Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone
Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone

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

5 hrs 30 mins ago
Charlottesville Democrats Focus on Equity in Schools
Charlottesville Democrats Focus on Equity in Schools

The focus at Saturday's Democratic Breakfast was how to make the Charlottesville school system equal for all students and pinpoint challenges.

11 hrs 16 mins ago by Moriah Davis
Rocksalt Charlottesville to Close its Doors After 5 Years of Business
Rocksalt Charlottesville to Close its Doors After 5 Years of Business

Another restaurant is going out of business inside Albemarle County's Shops at Stonefield.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 10:57 PM EDT by Kasey Hott
Albemarle Co. Family Shares Story of Being Infected by Leptospirosis
Albemarle Co. Family Shares Story of Being Infected by Leptospirosis

An Albemarle County family is sharing their scary story of being infected by leptospirosis. Leptospirosis can be deadly for humans and pets but oftentimes, difficult to detect.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 10:54 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
One Lane Closed on I-64 East Starting Friday, Aug. 16 Until Monday, Aug. 19
One Lane Closed on I-64 East Starting Friday, Aug. 16 Until Monday, Aug. 19

Motorists using eastbound Interstate 64 in Charlottesville should expect delays this weekend at mile marker 121.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 10:06 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Pools to Close for Maintenance
Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Pools to Close for Maintenance

The Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center in Charlottesville is closing its pools and locker rooms for the next two weeks ahead of its busy season.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:43 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Plow & Hearth Retail Store to Leave Barracks Road Shopping Center in Early 2020
Plow & Hearth Retail Store to Leave Barracks Road Shopping Center in Early 2020

People in Charlottesville will say goodbye to a long-time shop at the Barracks Road Shopping Center. Plow & Hearth will leave its location in early 2020.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:42 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Looks to Turn Va. 5th District Blue
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Looks to Turn Va. 5th District Blue

Virginia's 5th District is now among the targeted districts by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2020 election.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:41 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Grants to Fund Projects at Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Schools
Grants to Fund Projects at Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Schools

More than a dozen teachers in Charlottesville and Albemarle County are celebrating an influx of cash. A series of grants will be supporting a variety of class projects.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 4:08 PM EDT by John Early & Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Dept. of Social Services Addressing Racial Disparities in Foster Care
Charlottesville Dept. of Social Services Addressing Racial Disparities in Foster Care

The Charlottesville Department of Social Services is taking steps to address racial disparities found in the city's foster care system.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 4:02 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
25th Senate District Candidate Challenges Incumbent to Debates
25th Senate District Candidate Challenges Incumbent to Debates

Elliot Haring, an Independent candidate for the 25th Senate District, is challenging incumbent Creigh Deeds to a series of debates.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:29 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Unity Days Events for August 16-18
Charlottesville Unity Days Events for August 16-18

Charlottesville's Unity Days 2019 started in May and continues through August.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 9:18 AM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Day Shelter Asking for Donations from the Community
Charlottesville Day Shelter Asking for Donations from the Community

The Haven, a day-shelter for homeless men and women in Charlottesville, is in need of personal hygiene products.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 8:35 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
C'Ville Pharmaceutical Company Involved with Multi-Million Dollar Merger
C'Ville Pharmaceutical Company Involved with Multi-Million Dollar Merger

A multi-million dollar merger involving a Charlottesville pharmaceutical company aims to get the cutting-edge advancements in treating essential tremors to market.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:37 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Consulting Group Speaks with C'Ville City Councilors & Planners about Zoning
Consulting Group Speaks with C'Ville City Councilors & Planners about Zoning

The push for more affordable housing in Charlottesville has city councilors and planners eyeing a potential change to how they look at zoning regulations.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:35 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Sex Education & Better Contraceptives Lead to Decline in Teen Pregnancies
Sex Education & Better Contraceptives Lead to Decline in Teen Pregnancies

Health clinics in Charlottesville have seen a steady decline of teenage pregnancies over the past few years. Experts said better contraceptives and more sex education classes are the reason for the decline.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:24 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety

The goal of bicycle lanes is to keep both riders and drivers safe but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says they're not doing the job.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:17 PM EDT
Va. School Buses to be Equipped with Extended 'Stop' Sign Arms and Cameras
Va. School Buses to be Equipped with Extended 'Stop' Sign Arms and Cameras

School buses in Virginia are being equipped with lifesaving technology and it is in no small part because one Albemarle County school bus driver had enough.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:13 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Research at UVA May Help Body Fight E. Coli
Research at UVA May Help Body Fight E. Coli

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have made a new discovery about E. coli.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:19 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
UVA School of Engineering Receives Award for Diversity
UVA School of Engineering Receives Award for Diversity

The University of Virginia received an award for its diversity within the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:05 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Change to State Law Allows Virginia Distilleries to Sell Canned Cocktails
Change to State Law Allows Virginia Distilleries to Sell Canned Cocktails

A Charlottesville business is taking advantage of a new Virginia law allowing distilleries to manufacture and distribute spirits in the commonwealth.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 3:31 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Charlottesville Court Appoints New Attorney for Mother Accused of Murdering Child
Charlottesville Court Appoints New Attorney for Mother Accused of Murdering Child

Nydia Love Lee, a mother accused of killing her own child, was back in Charlottesville Circuit Court Thursday morning..

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:44 AM EDT by John Early
Albemarle County Seeks Public Input on 2020 Crozet Master Plan
Albemarle County Seeks Public Input on 2020 Crozet Master Plan

Albemarle County is seeking public input as staff members begin work on the 2020 Crozet Master Plan.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:36 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca & Hailey Wilt
DeAndre Harris Files Lawsuit Against 2017s Unite the Right Rally Attackers, Organizers
DeAndre Harris Files Lawsuit Against 2017s Unite the Right Rally Attackers, Organizers

The man at the center of a violent parking garage beating in Charlottesville during 2017s Unite the Right Rally has filed a federal lawsuit against his attackers and several others.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:32 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Pete DeLuca
Albemarle Co. Family Spreads Awareness of Rare Disease After 4-Year-Old Son is Diagnosed
Albemarle Co. Family Spreads Awareness of Rare Disease After 4-Year-Old Son is Diagnosed

After their son was diagnosed with stage four cancer at the University of Virginia Medical Center, an Albemarle County family is hoping to spread awareness of the rare disease.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:10 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
James Madison's Montpelier Awarded Collaborative Research Grant from the NEH
James Madison's Montpelier Awarded Collaborative Research Grant from the NEH

The Montpelier Foundation announces a 3-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study the Overseer's House at Montpelier.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 8:50 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
SOL Test Scores in Albemarle & Charlottesville Show Large Achievement Gap
SOL Test Scores in Albemarle & Charlottesville Show Large Achievement Gap

Standards of Learning test scores in Charlottesville and Albemarle County for this past school year show a big achievement gap.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 8:34 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
City Council Candidates Discuss Statues, Taxes, Affordable Housing in Forum
City Council Candidates Discuss Statues, Taxes, Affordable Housing in Forum

Several candidates for Charlottesville City Council got together on Wednesday to talk about their plans if they get elected.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 5:57 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Del. Rob Bell Presents Citizen Lawmaker Awards in Charlottesville
Del. Rob Bell Presents Citizen Lawmaker Awards in Charlottesville

A member of the Virginia House of Delegates is honoring citizens who helped make legislation into law.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 4:34 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
OpenTable Ranks Charlottesville in '25 Best College Towns for Foodies'
OpenTable Ranks Charlottesville in '25 Best College Towns for Foodies'

Charlottesville was ranked in the top 25 of the best college towns for foodies this year.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 4:27 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
Albemarle County Students No Longer Allowed to Bring Phones to Middle School
Albemarle County Students No Longer Allowed to Bring Phones to Middle School

Albemarle County Public Schools will no longer permit middle school students to carry their personal cellphones with them during the school day.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 4:09 PM EDT by John Early
Albemarle Seeks Feedback in Developing First Ever Climate Action Plan
Albemarle Seeks Feedback in Developing First Ever Climate Action Plan

Albemarle County is in the process of creating its first climate action plan, and wants the public's feedback.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 2:18 PM EDT by Chris Markham
'Cutting Edge' Food Hall Coming to Dairy Market in Charlottesville
'Cutting Edge' Food Hall Coming to Dairy Market in Charlottesville

Stony Point Design/Build announce the Founding Merchants at The Dairy Market in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 11:44 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Police Investigating Suspicious Package at Carruthers Hall
Police Investigating Suspicious Package at Carruthers Hall

Things are getting back to normal at the University of Virginia's Carruthers Hall after the building was evacuated early Wednesday due to a suspicious package. 

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:47 AM EDT by John Early
Albemarle Co. Dog Dies After Contracting Bacterial Disease from Rivanna River
Albemarle Co. Dog Dies After Contracting Bacterial Disease from Rivanna River

An Albemarle County man is dealing with the loss of his dog after it contracted a bacterial disease on a swim two weeks ago in the Rivanna River.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 8:55 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Planning Commission Delays Vote on Mixed-Use Development on West Main
Planning Commission Delays Vote on Mixed-Use Development on West Main

The Charlottesville Planning Commission is delaying its vote on a special use permit for a mixed-use developing on West Main Street.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:59 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Pete DeLuca
Charlottesville Nonprofit Helps Families With Children in Medical Care Find Housing
Charlottesville Nonprofit Helps Families With Children in Medical Care Find Housing

A Charlottesville nonprofit is working to make it easier for parents with children getting treatment at University of Virginia Medical Center.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:34 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Daughters of Zion Cemetery Research Enters Final Stage
Daughters of Zion Cemetery Research Enters Final Stage

Research at a historic African-American cemetery in Charlottesville is entering its final stage this week.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 5:28 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Beehive Distribution Program Put on Hold Due to High Demand
Beehive Distribution Program Put on Hold Due to High Demand

A state-wide beehive distribution program is on hold due to not having enough supply to keep up with demand.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:43 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Veterinarians Warn of Dangers to Dogs from Algae Blooms
Veterinarians Warn of Dangers to Dogs from Algae Blooms

Veterinarians are warning dog owners to be mindful before taking their pet out for a swim. This comes after reports of harmful blue-green algae blooms across the country.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:14 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
UVA International Clinic Opens Library for Non-English Speakers
UVA International Clinic Opens Library for Non-English Speakers

The University of Virginia's International Family Medicine Clinic has a new way to educate people from all over the world.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Madison Jones
Wildflower Meadow Project Underway in Albemarle Co.
Wildflower Meadow Project Underway in Albemarle Co.

Albemarle County will begin site preparation for a new wildflower meadow along Rio Road and Dunlora Drive this week.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 1:16 PM EDT by John Early
Modernization Project Nearly Complete at Charlottesville Elementary School
Modernization Project Nearly Complete at Charlottesville Elementary School

A modernization project is almost complete at Jackson-Via Elementary School in Charlottesville.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 8:48 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Unite the Right Rally Organizer Jason Kessler Files Another Federal Lawsuit Against Charlottesville
Unite the Right Rally Organizer Jason Kessler Files Another Federal Lawsuit Against Charlottesville

On Monday Unite the Right Rally organizer, Jason Kessler, filed another federal lawsuit against the city of Charlottesville alleging his freedom of speech was violated in August 2017.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca
C'Ville Area People Gather Together in Prayer at Interfaith Service
C'Ville Area People Gather Together in Prayer at Interfaith Service

On the second anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right Rally, people in Charlottesville gathered together in prayer.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 10:33 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Unity Days: Common House in C'Ville Hosts Vibe Riot Community Concert
Unity Days: Common House in C'Ville Hosts Vibe Riot Community Concert

On the two year anniversary of hatred and violence in Charlottesville, community members gathered together and bonded through the common language of music.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 10:31 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca & Hailey Wilt
Champion Brewing Company Partners with Chris Long to Create Waterboys IPA
Champion Brewing Company Partners with Chris Long to Create Waterboys IPA

A new collaboration brew in Charlottesville could soon help bring clean water to communities in need.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 9:18 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline
New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

Conservation groups have launched a new lawsuit aimed at the Mountain Valley Pipeline over its impacts on threatened and endangered species.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 8:59 PM EDT
UVA Scientist Leads Effort to Discover How Autism Differs in Boys & Girls
UVA Scientist Leads Effort to Discover How Autism Differs in Boys & Girls

University of Virginia researchers and a coalition of scientists are trying to discover why boys are four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders than girls.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 6:36 PM EDT
C'Ville Activist Files $400,000 Lawsuit Against City, Police Over 2017 Unite the Right Rally
C'Ville Activist Files $400,000 Lawsuit Against City, Police Over 2017 Unite the Right Rally

A Charlottesville activist is suing the city and police over what happened at the Unite the Right Rally in 2017.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 5:09 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Albemarle Co. Woman Raising Awareness Following Pet's Severe Reaction to Medicine
Albemarle Co. Woman Raising Awareness Following Pet's Severe Reaction to Medicine

After a scary experience at the veterinarian's office, an Albemarle County woman is sharing her story hoping to help other people and their dogs.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 2:50 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Group Partnering with Charlottesville Business to Provide Space to Discuss Racial Trauma
Group Partnering with Charlottesville Business to Provide Space to Discuss Racial Trauma

Brave Souls on Fire is partnering with Natre'al Hair Design for an event Monday, August 12.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 1:44 PM EDT by John Early & Madison Jones
Pausing to Remember Heather Heyer on Anniversary of Violent Unite the Right Rally
Pausing to Remember Heather Heyer on Anniversary of Violent Unite the Right Rally

People are taking time Monday to honor those hurt and killed in connection with a controversial rally two years ago in downtown Charlottesville.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 12:16 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Dominion Energy Aims to Move Virginia Toward a Clean Energy Future
Dominion Energy Aims to Move Virginia Toward a Clean Energy Future

Dominion Energy Virginia wants to move the commonwealth toward a clean energy future. The company is hoping to achieve this goal by increasing solar and wind projects.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 10:44 PM EDT by Madison Jones & Hailey Wilt
C'Ville Musician Commemorates Anniversary of August 11 & 12 with New Song
C'Ville Musician Commemorates Anniversary of August 11 & 12 with New Song

A Charlottesville musician is commemorating the anniversary of August 11 and 12 with a new song dedicated to the healing of the city.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Unity Days Event Calls for People to Create Change and Action in the City
Unity Days Event Calls for People to Create Change and Action in the City

The Call to Action Resource Fair, a Unity Days Event in Market Street Park on Saturday, August 11, brought attention not to the Robert E. Lee statue, but to the people and organizations that bring new ideas to this city.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 7:15 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville Group Hosts School Supply Drive for Families in Need
Charlottesville Group Hosts School Supply Drive for Families in Need

Ashton's Birthday Wish helps students in need have school supplies for the upcoming year by hosting a donation drive.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 6:43 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
C'Ville Mother Creates 'A Playground For Walker' Initiative for Area Elementary School
C'Ville Mother Creates 'A Playground For Walker' Initiative for Area Elementary School

A Charlottesville mother is looking to expand the options children have when it comes to playtime at school.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 5:23 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart & Hailey Wilt
First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville Hosts Special Worship
First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville Hosts Special Worship

A church in Charlottesville is finally able to have service on the August 12 weekend after having to cancel the previous two years.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 5:20 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Volunteers Build Playground for Charlottesville Church
Volunteers Build Playground for Charlottesville Church

The Building Goodness Foundation and Pilgrim Baptist Church are again coming together on a project, this time by building a playground for older kids to enjoy.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 11:06 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Interactive Art Helps People Heal on the Downtown Mall During Unity Days
Interactive Art Helps People Heal on the Downtown Mall During Unity Days

It's been two years since white supremacists and white nationalists brought hatred and division to Charlottesville's streets. Now, to heal and move forward, the community is helping others who have dealt with similar violence as part of Unity Days.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 7:53 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Filmmaker Shares Aug. 2017 Documentary with Charlottesville Community
Filmmaker Shares Aug. 2017 Documentary with Charlottesville Community

A Pittsburgh Filmmaker is sharing his perspective on the second anniversary of the 2017 Unite the Right rally through a documentary.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 7:26 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Music, Meditation Helping People Heal During Charlottesville's Unity Days
Music, Meditation Helping People Heal During Charlottesville's Unity Days

People in Charlottesville are using music and meditation to come together and heal after the traumatic events of August 2017.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 5:49 PM EDT by John Early, Lottye Lockhart & Moriah Davis
Charlottesville-Area Foundation Again Gives Out School Supplies
Charlottesville-Area Foundation Again Gives Out School Supplies

A new school year is right around the corner and one Charlottesville group is doing everything they can to make sure all students have the supplies they need.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 5:14 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
VDOT: All Lanes Open on Eastbound I-64 in Louisa County
VDOT: All Lanes Open on Eastbound I-64 in Louisa County

All lanes are now open on eastbound I-64 at mile marker 134 in Louisa County. The scene is clear.  

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 4:13 PM EDT by John Early
UVA Center for Politics Director Weighs-In on Latest Fundraising Numbers for 2020 Election
UVA Center for Politics Director Weighs-In on Latest Fundraising Numbers for 2020 Election

The countdown to the 2020 election is on and the latest fundraising numbers are out. The race is pretty much anyone's game and as Larry Sabato, explains - who raises the most does not always indicate who will win.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 9:54 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Virginia Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade 911 Call Centers
Virginia Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade 911 Call Centers

On Friday, August 9, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $3 million in grant funding to Virginia to upgrade 911 call centers to NG911 capabilities.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 8:38 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
City Schoolyard Garden Asks C'Ville Community for Harvest Help
City Schoolyard Garden Asks C'Ville Community for Harvest Help

Charlottesville's City Schoolyard Garden is asking parents and children to help out with the harvest before school starts up.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 5:10 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
C'Ville Woman Creates Petition to Close Fourth Street Crossing to Vehicular Traffic
C'Ville Woman Creates Petition to Close Fourth Street Crossing to Vehicular Traffic

A Charlottesville woman is calling on the city council to close down Fourth Street to vehicular traffic saying the dangers far outweigh the benefits.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 5:08 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Unity Days: Nonprofit Hosts Write2Heal 'On the Wings of Unity' Poetry Workshop
Unity Days: Nonprofit Hosts Write2Heal 'On the Wings of Unity' Poetry Workshop

A #TheWrite2Heal workshop took place on Friday at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library in Downtown Charlottesville.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 5:06 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Monticello Dairy Building Turns into Dairy Central, Founding Businesses Announced
Monticello Dairy Building Turns into Dairy Central, Founding Businesses Announced

Plans to turn the historic Monticello Dairy Building into the Dairy Central are in full swing and more of the founding businesses are finally being announced.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Patching Scheduled On Two Albemarle Co. Routes
Patching Scheduled On Two Albemarle Co. Routes

On Sunday, weather permitting,  a contractor working for the Virginia Department of Transportation will resurface two roads in Albemarle County where crews recently replaced pipes.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 4:28 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
VSP Trooper Involved in Lovingston Crash
VSP Trooper Involved in Lovingston Crash

A trooper with Virginia State Police is recovering after a crash at the intersection of Route 29 and Front Street in Lovingston.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:26 PM EDT by John Early
Court Sanctions Defendants Days Before Anniversary of Unite the Right Violence
Court Sanctions Defendants Days Before Anniversary of Unite the Right Violence

A federal judge is forcing some people and groups that took part in the Unite the Right rally in 2017 to pay the attorneys’ fees for the people who sued them.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 1:50 PM EDT by John Early
Freitas to Run Write-in Campaign in House District 30
Freitas to Run Write-in Campaign in House District 30

30th District state Delegate Nick Freitas is planning a potentially expensive write-in campaign for re-election.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 1:38 PM EDT by John Early
UVA Strengthens Policies on Admission of Student-Athletes
UVA Strengthens Policies on Admission of Student-Athletes

The University of Virginia announced a set of new procedures that will strengthen its process for the admission of student-athletes.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 1:13 PM EDT by John Early
Traffic Back Open on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co. After Delay
Traffic Back Open on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co. After Delay

Traffic is moving again on Route 53 in Albemarle County. The road between Michie Tavern Lane and Monticello Loop was getting some new upgrades, but an equipment issue caused a major backup Friday morning.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 11:43 AM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Albemarle County: Help Us Improve Our Website
Albemarle County: Help Us Improve Our Website

Albemarle County is planning for a replacement of its current website, which is expected to launch in 2020.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 10:50 AM EDT by John Early
Unity Days: Area People Gather at IX Art Park for Community Table Meal
Unity Days: Area People Gather at IX Art Park for Community Table Meal

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

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:42 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
New Survey Allows Area People to Report Limited Broadband in Albemarle Co.
New Survey Allows Area People to Report Limited Broadband in Albemarle Co.

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

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 6:07 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Northam Releases Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment & Draft Strategic Plan
Northam Releases Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment & Draft Strategic Plan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:57 AM EDT by John Early
Christ Episcopal Church Youth Lead Furniture Drive to Support Habitat for Humanity
Christ Episcopal Church Youth Lead Furniture Drive to Support Habitat for Humanity

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

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 8:30 AM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
C'Ville Officials Share Safety Measures for August 11 & 12 Second Anniversary
C'Ville Officials Share Safety Measures for August 11 & 12 Second Anniversary

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

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

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

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 10:06 PM EDT
Albemarle Supervisor Proposes Initiative to Document Historic Structures Prior to Demolition
Albemarle Supervisor Proposes Initiative to Document Historic Structures Prior to Demolition

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

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

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

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 5:26 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
NHTSA Data Shows More Virginians are Buckling-Up While Behind the Wheel
NHTSA Data Shows More Virginians are Buckling-Up While Behind the Wheel

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

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:04 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Jury Find Gerald Jackson Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter
Charlottesville Jury Find Gerald Jackson Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter

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

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 3:51 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Cameron Webb Enters Race to Represent Virginia’s 5th Congressional District
Cameron Webb Enters Race to Represent Virginia’s 5th Congressional District

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 11:51 AM EDT by John Early
CFD: Having a Home Fire Escape Plan Saves Lives
CFD: Having a Home Fire Escape Plan Saves Lives

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

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 8:24 AM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Albemarle County Police Department Hosts National Night Out Event
Albemarle County Police Department Hosts National Night Out Event

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

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

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

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 10:13 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Chris Long Foundation Initiative 'Waterboys' Hosts Tacos on Tuesday Event
Chris Long Foundation Initiative 'Waterboys' Hosts Tacos on Tuesday Event

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

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 8:24 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca & Hailey Wilt
Ting Internet Partners with Computers4Kids for Back to School Bash
Ting Internet Partners with Computers4Kids for Back to School Bash

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

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 5:46 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
UVA to Offer Financial Aid to Student Recipients of DACA Program
UVA to Offer Financial Aid to Student Recipients of DACA Program

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 1:58 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
JMRL: Nelson Memorial Library Needs Your Help
JMRL: Nelson Memorial Library Needs Your Help

In order to receive the $100,000 from the Perry Foundation, Grow Nelson Library must raise $150,000 by July 2020, and is asking for the community’s support to make this happen.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 9:25 AM EDT by John Early
Drivers Needed to Bus Buckingham Co. Kids to Boy & Girls Club
Drivers Needed to Bus Buckingham Co. Kids to Boy & Girls Club

Parents in Buckingham County are concerned about after-school care following a decision by the school system to cut transportation to the Boys & Girls Club in Scottsville.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 8:49 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
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 & Lowell Rose
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 & Lowell Rose
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
Albemarle Co. Teachers Getting Classrooms Ready for New School Year
Albemarle Co. Teachers Getting Classrooms Ready for New School Year

New teachers in Albemarle County are getting into their schools and classrooms to get ready for the start of a new school year.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
Free Program Aims to Improve Men's Health
Free Program Aims to Improve Men's Health

Two Charlottesville runners are hoping to get men off the couch and into running shape by coaching a free training program for the Bill Steers Men's Four Miler.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 4:21 AM EDT
ACPD Providing Safe Exchange Zone
ACPD Providing Safe Exchange Zone

Police departments across the country encourage folks who buy and sell items online to use their parking lots as safe exchange zones. The Albemarle Co. Police Dept. parking lot is open 24/7 and provides buyers and sellers a sense of security.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:13 AM EDT