Scottsville is looking to spruce up some of its downtown businesses with the help of a state grant.
Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the official launch of Opportunity Virginia, a new initiative designed to leverage the federal Opportunity Zone program.
A white man charged with making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia is scheduled to be tried in December.
Senior pets at CASPCA will be available for free adoption by senior people (65 years old or more) starting Oct. 22.
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.
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.
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.
Marc Sumner Hunt is charged with burglary (4), grand larceny (2), obtaining by false pretense (2), credit card theft, credit card fraud
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.
A new construction project on Water Street is making it harder to find parking in downtown Charlottesville.
The group of people set to be tasked with keeping an eye on Charlottesville's Police Department is back under the microscope.
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.
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.
A labor force, called ‘Naborforce’ for people advancing in age is taking off in Charlottesville, and creating new friendships.
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.
Albemarle County is looking into ways to make affordable housing more accessible in and around Crozet.
A new discovery from scientists at the University of Virginia may improve cancer treatment in the future.
A Charlottesville service station needs some repairs after a crash Monday. No charges have been filed at this time and there are no injuries.
Volunteers in the Charlottesville area are taking part in a recycling program that helps the Chesapeake Bay.
This Halloween bicyclists in costumes will hit the streets of Charlottesville to deliver bags of treats as part of a fundraiser for Community Bikes.
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.
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.
A Charlottesville pastor is being appointed as the next President of the National Association of Evangelicals.
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.
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.
The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is offering care for your furry friends at a discounted price.
A Charlottesville church is teaming up with a non-profit to keep people warm this winter while also raising money for a good cause.
The Albemarle County Police Department hosted Bowling with Badges at AMF Kegler's Lanes on Sunday afternoon.
Charlottesville police are investigating a shooting that happened on Prospect Avenue.
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.
On Saturday, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission screened a documentary to show how bikes can be a better form of transportation for parents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hundreds of people from across central Virginia came together to celebrate diversity at one of Albemarle County's largest elementary schools.
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.
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.
The City of Charlottesville has several road and utility projects that will impact key roadways starting next week.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Virginia Sustainability Team is getting ready for one of its biggest events of the year, the Green Game.
After a day of uncertainty by incumbent Robert Tracci, both candidates for Albemarle's top prosecutor took the podium Thursday night.
A brewery in Charlottesville is helping raise funds to fight animal abuse throughout Virginia.
The Local Food Hub is celebrating farmers, businesses, and community partners for their commitment to quality local food.
A two-time champion on the Food Network show Chopped is bringing his recipes to the Charlottesville community.
The family of murdered Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington is marking a decade since she disappeared in Charlottesville.
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.
Kyle Guy is now part of a growing list of former University of Virginia basketball players to support a great cause.
The YMCA in Crozet is installing a dome over the next few days to cover its pool.
A new case management platform is helping the University of Virginia Health System and community organizations better serve those in need.
A man accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman on Rose Hill Drive last year will stand trial in February 2020.
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
Dozens of T-shirts are again reminding the University of Virginia community about an important and sometimes silent issue.
The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA will be holding another Compassionate Care Clinic from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.
A Florida man accused of cyberstalking and making racist treats against a black activist in Charlottesville pleaded not guilty this week.
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.
Voters in central Virginia are learning more about the people running for the Charlottesville and Albemarle County school boards.
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.
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.
One partnership in Charlottesville is bridging the gap between a person's health needs and pressing legal woes.
A new pilot program at the University of Virginia is taking off and helping cut back on noise and carbon emissions.
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is now asking the state for millions of dollars to help improve Biscuit Run Park.
A burned and killed dog from Richmond is the inspiration behind a brand new beer from Three Notch'd Brewing Company.
A chocolate shop in Charlottesville is working with Cville Pride to make misgendering a thing of the past.
The Virginia Film Festival is just one week away, and now the Downtown Festival Headquarters is officially open for business.
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.
The Postal Service took part in a job fair held at the Northside Library in Albemarle County on Wednesday.
The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority is keeping a close eye on reservoir levels in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
There's a new traffic pattern on Route 29 southbound at Timberwood Boulevard in Albemarle County.
Saturday, $15,295 was generated through purchases at the SPCA Rummage Store on Hillsdale Drive.
Virginia officials are warning residents about what could be one of the most severe wildfire seasons in years.
All six candidates vying to fill three seats on Charlottesville's City Council took the stage at Johnson Elementary School on Tuesday, October 15.
Plans for a residential development in southern Albemarle County took a step forward on Tuesday after some changes.
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.
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.
The University of Virginia Medical Center's new Emergency Department is now open for business.
The organization tasked with preserving the Confederate statues is now calling foul again after vandals struck for a second time.
A Charlottesville clean energy company is breaking ground at their new headquarters on Garrett Street.
A wheel from a horrific plane crash in Albemarle County is now on display in Mint Springs Valley Park near Crozet.
The newest recruits for Albemarle County Fire and Rescue are going through some tough training.
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.
Albemarle County Public Schools is training four new bus drivers to help fill a shortage.
The city of Charlottesville is raising money for one of its most popular attractions to help keep it open later at night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some University of Virginia students and staff are choosing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in place of Columbus Day.
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.
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.
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.
Police were called to Clark Elementary School early Monday after someone found a bag nearby.
Charlottesville's two statues of a Confederate generals have again been vandalized.
The Ivy Creek Foundation is celebrating 40 years of welcoming people in Albemarle County and beyond.
Criminal justice reform took center stage on Sunday at a movie screening and panel discussion hosted at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
On Sunday, the Men's Leadership Project (MLP) partnered with Houses of Wood & Straw to build dog houses to keep pets warm this winter.
On Sunday, runners from across the nation took part in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon and 10K.
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.
The Maupintown Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2020 festival.
A book fest at the Gordon Avenue Library is highlighting the history of the African American community in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.
Some of Charlottesville’s police officers are being honored for their dedication and service to keep the city safe.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville's Habitat Store has teamed up with Cville TimeBank to hold their semi-annual Repair Cafe.
The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) is getting a few upgrades and on Saturday folks had a chance to see what's planned.
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.
On Saturday, the Albemarle County Fire and Rescue Squad spent the day providing safety tips to community members.
Piedmont Virginia Community College is helping high school and college students register for financial aid.
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.
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.
Some of the latest fall fashions went on display in Charlottesville to help give back to the city's refugee population.
State funds will be used to help Charlottesville and other localities provide more mental health councilors at public schools.
Several organizations fighting for the LGBTQIA+ community are calling out the UVA Health System for what they say are discriminatory practices.
A weekend of music that's normally held in Nelson County is now taking place in downtown Charlottesville.
On Wednesday, October 16 from 2-5pm, the Northside Library will be hosting its monthly Job Fair with Virginia Career Works.
A new federal grant is helping to keep fresh produce in the hands of people who don't get it that often.
Candidates for sheriff and the Board of Supervisors in Albemarle County weighed-in on a number of questions from the public on Thursday.
The Albemarle County School Board has voted to change the name of Cale Elementary School.
Restoration restaurant is introducing a unique way to enjoy craft beer in Old Trail this fall.
People in Ivy looking for a cup of coffee and a chicken salad sandwich will have to look elsewhere starting on Friday.
A group of protestors stopped by Congressman Denver Riggleman's office on Thursday to demand transparency and accountability.
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.
Charlottesville has agreed to a settlement over the arrest of John Miska on the first anniversary of the events of August 2017.
Some homeowners in Albemarle County are out thousands of dollars and find themselves in legal trouble after a home builder abruptly closed its doors.
The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville's Market Street Park has been vandalized again.
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.
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.
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.
UVA officials and community members got a sneak peak of a memorial to enslaved laborers on Tuesday.
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.
Albemarle County schools could soon stray away from letter and number grades.
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.
Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy is taking on a new role.
Senator Tim Kaine is frustrated by the inaction from the General Assembly on gun control measures.
The number of people arrested trying to illegally buy a firearm in Virginia has gone up over the past two years.
Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, a Guatemalan woman, and attorneys are preparing to fight Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.
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.
A nonprofit in Charlottesville is fighting to keep Obamacare and wants to raise awareness about the issue.
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.
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.
Officers arrested Jack Joseph Bickers, 19, who is charged with conspiracy to commit a felony.
An upcoming pipe replacement project will close a portion of Route 250 (Ivy Road) in Albemarle County in mid-June.
A judge is again ordering Virginia State Police to release their planning document for the August 2017 Unite the Right rally.
Charlottesville City Councilors are mulling over a set of proposals from the Police Civilian Review Board.
A Charlottesville nonprofit that recently reported issues related to available parking options nearby now has a temporary solution.
The city of Charlottesville is hoping to bring people together, by speaking about Confederate landmarks in the area.
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.