Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charlottesville Hosts 22nd Annual Rising Star Awards
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charlottesville Hosts 22nd Annual Rising Star Awards

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charlottesville hosted the twenty-second annual Arthur C. Greene Rising Star Awards at PVCC on Saturday.

Charlottesville's McIntire Pedestrian Bridge and Skate Park Holds Official Opening Celebration
Charlottesville's McIntire Pedestrian Bridge and Skate Park Holds Official Opening Celebration

Dozens of people gathered at McIntire Park on Saturday for a ribbon cutting and official opening for not one but two features.

40 mins ago by Lottye Lockhart
The BridgeLine to Host Comedy Night to Raise Money to Fund its Services
The BridgeLine to Host Comedy Night to Raise Money to Fund its Services

Over the weekend, people in Charlottesville will be able to enjoy some laughs for a good cause.

20 hrs 8 mins ago by Emmy Freedman
Steve Harvey Announces Run for White Hall District on Board of Supervisors
Steve Harvey Announces Run for White Hall District on Board of Supervisors

Steve Harvey, father of three and Army veteran, announced that he will be seeking to represent his White Hall district neighbors on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors.

22 hrs 54 mins ago by Emmy Freedman
Regional Summit Brings Leaders Together to Examine Affordable Housing
Regional Summit Brings Leaders Together to Examine Affordable Housing

Affordable housing has emerged as one of the top priorities in central Virginia.

April 19th, 6:18 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Speaks Out after Dissolution
Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Speaks Out after Dissolution

One of the founders of the Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad is speaking up about the announcement that it is being dissolved.

April 19th, 5:33 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
Space Managers Discuss Future of Restored Woolen Mills Factory
Space Managers Discuss Future of Restored Woolen Mills Factory

A development project in Albemarle County is transforming an old factory into a 12,000 square-foot space with all the Charlottesville staples: beer, food, outdoor activities, and more.

April 19th, 5:12 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
UVA Researchers Receive American Cancer Society Grants
UVA Researchers Receive American Cancer Society Grants

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and UVA School of Nursing received more than $2 million in grants.

April 19th, 4:23 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
American Automobile Association Shares Severe Weather Tips
American Automobile Association Shares Severe Weather Tips

American Automobile Association shares a list of severe weather tips as storms hit the area.

April 19th, 3:18 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Virginia Adopts Regulation to Limit Carbon Pollution, Fight Climate Change
Virginia Adopts Regulation to Limit Carbon Pollution, Fight Climate Change

A new rule will reduce power plant CO2 emissions by 30 percent in the next decade.

April 19th, 3:11 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Gov. Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9%
Gov. Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9%

Commonwealth has the lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate among Southeast states.

April 19th, 1:17 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Albemarle County Police Department 2018 Annual Report
Albemarle County Police Department 2018 Annual Report

The Albemarle County Police Department has released its 2018 Annual Report.

April 19th, 12:43 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Additional State Funding Allows UVA to Roll Back Planned Tuition Increase
Additional State Funding Allows UVA to Roll Back Planned Tuition Increase

UVA’s Board of Visitors Executive Committee voted Friday to roll back a 2.9% in-state undergraduate tuition increase approved in December and maintain the current rate for the coming academic year.  

April 19th, 12:31 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Severe Weather Watch - Flash Floods, High Winds, Tornadoes Possible Through Saturday Morning
Severe Weather Watch - Flash Floods, High Winds, Tornadoes Possible Through Saturday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from noon today, Friday, April 19, until 5 am on Saturday, April 20. 

April 19th, 12:03 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
UVA Voice Center to Host 5th Annual World Voice Concert
UVA Voice Center to Host 5th Annual World Voice Concert

The University of Virginia Voice Center is working to increase awareness of vocal health and the specialized care available when voice problems occur.

April 19th, 11:51 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Coach Tony Bennett Makes 'World’s 50 Greatest Leaders' List
Coach Tony Bennett Makes 'World’s 50 Greatest Leaders' List

Tony Bennett, head UVA men’s basketball coach, has been named to Fortune Magazine’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list.

April 19th, 9:44 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
57th District Democratic Candidates Face Off at Forum for 1st Time
57th District Democratic Candidates Face Off at Forum for 1st Time

The two women hoping to win the Democratic nomination for Virginia's 57th District met on stage for the first time on Thursday.

April 18th, 10:55 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Nearly Finalized Albemarle Budget Includes 3% Pay Raise for Teachers
Nearly Finalized Albemarle Budget Includes 3% Pay Raise for Teachers

School leaders in Albemarle County are now closing in on finalizing a budget for next school year.

April 18th, 9:29 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
CASPCA Takes in Over 70 Cats from Florida Shelter, Looks to Public for Help
CASPCA Takes in Over 70 Cats from Florida Shelter, Looks to Public for Help

The CASPCA is saving the lives of dozens of cats and kittens from a county in Florida that’s working to go from one of the highest kill rates in the country to a no-kill county within a few years.

April 18th, 6:44 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
Albemarle Fire Chief Discusses Future of Members of Dissolved Rescue Squad
Albemarle Fire Chief Discusses Future of Members of Dissolved Rescue Squad

Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad members are wondering what happens now after Albemarle County supervisors voted to dissolve their group.

April 18th, 6:21 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
African-American Educators Honored for 1st Year of Teaching
African-American Educators Honored for 1st Year of Teaching

African-American teachers around Charlottesville and Albemarle County are being honored for all their work throughout the school year.

April 18th, 5:59 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
New Sign in McIntire Park Honors 1930s WPA Bird & Wildflower Sanctuary
New Sign in McIntire Park Honors 1930s WPA Bird & Wildflower Sanctuary

Descendants of some hardworking Charlottesville women can now see a dedication to their mothers and grandmothers in McIntire Park.

April 18th, 4:43 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Thomas Jefferson Health District to Offer Free Hepatitis A Vaccines for Food Service Workers
Thomas Jefferson Health District to Offer Free Hepatitis A Vaccines for Food Service Workers

A Charlottesville-Albemarle health clinic is urging food service workers to get vaccinated for Hepatitis A after several outbreaks in neighboring states.

April 18th, 4:14 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
ACPS Increasing Security as CHS Threat Suspect Apologizes
ACPS Increasing Security as CHS Threat Suspect Apologizes

A variety of changes to increase security are on the way for schools in Albemarle County.

April 18th, 12:22 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty & Emmy Freedman
Hudson, Snook Lead Campaign Fundraising for Delegate, City Council Races
Hudson, Snook Lead Campaign Fundraising for Delegate, City Council Races

Sally Hudson is winning the fundraising battle in the race for the 57th Delegate seat while Lloyd Snook leads the way in campaign money for Charlottesville City Council.

April 18th, 11:05 AM EDT by Chris Markham
CASPCA Celebrates UVA National Champions with Adoption Special
CASPCA Celebrates UVA National Champions with Adoption Special

Visit CASPCA on April 18, 19, 20 & 22 for a Champions Adoption Special. Adult dogs that have been in care for a month or more will be 50% off of their regular adoption fee (exclusions may apply).

April 18th, 10:32 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
New Traffic Pattern Coming Soon on Rt. 20 at I-64
New Traffic Pattern Coming Soon on Rt. 20 at I-64

Safety improvements will reduce delays at a busy intersection in Albemarle County.

April 18th, 9:46 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Live Arts to Put On First Dementia-Friendly Play in Charlottesville
Live Arts to Put On First Dementia-Friendly Play in Charlottesville

The Alzheimer's Association is partnering with Live Arts and Dementia Friends to put on the first dementia-friendly play in Charlottesville.

April 18th, 9:40 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
CRB Presents Draft Proposal, Budget to City Council
CRB Presents Draft Proposal, Budget to City Council

Charlottesville City Council got its first look at how the Police Civilian Review Board plans to operate on Wednesday.

April 17th, 10:45 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Outlines Planned Improvements for Monticello Ave. Intersection
Charlottesville Outlines Planned Improvements for Monticello Ave. Intersection

The city of Charlottesville is working to make a busy intersection safer for bike riders and pedestrians.

April 17th, 10:15 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Panelists Discuss Aspects of Childhood Adversity at CHS Event
Panelists Discuss Aspects of Childhood Adversity at CHS Event

People came together at Charlottesville High School on Wednesday night for a panel discussion on childhood adversity.

April 17th, 10:01 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
ACFR to Assume New Responsibilities after Dissolution of Rescue Squad
ACFR to Assume New Responsibilities after Dissolution of Rescue Squad

After nearly five decades of service, Albemarle County has decided to shut the doors of one of its volunteer rescue squads for good.

April 17th, 7:22 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Dozens of Charlottesville Families Still Waiting for Rental Assistance
Dozens of Charlottesville Families Still Waiting for Rental Assistance

The Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority says dozens of families are waiting for rental assistance right now.

April 17th, 6:00 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty & Emmy Freedman
Georgetown Law Attorneys Say Statues Don't Just Represent Military History
Georgetown Law Attorneys Say Statues Don't Just Represent Military History

Attorneys from Georgetown Law are getting involved in the city of Charlottesville's legal battle over a pair of statues.

April 17th, 5:50 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
VDOT Wants to Hear from Public Before Replacing Bridge in Crozet
VDOT Wants to Hear from Public Before Replacing Bridge in Crozet

The Virginia Department of Transportation wants to hear from the public as it moves ahead with plans to replace a bridge in Crozet.

April 17th, 5:40 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation Met $5K Goal to Ship Items to Sister City
Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation Met $5K Goal to Ship Items to Sister City

The Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation met its goal of raising money to ship items to its sister city.

April 17th, 4:20 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Women's Center Hosts Survivor Mosaic Mural Event, 'Stronger at the Broken Pieces'
Women's Center Hosts Survivor Mosaic Mural Event, 'Stronger at the Broken Pieces'

The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center at the University of Virginia is helping survivors of sexual assault put their lives back together through art.

April 17th, 4:08 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Crozet Elementary Student's YouTube Channel Raises Awareness About Asperger Syndrome
Crozet Elementary Student's YouTube Channel Raises Awareness About Asperger Syndrome

A fourth-grade student at Crozet Elementary in Albemarle County is using his YouTube channel to raise awareness about autism. 

April 17th, 2:57 PM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
18-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Battery in Albemarle County
18-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Battery in Albemarle County

NBC29 is learning new details about a trio of alleged sexual assaults in Albemarle County.

April 17th, 12:46 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Event Venue, Brewery, and Restaurant Planned for the Historic Woolen Mills
Event Venue, Brewery, and Restaurant Planned for the Historic Woolen Mills

The Historic Woolen Mills will serve as the site for The Wool Factory, a 12,000-square-foot project featuring an expansive event space, a craft microbrewery, an ingredient-driven restaurant, and a coffee and wine shop.

April 17th, 12:08 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Arrest Made Following Several Reports of Vehicle Larcenies in Johnson Village
Arrest Made Following Several Reports of Vehicle Larcenies in Johnson Village

20-year-old Tyriq Bullock charged with petit and grand larceny.

April 17th, 11:49 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Governor Northam Announces $2.2 Million in Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grants
Governor Northam Announces $2.2 Million in Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grants

Governor Ralph Northam today announced $2.2 million in Homeless Reduction Grants through the Virginia Housing Trust Fund (VHTF) for 30 projects in Virginia.

April 17th, 11:18 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
CASPCA Benefits from Tax Season Drive
CASPCA Benefits from Tax Season Drive

Hantzmon Wiebel LLP, CPA and Advisory Services, used tax season to keep spirits high, encourage friendly competition and benefit dogs and cats in the CASPCA with a multi-week drive.

April 17th, 10:52 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Allen & Allen Law Firm Now Accepting Hometown Heroes Nominations
Allen & Allen Law Firm Now Accepting Hometown Heroes Nominations

The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is seeking community nominations for its 10th annual Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes award.

April 17th, 10:33 AM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
Historical Society To Host Discussion About Eugenics at UVA and Racial Disparities in Healthcare
Historical Society To Host Discussion About Eugenics at UVA and Racial Disparities in Healthcare

The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society will host Physician and Medical Historian, Dr. Preston Reynolds, this Friday evening, April 19 at 7 p.m. in CitySpace for a free public lecture and discussion.

April 17th, 9:36 AM EDT
Beto O'Rourke Makes Stop at UVA, Discusses Importance of Young Voters
Beto O'Rourke Makes Stop at UVA, Discusses Importance of Young Voters

Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke is hard at work in an effort to garner support from some of the country's youngest voters.

April 16th, 11:11 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Albemarle Police Arrest 18-Year-Old in Connection with Sexual Assaults
Albemarle Police Arrest 18-Year-Old in Connection with Sexual Assaults

On April 16, 2019, detectives with the Albemarle County Police Department arrested 18-year-old Alex Franklin Hovey in connection with three recent sexual assault incidents.

April 16th, 9:45 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Nonprofits Working to Help Belmont Apartments Tenants Locate New Homes
Nonprofits Working to Help Belmont Apartments Tenants Locate New Homes

A pair of nonprofits in Charlottesville is stepping in to help dozens of people being forced out of their homes with less than a month left on their leases to find housing.

April 16th, 6:05 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
Charlottesville Nonprofit Aids Efforts in Donating to Help Rebuild Notre Dame
Charlottesville Nonprofit Aids Efforts in Donating to Help Rebuild Notre Dame

A Charlottesville nonprofit is stepping up to help people who may want to donate to efforts aimed at helping to rebuild Notre Dame.

April 16th, 4:52 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Kyle Guy to Declare for NBA Draft, Eligible to Return to UVA
Kyle Guy to Declare for NBA Draft, Eligible to Return to UVA

UVA men's basketball guard Kyle Guy is joining teammates De'Andre Hunter and Ty Jerome in the 2019 NBA Draft.

April 16th, 3:14 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Albemarle County Approves Raise in Real Estate Tax Rate, 2020 Budget
Albemarle County Approves Raise in Real Estate Tax Rate, 2020 Budget

People who live in Albemarle County will be shelling out more cash next year at tax time.

April 16th, 4:09 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
UVA Students Take Part in Earth Week Expo
UVA Students Take Part in Earth Week Expo

Students at the University of Virginia are working with groups in Charlottesville and Albemarle to protect the Earth.

April 16th, 3:58 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Area Organizations Receive Racial Equity Training
Charlottesville Area Organizations Receive Racial Equity Training

Community organizations throughout the greater Charlottesville area are taking part in racial equity training.

April 16th, 3:30 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Preschool Students Enjoy Free, VIP Pass into Dogwood Festival
Charlottesville Preschool Students Enjoy Free, VIP Pass into Dogwood Festival

Dozens of students – many from low-income households – enjoyed a special visit to the Dogwood Carnival on Tuesday.

April 16th, 1:22 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville H.S. Musicians Earn Top Honors at Atlanta Festival
Charlottesville H.S. Musicians Earn Top Honors at Atlanta Festival

Hundreds of students at Charlottesville High School are being honored on the national level for their work in music, and now they’re taking home some pretty impressive hardware to show for it.

April 16th, 9:23 AM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Scottsville Town Councilors Consider 1% Increase in Meals Tax
Scottsville Town Councilors Consider 1% Increase in Meals Tax

It could soon cost more to eat out in the town of Scottsville.

April 15th, 11:18 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville Community Members Petition Council to Expand Transportation
Charlottesville Community Members Petition Council to Expand Transportation

A group of Charlottesville community members is petitioning City Council to expand the city's public transportation system.

April 15th, 10:38 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Approves Richardson's Contract to Become Next City Manager
Charlottesville Approves Richardson's Contract to Become Next City Manager

The Charlottesville community is getting its first introduction to the new city manager, Tarron Richardson.

April 15th, 10:35 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
CHS Student Receives $30K Scholarship for Leadership Skills in Community
CHS Student Receives $30K Scholarship for Leadership Skills in Community

A Charlottesville High School student earned a big check for her leadership skills within the community.

April 15th, 6:11 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
Charlottesville City Council and Staff Welcome Incoming City Manager Tarron Richardson
Charlottesville City Council and Staff Welcome Incoming City Manager Tarron Richardson

The man soon-to-be in charge at Charlottesville City Hall was introduced to staff and the public on Monday afternoon.

April 15th, 5:40 PM EDT by Lowell Rose
Blasting Operations on Route 250 Bypass Begin
Blasting Operations on Route 250 Bypass Begin

Blasting operations will slow traffic on the Route 250 bypass in Albemarle County.

April 15th, 5:11 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
UVA Students to Have Projects Launched into Space by NASA
UVA Students to Have Projects Launched into Space by NASA

Aerospace and engineering students at the University of Virginia are preparing to have their satellites launched by NASA.

April 15th, 5:01 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
De'Andre Hunter Announces He's Declaring for NBA Draft
De'Andre Hunter Announces He's Declaring for NBA Draft

University of Virginia sophomore guard De'Andre Hunter announced Monday afternoon on Instagram he will declare for the upcoming NBA Draft.

April 15th, 4:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA's President Ryan Runs Boston Marathon, Dedicates it to Teachers
UVA's President Ryan Runs Boston Marathon, Dedicates it to Teachers

UVA's President Jim Ryan is running the Boston Marathon and dedicating it to teachers at the Curry School of Education.

April 15th, 11:07 AM EDT by Chris Markham
CAAR Promotes Fair Housing at Regional Housing and Homelessness Summit
CAAR Promotes Fair Housing at Regional Housing and Homelessness Summit

CAAR has been awarded a $5,000 National Association of REALTORS® Diversity Initiative Grant to promote fair housing and assist in sponsoring the inaugural “Opening the Door” Regional Housing and Homelessness Summit.

April 15th, 12:30 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Albemarle County Public Schools Students Earn 55 Awards at Regional Science Fair
Albemarle County Public Schools Students Earn 55 Awards at Regional Science Fair

Albemarle County Public Schools students earned both 'Best in Show' awards at the 38th annual Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair recently held in John Paul Jones Arena at the University of Virginia.

April 15th, 12:07 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Ty Jerome Announces He's Declaring for NBA Draft
Ty Jerome Announces He's Declaring for NBA Draft

Junior guard for University of Virginia Men's Basketball Ty Jerome has announced he is declaring for the NBA Draft.

April 15th, 11:46 AM EDT by Chris Markham
BreadWorks' Sales Drop, Asks for Community Support
BreadWorks' Sales Drop, Asks for Community Support

A Charlottesville bakery that employs people with disabilities is exploring ways to combat a decrease in sales.

April 15th, 10:58 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Updated: Charlottesville Family, Pet Safe After Kitchen Fire
Updated: Charlottesville Family, Pet Safe After Kitchen Fire

A family and their pet in Charlottesville are safe thanks to a working smoke detector.

April 14th, 7:16 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
ReadyKids Holds 24th Annual Community Breakfast
ReadyKids Holds 24th Annual Community Breakfast

Charlottesville community members and business leaders are celebrating the work of a nonprofit that helps teach children life skills.

April 15th, 10:51 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Tree Goes Through Crozet Family's Roof
Tree Goes Through Crozet Family's Roof

A Crozet Family is in need of a new roof after Sunday night's storms.

April 15th, 10:01 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss to Perform in Charlottesville
Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss to Perform in Charlottesville

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss are coming to Charlottesville on August 14.

April 15th, 9:25 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Free Union Country School Names New Head of School
Free Union Country School Names New Head of School

Free Union Country School announced that Eric Anderson will serve as Head of School, effective July 1, 2019.

April 15th, 9:08 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Students at the University of Virginia Perform Short Plays Written in a Day
Students at the University of Virginia Perform Short Plays Written in a Day

Student actors and actresses at the University of Virginia are performing their short plays, all written in a day.

April 14th, 9:45 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville's League of Women Voters Prioritizes Criminal Justice Reform
Charlottesville's League of Women Voters Prioritizes Criminal Justice Reform

Members of Charlottesville's League of Women Voters spent their Sunday learning more about criminal justice reform in Virginia.

April 14th, 5:57 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
'Ladies in the Lab' Event Inspires Young Girls to Look Into STEM Fields
'Ladies in the Lab' Event Inspires Young Girls to Look Into STEM Fields

A group of girls from in and around the Charlottesville area are working to break down barriers in science and tech-related fields.

April 14th, 5:34 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
The University of Virginia Remembers Rehan Baddeliyanage
The University of Virginia Remembers Rehan Baddeliyanage

Members of the University of Virginia family are remembering Rehan Baddeliyanage, an engineering student who died on spring break.

April 14th, 5:19 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Sexual Assault Survivors Share Stories at Annual UVA Event
Sexual Assault Survivors Share Stories at Annual UVA Event

Survivors of sexual assault are speaking out on Saturday night at the University of Virginia.

April 13th, 10:06 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Carly Kempler
Groups Encounter New Problem during Annual Stream Cleanup at UVA
Groups Encounter New Problem during Annual Stream Cleanup at UVA

Clean water is essential for everyone, and some UVA students are doing their part to help make the Chesapeake Bay watershed a little less polluted.

April 13th, 6:16 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
Thousands Impacted by Telephone Service Outage in Central Va.
Thousands Impacted by Telephone Service Outage in Central Va.

A telephone service outage is impacting thousands of people in central Virginia.

April 13th, 6:12 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
UVA Fans Flood Scott Stadium to Celebrate Basketball Championship
UVA Fans Flood Scott Stadium to Celebrate Basketball Championship

It was a big day for the ‘Hoos and all of their fans on Saturday.

April 13th, 4:45 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Carly Kempler
Charlottesville Student Filmmakers Receive Awards at Festivals
Charlottesville Student Filmmakers Receive Awards at Festivals

Two films produced by students from the Charlottesville community have received awards in national and worldwide competitions.

April 13th, 4:43 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Carly Kempler
City Council Issues Proclamation Honoring UVA Men's Basketball
City Council Issues Proclamation Honoring UVA Men's Basketball

Charlottesville City Council is celebrating the University of Virginia’s men's basketball team.

April 13th, 3:44 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Act! Speak! Build! Week Educates UVA Students About Affordable Housing
Act! Speak! Build! Week Educates UVA Students About Affordable Housing

Act, Speak, Build Week presents opportunities to educate students at the University of Virginia about the issue of affordable housing.

April 12th, 10:54 PM EDT by Steve Rappaport
University of Virginia Students Draw Attention to Over-Looked Memorial
University of Virginia Students Draw Attention to Over-Looked Memorial

Students at the University of Virginia are trying to bring attention to a marker on grounds.

April 12th, 7:50 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
UVA Medical Center Hosts Neuroscience Conference
UVA Medical Center Hosts Neuroscience Conference

Neuroscientists from all over Virginia met on Friday afternoon to discuss groundbreaking new ideas and technology.

April 12th, 4:37 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Northern Virginia Amazon Headquarters May Benefit Charlottesville
Northern Virginia Amazon Headquarters May Benefit Charlottesville

A new Amazon headquarters in northern Virginia will bring thousands of jobs to the area, but it's impact may be felt in Charlottesville as well.

April 12th, 3:49 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Honors Leaders with Jefferson Medals
UVA Honors Leaders with Jefferson Medals

The University of Virginia celebrated Founder’s Day with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation by presenting its highest honors to several leaders.

April 12th, 3:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham
New Traffic Pattern Coming Near Albemarle High School
New Traffic Pattern Coming Near Albemarle High School

Drivers should pay careful attention when traveling on Route 743 (Hydraulic Road) near Route 657 (Lambs Road/Whitewood Road) in Albemarle County next week due to a new traffic pattern.    

April 12th, 1:47 PM EDT by Chris Markham
PVCC Students Win Big at NASA Competition
PVCC Students Win Big at NASA Competition

The PVCC Student Launch Team placed high in the recent national Student Launch Competition sponsored by NASA.

April 12th, 12:55 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Monticello Celebrates Jefferson's Birthday with 'Founder's Day' Event
Monticello Celebrates Jefferson's Birthday with 'Founder's Day' Event

Dozens of people took to Monticello on Friday for its Founder’s Day event honoring Thomas Jefferson.

April 12th, 12:06 PM EDT by Chris Markham
VDOT: Brief Closures on Rt. 250 Business West Beginning April 15
VDOT: Brief Closures on Rt. 250 Business West Beginning April 15

Beginning April 15, traffic on Route 250 Business (Ivy Road) in Albemarle County will be stopped twice each day for approximately 15 minutes.

April 12th, 8:40 AM EDT by John Early
Faith Community Discusses Affordable Housing in Charlottesville, Albemarle
Faith Community Discusses Affordable Housing in Charlottesville, Albemarle

Members of the faith community are coming together to address a common concern across central Virginia.

April 11th, 11:01 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville School Board Passes Resolution to Cut Down on Water, Energy
Charlottesville School Board Passes Resolution to Cut Down on Water, Energy

Charlottesville City Schools are taking steps toward becoming more environmentally friendly.

April 11th, 10:53 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Entrepreneurs Pitch Audience Business Ideas at Tom Tom Event
Entrepreneurs Pitch Audience Business Ideas at Tom Tom Event

On Thursday, 10 area entrepreneurs each got three minutes to pitch their ideas to a live audience.

April 11th, 10:27 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Kasey Hott
City of Charlottesville’s Emmet Streetscape Project Locks In Engineering Firm
City of Charlottesville’s Emmet Streetscape Project Locks In Engineering Firm

The city of Charlottesville has locked in an engineering firm for a big project coming to the Emmet Street Corridor.

April 11th, 6:45 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
California Congressman Files Suit in Albemarle Circuit Court
California Congressman Files Suit in Albemarle Circuit Court

California Congressman Devin Nunes has filed a defamation lawsuit in Albemarle County Circuit Court.

April 11th, 6:20 PM EDT by Chris Markham
MHS Students Conduct Tests on Waterways Using Homemade Devices
MHS Students Conduct Tests on Waterways Using Homemade Devices

Some Albemarle County students are working to ensure area waterways stay clean.

April 11th, 5:58 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
Community Members Explore African-American History in Charlottesville
Community Members Explore African-American History in Charlottesville

People are learning more about Charlottesville's African-American history as part of the Tom Tom Festival.

April 11th, 5:52 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Resolution to Congratulate UVA Men's Basketball Unanimously Passes Senate
Resolution to Congratulate UVA Men's Basketball Unanimously Passes Senate

The U.S. Senate has approved a legislation congratulating the University of Virginia men's basketball team on winning the 2019 NCAA championship.

April 11th, 5:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham
CPD: Arrests Made, Vandalism Reported During NCAA Championship Celebration
CPD: Arrests Made, Vandalism Reported During NCAA Championship Celebration

The Charlottesville Police Department says post-game celebrations after the NCAA National Championship went smoothly, noting three arrests and reported vandalism.

April 11th, 4:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham
JMU Student's App May Help Detect Skin Cancer
JMU Student's App May Help Detect Skin Cancer

Your smartphone could soon help warn you if you have skin cancer.

April 11th, 2:25 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
March 2019 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.4% From Previous Year
March 2019 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.4% From Previous Year

Governor Northam today announced that, although March is not a significant month for collections, revenue decreased 1.4 percent as payroll withholding had one less deposit day than a year ago.

April 11th, 1:47 PM EDT
Kaine, Warner Announce $800,000+ for Affordable Housing in Charlottesville
Kaine, Warner Announce $800,000+ for Affordable Housing in Charlottesville

Today, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $43,460,812 in federal funding to support affordable housing development across Virginia.

April 11th, 12:25 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Volunteers Build Wheelchair Ramp for Charlottesville Family
Volunteers Build Wheelchair Ramp for Charlottesville Family

Volunteers are working to build a wheelchair ramp for the family of a disabled child in Charlottesville.

April 11th, 11:13 AM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
UVA Women's Clinic Offering Free Legal Clinic for Survivors April 14
UVA Women's Clinic Offering Free Legal Clinic for Survivors April 14

An organization at the University of Virginia is helping survivors of domestic violence get legal help this weekend.

April 11th, 9:02 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Panelists Discuss Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Virginia
Panelists Discuss Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Virginia

Policy pundits and marijuana advocates are discussing the benefits Virginia could see if it legalized the drug.

April 10th, 10:07 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Architecture Firm Honors 8 Community Artists at Annual Awards Ceremony
Architecture Firm Honors 8 Community Artists at Annual Awards Ceremony

Charlottesville architecture firm Bushman-Dreyfus Architects is honoring eight community artists as part of the 2019 BDA awards.

April 10th, 7:39 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
General Assembly Honors Alex-Zan for His Work in the Community
General Assembly Honors Alex-Zan for His Work in the Community

A member of the Charlottesville 12 was honored by the Virginia General Assembly on Wednesday.

April 10th, 5:09 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
UVA Office Busy Approving New Design Requests from Vendors
UVA Office Busy Approving New Design Requests from Vendors

With the Cavaliers now national champions, the UVA Office of Trademark and Licensing is extra busy approving new design requests from vendors.

April 10th, 4:56 PM EDT by John Early & Lowell Rose
Gold Star Father Who Criticized Trump to Speak at PVCC Graduation
Gold Star Father Who Criticized Trump to Speak at PVCC Graduation

The Muslim gold star father who spoke out against then-presidential candidate Donald Trump will be the featured speaker at a Virginia college's graduation.

April 10th, 4:10 PM EDT
The Daily Progress Calls for Additional 6,000 Copies of Championship Paper
The Daily Progress Calls for Additional 6,000 Copies of Championship Paper

After running out of an extra 3,000 copies of the championship issue of UVA's NCAA championship, The Daily Progress is printing another 6,000.

April 10th, 3:23 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Panelists Weighing In Preparing Charlottesville for Autonomous Vehicles
Panelists Weighing In Preparing Charlottesville for Autonomous Vehicles

With a driverless car pilot program coming to Albemarle County, experts are weighing in on the pros and cons of the technology.

April 10th, 3:01 PM EDT by John Early & Meghan Moriarty
Special Olympians Compete in Track Meet at Albemarle High School
Special Olympians Compete in Track Meet at Albemarle High School

The fourth annual Little Feet Meet showcased the talents of Special Olympians in Albemarle County.

April 10th, 2:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Pharrell Williams Pegged as UVA's 2019 Valedictory Speaker
Pharrell Williams Pegged as UVA's 2019 Valedictory Speaker

Virginia Beach native and musical hit maker Pharrell Williams will be the keynote speaker at the University of Virginia’s 2019 Valedictory Exercises.

April 10th, 2:15 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Law Students Raise $22,500 for Charity During Softball Tournament
UVA Law Students Raise $22,500 for Charity During Softball Tournament

University of Virginia School of Law students hosted 47 law schools and raised $22,500 for charity over the weekend as part of the 36th annual North Grounds Softball League Invitational.

April 10th, 1:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Discussion Looks at Ending Poverty in Charlottesville
Discussion Looks at Ending Poverty in Charlottesville

People in central Virginia are discussing ways they can put an end to poverty in Charlottesville.

April 10th, 10:28 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
UVA: Electricity-Conducting Bacteria Yield Secret to Big Medical Advances
UVA: Electricity-Conducting Bacteria Yield Secret to Big Medical Advances

Scientists have made a surprising discovery about how strange bacteria that live in soil and sediment can conduct electricity.

April 10th, 9:07 AM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Filmmakers Shine Light on Racial History at Tom Tom Event
Charlottesville Filmmakers Shine Light on Racial History at Tom Tom Event

Charlottesville filmmakers are discussing the untold stories of Charlottesville and shining a light on the city's racial history.

April 9th, 10:41 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Albemarle Co. Hears from Community on Proposed Real Estate Tax Increase
Albemarle Co. Hears from Community on Proposed Real Estate Tax Increase

With the Albemarle County fiscal year 2020 budget set for adoption one week from Tuesday, county supervisors are working on the finishing touches.

April 9th, 10:23 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Civilian Review Board Looks to Ask City Council for $180K Budget
Civilian Review Board Looks to Ask City Council for $180K Budget

The board tasked with overseeing Charlottesville's police department is hashing out some final details before it meets with city leaders next week.

April 9th, 9:51 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
UVA Fans Welcome Champion 'Hoos Back to Charlottesville
UVA Fans Welcome Champion 'Hoos Back to Charlottesville

Kyle Guy and Tony Bennett spoke to fans during a welcome back party at John Paul Jones Arena after the team's national title.

April 9th, 6:06 PM EDT by Chris Markham, Pete DeLuca & Henry Graff
Parkland, Fla., Survivor Speaks to Students in Charlottesville
Parkland, Fla., Survivor Speaks to Students in Charlottesville

A survivor from the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, is speaking out to students in Charlottesville.

April 9th, 5:09 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Carly Kempler
Albemarle School Buses to Install Stop-Arm Cameras
Albemarle School Buses to Install Stop-Arm Cameras

Starting next school year, drivers in Albemarle County who cruise around stopped buses will pay a hefty fine, thanks to a new state law.

April 9th, 4:47 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Pinwheel Garden Now on 5th Street Ext. to Bring Awareness to Child Abuse
Pinwheel Garden Now on 5th Street Ext. to Bring Awareness to Child Abuse

A pinwheel garden has popped up at the Albemarle County Office Building on 5th Street Extended.

April 9th, 4:05 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Henry Graff
Northam, Fairfax Approval Ratings Drop in New Poll
Northam, Fairfax Approval Ratings Drop in New Poll

A new Virginia poll shows Governor Ralph Northam’s disapproval rating has more than doubled since his yearbook photo scandal broke in February.

April 9th, 2:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Fans Flood Mincer's to Get Championship Gear
UVA Fans Flood Mincer's to Get Championship Gear

Mincer's was one of the first shops in the country to sell championship gear, and fans took full advantage.

April 9th, 12:32 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Cleanup Continues on UVA Corner
Cleanup Continues on UVA Corner

Clean-up crews in Charlottesville worked into the early morning hours to clear trash and debris from Monday night's victory celebrations.

April 9th, 11:48 AM EDT by Chris Markham
VSP: Senior Alert Canceled for Missing Prince George Co. Man
VSP: Senior Alert Canceled for Missing Prince George Co. Man

The Prince George County Police Department has notified the Virginia State Police that Askia Hasan has been safely located.

April 9th, 9:13 AM EDT by John Early
Transportation Advisory: City Announces Additional Road Closures and Detours Near UVA
Transportation Advisory: City Announces Additional Road Closures and Detours Near UVA

As part of the public safety plan for tonight's NCAA Championship basketball game, the City of Charlottesville has announced additional street closures.

April 9th, 12:25 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Virginia Announces Welcome Home and NCAA Championship Celebration
Virginia Announces Welcome Home and NCAA Championship Celebration

Virginia Athletics will host a celebration of the 2018-19 NCAA champion men’s basketball team at Scott Stadium on Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m.

April 9th, 12:13 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
VDOT Holds Annual Vigil During National Work Zone Awareness Week
VDOT Holds Annual Vigil During National Work Zone Awareness Week

Virginia Department of Transportation workers and community members are remembering those killed on the job.

April 8th, 11:13 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
Charlottesville City Council Approves Increase in Lodging and Meals Taxes
Charlottesville City Council Approves Increase in Lodging and Meals Taxes

On Monday night people in Charlottesville weighed in on how taxpayer dollars are set to be spent in 2020.

April 1st, 11:01 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Virginia Festival of the Book Announces 2019 National Partnerships
Virginia Festival of the Book Announces 2019 National Partnerships

The Virginia Festival of the Book announced a series of partnerships which highlight the festival’s growing reputation and allows visitors increased access to award-winning authors.

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