early Monday after someone found a bag nearby.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 11:30 AM EDT by Henry Graff
Charlottesville's Confederate Statues Further Damaged by Vandalism
Charlottesville's Confederate Statues Further Damaged by Vandalism

Charlottesville's two statues of a Confederate generals have again been vandalized.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 9:51 AM EDT
Ivy Creek Foundation Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Ivy Creek Foundation Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Ivy Creek Foundation is celebrating 40 years of welcoming people in Albemarle County and beyond.

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 8:17 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Daniel Grimes
'When They See Us' Screening & Panel Discussion Hosted at Jefferson School
'When They See Us' Screening & Panel Discussion Hosted at Jefferson School

Criminal justice reform took center stage on Sunday at a movie screening and panel discussion hosted at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 6:17 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
UVA Men's Leadership Project Partners with Houses of Wood & Straw to Build Dog Houses for Winter
UVA Men's Leadership Project Partners with Houses of Wood & Straw to Build Dog Houses for Winter

On Sunday, the Men's Leadership Project (MLP) partnered with Houses of Wood & Straw to build dog houses to keep pets warm this winter.

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 5:47 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Daniel Grimes
Runners Participate in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon & 10K
Runners Participate in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon & 10K

On Sunday, runners from across the nation took part in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon and 10K.

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 5:44 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & CJ Paschall
U.S. Census Bureau Data Shows Albemarle County is Becoming More Diverse
U.S. Census Bureau Data Shows Albemarle County is Becoming More Diverse

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the makeup of Albemarle County is changing and becoming more diverse. These changes are consistent with the country's overall population and experts say it's being driven by immigration.

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 5:39 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Maupintown Film Festival is Accepting Submissions for 2020 Festival
Maupintown Film Festival is Accepting Submissions for 2020 Festival

The Maupintown Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2020 festival.

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 5:34 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Madison Jones
Bookfest Event Highlights African American Stories in Charlottesville-Albemarle
Bookfest Event Highlights African American Stories in Charlottesville-Albemarle

A book fest at the Gordon Avenue Library is highlighting the history of the African American community in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 10:42 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Charlottesville Police Foundation Hosts Annual Appreciation Dinner
Charlottesville Police Foundation Hosts Annual Appreciation Dinner

Some of Charlottesville’s police officers are being honored for their dedication and service to keep the city safe.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 9:43 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Charlottesville Nonprofits Host Repair Cafe to Keep Items In Use, Out of Landfill
Charlottesville Nonprofits Host Repair Cafe to Keep Items In Use, Out of Landfill

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville's Habitat Store has teamed up with Cville TimeBank to hold their semi-annual Repair Cafe.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 7:52 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Open House Showcases Future Plans and Upgrades
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Open House Showcases Future Plans and Upgrades

The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) is getting a few upgrades and on Saturday folks had a chance to see what's planned.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 6:19 PM EDT by CJ Paschall & Hailey Wilt
UVA Kicks Off its 'Honor the Future' Campaign to Raise $5 Billion
UVA Kicks Off its 'Honor the Future' Campaign to Raise $5 Billion

The University of Virginia has kicked off a $5 billion 'Honor the Future' campaign. The goal is to make UVA the nation's best public university.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 6:18 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Albemarle County Fire & Rescue Squad Shares Safety Tips During Fire Prevention Week Event
Albemarle County Fire & Rescue Squad Shares Safety Tips During Fire Prevention Week Event

On Saturday, the Albemarle County Fire and Rescue Squad spent the day providing safety tips to community members.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 6:13 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
PVCC's Financial Aid Office Hosts FAFSA Workshop
PVCC's Financial Aid Office Hosts FAFSA Workshop

Piedmont Virginia Community College is helping high school and college students register for financial aid.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 5:37 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Decipher Brewing Hosts Adoption Event to Help Dogs from CASPCA
Decipher Brewing Hosts Adoption Event to Help Dogs from CASPCA

A brewery in Charlottesville is helping some furry friends find their forever home. On Friday, Decipher Brewing hosted an adoption event to help dogs from the Charlottesville- Albemarle SPCA get adopted.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 11:33 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Central Virginia Artists Showcase their Crafts at Open Mic Night
Central Virginia Artists Showcase their Crafts at Open Mic Night

On Friday night, artists from around central Virginia got the chance to show off their crafts in front of a live audience. They took center stage at an Open Mic Night performing their latest creations.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 11:27 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville Dress Company Hosts Benefit Fashion Show for International Rescue Committee
Charlottesville Dress Company Hosts Benefit Fashion Show for International Rescue Committee

Some of the latest fall fashions went on display in Charlottesville to help give back to the city's refugee population.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 11:16 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Grant to Help Charlottesville Schools Provide More Mental Health Counselors
Grant to Help Charlottesville Schools Provide More Mental Health Counselors

State funds will be used to help Charlottesville and other localities provide more mental health councilors at public schools.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 3:25 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Group Calling on UVA Health System to Improve Interactions with LGBTQIA+ Patients
Group Calling on UVA Health System to Improve Interactions with LGBTQIA+ Patients

Several organizations fighting for the LGBTQIA+ community are calling out the UVA Health System for what they say are discriminatory practices.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 2:31 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
IX Art Park Hosting Festy
IX Art Park Hosting Festy

A weekend of music that's normally held in Nelson County is now taking place in downtown Charlottesville.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 2:17 PM EDT by Henry Graff
JMRL: Job Fair at Northside Library
JMRL: Job Fair at Northside Library

On Wednesday, October 16 from 2-5pm, the Northside Library will be hosting its monthly Job Fair with Virginia Career Works.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 2:07 PM EDT
Grant Money to Help Relocate Community Garden in Charlottesville
Grant Money to Help Relocate Community Garden in Charlottesville

A new federal grant is helping to keep fresh produce in the hands of people who don't get it that often.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 12:01 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Sheriff, Supervisor Candidates Answer Public Questions in Albemarle Co.
Sheriff, Supervisor Candidates Answer Public Questions in Albemarle Co.

Candidates for sheriff and the Board of Supervisors in Albemarle County weighed-in on a number of questions from the public on Thursday.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 11:22 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Albemarle School Board Votes to Change Name of Cale Elementary
Albemarle School Board Votes to Change Name of Cale Elementary

The Albemarle County School Board has voted to change the name of Cale Elementary School.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 9:14 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Crozet Restaurant Brings Vintage 'Tap Truck' to Patio this Fall
Crozet Restaurant Brings Vintage 'Tap Truck' to Patio this Fall

Restoration restaurant is introducing a unique way to enjoy craft beer in Old Trail this fall.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 8:32 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Toddsbury in Ivy to Close for Good on Friday
Toddsbury in Ivy to Close for Good on Friday

People in Ivy looking for a cup of coffee and a chicken salad sandwich will have to look elsewhere starting on Friday.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 5:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Protestors Demand Transparency from Riggleman
Protestors Demand Transparency from Riggleman

A group of protestors stopped by Congressman Denver Riggleman's office on Thursday to demand transparency and accountability.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 4:52 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Virginia Regulators to Host Hearing on Dominion's $3 Billion Planned Upgrades
Virginia Regulators to Host Hearing on Dominion's $3 Billion Planned Upgrades

Virginia's regulators want to hear from the public on Dominion Energy's more than $3 billion plan to upgrade the state's electric grid over the next decade.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 11:26 AM EDT
Charlottesville Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Connected to Veteran's Aug. 2018 Arrest
Charlottesville Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Connected to Veteran's Aug. 2018 Arrest

Charlottesville has agreed to a settlement over the arrest of John Miska on the first anniversary of the events of August 2017.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 1:42 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Albemarle Homeowners in Trouble After Builder Abruptly Closes
Albemarle Homeowners in Trouble After Builder Abruptly Closes

Some homeowners in Albemarle County are out thousands of dollars and find themselves in legal trouble after a home builder abruptly closed its doors.

Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 6:14 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Update: Police Release Statement After Charlottesville Statue Vandalized
Update: Police Release Statement After Charlottesville Statue Vandalized

The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville's Market Street Park has been vandalized again.

Sunday, September 15th 2019, 10:11 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
CPD Offers Update on Sycamore Street Investigation
CPD Offers Update on Sycamore Street Investigation

The Charlottesville Police Department is releasing new details in connection with an incident in the area of Locust Avenue and Sycamore Street earlier in the week.

Friday, September 13th 2019, 1:17 PM EDT by John Early
Tyler Davis Sentenced in Beating of DeAndre Harris
Tyler Davis Sentenced in Beating of DeAndre Harris

Tyler Watkins Davis will serve 2 years and 1 month for his part in a violent beating connected to the Unite the Right rally of 2017.

Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 7:22 PM EDT by John Early
Judge Questions UVA Lawyers in Lawsuit Filed by Former Student
Judge Questions UVA Lawyers in Lawsuit Filed by Former Student

A federal court judge in Charlottesville says he'll rule quickly on whether the University of Virginia must award a degree to an otherwise graduated student suspected of sexual misconduct.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 4:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
People Get Sneak Peek of Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA
People Get Sneak Peek of Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA

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

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 5:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Former Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas Now No Longer on City Payroll
Former Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas Now No Longer on City Payroll

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

Monday, July 15th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Albemarle School to Consider Shift Off Standard Grading Scale
Albemarle School to Consider Shift Off Standard Grading Scale

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

Monday, July 15th 2019, 4:40 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Judge Sentences Fields to More than 400 Years in Deadly Car Attack
Charlottesville Judge Sentences Fields to More than 400 Years in Deadly Car Attack

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

Monday, July 15th 2019, 8:30 AM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy to Take on New Role at VSU
Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy to Take on New Role at VSU

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

Friday, July 12th 2019, 8:53 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
General Assembly's Gun Control Session Ends Without Decision, Sen. Kaine Weighs-In
General Assembly's Gun Control Session Ends Without Decision, Sen. Kaine Weighs-In

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

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 5:01 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville-Area Gun Sellers Diligently Working to Prevent Illegal Sales
Charlottesville-Area Gun Sellers Diligently Working to Prevent Illegal Sales

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

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 9:12 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Guatemalan Woman Living in Charlottesville Speaks Out after ICE Threatens Fines
Guatemalan Woman Living in Charlottesville Speaks Out after ICE Threatens Fines

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

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 6:04 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Judge Rules City Councilors Immune from Confederate Statue Lawsuit
Charlottesville Judge Rules City Councilors Immune from Confederate Statue Lawsuit

The Charlottesville city councilors who had voted to remove a pair of Confederate statues from two downtown parks are now individually immune from an ongoing lawsuit over the future of those statues.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 5:51 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
People Discuss Importance of Obamacare at Demonstration in Charlottesville
People Discuss Importance of Obamacare at Demonstration in Charlottesville

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

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 4:30 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Guatemalan Woman Living in Virginia Church Faces $214K Fine
Guatemalan Woman Living in Virginia Church Faces $214K Fine

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

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 10:53 AM EDT
Lawyers Ask Judge to Order White Nationalist To Stop Threats on Social Media
Lawyers Ask Judge to Order White Nationalist To Stop Threats on Social Media

Attorneys who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in connection with the August, 2017 white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville are asking a judge to order Chris Cantwell to stop making "unlawful threats" against the plaintiffs and their lead attorney.

Tuesday, July 2nd 2019, 4:33 PM EDT
CPD: Suspects Arrested Following Armed Robbery on 5th Street SW
CPD: Suspects Arrested Following Armed Robbery on 5th Street SW

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

Monday, July 1st 2019, 12:01 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Portion of Rt. 250 in Albemarle to be Closed June 12-13
Portion of Rt. 250 in Albemarle to be Closed June 12-13

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

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 4:17 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Judge Again Orders VSP to Turn Over Docs Related to August 2017
Charlottesville Judge Again Orders VSP to Turn Over Docs Related to August 2017

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

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 2:47 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville City Council Holds Special Meeting for CRB Proposals
Charlottesville City Council Holds Special Meeting for CRB Proposals

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

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 4:53 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Nonprofit Finds Temporary Solution to Parking Problem
Charlottesville Nonprofit Finds Temporary Solution to Parking Problem

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

Wednesday, May 8th 2019, 9:34 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Hosts Confederate Monument Tour
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Hosts Confederate Monument Tour

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

Sunday, May 5th 2019, 6:14 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Elementary Students Voice Playground Concerns to Charlottesville
Elementary Students Voice Playground Concerns to Charlottesville

Students at Johnson Elementary School are learning you can still have a voice in your community no matter your age. A fourth grade class took its concerns straight to the city after noticing cracks in the blacktop where they play.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 4:26 AM EDT